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Mixxx 2.3 Open-Source DJ Software Adds New Default Skin, New Codecs, and More

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A year in the making, Mixxx 2.3 is here with a revamped “LateNight” skin by default, support for hotcue colors and custom labels, a new hotcue color find-and-replace tool, the ability to mark intro and outro sections in tracks, configurable track colors to make library navigation easier, new multi-threaded analysis for faster batch analysis, and much-improved key detection.

This new major release also introduces support for the Opus and HE-AAC codecs for recording or streaming, a new deck cloning feature, and support for playing tracks straight from a USB flash drive that contains Rekordbox or Serato libraries, which makes it easier for Rekordbox or Serato users to switch to Mixxx.

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One of the Best Free DJ Software to Perform Creative Live Mixes

  • MIXXX: One of the Best Free DJ Software to Perform Creative Live Mixes

    MIXXX is a powerful and free DJ software. It has everything you need to start making your best DJ mixes in a tight, integrated package.

    MIXXX allows you to perform live DJ mixes with your digital music collection. It is used by professional DJs and bedroom DJs alike. MIXXX is designed by an international team of volunteer DJs and the project is open source and community driven.

    You have almost the same features in your hands as most paid programs like beat syncing, section loop, chained effects, and recording and broadcasting. Of course, the best thing about MIXXX is that it is free to use by anyone, so if you have little to no budget when hunting for a DJ mixing software.

    With over 85 MIDI DJ controllers supported out-of-the-box and several HID controllers, MiXXX gives you comprehensive hardware control for your DJ mixes. In addition, it has a cutting-edge mixing engine including support for MP3, M4A/AAC, OGG, FLAC, and WAV audio, adjustable EQ shelves, timecode vinyl control, recording, and Shoutcast broadcasting.

Free DJ Software Mixxx 2.3.0 Released as New Major Update [PPA]

  • Free DJ Software Mixxx 2.3.0 Released as New Major Update [PPA]

    After more than two years of development, free open-source DJ software Mixxx 2.3.0 released as the big stable release with a total of 7477 changes over 1 million lines of code since the last release.

    The new release introduced hotcue colors and custom labels. Hotcues can now have individual colors to make them visually distinguishable. And it’s now possible to see the hotcue labels on the overview waveforms, as well edit them by right-clicking.

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