Mixxx
Mixxx
Top 46%7 points
Top 46%
Key features and highlights

Mixxx: 31 facts and highlights

1. Has automatic crossfade

This feature gives you the ability to switch from one song to the next by lowering the volume of one song and increasing volume of the other.
Mixxx
65% have it

2. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Mixxx
95% have it

3. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Mixxx
78% have it

4. Supports MIDI and HID controllers

The DJ software is compatible with most external MIDI and HID controllers.
Mixxx
65% have it

5. Has beat gridding feature

This feature will find beats in the music so you can assign them to certain sound, effects and songs. Usually a visible grid appears over the track spectrum.
Mixxx
41% have it

6. Supports microphones

The DJ software supports external microphones hardware and often has a special control section for that.
Mixxx
49% have it

7. Is free and open source

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
Mixxx
3% have it

8. Supports WAVE files

The DJ software supports WAVE (.wav) lossless audio format. These files don’t usually have any room for metadata.
Mixxx
81% have it

9. Has automatic beat matching

In order to have a smoother transition while mixing, the software can automatically sync the tempo/beat of the two songs.
Mixxx
81% have it

10. has automatic key detection

The software can automatically detect the key the music is in, allowing you to easily mix tracks with similar keys. This feature could help DJs in choose a suitable song to mix next.
Mixxx
62% have it

11. Supports MP3 files

The DJ software supports MP3 audio format. MP3 is the most widespread of the lossy formats. (MP3s at 320kbps are generally accepted as pretty indistinguishable from CD sound quality).
Mixxx
89% have it

12. Has mixtape recording feature

The software allows recording mixtapes/sets directly on your HDD in different audio formats.
Mixxx
57% have it

13. Has loops

The DJ software lets you repeat certain effects or parts of a song as much as you want. It started with CDJ players, where there was a “loop in” and “loop out” pair of buttons. You had to time precisely when you hit the buttons to get the perfect loop.
Mixxx
86% have it

14. Has pitch shifting

Also known as pitch bend, pitch shifting allows you to change the pitch of the music.
Mixxx
70% have it

15. Has a delay/echo effect

The delay/echo sound effect will let you hear your sound rebounded back at you. It’s simply the same sound, repeated again and again.
Mixxx
59% have it

16. Has time stretching

Time stretching is the process of changing the speed or duration of an audio signal without affecting its pitch.
Mixxx
38% have it

17. Has quantization

The Dj software enables you to snap loops or effects to a certain time in the song. This can automatically be set per bar or per beat.
Mixxx
11% have it

18. Has Internet broadcast feature

The DJ software allows you to broadcast your mix/live set live on the web. Usually external specific hardware is required.
Mixxx
27% have it

19. Has hot cues

The DJ software gives you the ability to set cue points while the music is playing (on the fly). Usually, multiple hot cue points can be set in an individual track.
Mixxx
32% have it

20. Create your favourite playlists

The DJ software lets you create and save playlists with all your favourite tracks. Playlists can be saved, modified and played over and over.
Mixxx
86% have it

21. Has skinnable decks

Skinnable decks show you the album cover art every time you change track.
Mixxx
35% have it

22. Supports AAC files

The DJ software supports AAC audio format. It is the native lossy format of Apple’s iTunes, iPod, iPad etc. It usually has the file extension m4a.
Mixxx
49% have it

23. Supports AIFF files

The DJ software supports AIFF audio format (lossless format). Be aware that they’re not as universally playable as WAVE files once you get away from Macs.
Mixxx
68% have it

24. Is compatible with iTunes library

The DJ software is compatible with iTunes library and playlists.
Mixxx
62% have it

25. Has automatic volume gain

The DJ program can automatically adjust the gain volume of two songs so they can better match so that the sound is more agreeable to the listener.
Mixxx
57% have it

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