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How to upload a Skin

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Q: How to upload/submit a skin for VirtualDJ 8 ?

If you have created a skin for VirtualDJ 8 and you wish to share it with the VirtualDJ Community, please upload it to our Add-ons page by following the next steps:

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  • Visit the Upload Add-ons page (you need to be logged in)
  • Select Skin as the type of Add-on and optionally choose one of the available categories. E.g. choose for Video DJs if the skin offers large Video Previews and full Video functionality or for A Controller if the graphics and layout of your skin mimics any Hardware.

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  • Type a name for your skin (required). Use a simple, short and unique name. Avoid reserved words such as Default and VirtualDJ. If the name is already available, you will be notified on submission so that you change it to a new one.

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  • Description, Image and Hastags
  • Provide a short description (optional) of the basic features of your skin (no more than a couple of short lines - you will be able to provide further details and instructions after approval in the Comments topic)
  • Provide an image for your skin that will be visible in the Add-ons listing (required). Usually this is a screenshot of the basic view of your skin. Prefer an image of 16:9 aspect ratio (it will be resized to a 16:9 if a different one is provided).
  • Optionally, provide any Hastags (Search Key words) separated by comma. e.g. Pioneer, DDJ-SX if your skin mimics the operation and layout of a Pioneer DDJ-SX controller.

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  • Select the User's License Level that your skin will be available to. E.g. select PRO users only if you wish to share your skin with the Pro Infinity users only or All Users if you want to share it with all users regardless of any purchased License.

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  • Compress the necessary files (xml, png and any previews) to a zip file (required). Optionally provide up to 3 screenshots of various views of your skin (at 16:9 aspect ratio and HD720 or HD1080 if possible)

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  • Provide any information (optional) about the skin that would help VirtualDJ Team to review your skin. These info will not be visible in public.

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  • Click on the Submit button


    Rules to follow :

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  • Only submit once. if you submit the skin more than one time then all version will be removed and not considered. And then you can re-submit.
  • It is your responsibility to review the status of your submissions. There are notes that may be left in the description that need attention on your skin. Do not expect a comment to be placed in a forum thread. Once you have made the corrections, then simply remove the comment made in the Description field when you update your submission. If no corrections are made in a reasonable amount of time - the submission will be removed.
  • Skins resembling other software. If you are submitting simply 'hacks' of other software then the skin must be dramatically different from then original software's look. It can not be a simple color change, just moving of a couple elements, or adding some text/graphic on the skin. There are more and more submissions that are starting to occur that are direct resemblance of the other software. Please do not spoil the flexibility of being a bit creative to where we have to impose more stringent requirements.
  • Do not simply resize or re-color something that has already been done by someone else. If you have receive the approval of such a change from the original creator then you must do the following before it will be approved.[list]
  • Create a thread for your skin and get the original skin creator the opportunity to publicly agree to your modification for submission.
  • Provide the link to the above thread in the Description field during submission.

  • [/list]


    • Do not share your creations by providing public links (such as Dropbox and other Sharing media) in VirtualDJ forums. If you wish to receive any feedback from users, please upload your creation to the Add-ons page by marking it as Beta, or use Personal messages with Licenses users.
    • Open a topic in the Skins Forum if you wish to get feedback, provide screenshots or ask any questions about your Add-on.
    • Once your skin is uploaded, VirtualDJ Team will test and approve within a reasonable time (depending on the amount of submitted Addons) and will make the skin available in our Add-ons page.
    • VirtualDJ Team holds the right to reject your submission without notice, in case the submitted Add-on is not filling the requirements mentioned in each of the categories. In case you wish to ask any question regarding a rejected Add-on, please contact Support
    • Updates go through the same approval process as if you had the skin submitted for the first time. So if you update your skins, keep in mind that there may be a delay for them to be available.

    Related Topics:

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    FAQ Can I share or sell the plugins available on the website ?
    FAQ I have created a VirtualDJ Add-on. How can I upload and share it?


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    VirtualDJ - VDJPedia - How to upload a Skin? ›

    Press a key on your keyboard. Each time you press a key, VirtualDJ will display the name for that key at the top of the Key Learn area. Click on the Key name to select the one you wish to map. Alternatively, locate the Key from the list.

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    1. Find the extension you want to install by using the search bar, sort and filter fields. Once you have found the extension you want, click on Install. ...
    2. A progress box will appear showing you the status of the installation. ...
    3. Once installed you can now use the new extension by going to that section of the software.

    Can you change the key of a song on VirtualDJ? ›

    Press a key on your keyboard. Each time you press a key, VirtualDJ will display the name for that key at the top of the Key Learn area. Click on the Key name to select the one you wish to map. Alternatively, locate the Key from the list.

