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fer14
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Member since 2007

Posted Tue 19 Oct 10 @ 3:08 pm
can i use only 1 computer virtualdj7 rewire ableton? (both application open in 1 computer)

apopsis
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Member since 2003

Senior staff
Posted Tue 19 Oct 10 @ 3:42 pm
Yes, this is the way rewire works.
Just be sure to open virtual dj first (rewire master) and when you finish close ableton live first (live run as rewire slave)
You can find setup instructions in the manuals.

Advokut
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Member since 2010

Posted Tue 19 Oct 10 @ 5:46 pm
can ableton still control midi controllers such as the novation launchpad? A german team member gave me the tip to write into the registry, is this the only way?

dj-in-norway
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Member since 2004

Art Director
Posted Tue 19 Oct 10 @ 9:30 pm

there will be fixes to make midi controllers for abelton work undisturbed by VirtualDJ soon..
(until then, use the way the german teamer tipped you of)

thetracker510
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Member since 2009

Posted Tue 19 Oct 10 @ 11:38 pm
@ norman... hey! and hi! does this mean being able to controll say Reason5's synth parameters vthru or via VDJ? im maping my keyboard with bult-in sound card but cant get past the transport only bit.

dj-in-norway
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Member since 2004

Art Director
Posted Wed 20 Oct 10 @ 12:17 am

That i doubt.. depends on dev team ;) And if its even possible.. (probably not)

What I meant is that one can use one midi controller for Reason/Ableton/FL Studio, and other for VirtualDJ.
(without conflicts)


groovindj
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Member since 2007

Posted Wed 20 Oct 10 @ 6:18 am
So at the moment it conflicts?

That's not good.

I tried out Ableton Live slaved to VDJ7, which works - but I did not connect any controllers.

Advokut
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Member since 2010

Posted Wed 20 Oct 10 @ 12:16 pm
Right now controllers, that can only be used by one program at a time, are seen by VDJ first because you have to launch VDJ as the master. Controllers such as the BCD3000 that can control multiple programs can of course also still control Ableton for instance. Thats what i do right now, but i would like to use a launchpad to control ableton. Its possible to let VDJ ignore the build in definitions and mappers, therefore only controllers that have a custom def and map get recognized by VDJ. But this needs to be done with a new registry key which i havent tried out yet, and because of this i dont know how save this method is.

Other than that ReWire works like a charm, i really like this new feature.

mike912
Home user
Member since 2010

Posted Wed 20 Oct 10 @ 2:26 pm
can VDJ run as a rewire slave so that ableton can keep its VST functions?

jakovski
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Member since 2006

Atomix European Operations Manager
Posted Wed 20 Oct 10 @ 2:31 pm
In the moment there is the problem that all running controllers will be recognized from VDJ. So you can't use them with Ableton. But i got the information the info that there will be a hack for this problem with one of the next updates. There you can disable all the native mappers/definitions within VDJ.

So - we have to wait till the next update of VDJ.

Greets, Heiko

nomercy82
Home user
Member since 2009

Posted Sun 24 Oct 10 @ 6:16 pm
I am having some difficulty setting my ReWire functionality up. I have Abelton running is slave mode, but I don't know enough about the advanced sound set up to actually set it up. I have also tried reading the manual. I still don't understand it.

thetracker510
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Member since 2009

Posted Mon 25 Oct 10 @ 12:13 am
The hack ,update would be good.right now I'm having to do acrobatic stunts with the cursor...Lol...and otherwise its like playing a somewhat teakable pre recorded track thru Vdj.So i cant wait for da fix,it makes more sence...

dj_triple_ddd
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Member since 2010

Posted Wed 27 Oct 10 @ 4:36 pm
i cant get vdj 2 rewire with ableton do i have 2 download something

Advokut
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Member since 2010

Posted Wed 27 Oct 10 @ 5:27 pm
No, actually its pretty easy. Just follow the manual

Open VDJ
in advanced cofig select a linein channel using rewire as a source.
create a shortcut = deck X linein 1
activate the shortcut
open Ableton

thetracker510
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Member since 2009

Posted Wed 27 Oct 10 @ 8:01 pm
what no one has mentioned is...there's still the method of not Rewire but to externally midi sync them.then you should control say Reason on any channel but the one vdj its set to (on my RMX its ch2) .only problem is each application would run on its own audio drivers and there would be conflicting too much unless you find 2 that wont.

beatbreaker1
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Member since 2007

Posted Wed 27 Oct 10 @ 9:30 pm
Bro really what are you rambling about?? All the dude asked for is how to make rewire work.......................all that midi sync talk will just confuse people, not me cause I know what your talking about but others, well its just to much info.............not really needed, heck you cant even sync the midi clocks yet..................

Stick to the Script bro
Huey

thetracker510
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Member since 2009

Posted Wed 27 Oct 10 @ 11:20 pm
Huey...Im not even read the whole post of yours...dude..but i 'll tell you one thing..My whole schedule its made of =make music,learn music and make this thing work.and therefore i dont have time to be getting fustraded cause i have to work a Day job.this IS my job...Get it? Im not Rammbling at no one.Theres like 3 threads on this and all they need to do is Read them...not keep opening more threads...and I was working with Midi when you were in your Dipers...Lol...so...But Norman knows what I'm talking about,and I have questions also,but they dont get answered...tisk,tisk...

beatbreaker1
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Member since 2007

Posted Wed 27 Oct 10 @ 11:51 pm
You work??? Lmfao!!

Ramble On my little coffee shop playin buddy
Huey

thetracker510
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Member since 2009

Posted Thu 28 Oct 10 @ 12:29 am
Yeap! at the coffee shop,at home,at the club,everywere,24/7 and thats work...haha. no way you can catch up with me,way ahead of the race buddy...

thetracker510
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Member since 2009

Posted Thu 28 Oct 10 @ 8:09 pm
Quit attackin me in tha threads dude,it does'nt look good....enough sayd! (old spiderman's creators saying btw)....God Bless the men of music..and Help the Rest...

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