vjay Stories April 3, 2013

Algoriddim’s ‘djay’ apps get Audiobus support alongside new features & enhancements

Following Apple’s decision to update GarageBand with support for the inter-app audio routing system known as “Audiobus”, the popular djay apps by developer Algoriddim have been updated with Audiobus support alongside a long list of new features.

On top of support for the Pioneer DDJ-WeGO and DDJ-ERGO controllers through the Pioneer DJC-WeCAi iPad Connection Cable for the iPad version of the app, both the iPhone and iPad djay apps get the following new features and enhancements:

What’s New in Version 1.6.4

✔ Introducing Audiobus support: Now you can stream live audio directly to other Audiobus-compatible apps! See http://audiob.us for more information ✔ Added support for Pioneer DDJ-WeGO and DDJ-ERGO controllers (requires Pioneer DJC-WeCAi iPad Connection Cable, sold separately) ✔ “Shuffle” setting is now also applied to Automix Queue ✔ Pause audio when disconnecting headphones or dock audio ✔ Gain is no longer reset when “Reset EQ” setting is off ✔ Allow sliding crossfader up after tapping to leave it centered ✔ Improved handling of iOS audio system errors ✔ Improved caching ✔ Improved Vestax Spin 2 mapping: allow tempo fine-adjust using Shift & +/– buttons ✔ Changed ION iDJ 2 Go jog wheels to scratch during playback (the previous pitch-bend behavior can be enabled using “Jog Pitch Bend Mode” in the MIDI settings) ✔ Fixed playback issue after loading error with specific files ✔ Fixed audio distortion when using Key Lock with Bluetooth audio ✔ Fixed lock screen audio controls starting both turntables ✔ Fixed possible crash when editing Automix Queue while Automix is active ✔ Bug fixes, performance and stability improvements

djay for iPhone is available on the App Store now for $0.99, and the iPad version is available for $4.99. The free, LE versions of the app also gained Audiobus support today.

Algoriddim even updated its vjay apps that allow users to mix music and videos with many of the new features—minus Audiobus support—included in the djay updates.

vjay Stories November 15, 2012

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9to5Mac once again gathered the most noteworthy apps that announced news, launched, updated, or went on sale recently and added them in our usual roundup below.

Today’s selection includes an iPhone music-mixing app by Algoriddim, an updated app from Disney, a new episode for the Walking Dead game, price drops for many official PAC-MAN games, and notable Mac apps sales for Call of Duty 4, Tomb Raider: Underworld, and more. Keep checking back for more, as we continually update this list throughout the day.

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1. vjay for iPhone | 99 cents Algoriddim, the developer behind the popular djay apps for iPadiPhone, and Mac, as well as vjay for iPad, just released an iPhone version of its vjay app. The “mashup machine for your music and videos” launched at introductory sale price, and it essentially brought the same functionality as the iPad version with the following feature highlights:

  • Media Access
  • Real-time video transitions, audio visuals effects
  • Live Movie Recording
  • Instant Facebook and YouTube sharing
  • Support for external displays
  • Built-in camera integration
  • Integration with iTunes Store
  • And much, much more.

Check out more below.

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vjay Stories August 6, 2012

Our usual list of apps and updates is below kicking off with a couple notable updates from over the weekend to the Instapaper and vjay apps:

vjay version 1.0.1: One of the biggest updates today goes to algoriddim’s video-mixing vjay app that we introduced you to a couple of months ago. Included in version 1.0.1 is support for 1080p videos up to 30 FPS, new settings like Auto Repeat and Play Automatically, and improved MIDI support for both the ION iDJ 2 Go MIDI controller and Numark Mixdeck Quad.

Instapaper version 4.2.4: The iPhone and iPad Instapaper app received an update that includes improvements to dark-mode and link colors, pagination performance, and support for Chrome, Buffer, and iCab Reading List in the Share panel. A full list of what’s new is below:

– Improved pagination performance. – Improved dark-mode colors and link colors. (More on that front soon.) – Removed instapaper.com/z short URLs from all remaining Twitter sharing methods. Now that t.co URLs are supported by nearly all apps, custom short URLs are unnecessary and they only inconvenience Twitter readers, so they’re gone. Your links are yours and should have as few intermediaries as possible. – Removed rarely-used “Print” feature. – Added Buffer, Chrome, and the upcoming iCab Reading List to the Share panel. – Added “Report a text problem” to article footers so customers can help improve Instapaper’s parsing of certain pages. – Improved Pinboard login security to use their new token system instead of storing passwords. – Made syncing even faster. – Fixed bugs from the future.

Discovery Channel HD version 1.9: In anticipation of the 25th anniversary of Shark Week, the Discovery Channel app was just updated with an “interactive second screen experience, synchronized to select shows from Shark Week.”

Using ACR (automatic content recognition) technology, this deeper dive into Shark Week features exclusive photos, behind-the-scenes information, revealing production shots, interactive infographics, shark trivia and much more! 

Discovery Channel is offering Shark Week Plus exclusivity to iPad users each night of Shark Week from 9 to 10PM e/p, and Shark Week Bingo from 10-11PM e/p. Shark Week’s 25th anniversary begins Sunday, August 12.

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