Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Musikmesse 2008) – March 12, 2008: Today algoriddim announced the next version of its successful turntable-style digital audio player, featuring new plug-and-play support for the VCI-100 and VCM-100 USB MIDI controllers by Vestax. For the first time, Mac users can utilize a Mac OS X-native application to power the award-winning DJ controllers.
“iPod users have been craving to mix music with Mac OS X just like it was once done with cassettes and vinyl. Now it’s possible with the best system ever.“ says Toshihide Nakama, the president of Vestax Corporation. “The combination of the VCI-100 and djay 2.1, which works seamlessly with iTunes and has an excellent graphical interface, enables anyone to remix their favorite music. It’s the music tool of the next generation.”
“djay’s audio engine has been built to the highest standards and takes full advantage of the world-class audio services built into Mac OS X,” says Karim Morsy, CEO of algoriddim. “We’re really excited to give users of Vestax’ industry-leading controllers the option of choosing djay’s versatile audio capabilities and powerful mixing features, combined with unprecedented ease of use.”
An exclusive preview and free demo CDs of djay 2.1 are available at the Vestax booth (Hall 5.0 A 21) and at the algoriddim booth (Hall 5.0 D 06) at Musikmesse 2008 (March 12 – 15) in Frankfurt, Germany.
Pricing and Availability
djay 2 is available for EUR 39.99 or $49.99 from the algoriddim website, where users can also download a demo version of the software. For more information, please visit www.djay-software.com.
djay 2.1 will be a free update for all users of djay 2 and is scheduled to be available in spring 2008.
Vestax VCI-100 and VCM-100 MIDI controllers are available separately. For more information visit www.vestax.com.
djay is the groundbreaking Mac OS X digital audio player and music mixing software. It seamlessly integrates with the user’s iTunes library and allows to mix an entire digital music collection with two realistic interactive turntables. In djay’s Automix mode, music can be automatically mixed using DJ-style transitions. Users can perform live, record their mixes, and even send them over the Bonjour network to other connected djays in real-time.
algoriddim is a Germany-based software company that specializes in developing high quality applications in the multimedia area, primarily on the Mac platform. With expertise in both the music and the software engineering field, algoriddim creates innovative tools with a stunning user experience.
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