71points

Mixxx

48points

Serato DJ Intro

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Mixxx vs Serato DJ Intro

Mixxx
Serato DJ Intro
Mixxx
Serato DJ Intro

Why is Mixxx better than Serato DJ Intro?

  • Has automatic crossfade
  • Has beat gridding feature
  • Has quantization
  • Supports microphones
  • Works with Linux/Unix OS
  • Has time stretching
  • Is free and open source
  • Has hot cues

Why is Serato DJ Intro better than Mixxx?

  • Has a reverb effect
  • Has a ping pong delay
  • Can mix videos
  • Has a flanger effect
  • Has cue points
  • Has a high pass filter
  • Has a low pass filter
  • Has a phaser effect

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Compatibility

1.Is compatible with Windows
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It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

2.Is compatible with Mac OS X
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It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

3.works with Linux/Unix OS
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Serato DJ Intro

The software is compatible with Linux/Unix OS.

4.Is free and open source
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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.

5.Is compatible with iTunes library
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Serato DJ Intro

The DJ software is compatible with iTunes library and playlists.

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Effects

1.Has a reverb effect
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Reverb occurs naturally when a sound is created in an enclosed space, and reflects from the walls. This effect can be created digitally, and is most noticeable when a sound cuts out suddenly and then continues to echo, slowly getting quieter.

2.Has loops
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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.

3.Has pitch shifting
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Also known as pitch bend, pitch shifting allows you to change the pitch of the music.

4.Has scratch effect
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This feature gives you the ability to create the classic DJ effect of scratching a vinyl record while playing.

5.Has a delay/echo effect
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Serato DJ Intro

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.

6.Has a ping pong delay
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Ping Pong delay is one of the most used effects in electronic music. It creates a wide stereo effect, bouncing from left to right. It can be really dramatic and is often used to build up momentum with things like drum crash sounds.

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Audio processing

1.Has automatic crossfade
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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.

2.Has quantization
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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.

3.Has time stretching
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Time stretching is the process of changing the speed or duration of an audio signal without affecting its pitch.

4.Has automatic beat matching
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In order to have a smoother transition while mixing, the software can automatically sync the tempo/beat of the two songs.

5.Has cue points
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The software allows you to designate a point in the current song where you want the next song or sound effect to start.

6.Has hot cues
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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.

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File types

1.Supports WAVE files
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The DJ software supports WAVE (.wav) lossless audio format. These files don’t usually have any room for metadata.

2.Supports MP3 files
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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).

3.Supports FLAC
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The DJ software supports FLAC audio format (lossless format). FLAC files are compressed, usually to about half the size of the equivalent WAV.

4.Supports AAC files
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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.

5.Supports AIFF files
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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.

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Features

1.Has beat gridding feature
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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.

2.Supports MIDI and HID controllers
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The DJ software is compatible with most external MIDI and HID controllers.

3.Supports microphones
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The DJ software supports external microphones hardware and often has a special control section for that.

4.has automatic key detection
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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.

5.Has mixtape recording feature
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The software allows recording mixtapes/sets directly on your HDD in different audio formats.

6.Supports vinyl turntables
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The DJ software supports external vinyl turntables.

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