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DJ Party Software?

by karlo17 / May 26, 2007 7:12 PM PDT

Of course, everyone of us wants to play music onto our PC or Laptop/Notebooks, right? And it would be great if for example, there is a song playing, and then, the next song plays, it sort of mixing it together, something like when you're into a bar or a party, the songs mixes and morph together, even without a DJ or if there is no DJ yet.

Can you recommend any software that does that kind of thing? It would be great to play Trance/House Music...

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Link only. Try their demo.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 27, 2007 2:12 AM PDT
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Dj-Like softwares
by Shiselster / June 8, 2007 2:48 PM PDT

Atomix, Cubease, Virtual DJ

Look Them all up at google

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DJ Party Software
by watt01 / June 8, 2007 4:50 PM PDT
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Look at PCDJ. You can set up a playlist and the software will run the list all by itself. If you take the time and set the tempo for each of the songs - a tedious process - as one song ends the program will slew the tempo of that song and match it to the next one. Kinda of interesting. I don't use that often as I have far too much music to enter all the tempo data for, but it does work. You can also set up different "Music Cases" for different types of songs. Once you have the cases set up, you can have the software randomly play the music from a music case. If you are doing a wedding or some event where you need to provide background music for long periods of time this is a nice feature. Especially if the client wants a particular music style as background music.

The interface is very intuitive. The screen looks like two CD players. You drag and drop the music into a player. Preset the crossfade, and when you "press the play button" for the next song, it will crossfade automatically. There is also some rudimentary equalization and it will mix a live microphone through the PC's sound card. If my memory is correct, I think PCDJ costs around $99 and you can download it directly off the net.

One drawback, the writen documentation is a bit sketchy. I think the software was written by a non-english speaking individual, and when the documentation was translated some things were not translated well. Plus there is a reference in the documentation to a non-existent page. Of course I bought this over a year ago and things may be fixed now. Also, I think you can try before you buy.

Good Luck

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by flano890 / June 9, 2007 12:26 AM PDT
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If your looking just to do a very basic crossfade between songs you can set up a playlist in winamp (a free media player) and set a crossfade time so it will switch from song to song and overlap the end of the songs.

If you are looking for some more advanced software i would recommend using Traktor by native instruments. Its not a cheap program (Around $230 depending on where you are in the world) but, i have used it to dj at a good few parties and it makes djing nearly too easy! All your features are in this program, theres four virtual "decks" (which can play most major audio formats), Eq with kill functions, master tempo set (which i find very handy), a host of effects and setting loops is a breeze.
Personally, i find it hard to beat the physical turntables but if your looking for something for a small gig it can be the best program.

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by johnleo19 / June 10, 2007 4:25 AM PDT
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i have been a dj for many years and the best dj software on the market is mixmeister.it will mix any song within reason.it changes tempo and also will do tracklist so you can print it off.you can transfer all your music from your computer strianght on to this programme and you will not believe the results.its truly amazing.just google mixmeister where you can down load the full working programme on a free trail

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