Mixing songs in the DJ style is the dream of many. Nowadays, it is relatively simple, you just need a computer, mixing software, and the desire to learn. If you are one of those who is interested in music, you have probably already heard of some software for mixing tracks before. VirtualDJ It is one of the simplest and most powerful tools for everyone who wants to mix and match their meetings and parties more fun. However, if you work under the Linux operating system, you will be in trouble.
So if in addition to attracting music, you support free software, now you will have a very good option to satisfy both. Mixxx.
Mixxx is a software open source for mixing audio tracks in real time, in the style of a DJ.
Mixxx has a very nice interface with modifiable skins. It has up to four desks or workstations and a range of effects for modifying the audio, as well as allowing the reproduction of numerous formats such as MP3, M4A / AAC, Ogg Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, WAVE, and AIFF. Mixxx is multiplatform, running under operating systems Windows, Mac OS y Linux.
One of the most striking features of Mixxx is its function of AutoDJ, with which you can make a playlist, and let Mixxx take care of the reproduction of the songs and the transition between each one, as if you were there.
Mixxx version 2.0 brings as main features:
- Dynamic and scalable skins: With its modular structure, you can hide and show parts of the program's tools to have only the ones you use most on screen
- MasterSync for all 4 desktops: With this function it is possible to perfectly align all the tracks in the program even if you change the speed of the mix.
- New Effects: for each of the mix channels.
- RGB waveforms: so within the waveform you can identify the different sounds in each audio, highs, lows, vocal, among others.
- Arts Reading (Covers): to be displayed on the CD image.
And a lot of functionalities that you can observe here!, which now make Mixxx 2.0 a complete tool to mix like a DJ.
On the official website of MixxxYou will find the download links and installation methods for each operating system.