Mix Player2009 1.17
Mix Player is a handy tool for the users who like to combine songs in order to create music mixes. The program allows you to easily find all the MP3 and WMA files from your hard drive in order to use them for mixes.
Unlike other music players, this application has the ability to play two songs at the same time and control the volume and pitch of each track in order to create the mix. The side-by-side layout aims to replicate a digital DJ turntable and enables you to change the configuration during the playback.
When you launch the program for the first time, you need to add files to your library by scanning a folder from your hard drive. You can also browse the folders and add individual files to the playlist.
The user has the ability to adjust the pitch and jump to a certain song time by using the mouse. Unfortunately, the app does not include keyboard shortcuts in order to easily tune the volume or pause the playback.
Although the program purpose is to create mixes, the transition between songs is harder than we expected. Since there is no crossfade effect available, you need to manually adjust the volume for each player with the mouse.
The interface is easy to use which makes up for the lack of documentation. Unfortunately, you do not have the option to maximize the interface in order to take advantage of the larger displays.
Overall, Mix Player provides you with the basic tools for mixing songs and can be used successfully to play your favorite tracks. However, it is suitable only for home users since the list of supported formats only includes MP3 and WMA files.