Use Effects in Virtual DJ

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow.com. This is going to be a tutorial on how to add effects in Virtual DJ. Now, Virtual DJ comes with a variety of effects built in. I'm going to show you how to use those effects.

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    First of all we're going to get our track ready and start playing it.
    Let's skip forward in the track a little bit. Now, we are ready to add the effect.
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    We're going to click on the "EFFECTS" button and here we can see a few different effects that are available.
    In the bottom left corner of the screen, there's a few effects, like "backspin" "beat grid", "brake", "Distorter" "Phaser", "Reverb", "WahWah", "Echo", "Flanger", "Flippin Double", "Key Changer", "Over loop", "TK Filter V2", and "vocals+".
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    To stop a track, we use "backspin".
    Let's go ahead and see what that would sound like. I'm going to press "Activate on Deck 1". It gives an effect of stopping the track.
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    If we click "beatgrid" we can use this purple grid.
    On the top half of the screen, we have samples. Each purple block is a single beat. By clicking on these, it gives a cool skipping effect.
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    Then we have "brake" which is kind of like "backspin", but it slows down the track, in a different way.
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    We have "Distorter".
    Let's go ahead and play that by clicking "Activate on Deck 1". It does not work to well on low-end computers. It doesn't work well on most computers unless we have a really high-grade computer. We're going to skip that for now, as it doesn't work on most computers.
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    Here we have "Phaser".
    Let's listen to it. It gives a phaser effect. We can play around with the effects.
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    Now we are going to go the "Reverb" option.
    This just adds a little bit of a reverb. We can play around with the settings again to find a good option.
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    The "WahWah" effect makes it sound really compressed.
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    There's the "echo" effect, which adds an echo.
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    We have the "flanger" which does a flanger effect.
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    We have the "FlippinDouble", which doubles every beat.
    It would be a good way to transition between songs.
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    We have the "KeyChanger" which just changes the pitch.
    If we add it at zero, it would not do anything, but if we went down to minus three it would make it a lower pitch. Plus three would be a higher pitch.
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    We also have "overloop", which just loops a beat over the beat.
    It makes it sound really loud, so we're going to want to turn our volume down. It basically just overlays the beat over the beats.
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    Next, we have the "TK Filter V2".
    Let's play it. We're going to want to move the red dot around in the box in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen. This filters the different sounds so that we can get only the high pitch sounds, the low pitch sounds, or whatever we want.
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    We have "vocals+" which moves the vocals.
    It can make it to where we can only hear the vocals. Now this does not work perfectly, with a lot of electronic songs. Let's just play that. It's actually pretty good, considering it's getting rid of all the background sounds. We can still hear a good amount of the background and a little bit of the kick.
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    That's all of the effects that are in Virtual DJ.
    Thank you for watching the VisiHow.com tutorial. If you have any questions or comments, leave them in the comment section below. Check out my profile for tutorials like this and more. Thank you for watching VisiHow, bye.
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Questions and Answers

Is the 'Flippin Double' effect not in Virtual DJ 8?

I looked for the effect, and it doesn't show up. Is there a substitute for it?. I have tried: I've tried searching things for help, but got none. I think it was caused by: I think the software was updated, and they took off this effect.

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Effect Flippin double missing?

Hello, I tried to use the effect called Flippin double in VDJ8 but without success. This effect was available on VDJ7 but I cannot find how he was build in order to create the same! May I ask you if we have the possibility to got in on 8 vs? Thanks

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Hi, how can I remove vocal from a song?

I downloaded plugins and the name of one of them is remove vocal, I installed it but I can't use, can you help me ?

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Please, how can I add effects and skins to virtual DJ 8?

Please teach me how to add the effects and skins only because I have already added some samples. I have tried: Please I have pasted it at where the effects are but still to no avail. I think it was caused by: Actually I don't know

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How do I set effects on function keys effects on virtual DJ8?

How do I set effects on function keys

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How to activate vocals+ in virtual dj8?

How to activate in either decks

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I am having an issue with the backspin effect not working for one of the decks in virtual DJ8?

I am having an issue with the backspin effect not working for one of the decks in virtual DJ8

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