    Is VirtualDJ free or pro? ›

    Virtual DJ is free for non-professional use at home. The Pro license is US$299 US, or a monthly subscription of US$19. The Pro license includes all the features of the software, including video mixing, DVS support, and key shifting and matching, so there's no need to purchase extra licenses or expansion packs.

    How do you edit pads in VirtualDJ? ›

    Right click on the page selection menu or favorite pad page and select Edit... In the Pads Editor, select the Page that the pad to be edited is on. Then click on the specified pad.

    Can you change pitch in VirtualDJ? ›

    Yes, use the menu to change the pitch percentage. The VDJ manual is also a good place to start. For higher resolution you need a smaller pitch range, that's all there is too it.

    What audio format is best for VirtualDJ? ›

    WAV and AIFF are both high quality audio formats and suitable for large DJ performances. They are larger file sizes than MP3 but of better quality. WAV was designed by Microsoft and IBM and AIFF was designed by Apple.

    Where are VirtualDJ plugins stored? ›

    Common install location for VST

    When you install a VST effect, it usually installs itself to "C:\Program Files\Steinberg\VSTPlugins" (Windows) or "Library/Audio/Plug-ins/VST" (macOS).

    What are plugins in VirtualDJ? ›

    Plugins in VirtualDJ are . dll (or . bundle on Mac) files that extend the functions of the software. In order to create a plugin, you will have to use a compiler that let you create .

    Are custom skins legal? ›

    The short answer is no: using custom skins is not bannable, but Riot Games does look into these use cases. Specifically, using custom skins to obtain official skins from Riot Games for free is definitely grounds for a ban. Additionally, if the player gains a measurable advantage in the game, they may also be banned.

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    To change your current theme: Click Start > Settings > Personalization > Themes.

    Is VirtualDJ key accurate? ›

    I did a sampling of 44 songs to see which VDJ detected the correct key and which it did not. Out of 44 songs, 22 were detected correctly and 22 were not. That's a 50% accuracy rate.

    Should you DJ in the same key? ›

    Although a DJ set in key is often synonymous with a high-quality mixed sequence, it is not an essential condition for the success of a DJ set. In fact, very often it is not necessary to mix two tracks 'in key' for a change to be of good quality and 'aesthetically pleasing'.

    How do I match a key in VirtualDJ? ›

    Clicking on the Key Match menu will provide the ability to change the key (listed in semitones). Click on the desired key to instantly change it. Selecting Automatic Key Match from this menu will change the key by up to one semitone on the opposing deck when a track is loaded.

    Can VirtualDJ remove vocals? ›

    Our Stems 2.0 engine gives you extraordinary clarity in acapellas. By isolating the vocals-only part of the song the DJ can be creative in whole new ways. All easily accessible using the stems performance pads for instant isolation, or gradually isolate the vocals using stems on EQ option.

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    VirtualDJ is now natively compatible with the OS2L (Open Sound to Light) protocol, allowing you to control your DMX software, from within VirtualDJ and from your DJ controller. Make your lights move to the music, activate scenes, turn on strobe, fog and lots more.

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    From the File list, right-click on the file you wish to edit and select Track Cleaner from the option menu that appears. Press the Play Button to get the Playhead moving and prelisten to your track. Stop the track and zoom into the waveform with a wheel mouse to isolate a specific area for editing.

    What is the best operating system for VirtualDJ? ›

    Recommended Hardware requirements
    • Intel® i5™, AMD Ryzen 7 or better.
    • Windows 10 or newer.
    • Multi-channel soundcard.
    • 8 GB RAM or more.

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    Virtual DJ requires a compatible sound card, a MIDI controller, and a laptop or desktop computer with at least 4GB of RAM.

    Is VirtualDJ a DAW? ›

    Virtual DJ software is a digital audio workstation (DAW) that is used by DJs and music producers to create and mix music. It is a powerful and versatile tool that allows users to mix and create music with ease.

    Which DJ software is most used? ›

    In order of popularity, Serato is still the most used software by professional DJs and hobbyists, closely followed by rekordbox. This is likely the case as Serato is still the most popular choice amongst mobile & event DJs. Virtual DJ and Traktor would typically follow as 'most used' after that.

    Is Virtual DJ for professionals? ›

    Professional users

    If you are using VirtualDJ professionally (as defined in the EULA: if you earn money using VirtualDJ), you need to purchase a PRO license. Or, if you are just mixing for yourself or your friends, but want to use some DJ equipment, you also need a license.

    Is Serato DJ better than Virtual DJ? ›

    While it's hard to decide which interface design is better between Serato and Virtual DJ because it's more subjective, most disc jockeys prefer the Serato interface because it has a much more modern and avant-garde look. On the other hand, they describe Virtual DJ's design as much more childish and less sophisticated.

