Rekordbox to Engine DJ

This guide will show you, step by step, how to convert your Rekordbox library to a Engine DJ library.

This guide is the same for Windows and macOS.


You need to have the following installed:

Engine DJ needs to be started at least once.

You need an active Lexicon subscription. Basic is all you need. You can activate your subscription from inside Lexicon.


Converting from Rekordbox to Engine DJ is very easy, just follow these steps.

  1. Make sure Rekordbox and Engine DJ are fully closed.

  2. Open Lexicon.

  3. Go to the Sync page.

sync page

  1. Click the Import tracks & playlists button at the bottom.

import button

  1. Choose Rekordbox 6. Lexicon should automatically detect your Rekordbox database.

rekordbox dropdown

  1. Make sure Full is selected so your entire Rekordbox library is imported.

full import option

  1. Click Start importing in the bottom right corner.

start importing button

Now your entire Rekordbox library will be visible in Lexicon. That was part one of the process. The second part is to sync your library to Engine DJ.

  1. Go to the Sync page again. This time we stay there and don't proceed to the import page.

sync page

  1. Choose Engine DJ. Lexicon should automatically detect your Engine DJ database.

engine dj dropdown

  1. Make sure Full is selected and leave the other options on their defaults.

full sync option

  1. Click Sync to Engine DJ in the bottom right corner.

sync to engine dj button

After the process is complete, your Rekordbox library will be fully converted to Engine DJ.

All your playlists are now converted to Engine DJ, including your intelligent playlist. All your tracks, cues, beatgrids and other tags will all be there.


For details and conversion limitations, please see the manual.

Lexicon does a lot to minimize the limitations of each DJ app, for example, through Field Mappings.


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