What are the best DJ software?

asked by Rajkumar Karmakar
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    #1rekordbox DJ

    rekordbox DJ

    rekordbox DJ  is a music creation software which MixVibes originally developed for Pioneer DJ. This program features quantized beat FX, key shift, keyboard, pad FX, pad editor, 16 sampler slots and 4 decks.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Varies by plan

    Hao Feng
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "Been a user of Pioneer through the years and I must say its rekordbox is a convenient program for me to compose my music for my party gigs and even on wedding gigs. Very impressive software."
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    #2djay 2

    djay 2

    djay 2 is a free Android app capable of turning a user's mobile device into a DJ system. It has Spotify integration and offers support for MIDI controllers and Bluetooth devices. djay 2 is offered by algoriddim and also has an iOS platform.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Andrea Burke
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "I'm not one to spend much on turntables. I'm just an enthusiast dj that s why I'm so glad I have an app like this to allow me to create my own beats and hiphop and EDMs of my choice."
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    #3Ableton Live

    Ableton Live

    Ableton Live is a digital audio workstation (DAW) software program developed by Ableton for Windows and macOS. Released in February 2018, this software won the DJ Award for DJ Software Performance Tool.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $99- Varies by plan

    Howard Mitchell
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "Hands down to this software able to capture the presets I want to load in here as well as the FX I have in mind."
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    #4MAGIX Digital DJ 2

    MAGIX Digital DJ 2

    MAGIX Digital DJ 2 is a music creation software available for macOS X, Windows XP and Windows 7 which features an 8-slot sampler for loading music, as well as the "mufin" (music finder) feature to help users find similar tracks.

    Software

    Mac, Windows

    Check price

    César Amador
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "This is a great package deal and a convenient way for me to compose my DJ music."
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    #5Traktor DJ

    Traktor DJ

    Traktor DJ has integration for plug and play and Audiobus. Its intelligent browser recommends songs based on complementing tempo and key. Other features include 8 built-in professional DJ effects and a 3-band equalizer and filter per channel.

    Apps

    iOS

    $1.99- with in-app purchases

    Katherine Valdez
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "Lately I've been playing a lot and doing mobile gig wherein I don't have to bring my full DJ equipment. I find Traktor DJ very convenient for such purpose."
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    #6Traktor Pro 3

    Traktor Pro 3

    Traktor Pro 3 is a music creation software developed by Native Instruments which features a 4-deck DJ software, MIDI and Ableton link, loops, beatjumps, customizable UI, and Digital Vinyl System (DVS).

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $99

    Cynthia Thomas
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "I've been a fan of Native Instruments for the longest time but they Traktor Pro 3 has not much change on its interface from the earlier ones. Still 4 decks and such. Still a good prgram to use."
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    #7Cross DJ

    Cross DJ

    Cross DJ is a music creation software developed by Mixvibes which features a BPM detection algorithm, key detection, ket matching, as well as integrations with iTunes, rekordbox, Traktor, and Virtual DJ libraries.

    Apps

    iOS, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Deborah Torres
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "This has 2 decks BTW whcih I use on my iPad. Very simple interface. Cross fader is very simple yet very useful in my creation of music for DJ background. This is the first app I practiced with when I was starting to learn DJing."
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    #8Serato DJ Pro

    Serato DJ Pro

    Serato DJ Pro is a music creation software developed by Serato which features Ableton link, setting up 8 cue points per track, loops, key analysis, samplers, up to 46 effects, a virtual deck, beatjump, and so on.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $129

    Brenda Contreras
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "When this got released this year I was hyped up. This works smoothly on my Mac laptop. I can do basic DJ stuff her elike mixing up to 4 decks, effects, add up to key points, and record. Practice mode is convenient for my use."

Summary

Best What are the best DJ software
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1rekordbox DJSoftware 1 Paid
2djay 2Apps 1 Free
3Ableton LiveSoftware 0 Paid
4MAGIX Digital DJ 2Software 0 Paid
5Traktor DJApps 0 Paid
6Traktor Pro 3Software 0 Paid
7Cross DJApps 0 Free
8Serato DJ ProSoftware 0 Paid
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