Dj software for the mac

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  1. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    Wondering if you guys knew of any dj software for the mac that would let me make some tempo changes and what not so I can blend some tracks together, preferably cheap or free, thanks.
     
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    in for this
     
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    or if you want a full on app then Serato Scratch Live.
     
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    Isn't Serato the program that uses the actual turntable controllers? Or is it usable without?
     
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    you can use it with turntables, cdjs, and the latest release allows you to run it in a new mode called "int" in which case you don't need tables or cdjs.

    I do believe you still need a mixer though.
     
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    scratch live shits on traktor
     
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  9. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    Thanks for the replies.

    I was hoping to do everything within the computar. I have some turntables but they got wrecked during some bad rains. Will tracktor work with just the software? Can I just import some mp3's andadjust the tempos and mix them together?
     
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  10. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    traktor tends to be geared toward electronic DJs, compared with serato, finalscratch, etc. which is more vinyl centric, more "physical". :dunno: traktor's a great program but the learning curve is very steep in comparison to other dj programs. It's expensive too, if paying for software is your kinda thing :o

    Actually, Ars Technica did a nice roundup of DJ software a little while ago, it was a pretty good read and the author was well-informed on the topic. Here it is:

    http://arstechnica.com/reviews/apps/dj-software.ars

    Hope that helps :cool: it tends to spend a little more time in the PC realm, but it's very informative nonetheless.
     
  12. dbman96

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    Is there a "DJing for dummies" handbook anywhere out there? I'm fascinated by this shit but have NO clue what I'm doing. Is it too late for a 30 year old techweenie to figure this stuff out?
     
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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    :dunno: compared with other programs, there seem to be a lot of ins and outs... haven't had much time with it myself, though. it's not exactly my trade
     
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    thats hot shit i want a program for my iMac :cool:
     

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