[LAA] xwax 1.1 release

Mark Hills mark at pogo.org.uk
Sun Jan 29 14:53:35 UTC 2012

I'm pleased to announce the 1.1 release of xwax -- DJ software for Linux.


On the surface this is a minor update, since v1.0:

* Bug fix: incorrect display of track time remaining
* Instant loading of duplicate tracks
* Optionally protect decks during playback
* Improvements to music selector
* Increase speed building look-up tables

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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