VirtualDJ is a free audio and video mixing software for users who prefer home DJ and music mixing activities. This free virtual DJ software is simple but still very effective with all the required functionality to perform mixing of audio sounds easily. The application does not require you to use additional music mixing hardware like mixer, turntable, DJ controller, or video projector. You just need this small application and create amazing mixes of your favorite track.
The application allows you to mix music tracks right form your computer system, no additional hardware cost and no hidden cost. The application is simple and free of cost. The features in the application are very intuitive and can be customized to meet your different needs.
Therefore, if you were planning to mix certain music pieces for your gatherings and parties, then using this freeware would be good option. All the functionality in the freeware is innovative, which helps you to mix audio and videos with ease, and consumes less time. You can also read other free software on music mixing like Mixxx, UltraMixer2, and OTSTurnTables. There is a video tutorial available to learn how to use OTSTurnTables.
The application is equipped with two in-built virtual decks with which you can upload and listen to your audio and video tracks, short clips, and karaoke. You do not need external software for playing and watching clips. You can listen to the music and also mix them hand in hand so that you can confirm the mixes created by you immediately on the spot. In addition, play your copy of the mix and make necessary edits that very moment by using this extensive application.
The application also gives you facility of browsing through your music library and allows you to tag your albums with ID3 tags. This makes your search easy and you will be able to find music albums fast. You can also add custom fields to your albums for faster search. Also add effects in the mixes and check some of the traditional mixer features in the freeware like EQ, gain and crossfader.
In addition to the above basic features of the freeware, you will also have some intuitive and very simple advanced functions. The application can analyze beats per minute for you and also performs keys detection for harmonic mixing. The features will lessen your mixing time and also provide automatic mixing functions that matches sound beats.
Some very basic and helpful features of VirtualDJ are:
- Two virtual decks for loading and listening to music albums
- Clip bank for playing video clips on the fly
- Real time recording of the music and saving into your computer
- Real time web casting of your sessions
- Computer beat grid for virtual mixing
- Automatic mixing features
You can perform most complex task using this freeware. All the functions are present in tab form in the interface, which is in the form of any other mixer hardware. The complete set of tools available in the free edition can be used unlimitedly and there are no hidden cost for using the application. Overall VirtualDJ has a very simple interface and is easy to use.