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Topic: Virtual DJ for Chrome OS

Now in these days there is a new software for laptops that is not only conquering the market due to high performance but also for cheap prices. This is Chrome OS powered by Google. Sadly Virtual DJ is not available in Chrome OS. This means that Virtual DJ is losing thousands of potential clients that want to DJ but also need a cheap high performence laptop. Other DJ software programs have already put their softwares in Chrome OS. Eventhough none of them are as good as Virtual DJ people are using those DJ softwares which means Virtual DJ is losing thousands of dollars.

So will you make Virtual DJ available in Chrome OS

geposted Mon 20 Aug 18 @ 7:19 am
I doubt it

I also doubt that people who are forced to buy a cheap laptop, and therefore choose a Chromebook, are willing to pay $299 for a DJ software to put on their cheap laptop

Another issue with Chromebooks are that they are designed to be online. They can do some things offline, including holding some files. But DJs needs to be able to DJ entirely offline

So if Atomix were to port VDJ to a third platform, I think a Unix platform, like maybe Ubuntu, would be a smarter choice than Chrome OS

geposted Mon 20 Aug 18 @ 7:36 am
What other DJ software is available for Chrome OS?

Traktor, Serato, Rekordbox (those are the "big three")? I don't think so.

If "thousands of DJs" were desperate to use a cheap laptop to DJ with (which I doubt, if they have professional standards) then why aren't those programs available for Chrome OS?

geposted Mon 20 Aug 18 @ 5:26 pm
The only way I see VirtualDJ functions via a Chromebook is via the remote app controlling a bona-fide VirtualDJ installation running on robust hardware. Chromebooks use low power ARM processors currently and dont have the performance needed. VirtualDJ is compiled to run on RISC (X86 and AMD64) architectures running windows and OSX. The only feasible additional platform I would predict may be able to run VirtualDJ natively in the future will be the Linux platform. (and I would love that!)

see this thread: https://www.virtualdj.com/forums/223584/General_Discussion/Question_Concerning_Chromebook.html

geposted Fri 15 Mar 19 @ 1:31 am
Considering there is potential for 4k online gaming to be run through a chrome web browser on a laptop that's years old (Stadia), this should definitely be possible in the near future I hope.

geposted Fri 09 Aug 19 @ 5:50 pm
Am i abel to use VDJ on Windows XP
Please help , Thx :)

geposted Wed 05 Aug 20 @ 3:33 pm
You're asking about XP in a ChromeOS thread!

Yes you can use VDJ with XP - if you run an old outdated build, which is not recommended.

Your OS is out of date. Time to upgrade :-)

geposted Wed 05 Aug 20 @ 3:48 pm

Please do not use a computer with Windows XP connected to the internet or USB thumb drives.

geposted Fri 07 Aug 20 @ 3:30 pm
Sadly, not even Serato is compatible with Chromebook, but for those Chromebook users, I would recommend a djing software called transitions DJ or soundtrap.

geposted Mon 11 Jan 21 @ 11:14 pm
I would want Chrome OS to allow it.

geposted Sat 06 Feb 21 @ 9:35 pm
plz make it to download it on chromebooks to so it can be easy used or put in on playstore for free

geposted Thu 30 Sep 21 @ 9:07 pm
i thought this shit was for chromebook without windows

geposted Mon 08 Nov 21 @ 4:49 pm
curtnwPRO InfinityMember since 2010
I am really angry about Windows 11. I am a pro Virtual DJ user, and I have several high end laptops. Non of them qualify for windows 11. They want to hold you hostage to fill up the landfills with your old laptops and buy a brand new one. It is time for Virtual DJ to write a Chromebook version. They have high end chromebooks now. With SD cards and SSD external drives, you can easily store all of your music for offline use. I own a Chromebook as well and it amazes me how there is no lag ever and it is only a middle of the road model. Time to stick it to Microsoft for this latest criminal act. My I7 and A10 laptops with tons of ram can easily run windows 11. I could rewrite the system to bypass the equipment check with installing Windows 11 but I should not have to. Where is the outrage from all of the environmentalists out there.

geposted Tue 09 Nov 21 @ 9:07 pm
locodogPRO InfinityModeratorMember since 2013
win 10 still works you know

geposted Tue 09 Nov 21 @ 9:12 pm
AdionPRO InfinityCTOMember since 2006
Windows 10 is indeed still supported until 2025 at least, and by that time the youngest computers that can't upgrade to Windows 11 will be at least 7 years old. I don't think that's too unreasonable.

(In comparison, Google only offers updates for chromebooks up to 6.5 years old, so who is helping fill up landfills?)

geposted Wed 10 Nov 21 @ 6:09 am
i would love to use it

geposted Sat 09 Apr 22 @ 7:50 pm
I will really want chrome os to allowed it

geposted Wed 25 May 22 @ 3:16 pm
I agree that financially strapped DJs unlikely to use $299 worth of DJ software. But, a Chromebook running Virtual DJ would make a handy backup.

geposted Sun 12 Jun 22 @ 2:41 am