Forum: Wishes and new features
Wishes and new features
VDJ 2021 - Stems
Topic: VDJ 2021 - Stems
Now, with the new 2021 version, every time you load a song, it takes some time (and CPU usage = risk of possible glitches) when using the STEMS feature (EZRemix).
Because every time the file has to be analyzed to locate the different parts of the song (analyze the frequency of the voice, beat, instruments so they can be isolated), it takes calculation time (and thereby CPU) to do so every time you load a song. This can be a pain-in-the-a... when performing.
Making one of the big advances of VDJ (stability, reliability) wobbly. Especially on less powerful systems.
If it is possible to analyze (scan frequenties) a bulk of songs in advance and create a meta data file, containing the info, this would mean you can select an amount of songs and analyze them for STEMS purposes over night. Just like it's recommended to analyze songs for beat grid in advance/when preparing.
Once all current songs are analyzed only for STEMS purposes (leaving the already analyzed BPM etc untouched) , when loading a new song it let's you choose to analyze (adjustable in settings) for BPM etc (like it does already) AND let it analyze for STEMS purposes to.
Therefore you're not putting a burden on your system each time you load a song (which has to be analyzed for STEMS every time).
Posted Fri 19 Jun 20 @ 2:30 pm
Posted Fri 19 Jun 20 @ 2:53 pm
Posted Fri 19 Jun 20 @ 3:03 pm
Posted Fri 19 Jun 20 @ 5:04 pm
possible in early update acess :
BUILD 5949 (2020-06-23)
- option to save pre-calculated stems to files (right-click on songs and choose "precompute stems", or use performance option 'precomputeStems')
- show bpm and key on soundcloud searches
- fix several small crashes
Posted Tue 23 Jun 20 @ 3:57 pm
Posted Thu 25 Jun 20 @ 9:37 pm
Posted Thu 25 Jun 20 @ 9:44 pm
Another option would be under USER where you could toggle Custom Buttons, Hotcues, Hotcutes 5-8, Saved Loops, TimeCode & Line-In, Stems could be added there. Then you could have up to 4 sliders at a time, when another page indicated by a little up/down arrow to see the 5th slider.
Honestly, I think it's fine the way it is, but just an after-thought to get the creative juices flowing. I suppose the VDJ remote could incorporate Stem Sliders instead?
Posted Fri 26 Jun 20 @ 12:38 am
Posted Fri 26 Jun 20 @ 6:28 am
Posted Fri 26 Jun 20 @ 10:38 pm
Posted Fri 26 Jun 20 @ 10:48 pm
I downloaded the Vdj 2021 from their main site download menu.
I installed it and everything seem to work well but this stem pad (vocal, Instrument, beat, etc) feature doesn't work on mine laptop. It doesn't bring down the drop menu arrow to choose from. I am talking about the arrow closer to the knobs that control hi,mid,low.
I don't have any hardware dj controller anyway.
Posted Sun 28 Jun 20 @ 5:31 pm
Is your computer 32 bit? Are you running Windows 7 or 8?
Posted Sun 28 Jun 20 @ 5:53 pm
Posted Sun 28 Jun 20 @ 6:05 pm
Then I would upgrade my windows to win 10.
Can I have the link to Vdj 2021
Posted Sun 28 Jun 20 @ 10:24 pm
Posted Sun 28 Jun 20 @ 10:38 pm
Atomix needs to make it much clearer on the main product page and on the download page (everywhere really) that:
1) There are two versions. The 32 bit version is 2020 & 64 bit is 2021
2) The stems feature is only available in 2021 (the 64 bit version).
3) The 64 bit version (2021) only runs on Windows 10 (64 bit).
Currently it's not clear at all. The main page advertises "REAL-TIME TRACK SEPARATION" but there's no mention of it being in the 64 bit version only, or that the 32 bit version is called VDJ 2020.
Even the requirements at the bottom of the page don't mention the difference.
It should be obvious from the posts here that customers are confused.
Posted Mon 29 Jun 20 @ 7:14 am