updated 12:05 pm EDT, Tue August 4, 2009
MegaSeg 5 announced
Fidelity Media has released v5 of its DJ mixing and radio broadcasting software, MegaSeg. The application is used to transition between songs and music videos and trigger sound effects using hot keys and cue tracks. The latest version features more than 100 enhancements including Mac OS X Snow Leopard optimizations and a new animated interface. The update also features an integrated playlist viewer with direct iTunes access and supports multi-touch trackpad controls for cross-fading functions.
Version 5 includes enhanced MIDI support with Denon HC4500 controller presets, BPM editing in the preview player, automated events to insert live radio streams and import files, and a turntable break-effect shortcut. The latest version also features progress-style transport controls, and a playlist break button.
The application includes an Ambient Video Playlist feature that automatically displays QuickTime or MPEG videos while playing audio tracks in the main playlist. The software additionally utilizes Multiple Output support to enable users to preview tracks before they are played. MegaSeg 5 is available from the Fidelity Media online store for $250. Users of previous versions can upgrade for $80.