16.6. The Mixxx Settings Directory¶
The Mixxx settings directory contains all user data and settings of your Mixxx installation.
Note: make sure you have “Show hidden files” enabled in your file manager in order to show all dot-files and directories.
Vista and up:
%LOCALAPPDATA%\MixxxXP and below:
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Mixxx\Type either of those into the location bar of a Computer or Folder window.
~/Library/Containers/org.mixxx.mixxx/Data/Library/Application Support/MixxxMixxx 2.2 and earlier:
This contains all waveform analysis data. This is used to compose a track’s scrolling waveform and track overview. If not existent, this data will be recreated each time a track is loaded into a Mixxx deck. Thus it does not belong to the essential data that needs to be backed up.
All broadcast profiles you have configured.
All controller mappings you stored. This can be downloaded and self-built mappings, as well as built-in mappings that you modified in Preferences > Controllers > YourController manually or with the MIDI Wizard.
The current configuration of the 4 effect units, incl. the state of all controls.
Everything you configured in the Preferences, deck settings, skin settings, AutoDJ configuration, effect routing etc.
Log files of the last few Mixxx sessions, with
mixxx.logbeing the most recent one, followed by
The Mixxx library database. All track locations, all track metadata, saved cues, loops, colors, playlists, crates, …
Stores tracks currently loaded to sample decks.
This is used under macOS to track which files Mixxx will have access to
Sound device configuration from Preferences > Sound Hardware