Digital DJ Tips reader Karlton writes: "All the DJs I am hanging with (including my mentor), are telling me to jump the Serato ship and 'move up' to Traktor. They say it will make life easier behind the decks while performing because it locks into the beat better than Serato does..."
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Deckadance is one of those DJ apps that's been around for a while - it started almost 10 years ago under Image-Line, maker of the popular FL Studio digital audio workstation. In this review we take a look at Deckadance 2.5, which is the first version to be released after being acquired by Stanton DJ.
I'm willing to bet you've never heard of UltraMixer, a German DJ app for PC and Mac. It's actually been around for many years, but has recently upped its game with new versions and many modern hardware integrations. If you're a DJ/entertainer, or a karaoke/video DJ, this may be what you've been looking for.
When it comes to DJ software, there have traditionally been three big names - Serato, Traktor and Virtual DJ. But now a newcomer has arrived, with the potential to become the biggest of them all. Rekordbox DJ, from Pioneer DJ, offers software DJs a viable fourth alternative to the "big three".
First released two years ago, Flow brought a lot of new ideas to how DJs should DJ with electronic music in software. Now it's back, with a host of new innovations - not least the ability to DJ from eight decks, and to use Stems files. If you've got a Mac or a PC and are interested in trying something new in DJ software, read on...
A lower-cost edition of One DJ has just been released, called One DJ Start. More feature-packed than the Free Edition but without the full bells and whistles of the flagship, One DJ Start includes everything you need to mix in the app's unique timeline-based environment with the exception of saving and exporting.