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RXP REX Player

Like the Cyclone, the RXP is also a MIDI sample playback device, but instead of loading ACID-compatible WAV files, it loads REX files. Another difference is that although the RXP can only load one file at a time, that doesn’t mean it can only play one sound at a time. Instead of playing multiple files simultaneously, it plays multiple slices of a single file. In this capacity, it can be used as a drum machine, multiple sound generator, sound editor, and more.

Rex Files

REX files are similar to ACID-compatible sample loops or Cakewalk Groove clips in that they are divided into slices, which allows their timing and pitch to be changed without degrading the audio data. This means that REX files can be played as loops, which are synced to the tempo of your project. In addition to loop playback, however, REX files provide slice playback. This is where a REX file is loaded into a player, and the individual slices within the file are triggered by MIDI notes. Using sliced playback, REX files provide dynamic sample playback options, including being able to trigger different instrument sounds (such as those in a drum kit).



  

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