All the versions previously released (fdj desktop)

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future.dj (Mac/PC)

  • version 1.7.0 (18-August-2018)
    • added Visualizations (using free shaders that you can add/rename/remove)
    • reorder the user lists in the browser by dragging them with the mouse
    • alphanumeric sorting of the user lists in the browser (right-click on a list for the option)
    • several bug fixes


  • version 1.6.1 (11-May-2018)
    • added new setting "Use sync-lock when possible"; if you disable it you get the old Sync functionality
    • fixed deck getting "stuck" (playing only silence) after loading a bad karaoke zip file (eg. the files inside the zip having different names)
    • fixed rare crash when closing the app
    • several bug fixes and improvements


  • version 1.3.1 (08-August-2016)
    • fixed crash when right-click and dragging (very rare crash on Windows only)
    • fixed crash when showing certain album artwork (from corrupted files)
    • stability improvements
    • performance optimisations


  • version 1.3.0 (16-April-2016)
    • ability to load all WMA and FLAC files
    • ability to load video files without an audio track
    • fixed crash when analyzing/loading tracks with silence
    • several other bug fixes and optimizations


  • version 1.2.6 (24-October-2015)
    • 2 different interfaces (skins) now included
    • export any list as M3U by right-clicking on it's content (choose Export list from the contextual menu)
    • for skin designers: a new control type is available: rounded progress (ask us if you need details)
    • Mac OSX El Capitan compatible
    • small bug fixes and optimizations


  • version 1.2.5 (25-July-2015)
    • brand new BPM detection engine (for compatibility reasons the old BPM detection is on by default)
    • karaoke "Next Singer" list - shows the first 3 singers available
    • support for WAV+G files (wav+cdg and zipped wav+cdg)
    • graphics rendering improvements (eg. better looking text)
    • drag & drop files from Finder to the current-list or the side-list
    • several bug fixes and optimisations


  • version 1.2 (25-March-2015)
    • added multi-track selection (work for/with: drag&drop tracks (to sidelist or to browser lists), remove tracks, analyse tracks, color/highlight tracks, send to sidelist, etc)
      • you can use the or keys
      • you can use the keyboard (eg. arrow keys)
    • waveforms amplitude normalized
    • Play-Pause and CUE buttons blinking modes
    • searching improved
    • added setting to Preferences: "Search in the middle of words" (eg. to allow you to find "bcd" in "abcde")
    • optimisations to allow for up to one million tracks in the database and the search cache
    • fixed crash when loading huge iTunes libraries
    • Windows: changed the graphics rendering system to DirectX 11 (much better performance)
    • added new keyboard shortcuts:
      • adds all inserted tracks in the current list to the sidelist
      • inserts/clears all tracks in the list
      • inserts the current track selected in the list
      • drags/moves the current selected track up or down
      • or drags/moves the current selected track to top/bottom of the list
    • other small fixes and improvements


  • version 1.1 (18-December-2014)
    • this version brings extensive performance optimizations and stability improvements
    • on Macs the app is now 64-bit (MacOSX 10.7+) for better performance
    • added compatibility with iTunes 12
    • tags support greatly improved for both reading and writing (you can now edit tags for: mp3, m4a, mp4, wav, aif, flac, ogg, wma; note that most video files (except for mp4) don not support tags so no tag editing is possible on mov, mkv, cdg-zip, au, etc)
    • search improvements (includes fixing a search cache issue)
    • optimizations to allow for up to one million tracks in the database and the search cache (works on any Mac; 64-bit Windows with 4GB of RAM or more is recommended)
    • loaded tracks are "greyed out" (for the current mixing session only)
    • changed functionality: you can also scroll the lists by dragging them from the right side (very useful for touch-screen users); drag&drop still works if you drag a track from the left side; (left 75% drag&drop / right 25% scroll)
    • several small improvements and bug fixes


  • version 1.0 (08-October-2014)
    • the first public version

FutureDecks DJ (Mac/PC) - EOL/discontinued

  • version 2.5.2 (December 1st, 2011)
    • iTunes better integration
    • fixed several bugs


  • version 2.5.0 (October 12th, 2011)
    • changed name from FutureDecks to FutureDecks DJ
    • much better iTunes integration
    • Favorite folders
    • instant loops -- right click and hold on the loop 1, 2, 4, 8 buttons for instant looping while you're pressing
    • scan/import files/folders in the background
    • hot cue points
    • processor utilization meter
    • auto-cueing (auto mix in/out points detection)
    • waveform markers for cue points, loop, mix in/out
    • much better video including smoother playback
    • karaoke CDG+MP3 zip files playback
    • video high-quality settings on by default (can't be disabled)
    • removed video settings (not needed anymore)
    • clicking on time toggles elapsed/remain
    • a lot of bugs fixed


