How to Customize Your Virtual DJ with the Pioneer CDJ 2000 Skin
If you are a fan of the Pioneer CDJ 2000, you might want to give your Virtual DJ a makeover with the Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000. This skin is designed to mimic the look and feel of the famous Pioneer CDJ 2000 Nexus and the mixer Pioneer DJM 900 Nexus. It has many features that will make your DJing experience more realistic and enjoyable.
What is the Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000?
The Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000 is a custom skin for the popular software Virtual DJ. A skin is a graphical interface that changes the appearance and functionality of the software. The Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000 is based on the Pioneer CDJ 2000, which is one of the most advanced and widely used digital media players for DJs. The skin replicates the layout, buttons, knobs, displays, and lights of the Pioneer CDJ 2000, as well as the mixer Pioneer DJM 900.
Why use the Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000?
There are many reasons why you might want to use the Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000 for your Virtual DJ software. Here are some of them:
It gives you a more authentic and professional look for your Virtual DJ setup.
It allows you to access most of the features and functions of the Pioneer CDJ 2000 and the mixer Pioneer DJM 900, such as hot cues, loops, effects, filters, EQs, sync, slip mode, etc.
It has some unique and fun features that are not available on the real Pioneer CDJ 2000, such as a jogwheel rotation function, kill buttons on the mixer, and an alarm that indicates when the decks are not synchronized.
It has three different views to choose from, depending on your preference and screen size. You can have a view with or without waveforms, or a view with the browser on the whole page.
It is easy to install and use. You just need to download it from the Virtual DJ website, install it in your skins folder, and select it from the options menu.
How to install the Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000?
Installing the Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000 is very easy and straightforward. You just need to follow these steps:
Download the skin file from the Virtual DJ website. The file name is Pioneer_CDJ2000_DJM900_NEXUS.zip.
Extract the zip file to your skins folder. The default location of the skins folder is C:\Users\YourName\Documents\VirtualDJ\Skins. If you have changed the location of your skins folder, you need to extract the file there.
Install the digital-7.ttf font that is included in the zip file. This font is necessary for the skin to display correctly. To install the font, just double click on it and click on Install.
Install the WatchDog plugin that is also included in the zip file. This plugin is required for the synchronization alarm to work. To install the plugin, just copy the WatchDog.dll file to your plugins folder. The default location of the plugins folder is C:\Users\YourName\Documents\VirtualDJ\Plugins\Other. If you have changed the location of your plugins folder, you need to copy the file there.
Launch Virtual DJ and go to Options -> Skins. Select Pioneer_CDJ2000_DJM900_NEXUS from the list and click on Apply.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed the Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000. You can now enjoy using it for your DJing sessions.
How to use the features of the Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000?
Using the features of the Virtual DJ Skin Pioneer CDJ 2000 is very similar to using the real Pioneer CDJ 2000 and the mixer Pioneer DJM 900. You can control most of the functions with your mouse, keyboard, or a MIDI controller. Here are some of the main features and how to use them:
Hot Cues: You can set up to eight hot cues per deck by pressing the REC/CALL button and then one of the numbered buttons. You can recall them by pressing the same numbered button. You can delete them by holding the DEL button and pressing the numbered button.
Loops: You can set a loop by pressing the IN and OUT buttons, or by using the loop knob. You can adjust the loop length by turning the loop knob or pressing the 1/2X or 2X buttons. You can exit the loop by pressing the RELOOP/EXIT button.
Effects: You can apply effects to each deck by selecting an effect from the drop-down menu and turning on the ON/OFF button. You can adjust the effect parameters by using the knobs and buttons below the menu. You can also apply effects to the master output by selecting an effect from the drop-down menu on the right side of the mixer and turning on the ON/OFF button.
Filters: You can apply a high-pass or low-pass filter to each deck by turning on the FILTER button and moving the filter knob. You can also apply a filter to the master output by turning on the FILTER button on the right side of the mixer and moving the filter knob.
EQs: You can adjust the low, mid, and high frequencies of each deck by using the EQ knobs. You can also adjust the master EQ by using the EQ knobs on the right side of the mixer.
Sync: You can synchronize the tempo and phase of two decks by pressing the SYNC button on one of them. You can also manually adjust the tempo by using the pitch fader or pitch bend buttons.
Slip Mode: You can activate slip mode by pressing the SLIP button on each deck. Slip mode allows you to manipulate the track without losing its original position. For example, you can scratch, loop, or hot cue while slip mode is on, and when you release it, the track will resume from where it would have been. 4aad9cdaf3