MethodRed announced today the release of REXPlayer, a handy Rex ﬁle and slice sample player for the Mac. REXPlayer provides all the tempo ﬂexibility you expect with Rex ﬁles in a fast, modern app that let’s you play any Rex ﬁle and play the individual slices via MIDI.
Use REXPlayer anytime you need to quickly listen to Rex ﬁles. Or use it along side your favorite Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) as a great way to audition ﬁles and slices before importing them into your project. You’ll ﬁnd REXPlayer useful even if your DAW already supports Rex ﬁles.
“Navigating through multiple folders in a dialog box to audition ﬁles can be uninspiring, at best. REXPlayer gives you a fast, efﬁcient way to audition dozens or hundreds of ﬁles, with hands on control of their individual slices, full waveform display, and all the ﬂexible tempo control you expect from Rex ﬁles. Just drag and drop entire folders full of Rex ﬁles onto REXPlayer and get out of your computer’s ﬁle system and back to making music”, says MethodRed founder Doug Hanson.
- A fast, efﬁcient way to play any Rex ﬁle
- Play the ﬁle’s slices from your MIDI keyboard or pad controller
- Flexible tempo: change it in realtime or lock it so all ﬁles play at your desired tempo
- Simple drag and drop operation with multiple ﬁles and folders
- Drag export to your DAW of choice
- Opens and loads fas
REXPlayer is purpose built just to play Rex ﬁles - fast: you’ll be previewing multiple ﬁles before your DAW is even open.
- Instant access to the individual slices
REXPlayer gives each of the Rex slices its own MIDI note number, so you can immediately play the slices from your MIDI controller. Get creative with the slices and decide if the ﬁle is right for your project before you import it.
- Hands-on control and visual display
REXPlayer’s intuitive transport controls, accurate waveform display, playable slices, and tempo control provide complete ﬂexibility when auditioning ﬁles. Even MIDI routing is simple and direct in REXPlayer.
- Drag and drop simplicity
A simple drop queue’s up multiple ﬁles, making it easy to ﬁnd your loops, play the sounds, and get back to creating music. When you ﬁnd the right ﬁle, just drag it directly from REXPlayer into any DAW that reads Rex ﬁles - no need to jump back to the Finder to relocate the ﬁle (though RexPlayer makes that easy, too).
REXPlayer requires Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.
Pricing & Availability
REXPlayer is available now at a special introductory price of $4.99 from Apple’s Mac App Store.
MethodRed makes software for musicians, audio and MIDI tools to help them explore creativity and ﬁnd inspiration. For further information please visit www.methodred.net.
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