[LAA] xwax 1.2 release

Mark Hills mark at pogo.org.uk
Fri Mar 23 16:14:34 UTC 2012

I'm pleased to announce the 1.2 release of xwax -- DJ software for Linux.


This release adds xwax's first MIDI controller; the major changes are:

* Scan directories only for known file extensions
* Support Novation 'Dicer' controller
* Cue points, including 'punch' feature
* Extra protection against skips: optionally lock memory into RAM

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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