DEX 2 Software Downloads:

  • Windows: Download DEX 2.6.5

    Click to Download DEX 2.6.5 for windows 7 / 8.

    Released Oct 25, 2013

    Windows users having issues loading files should also update their Quicktime codec.

  • Mac: Download DEX 2.6.5

    Click To download DEX 2.6.5 for Mac. This is a zip file. unzip to run the installer. Released Oct 25, 2013

  • Windows Vista / XP ONLY: DEX 2.2.4

    Only download this version if you are using windows Vista or XP!

    Because of the new Video Effects and Transitions engine the new versions of DEX 2 are for Windows 7 and higher only, if you are using an older Windows OS (XP or Vista) you can still download this older release however this version will not be supported by PCDJ as it is an older outdated release.

Activation Instructions:

To unlock the free trial, click on “click here to buy/unlock the full version” in the center of the skin below the crossfader in the 4 deck skin or above deck A in the 2 deck skin. Then click “I already bought it”. Please copy your license code from the original purchase email you received when you purchased and select “paste” on the activation screen.

If you are going to type the code in manually (you don’t have an original purchase email or you have a hard copy) please make sure that you enter in the code with your CAPS LOCK ON.

If you lost your Activation code Please Contact Support here and submit a ticket requesting a code look up.

Please do not call Technical Support for an activation code as we do not give out licensing information over the phone. This is for the protection of the original license holder

Realted Downloads and Manuals

Instructional Videos

Skipping, Stuttering, Audio Drop Outs and other Performance Issues

If you are using WDM / DIRECT SOUND drivers for your soundcard try increasing the buffer / latency setting in Options->Audio / MIDI page.

If you are using ASIO drivers, open the ASIO driver control panel and try increasing the Buffer / latency Settings.

If you are using a Mac and CORE AUDIO drivers for your soundcard try increasing the buffer / latency setting in Options->Audio / MIDI page.

Please see this page for more information on preparing your Windows machine for pro audio use: System Optimization For PCDJ Software

Version History

2.6.5 October 25th, 2013
– fixed: bug dealing with corrupted mp3 tags
– added new controllers: Hercules DJ Console 4Mx, Hercules DJ Control Air+, Hercules DJ4set, Numark 4Trak

2.6.4 October 4th, 2013
– displaying loading/saving database message
– fixed: timecode bug in relative mode (when moving the vinyl to the beginning of the track)
– fixed: DirectSound WDM mode (multichannel)
– fixed: loop bug when using fixed-beat loops
– other small fixes and improvements

2.6.3 August 5th, 2013
– advanced searching (separate search terms by spaces, search/filter by bpm/year/key (eg. b123 displays only songs with 123BPM))
– harmonic mixing: support for key in Circle of Fifths or compatible formats (in ID3 tags)
– reimplemented MIDI buffering (major stability improvement)
– MIDI controllers can be detected also with VID/PID in scripts (Windows only)
– MIDI scripting improvements
– fixed: bug on loading different skins (even ones that are bigger resolution than the screen)
– fixed: karaoke soft/blurry images
– fixed: certain Karaoke zip files (with special characters in the name) won’t load
– fixed: crash when importing certain mp3 files (with bad ID3 tags)
– fixed: crash when using Singers List
– new controllers added: Novation Twitch, Numark NS6, Numark Quad, Reloop Contour IE, Reloop Mixage CE, Reloop Digital Jockey 2 CE
– other small improvements and bug fixes

2.6.2 July 15th, 2013
– new Nighttime and Daytime skin for multiple resolutions (the Nighttime is the default now)
– MIDI and HID improvements
– numerous bug fixes.

New Controllers:
Hercules DJ Console RMX2
Hercules DJ Control Air
Hercules DJ Control Instinct
Reloop Digital Jockey IE2 (completely re-implemented)

2.6.0 March 14, 2013
– Added Karaoke Singers List
– Fixed Possible Bug with HD Video Playback
– Edit BPM fixed
– Multiple fixes and improvements

New Controllers Added:
– American Audio 10MXR
– American Audio 14MXR
– American Audio 19MXR
– Beyond Music Abma3
– Beyond Music Abm4
– Numark MixTrack_Pro_2
– Numark N4
– Pioneer DDJ WeGO
– Pioneer XDJ Aero
– flexible support for HID controllers

2.5.3 Feb 25, 2013
– Windows Maintenance Release (fixed possible crash with certain HID devices on Windows)

2.5.2 Dec 12, 2012
– Preferences window appears correctly after changing skins
– key stepper now displays with decimals
– updated Denon MC6000 script included
– original American Audio VMS4 script removed from distribution
– minor bug fixes

2.5.1 Dec 3, 2012
– Added Video Transitions / Effects
– Added Flexible Audio Routing options
– Mac version is now signed to run without security issues on Mountain Lion
– Possible Mp3 tracks length problem corrected
– Key stepper configurable (full/half/quarter steps)
New Controllers Added:
– Denon MC6000 / MC 3000
– Faderfox DJ3
– AA VersaDeck
– Numark Mixtrack

2.2.4 March 8, 2012
– Added 12 New Controllers Supported:
– Akai LPD8
– Numark DJ2Go
– Numark MixTrack_Pro
– Pioneer DDJ_Ergo
– Reloop Contour_CE
– Reloop Mixage_IE
– Vestax VCI100
– Vestax VCI100 MK2
– Vestax VCI400
– Vextax Typhoon
– Zomo MC1000
– Stanton SCS.4DJ
– Added: Cue points markers (waveform)
– Added: Other minor bug fixes and performance enhancements
– Added: – FLV videos support
– Added:Key Stepper (full semitones)
– Improved overall video engine
– Other minor bug fixes and performance enhancements

2.2.0 Oct 17, 2011
– Added: HID controllers support
– Added: DAC-3. BEAMZ, VMS4 Native Support.
– Added: new timecoded vinyl/CD types and improved absolute and relative mode
– feature: iTunes browser integration
– feature: preview video decks (separate)
– feature: sampler data is automatically saved
– change: press Play to continue playing after using CUE hot-starting (you can safely release the CUE button and playback will continue)
– fix: sampler volumes now work

2.1.1 Sept 29, 2011
-Added: Favorite folder option (nest directories)
-Added: Numark total control support
-Added: 48 KHZ ASIO card support (Mac)
-Fix: minor bugs fixed

2.1.0 Sept 23, 2011
-Fixed: Possible crash with certain files
-Added: Zip file support for CDG’s
-Added: 48 KHZ ASIO card support (Windows)

2.0.9 Aug 25, 2011
-Added: 2 Deck Light Grey skin option
-Fixed Database not saving bug
-Fixed appearing to hang when adding large folders. Now will process in background