  • version 2.0.3 (September 21st, 2010)
    • changed name from FutureDecks Lite to just FutureDecks
    • brand new skin (user interface)
    • video mixing (including scratch, loop, brake, pitch, etc)
    • advanced smart loop controls
    • support for Karaoke CDG files (mp3 + cdg files)
    • FLAC support (lossless audio format)
    • additional previewing/monitoring audio device for Mac version (automatic aggregate device creation)
    • whole song audio stripe/waveform on position slider
    • up/down buttons in the playlist scroll bar
    • added Mix-In/Mix-Out (CUE In/Out) points used by AutoMix (can be edited just like regular cue points)
    • improved BPM detection and beat-matching (sync)
    • import the whole iTunes library or only distinct playlists (works with both normal and smart lists)
    • settings rework (all XML now)
    • automatically pausing the track when reaching end
    • increased tempo/speed maximum range to +/-50%
    • lots of stability and speed improvements (much more stable)


  • version 1.5.1 (August 19th, 2009)
    • load files from the current list (using the next-song cursor) when Automix list is empty
    • minor fixes


  • version 1.5.0 (August 14th, 2009)
    • inserting/selecting multiple songs (works with Drag&Drop, Remove, Physical Remove, Analyze)
    • completely changed equalizer for much better audio quality and precision
    • greatly improved audio latency (Windows only)
    • BPM edit (click on BPM value to edit)
    • crossfader curve setting in config window
    • special AutoMix playlist
    • allow Auto-Mix on all lists (use current list when Auto-Mixing instead of special list)
    • improved drag&drop (you can drop files directly on a specific list or directly to the deck's screen or jog-wheel)
    • searching works also with comment and album and preserves last cursor position (when leaving search mode)
    • move song to top/bottom of list (Ctrl + PgUp/Down)
    • changed structure of saved data/playlists/settings (look here on how to preserve all your data)
    • disabling screensaver while running
    • remember eq per song
    • performance optimizations
    • lots of stability improvements
    • fixed error on mouse leaving button still pressed (the button remained on)
    • fixed loading OGG files
    • fixed loading of very large files
    • fixed a very serious crash when analyzing/loading files
    • small fixes


  • version 1.2.5 (August 31st, 2008)
    • perceptual automatic-gain
    • additional audio output for previewing/monitoring (Windows DirectSound only)
    • audio-cd support on both Win/Mac (intelligent cd detection/loading, analyze only once)
    • History (songs played recently, in the order played)
    • Beat pos display (1 2 3 4)
    • Pitch Key field in the playlist (edit using the Edit Info window)
    • Physical Remove option
    • M3U support with relative paths support (use the add/open list button)
    • Load songs in RAM setting added (Auto/5min/10min/15min/Never)
    • a warning box if you try to load a song into a playing deck
    • stability improvements
    • lots of bugs fixed


  • version 1.2.0 (April 20th, 2007)
    • KeyLock (master-tempo)
    • browsing system with unlimited lists, disk explorer and database
    • brand new automatic BPM detection (grid like) with batch-mode
    • fast searching mode
    • advanced loop functions
    • load the whole song in RAM memory for instant access (where possible)
    • pitch/tempo range (4%, 8%, 16%, 24%, 32%)
    • slow pitch reset
    • fully Unicode
    • skins support
    • cutoff filter dual mode (LowPass and HighPass)
    • ASIO/CoreAudio with low-latency support
    • TAG editing (MP3 only for now)
    • zoom on the beat-screens
    • automatic marking of loaded songs in current session
    • beat-offsets added to the screens
    • fixed the problems with the iTunes integration
    • soundcards compatibility in Vista fixed
    • many stability improvements
    • lots of small bugs fixed


  • version 1.1.0 (February 9th, 2006)
    • Universal Binary release for Macs (runs on both Intel and PowerPC Macs)
    • many bugs fixed (including stability issues, iTunes integration)
    • new warm 'analog' equalizers and VU-meters
    • performance optimizations (SSE and Altivec acceleration)


  • version 1.0.1 (August 9th, 2005)
    • added support for iTunes (you can import the complete library using the ADD button)
    • full drag&drop support (from Windows Explorer/Finder to the Playlist and from the Playlist to each Deck's display)
    • added additional labels on the interface
    • several small bugs fixed (including sound and stability issues)


  • version 1.0 (August 1st, 2005)
    • this is the first public version