[LAA] Mixxx 1.9.2 and Mixxx 1.10.0 Beta Released!

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Date: Monday, November 7, 2011 - 10:28 am

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On behalf of the Mixxx development team, I'm pleased to announce the
release of Mixxx 1.10.0 Beta and Mixxx 1.9.2!

Mixxx is Free, open-source DJ software that gives you everything you need
to perform live mixes.

Mixxx 1.10.0 Beta adds several major new features including completely
rewritten Vinyl Control support, sample decks, beat looping, microphone
support, vinyl scratch widgets and much more! Mixxx 1.9.2 is our latest
stable release and includes a variety of bug fixes to our mixing engine and
the library.

You can read more about this release on our blog:
http://mixxxblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/mixxx-1100-beta-and-mixxx-192-rele...

Here's the full list of new features:

- Rewritten and improved Vinyl Control Support
- New and improved vinyl-style pitch bending.
- Absolute, relative, and constant modes.
- Rock-solid support for Serato CD/Vinyl and Traktor Vinyl at 33 or
45 RPM.
- Single-deck Vinyl Control
- End-of-record Mode
- Improved needle-skip detection.
- Ability to use different vinyl types of each deck.
- Improved audio quality while scratching.
- Support for track selection in the lead-in area of the vinyl and
needle-drop hotcues.
- Track lead-in for scratching before the start of tracks.
- Waveform smoothing to prevent wobbly-waveforms.
- New built-in vinyl signal quality analyzer.
- 4 Sample Decks
- Beatloops, Loop Halve/Double Buttons
- Quantized Loops, Hotcues, and Beatloops
- Phase Synchronization
- Sync button now syncs both the tempo and phase of tracks.
- Beatgrid Adjust Feature
- Microphone Support
- Spinning Vinyl Widgets and Waveform Scratching
- Library Improvements
- Support for loading Traktor Libraries
- New and improved Browse Mode
- Recording Improvements
- Library Integration
- Automatic splitting of files to avoid large files.
- CUE files of tracks played.
- Much faster iTunes and Rhythmbox support
- Import and export of crates and playlists into M3U/PLS files.
- Many library usability improvements.
- Brand new and updated skins.
- Accessibility Improvements
- Mixxx should work better with screen readers now.
- Limited Internationalization Support
- Beta translations for Spanish, Catalan, French, German, Italian,
Russian, Finnish, Czech, Dutch, Polish, and Japanese.
- Alpha translations for many other languages.
- Better support for UTF-8 filenames.
- Revamped and re-written user manual.
- Mixing Engine Improvements
- Major efficiency and latency improvements (up to 4x for some
netbook users)
- Improved sound quality with and without keylock.
- Improved support for multiple soundcards (Synchronization problems
should now only affect the headphone output if they occur)
- Updated and Fixed MIDI Mappings
- Over one hundred bugfixes!

RJ Ryan
Mixxx Lead Developer

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You can read more about this release on our blog:=A0http://mixxxblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/mixxx-1100-beta-and-m=
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Here's the full list of new features:

  • Rewritten and improved Vinyl Control Support
    • New and impro=
      ved vinyl-style pitch bending.
    • Absolute, relative, and constant mod=
      es.
    • Rock-solid support for Serato CD/Vinyl and Traktor Vinyl at 33 or 45 RP=
      M.
    • Single-deck Vinyl Control
    • End-of-record Mode
    • Imp=
      roved needle-skip detection.
    • Ability to use different vinyl types o=
      f each deck.
    • Improved audio quality while scratching.
    • Support for track sele=
      ction in the lead-in area of the vinyl and needle-drop hotcues.
    • Tra=
      ck lead-in for scratching before the start of tracks.
    • Waveform smoo=
      thing to prevent wobbly-waveforms.
    • New built-in vinyl signal quality analyzer.
  • 4 Sample Decks=
  • Beatloops, Loop Halve/Double Buttons
  • Quantized Loops, Hotc=
    ues, and Beatloops
  • Phase Synchronization
    • Sync button no=
      w syncs both the tempo and phase of tracks.
  • Beatgrid Adjust Feature
  • Microphone Support
  • Spinnin=
    g Vinyl Widgets and Waveform Scratching
  • Library Improvements
  • Support for loading Traktor Libraries
  • New and improved Browse=
    Mode
  • Recording Improvements
    • Library Integration
    • Automati=
      c splitting of files to avoid large files.
    • CUE files of tracks play=
      ed.
  • Much faster iTunes and Rhythmbox support
  • Import an=
    d export of crates and playlists into M3U/PLS files.
  • Many library usability improvements.
  • Brand new and updated=
    skins.
  • Accessibility Improvements
    • Mixxx should work be=
      tter with screen readers now.
  • Limited Internationalization Sup=
    port
    • Beta translations for Spanish, Catalan, French, German, Italian, Ru=
      ssian, Finnish, Czech, Dutch, Polish, and Japanese.
    • Alpha translati=
      ons for many other languages.
    • Better support for UTF-8 filenames.
  • Revamped and re-written user manual.
  • Mixing Engine Improve=
    ments
    • Major efficiency and latency improvements (up to 4x for s=
      ome netbook users)
    • Improved sound quality with and without keylock.=
    • Improved support for multiple soundcards (Synchronization problems shou=
      ld now only affect the headphone output if they occur)
  • Updated=
    and Fixed MIDI Mappings
  • Over one hundred bugfixes!
  • RJ RyanMixxx Lead Developer

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