Mixxx is an open source DJ tool designed for both professional and amateur DJs alike.
Mixxx allows DJs to mix music live with a clean, simple interface. Futhermore, Mixxx has a number of key features to help DJs in the mix: Beat estimation, parallel visual displays, and support for various DJ hardware controllers.
In early 2001, Mixxx was started as one of the first digital DJ systems. Today, Mixxx continues to raise the bar for digital DJ software by being completely free, running on all major desktop OSes, and being constantly enhanced.
Here's a glimpse of Mixxx's rich feature set: Beat estimation Mixxx estimates the BPM of each song to help you beat match.
Pitch Independent time stretch Adjust the tempo of your tracks without changing their pitch.
Hardware support Control Mixxx with your favorite MIDI devices and hardware like the Griffin Powermate.
Waveform summary displays Visually see the dynamics of a track, just like with vinyl.
Completely Free Mixxx was designed by DJs, for DJs, and is distributed freely under the GPL. Mixxx is also completely free of spyware and adware.
This new release includes a year's worth of contributions from over 30 developers and artists, and is our most exciting release to date. Mixxx 1.8.0 includes much anticipated features such as looping, hot cues, support for multiple MIDI devices, and a brand new database-powered library.
the following changes have been made:
* Looping o Loop-in, Loop-out, and Reloop/Exit buttons added to our main skins. o Loop point indicators on main waveforms and waveform summary displays. * Hot cues o Most of our skins gained 4 hot cue buttons, and Mixxx now internally supports up to 32 hot cues per deck. * A brand new database-powered library, with: o iTunes library and playlists access (Windows and Mac OS X) o Rhythmbox library and playlists access (Linux) o A brand new, FASTER library scanner * And more