Virtual DJ is a wonderful program that turns your PC into an advanced DJ-Studio. With its excellent tools for mixing MP3 files in real time, a huge number of effects and special gadgets, templates and transitions Virtual DJ will be a real catch for creative people. This free program implements such useful features as a manual and automatic adjustment of track speed, realistic emulation of vinyl records, a built-in equalizer and other.
The packages run on Mac or PC to let computer DJs mix videos or music with/without an external controller. DJs will be able to control this software with a MIDI controller or using the following DJ hardware: CDJs and DJ mixer with vinyl emulation software and CDs.
In case there is no extra DJ hardware (mixer, turntable, video projector or DJ controller) Virtual DJ Home will meet all your requirements.
The program doesn't look like similar applications for DJs. While other programs limit their users with two players and transverse mixers, Virtual DJ is a fully-featured studio. It has an interface similar to the audio mixer. There are several channels in the program. Each channel resembles a typical mixer, which has the function of mitigating the volume, mute function, the ability of cross-assigned mitigation, etc.
In addition, each mixer has a MP3/WAV/Karaoke player with all controls that you might need, including the ability to control the Step/Pace of replay.
If you have two or more sound blasters/audio devices, you may configure any channel on the secondary device, for example, to preview the sound in your headphones. You will also have the opportunity to control your external mixer more properly.
One of the most significant advantages of the program is a great number of audio tools, plug-ins, sound effects and special tools for automatic performance and simplifying routine actions.
• Built-in 3-way equalizer.
• FAME algorithm (picks the rhythm of strokes).
• Automatic calculation and synchronizing performance BPM (beats per minute).
• Simultaneous sampler.
• Support for VST effects and plug-ins.
• CDG + MP3 play, ZIP-files in particular.
• A lot of audio/video effects, that may be downloaded from developers’ software.
• The ability to look for and sort out music files in the database.
• View the lyrics in the Cover Flow interface as well as in the text mode.
• Support for MP3 ID3 tags and ITunes playlists.
• Function of ready-to-use files records on CD.
• Broadcasting your own mixes.
• Built-in encoder for conversion from CD to MP3.
• The ability to mix video.
• Simultaneous work with multiple sound blasters.
• Possibility of manual/automatic adjustment of track speed.
• Indicating changes of the volume level on the track.
• Emulation of vinyl records.
• Ability to memorize up to 9 positions on the track.
• Ability to record mixes to MP3 or WAV.
• Recognizing the music style (e.g., hip-hop, techno, etc.).
• Support for Unicode.
You should keep in mind, with more than a million new downloads every month, Virtual DJ is the most wide-spread DJ software. Free download of Virtual DJ is completely available here.
Author Roman Softobase.