Some of the best DJ software programs are Traktor Pro, Ableton Live and Serato DJ. These software programs contain sample decks, remix decks and loop recorders allowing for the DJ to have a variation of tools to use while live mixing different music samples. Prgorams such as Ableton Live are purely music production tools but have become favorable by DJs for its simplicity and incredible selection of built-in instruments and effects, according to Music Radar.
These DJ software programs allow users to launch sync'd audio samples and MIDI clips and tracks without having to select from a specific music player. These tools allow the DJs to combine tracks in a singular fashion for continuous play without interruptions. Software such as Serato DJ allow the users to manually produce vinyl scratching sound effects and controller focused itch at the same time. These companies also offer plug and play support to accommodate a variety of different equipment such as controllers and mixing kits.
Software such as Gibson Deckadance offers users four disk mixing applications, with a 16 slot sample player. Gibson Deckadance is unique in offering their users the option to host external VST plugins, allowing the user to use their favorite third party sounds and instrument effects, states Music Radar.