When it comes to DJ software the most under-utilized piece of hardware is the track pad which is often only used to select and drop tracks onto decks. The folks at Algoriddim recently announced a new update to their budget friendly DJ software, djay Pro, that introduces multi-touch control which is the first of its kind to leverage the OSX Multi-Touch and Force Touch capabilities. They've also expanded to more Pioneer products with an extensive list of supported hardware. Read more below and watch a video demonstrating the new updates.
Algoriddim is a household name when it comes to DJ applications. Their djay app for iOS and Android has been downloaded millions of times by users all across the globe who were looking for a way to get their feet wet in DJing. djay is also the name of Algoriddim's Mac dedicated software that has recently been given a total over-haul and redesign. Today, Algoriddim announced the release of djay Pro, the latest desktop DJ software for Mac OSX. I had the pleasure of talking to Algoriddim's CEO, Karim Morsy, who walked me through the software which has everything from automatic iTunes playlists to MIDI capabilities and even full Spotify integration.
Taking full advantage of the new A7 64-bit processor in the lastest iPads from Apple, Algoriddim has quickly launched two new versions of their well-made iOS apps for DJs and VJs, djay and vjay respectively. In djay, users now have access to a pitch detection and shifting engine, dubbed Harmonic Match, which analyzes the keys […]
Pioneer is today announcing a new cable that lets users of their controllers finally have a solution for using an iPad as their central hub for DJing. The cable isn’t that complicated, with a USB-B connector on one end and two USB-A connectors on the other. This allows DJs to overcome a common problem with iPad […]
Despite rampant success and focused development on the iOS platform, Algoriddim’s djay for Mac application continues to see updates, including today’s release of version 4.2. The new version brings a number of additions, including wireless Airplay playback to multiple audio devices and a number of new additions for MIDI controllers. Here’s the official press release […]
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is a classic run-up to the Winter NAMM convention – which often means for companies that have booths at both, they’re spilling their DJ goods at both. Nothing mind-blowing just yet, Ion Audio’s Scratch 2 Go iPad controls are in the running for most unique DJ product released […]
We first marked the announcement of Pioneer’s consumer-level, multi-color DDJ-WeGO DJ controller back in August, just prior to its release. The unit sported a customized version of Virtual DJ at launch, but today Pioneer is showing off brand new support for using the controller with Algoriddim’s ever-popular application, djay for Mac. WeGO owners will need to download […]
Continuing a long week of pre-BPM gear announcements, Vestax has announced that they’ve been working on a second version of the Spin, the Spin2. The unit takes the portability and slim package of the original Spin and applies it to workflow and usage, in that it’s designed to work seamlessly with the desktop, iPad, and […]