djDecks v0.74 (Pc)


djDecks is a computer mixing program for both beginning and professional dj's.
Mix your mp3, ogg, wma, flac, wav files or audio cd's easily on any configuration.

djDecks is all you need to get started and become a dj!

Features

Decks
-Play mp3, wma, ogg, flac and wav files in up to 3 decks as well as Audio CD's
-Change pitch with 4 different ranges from +/-8% to +/-100%
-Change volume, play and pause (instant-start) with low latency (up to 2ms with ASIO, up to 10ms with DirectSound)
-Edit ID3v2 tags for mp3's and the ogg vorbis tag for ogg files
-Fast and accurate automatic BPM detection
-Pre-Listening :
Through Soundcard rear-out,
Through Left/Right splitter or
Through Second Soundcard
-Mix on an external mixer :
Player 1 to Front Out, Player 2 to Rear Out or
Player 1 to Soundcard 1, Player 2 to Soundcard 2
-DirectSound or ASIO output
-Spectrum analyzer, stereo VU Meter

Effects (on each deck)
-3-band equalizer with on the fly changeable frequencies
-Echo/Sampler/Looping
Create echo effect, high pass and low pass filter available on echoed sound
Echo/Loop time configurable up to 8 beats
Volume of buffer and source both configurable
Easy looping with shortcut keys
-Flanger
Automatic or Manual
Configurable Strength
-Compressor/Normalizer
-Gapper effect
-Filter effect
-Automatic 0dB limiter to prevent clipping
-Tempo Control: Change speed without changing pitch, or change pitch without changing speed
-Load a custom VST effect

Mixer
-Crossfader with 4 different fade-curves, and configurable slope
-Spectrum Analyzer, stereo VU meter
-Limiter to prevent clipping
-Output samplerate up to 96kHz/16-bit for DirectSound and 96kHz/24-bit for ASIO
-VST effect possible on main output as well

External Hardware Supported
-External analog mixer supported
-DMC1 and DAC2 mp3 controllers supported (beta)
-Behringer BCD-2000
-Hercules DJ Console (Regular, Mk2, Control MP3)
-EKS XP10
-FinalScratch, VirtualDJ, SSL and MsPinky digital vinyl records to control your music
-Any MIDI controller

Other
-Record your mix in mp3, wave or ogg format
-Create your own skins with djdecks' advanced skinning system
-Separate BPM Analyzer to batch analyze your complete music library

Playlist/Music Browser
-Easily navigate through your music directories
-Shows all songs based on id3v1, id3v2 and ogg tag information (title, bpm, length, ...)
-Sort your music in crates
-Search for music by typing part of title, artist, album, comment field
-Save playlist in winamp playlist format, or to html
-Open winamp playlists
-Drag&Drop songs from windows explorer
-Shows .cue + .mp3 files (as extracted with EAC for example) as directory

PC Requirements

djDecks can be used with two different sound drivers: DirectSound (part of DirectX) and ASIO.

DirectSound: Good if you want to start mixing with pc. The disadvantage is that the latency is higher.
ASIO: Lowest latency, vinyl control, line inputs through djDecks. Not all soundcards support this mode.

DirectSound ASIO
Minimum - 800 Mhz PC (Intel, AMD, ...)
- 256MB RAM
- 20MB of free hard disk space
- DirectSound-compatible sound card
- Windows 2000 or XP
- 1000 Mhz PC (Intel, AMD, ...)
- 384MB RAM
- 20MB of free hard disk space to install djDecks
- ASIO-compatible sound card
- Windows 2000 or XP

Recommended - 1200 Mhz PC (Intel, AMD, ...)
- 512MB RAM
- 20MB of free hard disk space
- 2 sound cards (1 for monitoring, 1 for master output)
OR 2 sound cards (1 for each deck to an external mixer)
- Windows 2000 or XP
- 1600 Mhz PC (Intel, AMD, ...)
- 512MB RAM
- 20MB of free hard disk space
- ASIO-compatible sound card
- Windows 2000 or XP

Change Log

v0.74 (19/07/06)
-Added: Full Behringer BCD-2000 controller support
-Added: Record from input (turntable, cd player, mic) directly into a deck, after which it can be used for scratching, looping, effects, ... just like a regular track
-Added: Keyboard shortcuts 'gain_up', 'gain_down', open search window,
-Added: Option to disable automatic bpm matching
-Added: Assign colors to tracks in your playlist/browser
-Added: Ability to browse directories with pictures
-Improved: AutoAdvance mode works much better and automatically synchronizes beats while mixing
-Improved: Vinyl Control mode will automatically turn off when almost out of timecode
-Improved: Searching for songs is a lot faster now
-Improved: Pitch bend buttons now gradually increase pitch the longer you hold them
-Improved: Better sound quality for vinyl brakedown/startup effect
-Improved: djDecks Icon (thanks to Jalvemo)
-Improved: Default skin now shows limiter and clipping status
-Improved: Vinyl Control pitch stability
-Improved: Song pictures are better found and resized faster
-Fixed: Some VST effects were not working correctly
-Fixed: Assigning MIDI commands to 'active deck'
-Fixed: Possible crash when switching sound device to a device with less in/outputs
-Fixed: Master VU meter when using external mixer now shows max volume of both decks

Price: 38 Euro