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Does rekordbox lyric exclude inappropriate words and phrases? New

By default, rekordbox lyric has a function to delete inappropriate words and phrases automatically if they are detected.
However, it is difficult to exclude 100 %, so please check the lyrics beforehand if you are using it in public places.
Please check the default setting as follows:
[Preferences]>[Lyric]>[Others]>[Allow display of inappropriate words] is unticked.
When you change this setting, please delete lyrics manually and acquire them again through the internet. Then, the new setting will be reflected to the lyrics.

Can rekordbox lyric display lyrics on all tracks in my library? New

Approximately 2 million songs are supported mainly in English and some in Spanish. However, some songs are not supported.
Therefore, lyrics are not displayed for all songs.
For details, please refer to the following external service.
https://petitlyrics.com/en/

Which languages does rekordbox lyric support? New

Approximately 2 million songs are supported mainly in English and some in Spanish.
For details, please refer to the following external service.
https://petitlyrics.com/en/

I cannot select the motion as I like. Selectable motions differ depending on a track. Why? New

This is because time display information of the lyrics data registered in the external service is different depending on a track.
There are 3 types of lyric data as follows:
1. Lyric (word sync): Each word of lyrics has display time information.
2. Lyric (line sync): Each line of lyrics has display time information.
3. Lyric (no sync): Lyrics that have no display time information.
You can't change this information from rekordbox.

Can I display lyrics on external monitor, projector, etc.? New

Yes. Please connect your computer to an external monitor using an HDMI cable, etc.
Note: Video output from compatible controllers to external monitors, etc. is not supported.

Can I make lyrics on my own? New

No. You can't upload lyrics to rekordbox by yourself.

Can I edit lyrics? New

No. You can't edit lyrics on rekordbox.

Can I display lyrics offline? New

When you activate rekordbox lyric, you can acquire up to 3000 tracks when connected to the internet.
If you already acquire lyrics, you can display the lyrics offline.

Do I have to download the font data? New

Yes. In order to operate the Lyric function properly, it is necessary to download the font data for the Lyric function.

Can I use rekordbox lyric with rekordbox video ? New

If you have a rekordbox video license, you can display both lyrics and video.
You can also use all the Transition FX in rekordbox video.
The panels in the center are used for both functions.
Adjust transparency to fine tune video and lyrics.
If you don't have a rekordbox video license key, only lyrics are shown.
In this case, only 3 Transition FX are available: SWITCH, FADE and GRID.

I find lyrics in the service but cannot acquire on rekordbox. Why? New

To display lyrics, below information is needed:
1. Artist name (mandatory)
2. Title (mandatory)
3. Album title
4. Duration (sec)
Select a track you can't acquire lyrics and right-click it. Select [Acquire lyrics].
Make sure that the artist name and title are correct on rekordbox.
The duration (track length) is sometimes different from the original because of intro-edit, etc.
In this case, please blank the duration and acquire lyrics.

How can I check whether there are lyrics for a track in advance? New

Please search for the lyrics with the following external service.
https://petitlyrics.com/en/

I have a rekordbox dj license. How can I use the Lyric function? New

Please buy [Lyric Plan] subscription license.
After activating rekordbox dj license,then activate rekordbox lyric license.

I am subscribing rekordbox dj. How can I use the Lyric function? New

First, please deactivate your current subscription. Then, cancel the subscription.
Then, buy [Premium Plan] subscription license and activate it.
In this way, you can use rekordbox dj and the Lyric function on a subscription basis.

What is Lyric function? New

You can acquire lyrics of tracks from an external service and show them on a screen.