Some software applications designed for DJs include Native Instruments Traktor Pro and Ableton Live. Other useful pieces of software are Serato DJ, Gibson Deckadance and Mixxx.
DJ software allows users to sync music stored on their computers or external devices, mix songs, create playlists and add effects. They are designed for DJs who want to perform their set straight from their laptop or computer. Some pieces of DJ software have additional features for crafting a more flexible set. For example, the PCDJ Dex software package includes karaoke support and has video editing tools for those who want to add lighting and visual effects to their sets.