DJ Software for Macs?

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DJ Software for Macs?

Post by teckniqs » Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:47 am

I am asking for my daughter who has just started learning how to DJ and would like to know what decent DJ software is available for Apple Macs?

....I am clueless myself and don't use Macs, I am looking for something like Traktor, Virtual DJ etc.

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Re: DJ Software for Macs?

Post by Dennis99 » Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:53 pm

I like Mixxx. It's free and easily removed if not what you're after. I'm on Linux but can be used on Macs.
https://www.mixxx.org/

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Re: DJ Software for Macs?

Post by djdavis526 » Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:34 pm

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Re: DJ Software for Macs?

Post by Polecat » Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:20 pm

Traktor.

Used it for the last 6 years on the same mac linked to a Kontrol S2 and it's never once let me down. The software is easy to use and the hardware is well built.

I've also used it with an iPad and Z1 controller. This combo packs in a laptop bag, it's cheap as chips and the software is free.

Integration with iTunes/apple music is seamless.
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Re: DJ Software for Macs?

Post by teckniqs » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:37 pm

Thanks a lot guys for the information, I am clueless about Macs but I have passed on the information.

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Re: DJ Software for Macs?

Post by teckniqs » Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:38 pm

Polecat wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:20 pm
Traktor.

......and the software is free.
Please can you point me in the right direction to get it for free? All I can seem to find is a demo version for free.

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Post by Polecat » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:50 pm

teckniqs wrote:
Polecat wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:20 pm
Traktor.

......and the software is free.
Please can you point me in the right direction to get it for free? All I can seem to find is a demo version for free.
The free version is for the iPad only. It's called Traktor DJ and the paid version is DJ Pro.

I'm a couple of years behind on that info so will go and check the site now and make sure.
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Post by Polecat » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:59 pm

Polecat wrote:
teckniqs wrote:
Polecat wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:20 pm
Traktor.

......and the software is free.
Please can you point me in the right direction to get it for free? All I can seem to find is a demo version for free.
The free version is for the iPad only. It's called Traktor DJ and the paid version is DJ Pro.

I'm a couple of years behind on that info so will go and check the site now and make sure.
Yeah Traktor DJ 2. Says download the full version free.

I used it on an iPad with the K1 controller and thought it was brilliant.

You're not going to win any competitions with it but I ran Live sets whilst on holiday in France last year and it worked a treat.

Others lugged their vinyl with them in 35 C temps and I had an ipad and K1 lol.
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Re: DJ Software for Macs?

Post by Polecat » Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:01 am

Arrrgh. Z1 comtroller not X1.
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Re: DJ Software for Macs?

Post by teckniqs » Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:34 am

Ahh OK I see what you mean now, shame it's not free for her MacBook but I didn't think it would be.

Nice one, thanks

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