How do I use NetSearch

IMPORTANT: NetSearch has now been superseded by ContentUnlimited. Upgrading to the latest version of VirtualDJ is strongly recommended to take full advantage of this new service.

First, you will need to subscribe to one or more of our subscription plans. The old NetSearch feature only supports the Audio Plan. To be able to use karaoke and/or video subscription plans, you will need to upgrade to VirtualDJ v7.4 or later.

Next, start VirtualDJ and go to the CONFIG -> Internet tab. Enter your login name and password in the boxes provided. Click the button to log in (You will need an active Internet connection of course.)

If the Internet tab is not available then this may be because you are either using an old version of the software that does not support NetSearch or you are using VirtualDJ LE, which is free limited software and may lack this option outside of the 20 day Pro trial. You may need to upgrade to the latest version or the full VirtualDJ Professional if you are using VirtualDJ LE.

Once logged in, click on the NetSearch icon in the list of folders (Left-hand section of the browser.)

Type in the name of the song that you are looking for, e.g: abba dancing queen

When the results are displayed, you can either drag a song onto a deck to stream it live directly from the Internet, or you can right-click on it and cache it to your hard disk. This will also allow off-line playing without an Internet connection and will also avoid the possibility of the playing song 'catching' up (Song cuts out due to running out of buffer) if the streaming via your Internet connection isn't fast enough. Content that you have previously cached can be found in the NetSearch folder.

NOTE: If you play gigs off-line, please ensure that you update your cache authorisations before going to the gig. To do this, with an active Internet connection, right-click on the NetSearch folder and choose this option. We would recommend doing this just prior to going to an off-line gig.

NOTE: Please ensure that your firewall is not blocking VirtualDJ from connecting to the content plan servers.

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