Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Mixxx 1.12 Beta Released!

Hi Mixxxers -- did you miss us? The Mixxx team has been quietly toiling for over 2 years to bring you Mixxx 1.12. This will be our biggest release ever and we need your help to make sure that it's our best ever as well. We've been doing alpha testing with our dedicated forum users for a while now and are ready to release Mixxx 1.12 Beta!

Available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

There are too many new features and fixes to list all of them, but here's just some of the new things Mixxx can do:
  • 4 Decks with Master Sync
  • New Effects Framework with 4 Effect Units and 5 Built-in Effects:
    • Flanger
    • Bit Crusher
    • Reverb
    • Echo
    • Filter
    • More to come!
  • Configurable, Resizeable User Interface with 3 Brand New Skins
  • Cover Art Display
  • Music Key Detection and Shifting
  • Vinyl Audio Pass-Through
  • 4 Microphone inputs and 4 Auxiliary inputs
  • MIDI Mapping GUI and Improved Learning Wizard
  • RGB Musical Waveforms
  • Hundreds of Bug Fixes and Improvements
  • New Pitch-Independent Algorithm for Better-Sounding Key-lock.
If you tried the Alpha release, be sure to check out the Beta.  There are a ton of new features and fixes even since then.  And we'll be updating the Beta every week, so you can always have the latest updates.

Help Translate Mixxx
In order to make this release rock in every language we need your help with translations! We are currently in dire need of translations for Chinese and Japanese (among many other languages).
Check out our Transifex page and internationalization wiki for details on how to get started.

Bugs and Feedback
You can help improve Mixxx by reporting any bugs you find. Your feedback plays a crucial role in Mixxx's development cycle, and even filing a quick bug report makes an important contribution to the project. We want to hear from you! Please send us feedbackfile a bugwrite us an emailpost to the forums, or chat with us.

Join Mixxx
We're always looking for new contributors who are interested in working on Mixxx. If you're a hacker, artist, or translator and want to work with a creative, enthusiastic team, hop on our IRC channel (#mixxx on Freenode) or sign up for our developer mailing list.