Intro

About

Disco XT is a versatile audio playback/DJ application
with tools for mixing/joining and organizing audio files/music
Suitable for real-time use and for audio export/save.

Includes multi-layer audio looping and sequencing tool with effects and mixing.

Images in this guide are shown as white graphics, the grey interface can be set to white from View menu > Content Colors, and select 'Inverted' from the image folder popup, click yes, and then close the window.

Features

- Automix and manual mixing modes.
- 2 decks/players with mixer.
- 3 additional decks (C D E) with internal mixer and playlist.
- Multiple cue points.
- Recording audio output.
- Export playlist as audio (faster than recording).
- Interface available as white or dark-grey.
- Looping a part of audio file with loop in/out, loop memory, loop lef/right, go, adjust length.
- Editable transition presets (add silence between songs, adjust fade lengths).
- Transition editor for next song offset, fade-in/fade-out and effects.
- Effect parameter automation for transitions.
- EQs, filters, effects (reverb, delay, chorus/flanger, multi-band limiter).
- Automatic and manual (tapping) BPM counter.
- Auto skip silence/quietness from song beginning/end.
- Option to use iTunes playlists and library
(protected AAC (m4p) is not supported).
- Playlist editing, playlist folders, artwork browser, artist/album/genre lists, folder view.
- Song waveforms/peak views.
- Microphone input.
- Separate speakers/headphones(cue) output option.
- 10 Sample/jingle players with sample cropping editor (each can hold up to 40 samples).
- Customizable keyboard controling.
- Basic hardware controller support (buttons, sliders, knobs).
- Customizable layout/interface with selectable items, tabs and sub-tabs.
- and other features...

These help topics cover the usage of Disco XT. The help topics are placed to two groups "Topics A" and "Menus".

Not available on HTML/Web help:
Clicking 'Where?' button shows most of the main elements of the interface with their names so locating an element described in this help is easier. Moving cursor above an element shows it normally. Click 'Where?' button again to show the interface normally.

Requirements

Mac
- Minimum Mac OS X 10.4 or later (Tiger).
- Universal Binary: Intel or PowerPC (G4,G5).
- Works on OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8.

Windows
- Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.

Supported file formats: MP3, WAVE, AIFF, AAC (on Windows requires Quicktime)

On Windows, unprotected WMA.