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Topic: "mix now" - fade transition? (sudden = bad)
When I click "mix now", the currently playing song stops / cuts suddenly. The word "mix" seems a misnomer. Is there a way to make "mix now" initiate a cross-fade transition?


Posted Fri 14 Feb 20 @ 3:08 pm
AdionPRO InfinityCTOMember since 2006
Usually it is 4 beats, but can be changed using the automixSkipLength setting

Posted Fri 14 Feb 20 @ 3:43 pm
Thanks. automixSkipLength is set to 4.000000, but still there is no transition - just a sudden cut. I've experienced this with 100+ songs. (Not just sometimes, every time.)
Anyone know what's awry?
Using Virtual DJ v8.4 b5504 on Windows 10 (version 1909, the latest)

Posted Fri 14 Feb 20 @ 3:51 pm
Check automix type in the Automix settings

Posted Fri 14 Feb 20 @ 4:02 pm
Ah yes. That explains it. Smart mix was causing problems (bad mixes), so I changed to no mix. I presumed that only applied to automated song transitions, not manual transitions. I'm back to using Fade - Remove Silence. "Mix now" works with any setting except "none", aka "no mix" in the options panel.

Posted Fri 14 Feb 20 @ 4:55 pm
locodogPRO InfinityModeratorMember since 2013
might not be for you , and needs dualdeck automix,
but instead of mix_now try this

automix 0 & param_bigger crossfader 0.5 ? crossfader 0 & mix_now 10000ms & deck 2 sync & repeat_start 'rsAMGoAgain' 10000ms 1 & automix 1 & deck 1 unload : crossfader 1 & mix_now 10000ms & deck 1 sync & repeat_start 'rsAMGoAgain' 10000ms 1 & automix 1 & deck 2 unload

the 10000ms could be dynamic [works on beats] with some script maths, it also allows a sync mix without automix reverting to quartz

Posted Fri 14 Feb 20 @ 5:32 pm