TABLE OF CONTENTS
PLATFORM INTRODUCTIONS HOME, BROADCASTER, PRO BASIC, and PRO FULL INTERFACES – ZONES BROWSER FILE SYSTEM / FOLDER STRUCTURE FILE / SEARCH RESULTS AUDIO AND VIDEO TAG SUPPORT GLOBAL SEARCH SEARCHING NETSEARCH TRACK OPTIONS BPM ANALYSIS AND KEY DETECTION COMPUTER BEAT GRID (CBG) AND MANUAL BPM CORRECTION PLAYLIST AND AUTOMIX EDITING AUTOMIX MIX POINTS SIDELIST FILE SYSTEM /FOLDER STRUCTURE ORGANIZATION FAVORITE FOLDERS VIRTUAL FOLDERS FILTER FOLDERS NESTING FOLDERS WITH VIRTUAL FOLDERS DECK CONTROLS MULTI-DECK CONTROLS INTERNAL MIXER CONTROLS MULTI-DECK INTERNAL MIXER CONTROLS TOOLBAR CONTROLS RHYTHM WINDOW CONFIGURATION SETTINGS SOUND SETUP OPTIONS PERFORMANCES MAPPERS SKINS INTERNET CODECS VIDEO INFO SAMPLER EFFECTS (AUDIO) VIDEO (FEATURES,TRANSITIONS, EFFECTS)KARAOKE and ROTATION LIST MANAGER – pc version only RECORDING AND BROADCASTING LEGAL INFORMATION (End User License Agreement EULA) 3 3 4 4 5 7 9 13 14 16 16 17 17 19 22 23 24 24 24 25 26 28 31 33 34 35 36 37 37 38 41 43 47 48 49 50 51 52 54 55 57 59 63
PLATFORM INTRODUCTIONS INTRODUCTION
VirtualDJ offers a few different platforms of choice to fit a DJ‘s needs. Let us take a look at eachplatform and what each provides in functionality. HOME (FREE) Provides all the enjoyments of PRO without all the overhead of complex sound configurations, complex controller setups, broadcasting, or full video output. VirtualDJ HOME is built for the simple at home setup where a DJ can explore the art of mixing by simply using the keyboard, mouse, and built-in sound card.
BROADCASTER Takeyour mixing to the next level and bigger audience with BROADCASTER, where you can stream your mix straight to your friends or even a bigger audience using a web radio server connection. BROADCASTER can help get your DJing skills and talent known.
PRO BASIC An excellent starting platform where the DJ needs to use sound configuration that requires more flexibility to connect to an external mixer,but does not require capabilities like timecode setups, controllers, or full video output. PRO BASIC is most commonly used by house party and mobile DJs that just want the basics.
The flagship product – full featured capabilities to accommodate almost any DJ‘s needs or desires. Featuring Timecode (Digital Vinyl System) setup, external controller device (HID/MIDI/Firewire/Serial)setup, Full Screen Video output, broadcasting, and much much more …
Which every your choice of platform, VirtualDJ offers a wide range of features that brings more creativity to your mixes, providing features that will improve your skills, and take your DJ experience to a whole new level.
INTERFACE - ZONES
Before beginning to use VirtualDJ, it is important to familiarize yourself withthe controls and ―zones‖ of the software. Upon opening VirtualDJ for the first time, your screen resolution is evaluated and one of the included multiple resolution skins are selected and displayed for you automatically. To change to a different skin, click on the ―Config‖ menu then select the ―Skins‖ tab to access the available selections.
VirtualDJ Pro: Widescreen (1280x800)
1. BROWSER ISAMPLER / EFFECTS I RECORD
Browse your music folders, preview tracks; Create, edit and save your playlists; Adjust effects - video and audio, Record and save mixes, Internet Broadcasting setup
2. DECK 1 CONTROLS
Drag and drop music from the browser to this virtual deck. Track title, beats per minute display, counters, Transport Control
3. DECK 2 CONTROLS
Drag and drop music from thebrowser to this virtual deck. Track title, beats per minute display, counters, Transport Control
4. CENTER PANEL
Multiple panels can provide access to Crossfader, Gain, Volume PFL Controls, Video controls, Video preview windows, Effect controls, Timecode Scratch Interface
5. RHYTHM WINDOW
This window tracks the waveform of each song loaded or playing on a deck. This area also features a...