[LAA] xwax 0.9 release

Mark Hills mark at pogo.org.uk
Mon Apr 18 22:25:19 UTC 2011

I'm pleased to announce the latest release of xwax -- DJ software for 


As well as usability improvements and internal changes, the 0.9 release 
adds an important improvement to scratch latency for expert turntablists.

--[ What is xwax?

xwax is open-source vinyl emulation software for Linux. It allows DJs and 
turntablists to playback digital audio files (MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC 
and more), controlled using a normal pair of turntables via timecoded 

It's designed for both beat mixing and scratch mixing. Needle drops, pitch 
changes, scratching, spinbacks and rewinds are all supported, and feel 
just like the audio is pressed onto the vinyl itself.

The focus is on an accurate vinyl feel which is efficient, stable and 


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