Your Questions: How Can I Stream Music In My DJ Software?

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Digital DJ Tips member Dave writes: “For a while I was using Virtual DJ which provided unlimited streaming of over 15 million songs for a monthly fee. However, they are trying to re-group after their provider Grooveshark shut down. Any ideas of other programs that provide that much music content?”

Controller Clinic #41: Best DJ Controller Under $400?

Numark Mixtrack Pro 3

Today’s post was inspired by a thread on the Digital DJ Tips forum, from where this answer comes. Our reader said: “I think I’ll use Virtual DJ or Serato, but it really doesn’t matter to me: I’d rather get a controller and buy software accordingly.” As you’ll see, though, we don’t think this is the right way to go…

Numark NV Update: Screens Now Work With Virtual DJ

We've discovered that the Numark NV Serato DJ controller also works fine with Virtual DJ, even down to the screens working pretty much in exactly the same way.

When filming, we had all three main DJ apps (Traktor, Virtual DJ and Serato) all open at once, and a Numark NV plugged in. That’s when we realised something mighty strange was happening, and also something pretty cool: It turns out that Virtual DJ not only works fine with the Numark NV, but also with its built-in screens!

[NAMM 2015] Virtual DJ 8 Adds New Akai, Rane & Reloop Support

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Virtual DJ has today announced at NAMM 2015 native support for a host of controllers, mixers and accessories, from Akai Pro, Rane and Reloop: the Akai Pro AFX and AMX, the Rane Sixty-Two, and the Reloop Neon being the specific models that are now natively mapped.

How To Optimise Your Mac For DJing

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In this article, I’m going to share with you some tips on getting your Mac running at its best while you DJ, as well as some small caveats for Mac users that you may not know about. Yes, Macs are known for their stability and reliability, but let’s be clear on a couple of things…

Traktor Pro 3: The 10 Features We’d Love To See

Traktor Pro 3

So Native Instruments is getting closer to launching its Traktor Kontrol S8, the new jogwheel-free flagship controller that adds screens to help break the reliance on the laptop screen. It wouldn’t take a genius to work out that at some point – either when the S8 drops, but probably shortly afterwards – Traktor 3 will be with us too.

Epsilon-Pro Launches Quad-Mix DJ Controller In White

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Newcomer Epsilon-Pro has announced a white version of its QUAD-MIX four-channel DJ controller. It comes bundled with a copy of Virtual DJ LE, and rudimentary controls expected of four-channel controllers these days, save for a bank of drumpads.