August 25, 2013 at 5:14 pm #18616
RT Dj Tips & Tutorials
Hello music lovers!!!
You always wanted to make a cool ringtone but never knew how?
In this tread we’ll teach you how to learn from the basic mixing to the more professional level.
You are welcome to ask questions and help, we are here to help and support you all.
If you have some tips you want to contribute feel free to post in here.
Attachments:You must be logged in to view attached files.August 26, 2013 at 2:43 am #18673August 26, 2013 at 3:59 am #18674
I have complited a little list of mix programs.I’ve added links where you can download the program for free
Creating your unique audio mixes can turn out to be extremely exciting, especially if you don’t need to spend even a penny. Some folks believe nothing good comes free of cost; but it is simply not true. So, let’s take a look at the top 10 free music mixing programs.
The UltraMixer is a premium audio mixing program, but it is also available as a free edition. This music mixing program allows you to combine several audio formats right from MP3, WMA down to WAV, OGG, and CDs, and even playing them real time.
To download Ultramixer Free Edition visit this link.http://www.ultramixer.com/download.html
OpenSebJ is yet another freebie to take care of all your audio mixing needs. This is handy mixing software for those who wish to mix too many tracks at a time. OpenSebj can load as many as 255 audio samples, though it takes only .wav music files as input.You can do a lot with OpenSebj such as panning, volume control, changing the frequency of music files.
Here’s the download link http://sourceforge.net/projects/opensebj/files/
Tactile is a compact yet powerhouse music mixing program. Just like most of the professional mixers, it comes with an interactive user interface showing up a couple of turntables featuring a number of controls right from manipulating the speed of tracks, down to changing frequencies, and sound levels of individual tracks.
You can download the latest version of Tactile here http://tactile12000.sourceforge.net/download/index.html
Audacity is one of the proven audio mixing software packages available in the market. One of the good things about Audacity is the sheer fact that even the beginner level users can use it with great ease without really knowing much about audio mixing. However, it is also used extensively for professional music mixing purposes.
When it comes to manipulating things with Audacity, user controls are pretty easy and incorporating effects like fading in/out, volume equalization, mixing multiple tracks, is simply a cakewalk.
You can read more about Audacity here http://www.brighthub.com/multimedia/audio/reviews/594.aspx
Download this free music mixing program here. http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
Anvil Studio is simple audio mixing application for beginner as well as advanced level users. For the experts, it serves the purpose of an advanced high quality composing studio, and an impressive multi track mixer. At the same time, the newbies can enjoy its simple operation and mix multiple tracks to have fun!
You can download Anvil Studio here http://www.anvilstudio.com/
6. Kra Mixer Dj Software
Kra Mixer DJ is a two-way audio mixer that can handle .MP3, .OGG and .WAV audio formats seamlessly. It comes with several out of the box functionalities such as beatmixing, manual/automatic BPM counters, pre-recording of tracks, and lots more.
You can download a copy of the latest version of Kra Mixer DJ software here http://www.kramware.com/download.html
Looplabs is a premier audio mixing program built for the professional DJs that comes with advanced multi-channel presets, MP3 sampling, remixing, and triggering. It supports up to 32 different channels giving you an exceptional multi-channel mixing experience, while its sequencing, and song composing capabilities are simply amazing too.
You can even output audio to WAV/MP3 files, and create/output ring tones too. With stereo-effects processing, and drum and rhythm pattern machine, crossfading effects and much more, the Looplabs is one hell of a music mixing application.
ExpStudio ExpStudio Audio Editor is another great free audio editor with tools for making sound effects, changing pitch, editing out sections of sound, and more. It also lets you do recording, but only saves to uncompressed formats so you’ll also need an MP3 converter or some other kind of software to cut down on file size when you are finished. For the price, this software offers a great set of features and is perfect for basic home use.
Quartz Audiomaster Quartz AudioMaster is another great freeware audio editing tool and has been around for many years. It can let you edit up to four tracks at once and includes a bunch of tools for filtering and processing your sound. It also has full MIDI support for keyboarders. This is one of the few editors that includes a piano roll editor. A commercial version is also available should you need more options.
Mixxx is an open source multi-platform DJ program which is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Whether you’re an amateur or professional DJ, Mixxx has a good set of features for creating live mixes. You don’t need any extra hardware to use this DJ program but Mixxx also supports Midi control if you have any external hardware – there’s also vinyl control too. Mixxx has a range of real-time effects and you can also record your mixes in WAV format.
Virtual DJ is another popular and great DJ software that is well laid-out and is equipped with comprehensive features for professionals and amateurs alike. VirtualDJ is widely used for its cutting-edge beatlock engine, automatic seamless loop engine and synchronized sampler. It is also has a stylish interface with hundreds of downloadable skins.
DJ ProMixer is a digital mixing suite with clean and intuitive interface. It offers two-track recording and mixing, automatic beat detection, tracklists and advanced sync system to make live remixes. It also comes with sample beats to help you going.
DJ ProDecks is totally free with no limitations. Features include but not limited to; Three effects, memory banks and samplers per deck, complete mixer, equalizer, auto mix, sync and beat detection functions, resizable windows, ultra fast search.
