PCDJ has been in the business of creating and innovating DJ software since 1998, and I've had the pleasure (and quite possibly a bit of luck) of being part of the DJ software revolution from the start. Our Digital 1200sl software was the first commercially sold dual deck MP3 DJ software globally, the product that put us on the DJ map.
When our founder, whom was already deeply entrenched in the early MP3 technology space, pondered "What if you could DJ on a computer with these MP3 files?" he sought out a programmer with both a DJ and advanced development background to turn the idea into a functioning DJ software solution professionals would use.
There was one other consumer DJ software product on the market at the time, Virtual Turntables (aptly known as VTT). While it was well represented on all the old DJ forums and chat rooms, the application lacked key features to make it a truly professional DJ software solution, such as headphone pre-fade listening and cue points.
Our newly formed company's goal from day one was to make DJing with a computer fun, but more importantly easier to use than traditional DJ gear and less back-breaking than lugging around cases of CD's or crates of vinyl. The technology's goal was to improve the DJs quality of life, making setup, breakdown and the flow of the job from start to finish simple (The "search" feature along was a game-changer for requests etc)
Fast forward to 2014, and DJ software rules the disc jockey space. With advancements in technology and computers processing power the DJ software of today can do things efficiently that in 1998 we could only dream about. However, with loads of new features and depth of functionality also comes complication. The manual for the Digital 1200sl was about 20 pages, whereas you need a manual, and various video tutorials to truly learn how to use some of the DJ programs on the market today.
PCDJ DEX 2 is our flagship DJ software, designed to mix audio, music videos and karaoke. It has 4 decks, a sampler, various effects and transitions and more. Many of todays Digital DJ's want...rather they NEED the feature depth a product like DEX 2 provides. We find most of the DJs that purchase DEX 2 have been working with computers in some capacity all their lives. It's second nature. However, through various polls and user community feedback on our message forums - we found many Mobile DJs and "old-schoolers" looking for DJ software simple and easy-to-use; something you don't even need to browse a manual to learn how to use.
Enter RED Mobile 2. PCDJ created this DJ software solution for both Mobile DJs and entry level DJs that wanted a product that had all the basics they need to perform: Lightning fast search, hands-free automatic mixing, one-click beat sync, high-quality key lock and a myriad of other "base features" that make it easy to do their job and focus on their clients - NOT their DJ software. It was designed by a staff member that is himself a Mobile DJ.
Yes, it's evolved quite a bit over the last 2 years, with free updates launched often - but one thing that still holds true, it's easy to use DJ software that won't break the bank. Its kept in line with what we sought to over a decade ago, a simple DJ software solution for professional DJs that makes it easy to perform gigs, improving a DJs abilities and quality of life.
For a free demo download of RED Mobile 2 please visit HERE
For more information please visit the RED Mobile 2 product page HERE
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