I started doing more Mixxx development on Windows this week and I've been trying to fix lots of little bugs.
I'm pretty embarrassed at how badly broken drag-and-drop on Windows was in 1.8.0 Beta 2 - Sorry about that guys, we really didn't do much testing of …
Sean Pappalardo's been busy again, this time working on support for the
Stanton SCS.1m and improving our existing support for the SCS.3d. In
this first video, Sean explains some of the neat features he's coded
like fader-start, real-time feedback using the SCS.1m LED digit
displays, and lots …
On Feb 16th, Hercules released GPL Linux MIDI drivers for their DJ Console / DJ Control series of MIDI input controllers (Mk2, RMX, MP3 Control, DJ Control Steel).
Mixxx is proud to support Hercules' great contribution by releasing Mixxx 1.6.1+Herc (Linux) and the +Herc MIDI mapping update packs …
One of Mixxx's newer developers, Sean Pappalardo (DJ Pegasus), has been hacking away at MIDI scripting for the past few months so that we can fully support more advanced MIDI controllers.
One of the new controllers scripting will allow us to support is Stanton's SCS.3d (aka "DaScratch").
The Stanton …
Joe Mattiello has updated his MixMan DM2 driver for Mac OS X.
From his release announcement:
This version adds Mixxx support, which should mimic the Linux ALSA
(Jan's) driver. This means it should be a drop in replacement with
the same .xml config file already packaged. Note, this is different …
Trinity Audio Group's Indamixx portable studio is now available.
From the press release:
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB ) July 21, 2008 --
Trinity Audio Group Inc. announces today Indamixx, a full featured
Linux hand held studio providing a mobile recording environment,
allowing users to record, edit, mix, DJ and publish songs or …
This latest video of Mixxx 1.6.0 in action
demonstrates what scratching sounds like with vinyl control. In the
video, I'm scratching with a Serato record on my Stanton T.80
turntable, and using my M-Audio X-Session Pro MIDI controller as a
virtual mixer. I changed Mixxx's crossfader curve …
Robin , one of our newer developers, has been working hard on improving our support for the Hercules DJ Control MP3 in Linux.
I did some work on this myself last year, but unfortunately certain things were broken at the kernel-level and I wasn't able to get the LEDs working.
Although we're technically in the beta part of the release cycle, we've still been spending some time on features for future releases.
I've been working on adding a macro/scripting style environment to Mixxx which would allow users to extend Mixxx without the work of recompiling.
Here's a screenshot of …
A few nights ago I captured a video while doing a quick test mix using Mixxx's vinyl control.