djDecks v0.76 (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!


-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
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
Automatic or Manual
Configurable Strength
-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

-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)
-FinalScratch, VirtualDJ, SSL and MsPinky digital vinyl records to control your music
-Any MIDI controller

-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

Price: 47 dollar

This new version adds more features for the BCD2000 controller and improves support for the Hercules DJ Console, EKS XP10 and DMC1/DAC2 controller. The Vinyl Control algorithms have also been updated for a more stable pitch and lower pitch drifting.
Picture browsing support has also been extended. It is now also possible to browse your files by pictures, and both the file and directory browser can show the pictures in 2 columns.
Browsing in general is also improved with a new database to store tags for faster browsing and searching. It is now also possible to quickly preview tracks from within the playlist or filebrowser before loading them.
Various bugs and issues reported since the previous release have also been fixed.

Changes since v0.74:
-Added: 'Play sound while cueing' option for hercules dj console, behringer bcd2000 and eks xp10 controller
-Added: EKS XP10 can now be used for track selection
-Added: Gapper effect and third deck can now be controlled with the BCD2000 controller
-Added: Option to select between absolute or relative pitch for BCD2000
-Added: Various new keyboard shortcuts
-Added: Picture mode for file browser
-Added: Played songs can now be logged in .txt files, .m3u playlists or a .scrobbler log
-Added: Preview option from playlist or file browser to quickly preview tracks before loading them
-Added: 2 vst effects can now be stacked with the default skin (up to 4 are possible if you create your own skin)
-Improved: Loading a song starts faster
-Improved: Better pitch smoothing algorithm for vinyl control
-Improved: MsPinky library updated to newer version
-Improved: Quality of song and folder thumbnails
-Improved: Automixing now skips silence at end of song
-Improved: Tags are now stored in a database file for faster song browsing and searching
-Fixed: Hercules DJ Console pitch bend buttons
-Fixed: Hercules DJ Console options work correctly now
-Fixed: Various bugs with the DMC1/DAC2 controller
-Fixed: Filter effect should now be inaudible when moving from high-pass to low-pass
-Fixed: Various bugs with adding keyboard shortcuts
-Fixed: Using brake and startup speed in combination with other pitch actions (scratching, bending, ...)
-Fixed: Various other small bugs