(MUNICH, Germany) – May 19, 2017 – Algoriddim, creators of the world’s best selling DJ app with over 30 million downloads, won the 2017 Windows Developer Awards at Microsoft Build for djay Pro in the category “App Creator of the Year”. The awards honor exceptional Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps that have been published in the Windows Store over the past year and leverage the latest Windows 10 capabilities in new and innovative ways.
“We are extremely honored to be recognized as App Creator of the Year by Microsoft,” said Karim Morsy, CEO of Algoriddim. “With every release of djay Pro, our mission is to push the boundaries of technology and empower our users with creative, state-of-the-art tools. djay Pro fully leverages Windows 10 and provides the most modern foundation to mix music on the platform.”
djay Pro was built from the ground up as a native Windows 10 app using the Universal Windows Platform (UWP). It fully leverages Surface studio with its beautiful PixelSense display and it is the first app to support location-aware Surface Dial integration on-screen. With Surface Dial users can browse their music library, scratch, scrub, loop, and precisely adjust knobs and filters on-screen and for each deck individually, providing a first-of-its-kind interaction paradigm to DJs. djay Pro’s deep integration with the Windows platform delivers an immersive experience with low-latency audio, smooth graphics, and plug-and-play hardware support.
Over the past 10 years, Algoriddim established itself as a leading innovator of DJ software winning multiple Apple Design Awards, an Editors’ Choice award from Google, and now the Windows Developer Award from Microsoft. Algoriddim has made DJing accessible to millions of users around the globe. djay Pro opens a new chapter for DJs on Windows as the first solution with native Spotify integration, and includes innovative features such as Surface Dial integration for a truly native Windows 10 experience.
Windows Store Link
djay Pro for Windows is available now for $49.99 (US) from the Windows Store.
djay Pro for Windows is compatible with any PC running Windows 10 Desktop Version 1607 or later.
djay + Spotify
A Spotify Premium subscription is required to access the Spotify music catalog. A 30 day free trial of Spotify Premium is available to djay users: http://www.spotify.com/djay
To learn more about using djay with Spotify visit http://www.algoriddim.com/spotify .
djay, downloaded by over 20 million users on the App Store, is the world’s best selling DJ app and winner of two Apple Design Awards. Available for desktop and mobile devices, it is used by millions of music enthusiasts and professional DJs and VJs around the globe. Seamlessly integrated with iTunes and Spotify, djay gives users access to mix millions of songs instantly. djay also provides a rich hardware ecosystem from industry-leading partners enabling users to connect professional DJ gear to the app.
Algoriddim, founded in 2006, creates world-class music and video applications for desktop and mobile devices. Our mission is to eliminate the boundaries between consumer and professional-level software to create a world where every person can be an artist and bring their digital media to life.
For more information, images, or to contact the team, please head over to our press￼ page at www.algoriddim.com/press.
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