RoSoftDownload Editor's Review :
Virtual DJ is a music mixing software great for those who want to mix music at home.
Appearance buttons done carefully and strategically positioned to allow the easily use of it, are the proves that the software was created with care and passion for music.
Music mixing program
The program has two decks where you can upload songs that you want to mix and through which you allow the use and recording of samplers, sync songs, recording sessions, etc...
Atomix Virtual DJ is the MP3 mixing software, and is used daily by millions of DJs big clubs.
It has many features, a breakthrough BeatLock engine that will keep your songs in tune and let you work your mixes incredibly faster than any other DJ. VirtualDJ will also let when you mix and music videos. You can use several interfaces to suit both beginners and professionals, record mixes on CD, rip DVD, rip vinyl, create your own Internet radio, automatically mix playlists, use VST effects and karaoke.
Through an attractive interface, Virtual DJ offers a wide range of tools to make the best mixes possible. For example BeatLock system is capable of maintaining synchronization between two bass tracks, so you\'ll not have to watch for timing.
Like any good mixer, Virtual DJ has a mix of channels and a loop system equally effective.
- record your mixes;
- apply effects and samples;
- broadcast on the Internet;
- provides a chart that displays real-time mixing and remixing music synchronized;
- make mixes with videos, MP3 and digital vinyl.
Reviewed by I. Petre
From Atomix Productions
VirtualDJ is the hottest MP3 mixing software, targeting every DJ from bedroom DJs to professional superstars like Carl Cox.
With its breakthrough BeatLock engine, your songs will always stay in the beat, and you can work your mixes incredibly faster than any other DJ could.
The automatic seamless loop engine and the brand new synchronised sampler will let you perform astounding remixes live, with no preparation at all.
The visual representation and the cues allow you to clearly see the song's structure, and never be surprised by a break anymore.
The vinyl controls will let you scratch like on a real turntable, except that with the beatlock engine your scratches will never end out of the beat.
Add to that an infinite number of cue points you can save for each songs, a bunch of wonderful effects automatically beat-synchronised.
Add also several interfaces to suit everybody from the beginner to the professional DJ, the possibility to record your mixes to burn them on CDs, to broadcast on the Internet and have your own radio station, to save your CDs directly in MP3, to use a headphone to preview the songs or an external mixtable to perform in a club.
Lastly, enter the new era of DJs by mixing video clips (DVD, DivX, MPEG...) which you can send on a giant screen.
Virtual DJ brings you all that, in the most easy-to-use way, and at the most affordable price.
* Twin independent zero-latency players with:
- Standard controls (play, pause, stop, cue)
- Volume control
- Pitch control (from -34 to +34%)
- 3 band equalizers with Kill + gain
* One-click beat matching and synchronisation (new FAME algorithm)
* BeatLock engine: your songs will always stay in time, and you can work your mixes incredibly faster than any other DJ could
* Automatic beat-matched crossfading
* On-the-fly automatic BPM calculation
* Automatic pitch matching
* Automatic level matching
* Automatic beat matching
* Dynamic beat visualizer for easy "drag'n'drop" beat-matching
* Real scratch simulation
* Virtual scratch: Scratch your mp3 with your bare hand
* Automatic beat-aware LOOP function
* Synchronised sampler with 12 instant slots
* Master Tempo pitch algorithm
* Automatic first beat and last beat detection
* Automatic 4/4 phase detection
* OSC network synchronisation
* Infinite number of beatlocked desks (local multi-instance or network)
* Infinite number of cue points saved per songs
* Beat-aware effect plugins (included: beatgrid, flippin, vocal remover, filter, flanger, backspin, brake, etc...)
* VST effects compatibility
* Video mix with TV output (mix songs and/or video clips !)
* Full karaoke support
* Proprietary of FreeFrame video effects
* Inifite number of video effect simultaneously
* DJ-adapted video transition plugins
* Song database engine with easy-to-use search feature
* CoverFlow or text-only song browsing
* Compatible with iTunes playlists
* ID3 compatibility
* Automatic "filter" folders
* Automatic Hot-Swap of external harddrives
* Ready-to-burn file recording to burn your own mixed CDs
* Broadcast on the Internet
* CD to MP3 encoder
* Optional 3D sound card, 2 sound cards or Y-splitter for real-time monitoring or external mixtable use
* ASIO soundcard compatibility
* Fully customisable (skin engine and shortcut macro enngine)
* External MIDI keyboard compatibility for shortcuts
* Compatibility with most external controllers (DMC2, DAC3, iCDX, TotalControl, BCD2000, DJConsole, etc...)
* Optional automatic mixing: Virtual DJ recognizes the style of the music (techno, hip hop, lounge) and adapt its mix in consequence
* PIII 850 MhZ computer
* 1024x768 SVGA video
* DirectX compatible soundcard
* 512 MB RAM
* 20 MB free on the hard-drive
20 days trial