I've been using the abbreviations for quite some time now but I don't know why they are called DX, FX, and MX. (Well, FX I can understand.)

For me, it's practical because it shortens the track name on my DAW and helps with my organization. Just curious how this came about. :) Anyone willing to share some history on it?

I've tried googling it, but nothing really explains it. Thanks guys!


They are abbreviations that deduce from the pronunciation of the words

  • FX: Effects
  • MX: Musics (Musix, MSX)
  • DX: Dialogues (Dialox)

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