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Best DMX Software 2017

Updated: Jul 2017

best dmx software 2017

Looking for the best DMX software? We've got some great suggestions. Whether you're an entry level DMX lighting apprentice or a seasoned touring stage professional, these DMX softwares were designed to give you ultimate control. Keep in mind that normally, the DMX software is free, but the hardware is what you need to be able to use it. So we've included the DMX hardware that's recommended to use each bit of software. Now without further ado...


ProductProduct Link
ADJ MyDMX 3.0Details
ADJ MyDMX BUDDYDetails
Chauvet DJ Xpress-512Details
Blizzard Lighting EclipseDMXDetails
Martin M-Play (M-PC)Details
Elation EmulationDetails

ADJ MyDMX 3.0

ADJ Products MYDMX 3.0 Stage Lighting Controller

ADJ's MyDMX software has gone through several evolutions and this one is no exception. Plus, with additional upgrades you can add in a 3D Visualizer, multiple universes (YES), and more. ADJ's bank of lights in the software is extraordinary, and support works quickly to add your lighting if it doesn't already exist in their catalog. Easily some of the best DMX software available.
CHECK ADJ MYDMX 3.0 PRICE

ADJ MyDMX BUDDY

ADJ Products MYDMX BUDDY 256 DMX chanl, software base

Looking for cheap, well-supported DMX control? Check out the MyDMX buddy. For less than $100, you can have 256 channels (1/2 universe) of control. While it doesn't work with the upgrades, this is a great entry level piece of hardware to get your DMX lighting control started.
CHECK ADJ MYDMX BUDDY PRICE

Chauvet DJ Xpress-512

CHAUVET DJ Xpress-512 DMX-512 USB Interface

Chauvet's Xpress-512 DMX software gives you a full universe of DMX control, and allows you to piggy back additional Xpress units for more universes. The interface is somewhat advanced for those looking for absolute control of their DMX lighting, but easy enough for the beginner to learn. It's also MIDI compatible for adding control hardware.
CHECK CHAUVET XPRESS-512 PRICE

Blizzard Lighting EclipseDMX

Blizzard Lighting EclipseDMX Easy to Use Dmx Controlling Software

From the company that creates spectacular and unique stage lighting comes excellent software. Blizzard's EclipseDMX software is easy to use, but offers enough versatility for any lighting guru. Create unique patterns with moving heads, and fun color patterns of wash lights with ease.
CHECK BLIZZARD ECLIPSE DMX PRICE

Martin M-Play (M-PC)

Martin M-Play Playback Surface for M-PC DMX Lighting Control Software

The Martin M-Play was designed to control the M-PC software. Velocity controlled pads, as well as 12 touch-style faders give you ultimate control, and truly take advantage of the M-PC software. While prices vary you can completely scale the software for up to 128 universes of DMX. That's a lot of channels.
CHECK MARTIN M-PLAY PRICE

Elation Emulation

Elation Emulation DMX Software/Hardware Lighting Controller

Elation's Emulation software is designed to control both DMX and Artnet, which makes it the perfect solution for those looking to do pixel mapping. Emulation is a versatile unit for stage lighting, but can be quite complex for even the best DMX software beginner.
CHECK EMU100 PRICE

So what do you think of our list of best DMX software for 2017? Got something more versatile or efficient that would benefit DMX lighting gurus? Let us know in the comments below!
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