[LAA] xwax 1.0 release

Mark Hills mark at pogo.org.uk
Mon Aug 1 09:32:06 UTC 2011

I'm pleased to announce the 1.0 release of xwax -- DJ software for Linux.


The key changes since v0.9 are:

* Changing of timecode at runtime
* Improved parsing of vinyl track numbers
* Bug fix: affecting multiple decks with different sample rates
* Optimise timecode error checking during scratching

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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