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    Please ensure that your computer has adequate ventilation and the cooling fans are still operational. Have you installed and are you using any custom skins, effects or video plugins? If so, then one of these may be responsible, especially if it is an plugin designed for an older version of VirtualDJ.

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    A lot of DJs choose MP3 format because it's cheaper and takes up less space. If your file is 320kbps MP3 or 256kbps AAC, you're probably fine to play it, but always trust your ears.

    Is WAV or MP3 better for DJ? ›

    WAV, as explained above, is superior in quality, containing the original recording of the track in its finest quality. However, MP3 files are on average 60-80% smaller in size, with 320kbps files offering minimal loss in quality. For DJ'ing, the MP3 is just as suitable a file whilst taking up much less space.

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    MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer III) is the most popular of the lossy formats.

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    The root skins folder (Documents/VirtualDJ/Skins) on your computer will automatically open.

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    Get your songs in Virtual DJ
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    2. Click the "Add" button and select the folder or directories that contain your music files.
    3. Click the "OK" button to add the selected folder or directories to your music library.
    4. Your songs should now appear in the music library.
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    What is the difference between plugins and VST plugins? ›

    A VST is a type of plugin but not all plugins are VST. Plugin refers to a piece of software that adds abilities or functionality to your DAW. VSTs do this so yes, VSTs and VST3s are plugins. However, Apple's AU standard and Pro Tools' AAX standard are also plugins, but not VSTs.

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    • iZotope Insight – $199.00.
    • Sugar Bytes CYCLOP – €99.00.
    • Native Instruments FM8 – €149.00.
    • Tone2 Gladiator 2 – $169.00 / €149.00.
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    • FabFilter Pro-Q 3 – €149.00.
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    • Afrojack.
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    • Ummet Ozcan.
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    • Breath Carolina.
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    How to Install a Steam Skin
    1. Download the skin files.
    2. Extract and drop them into your Steam skins folder in your Steam directory: C:—Program Files—Steam—Skins. ...
    3. Head to the Interface section of your Steam Settings.
    4. Pick the skin you want from the "select the skin you wish Steam to use" drop down menu.
    5. Restart Steam.
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    How do you install music bee skins? ›

    Installing a custom skin
    1. download the file.
    2. extract the file. Most files will be in . ...
    3. move .xml or .xmlc file to the 'Skins' folder. ...
    4. start (or restart) MusicBee.
    5. select the new skin. ...
    6. use the new skin.

    How do I install FM Skins? ›

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    Where is Steam skin file? ›

    This is usually C:/Program Files (x86)/Steam/skins . If you installed Steam in a different directory, click the Browse… button and select the “skins” folder in that directory now.

    How do you download skins on PC? ›

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    2. Once you have selected a skin, a new page with multiple options to export the skin will open up. ...
    3. It will immediately download a PNG file to your computer.
    Feb 22, 2022

    How to install Java skins? ›

    Installing the Skin
    1. Open the original Java Edition launcher.
    2. Go to the Skins menu.
    3. Select the Browse button.
    4. Click Select A File to open Windows Explorer.
    5. Go and find the skin you want to use.
    6. Select Open to use the skin.
    7. Click Save to apply the settings.
    8. Close the original Java Edition launcher.

    How do you rip music with MusicBee? ›

    Rip CD. This function can be activated by any of these means: a Hotkey (Default: Alt+R) a Command Button.

    How do you use a MusicBee? ›

    1. Install the application. After downloading MusicBee : ...
    2. Import some music. ...
    3. Familiarise yourself with the default user interface (UI) ...
    4. Browse your library. ...
    5. Play music. ...
    6. Synchronise music with your mobile device. ...
    7. Customization.

    Where are MusicBee settings stored? ›

    For a standard installation, the AppData folder will be in your local equivalent of C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\MusicBee. (AppData is sometimes a hidden folder in Windows Explorer.)

    How do I drag music into VirtualDJ? ›

    Get your songs in Virtual DJ
    1. Launch Virtual DJ and click the "Music" library tab.
    2. Click the "Add" button and select the folder or directories that contain your music files.
    3. Click the "OK" button to add the selected folder or directories to your music library.
    4. Your songs should now appear in the music library.
    Nov 25, 2022

    How do I extract FMF files? ›

    The easiest way to do this is to locate your version of Football Manager in your Steam Library then right click on it and go to Properties -> Local Files -> Browse Local Files and a new window will open at your Football Manager install folder.

    How do I upload a FM save? ›

    Go to the Load Game and select the 'Cloud' tab. Here will be listed all your saves on the cloud. Select a save game and then the 'Load' button to load your save.

    How do I use FMF files? ›

    Copy the . fmf file to your 'editor data' folder, and then run football manager. Before you start a new game, you can select which editor data files to enable. From there, select the file you copied into the editor data folder, and make sure it is the only file selected, and then start the game.


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