PCDJ DEX 2
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
The DJ software is compatible with iTunes library and playlists.
This feature gives you the ability to create the classic DJ effect of scratching a vinyl record while playing.
You can create a brake effect similar to real vinyl, where the song slows down and sounds distorted.
The total number of sound effects available within the DJ software.
Native Instruments Traktor Scratch Pro 2
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.
Also known as pitch bend, pitch shifting allows you to change the pitch of the music.
The software allows you to mix some types of video file, in order to create a visual as well as a musical performance.
The DJ software can play songs in reverse mode. When activated the track starts going backwards.
In order to have a smoother transition while mixing, the software can automatically sync the tempo/beat of the two songs.
The software allows you to designate a point in the current song where you want the next song or sound effect to start.
The software can set a number of cue points inside the track automatically.
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.
The total number of DJ decks that can be used in the software (usually the number of decks that a single DJ can control while mixing is 4).
Atomix VirtualDJ Pro Basic
The DJ software supports WAVE (.wav) lossless audio format. These files don’t usually have any room for metadata.
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).
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.
The DJ software supports FLAC audio format (lossless format). FLAC files are compressed, usually to about half the size of the equivalent WAV.
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.
The DJ software is compatible with most external MIDI and HID controllers.
The software allows recording mixtapes/sets directly on your HDD in different audio formats.
The DJ software supports external microphones hardware and often has a special control section for that.
The DJ software supports external CD player hardware.
The software has a karaoke feature, complete with lyrics.