Mac DJ Software Receives Update, New Features

Fidelity Media has updated their Mac DJ software, MegaSeg, to version 2.0. MegaSeg provides a host of mixing and transition features to allows DJs to easily create music mixes. MegaSeg also includes a complete library and search system providing easy access to all of a DJis tunes. According to Fidelity Media:

Fidelity Media released MegaSeg 2.0, a major upgrade to their Macintosh DJ software. For DJs who need more mixing control than Appleis iTunes offers, MegaSeg is a professional solution with added features demanded by serious DJis. In addition to MegaSegis already famous library search and categorizing system, allowing users to find requests instantly, MegaSegis cross-fade and new beat mixing capabilities adds features professional DJis require.

DJis that want the easiest possible setup available, MegaSeg will free users from carting around CDis, Pro CD players, mixers, and assorted equipment to and from gig after gig. With MegaSeg, a sleek new Macintosh laptop, a Mic, and powered speakers, users have a complete compact mobile DJ system with a painless setup to boot. Did we mention users will no longer half to bring or fumble through any CDis at a show ever again? MegaSeg replaces your CD library, CD players and mixer.

Real-time beat mixing is MegaSeg 2.0is headline feature. The new mixer interface allows users to mix using automatic or manual cross-fades. An Auto Beat Match button adjusts the next songis pitch to match the tempo of the current song. Multiple sound output devices are fully supported, for independent main output and headphone cue monitoring, including USB solutions like the Griffin iMic, Roland UA-30, or PowerBook cards such as Digigramis VXPocket for professional balanced XLR outputs. Beat mixing can also be accomplished using a single stereo output by splitting the left and right channels into two mono channels.

In addition to the new mixing features, MegaSeg 2.0 has an improved interface, with a new Request List function for noting requests, among 50 other improvements. Video is also supported in MegaSeg using Appleis QuickTime technology, including full screen playback on a video projector or monitor via a PowerBookis S-Video output. DJis can entertain the crowd with Flash animations and QuickTime music videos downloaded from the Net. Using Appleis free iMovie, you can digitize and compress videos into small files that work like a charm in MegaSeg.

MegaSeg is currently available for US$119. You can find more information at the MegaSeg Web site.

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