[Video] Pioneer DDJ-WeGO+Algoriddim’s djay Software
The popular entry-level and compact DJ controller by Pioneer DJ called the DDJ-WeGO can now be used in conjunction with the Algoriddim's djay Software for Mac. The DDJ-WeGO can already be used with any DJ software, but owners of the DDJ-WeGO can now go to the Pioneer DJ website and download a copy of Algoriddim's djay for FREE and have yet another way to mix with this tight little controller. All you have to do is download and upgrade to the new DDJ-WeGO firmware and then download the djay software and you're ready to go... Check out the performance video below and then see the full press release and links to get the update and the software.
Be sure to check out our full HD-Video and written reviews of the DDJ-WeGO to see an in-depth look at the hardware and other software features that come with it at this link: DDJ-WeGO Review
DDJ-WeGO Firmware Link
Algoriddim djay Software Link
Pioneer DDJ-WeGO works with Algoriddim’s djay software for Mac
Pioneer’s most affordable DJ controller, the DDJ-WeGO, currently bundled
with the “Virtual DJ Limited Edition” software by Atomix Productions, is
now compatible1 with Algoriddim’s djay® DJ software. The djay2* software,
available exclusively for Mac®, utilizes the user’s iTunes® music library
to simplify the music mixing experience and provides basic DJ functions
such as scratching and mixing, an Auto Mix feature for seamless playback of
music without interruption, and an intuitive graphical user interface (GUI)
that rotates the album artwork of the music being played. Current users of
the djay software can simply update* the software for compatibility when
used with a DDJ-WeGO.
For DDJ-WeGO users, a “djay LE” version of the software is available at no
cost with. The “djay LE” software provides many of the same functions as
the original “djay” version, with the exception of the Recording and
Automix functions, and can be downloaded from the Algoriddim website (
Pioneer’s DDJ-WeGO DJ controllers make it easy for beginners to learn how
to mix with built-in effects and features:
· Jog FX – Allows users to combine multiple effects and control them
simultaneously using the Jog wheel.
· Pulse Control – Provides users with visual prompts with a variety of
colored lights on the Jog platters:
o Mix Pulse – The mix pulse mode shows the difference in pitch of
songs currently playing through the light of the Jog wheel. As
the pitch of songs begin to match, the intensity of the light
increases, allowing the user to check visually that the beats
are in sync. In conjunction with the music, the pulse of lights
helps to improve beat matching skills.3
o Launch Pulse – Triggers a red light on the Jog wheel to signify
that music has been loaded successfully.
o FX Pulse – The effect being applied to the currently playing
song will not only be heard, but will also be represented
visually via the light movements on the Jog wheel.
· USB Power – The DDJ-WeGO utilizes power from USB connections found on
most computers, eliminating the need for an external power supply.
· Other features
o Five available colors: white, black, red, green, and violet
o Built-in audio ports for high quality sound input and output
o Built-in sound card for expanded music storage and portability
o Compact in size and weighs less than four pounds for easy
Pioneer’s DDJ-WeGO controller is available with a suggested retail price of
DDJ-WeGO Demo Link
1 DDJ-WeGO firmware must be updated to Ver 1.05 to be compatible with djay,
and is available at http://pioneerdj.com/support.
2 The djay software is available from the App Store ($19.99).
3 Mix Pulse feature not available on the DDJ-WeGO when using the djay or
djay LE softwarretic DJ performances by combining various lights and effects. The compact size and portability of the controller make it ideal for home DJs who want to enjoy DJ on the go.
DDJ-WeGO users can download and use Algoriddim’s djay LE free of charge from Algoriddim’s website.
More information visit, http://www.pioneerdj.com
Name: Gist (Original Mix)
Label: Alive Recordings
Name: I Got What You Need (Shadow Child Freakmix)
Label: Alive Recordings
Kareem Julien (AKA DJ Blaze) has been a hip-hop, R&B, Reggae, and Club DJ since 1993. DJ Blaze has reviewed over 100 pieces of DJ Equipment and continues to provide the DJ community with high quality DJ gear reviews and updates related to DJ equipment and DJ culture.
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