It also has a customizable skin which you can put your name into it.
(I could not find a description for this program..but when @Thump says it’s a good prog than it is good )
You can download Wavepad here http://www.freeware.de/download/wavepad_21309.html
Whether you’re a DJ or just creating cool mix CDs, this tool is for you! Mix MP3s, record your own, set volume fades and pans via a simple graphical interface! Its your soup. Mix it well! Exports to RealAudio™, MP3, WMA and wave files. Most importantly, this software is so easy that you can focus on creativity instead of technical details!
1. Lightning fast & intuitive interface
2. Cut and paste sounds just like you would images in PhotoShop.
3. Mix, record or overdub as many simultaneous Wave, WMA and MP3 files as you want.
4. Fade the volume, pan and playback rate of each sound.
5. Import playlists (.M3U & .PLS) to create instant mixes of your favorite mp3s!
6. Export mix to Realaudio, MP3, WMA or WAV.August 26, 2013 at 5:40 am #18693
deejssjParticipantPost count: 119
nice start! vany and barb…ill post mine too..soon!
my quick tip…
for mixing any [for ringtone/or 4-5 min mix] :first listen to all atleast 6-7 remixes… listen the originals songs..try to get all the lyrics in your mind…
after this try to make some beats matching…to the song…or [you can also you the remixes to track down your ringtone]
cut the parts of the track/s you liked and could be possible for you to make a mix..with..
dload virtual DJ [any version of it.] it will ease you in effects…[for the parts]
my own progs_which i use_
August 26, 2013 at 6:11 am #18707
- This reply was modified 1 year, 9 months ago by deejssj.
thumpParticipantPost count: 18
Great to have this thread. Good job thread admins. Already some valuable suggestions added!
I personally use wavepad sound editor software for mixing. It is a freeware and lets you record and edit music, voice and other audio recordings. When editing audio files, you can cut, copy and paste parts of music/recordings, and then add effects like echo, amplification, reverb and noise reduction.
It is a very basic and friendly software and will serve all your basic ringtoning needs.August 26, 2013 at 7:06 am #18749August 26, 2013 at 1:35 pm #18981
Awesome start Vansis
Great tips Saurabh and PrakharAugust 26, 2013 at 3:04 pm #19012
I personally use Audacity, it’s a really easy and friendly user software.
Before knowing all the technical parts of mixing is very important to know some basics as which tracks or track i pick.
For beginners that want to start making some tunes the best thing is to cut one part of the song on 30 seconds (29.980 seconds), here some tips:
Try to find a good start- Means, not in middle of the sentence of the song, try to find a spot with ‘low’ sound :
1. Press the “Selection Tool” button on the upper part and point where you think its the best start, every time you’ll click you’ll get another spot:
2. To select the part you want, hover near the line that is your start point till you get like a pointing hand and drag to the right side, you can see on the bottom how many seconds you are choosing. Check the “Length” box, if it’s not checked:
**Note: You can always arrange it again while your cursor is in pointing mode and from each sides. Be aware, if you click when its not in pointing mode the selection will disappear and you’ll see only the start selection again.
3. Now export the track (if its bigger than 30s don’t worry you can trim it in a new project area), click on the top menu: File -> Export Selection. Of course save it as mp3.
4. Open a new “Project”, You can from: File -> New.
5. Import the file, you can in 2 ways:
*from menu: File -> Import -> Audio
*just drag the file to the project (which I do mostly)
6. Adjusting the tune.
If your part is bigger than 30s you can in the new project make it shorter, just select the part/s that are too much (from the start or the end, what you think the best) and press Delete. You can always use the zoom in and zoom out button on the upper right side (they look like spectacles with + and – ), to be more precise.
It’s nicer to hear the tune starting from a low sound and then ending with a low sound, that’s why there’s the fade in and fade out tools.
Fade in is for the start: Select approximately 3s-5s from the start of the mix then go to the menu: Effects -> Fade In. You’ll see how the start became pointy. You do the same to the end, select and then: Effects -> Fade Out.
* You can always Undo your actions if you aren’t satisfied with the Undo tool and correct yourself.
7. Export, (this time you don’t choose selection) : File -> Export
Have fun making tunes!!!
Soon will be more complex mixing tutorials, if you have any questions or need more clarifications feel free to ask
Attachments:You must be logged in to view attached files.August 26, 2013 at 10:17 pm #19140August 26, 2013 at 11:35 pm #19167
@ Ivan..u can create mixes on this site ..check the ink http://www.looplabs.com/August 27, 2013 at 7:18 am #19253August 27, 2013 at 8:23 am #19274
Vany I create beat on this site
August 27, 2013 at 5:24 pm #19373
- This reply was modified 1 year, 9 months ago by vankizzle.
@Ivan cool online site, but you can only mix songs the sites give you
@Vansis thanks sis ♥August 27, 2013 at 6:10 pm #19378
Looplabs is clubcreate.com and online site for beat maker
and also not mixer on this site
August 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm #19713
- This reply was modified 1 year, 8 months ago by vankizzle.
noahsarcParticipantPost count: 124
You must be logged in to reply to this topic.