REXPlayer 1.6 Adds Triggering Slices Via MIDI Controller for Laptop Users

MthodRed's REXPlayer has always been a handy tool for REX file playback. Version 1.6 sees a useful feature addition make its way to this affordable music app.  

IRVINE, CA, January 11, 2016 – MethodRed has updated REXPlayer to v1.6, which adds support for triggering slices from the computer keyboard, in addition or in place of, using a MIDI controller.

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.

“This latest REXPlayer update is great for laptop users”, says MethodRed founder Doug Hanson, “Our new SliceKeys feature let you quickly audition individual REX slices directly from your computer keyboard, without having to have a MIDI controller available and connected”, according to MethodRed founder Doug Hanson. “Of course, playing the slices via MIDI still works great, as well”.

MethodRED REXPlayer 1.6 interface

Key Features

  • A fast, efficient way to play any Rex file
  • Play the file’s slices via MIDI or your computer keyboard
  • 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

System Requirements

REXPlayer requires Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.

Pricing & Availability

REXPlayer v1.6 is available now for $4.99 in the Mac App Store.


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