This part of the manual provides step-by-step directions for installing Mixxx on your computer.
Mixxx is supported on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, with native 32 and 64-bit versions.
If you are not sure about 32-bit versus 64-bit, pick the 32-bit version when downloading the Mixxx installer.
You may encounter a warning message similar to “Security Warning - Publisher could not be verified”. This is because the Mixxx installer is not digitally signed. Ignore the message and continue the installation. It does not indicate a security risk, if you can trust the source website such as www.mixxx.org .
Mixxx requires an Intel Mac running Mac OS X 10.5 or newer.
The Mac App Store makes getting new apps easier than ever.
The App Store version of Mixxx is under some circumstances out of date, therefore using Method A: Direct Download is preferable.
Due to licensing restrictions, vinyl control is not available in Mixxx from the Mac App Store.
Official packages of Mixxx are only offered for Ubuntu Linux. However, Mixxx can build on almost any Linux distribution.
Open a terminal and type the following commands. Type in your administrator password if asked for.
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:mixxx sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libportaudio2 mixxx
Start Mixxx by simply typing mixxx into the terminal, then hit Return .
The Ubuntu Software Center provides the easiest and safest way to install software on Ubuntu.
The Software Center version of Mixxx is under some circumstances out of date, therefore using Method A: Personal Package Archive (ppa) is preferable.
Your distribution may maintain a non-official build that you may use. Alternatively, you can build Mixxx from source. This should be a pretty straight forward process, and it’s certainly easiest on GNU/Linux. For more information, go to:
If your operating system isn’t listed here, then it’s likely you’re going to have to build Mixxx from the source code. For more information, go to: