Learn how to set up Virtual DJ 7 with your broadcasting server. Virtual DJ 7 is a free DJ program that allows you to mix songs.

Software information

Platform: Windows, Mac OSX
License: Commercial
Server type: SHOUTcast, Icecast
Download Page: https://virtual-dj.en.uptodown.com/windows/download/21030

About Virtual DJ 7

Virtual DJ 7 is a free DJ program that allows you to mix songs, perform scratches, and add effects to music tracks on the fly. Although the current version is Virtual DJ 8, the previous version still has a loyal following, and today you will learn how to configure it with your broadcasting server.

What we love about Virtual DJ 7

  • It has a friendly interface that's easy to use and understand.
  • You can have 4 to 6 desks open.
  • Playing sound effects is also easy.
  • Navigating through your music library is a breeze!

How to setup Virtual DJ 7 with your broadcasting server

1. Installion

In Windows:

  • Download and open the .exe file to run the FREE Setup.
  • After completing the installation, click Finish.


2. Getting started

You will be asked to log in to your Virtual DJ account. Alternatively, you can skip this step.

3. Encoder setup

  • To set up a new encoder, select the Record > Broadcast > Config.
  • To broadcast in the Mp3 format, select MPEG (Shoutcast/Icecast2) and set your bitrate.

For radios hosted on Cloudradio, you'll find your server or connection details on the radio dashboard.

If you don't have a radio hosting service, you can easily create Shoutcast or Icecast servers on our radio console.

Entering your server details

It supports Icecast, Shoutcast 1, and Shoutcast 2. You just have to input your server settings as shown below:


Format: (Shoutcast/Icecast2)

Server: e.g. 10135.cloudrad.io

Port: e.g. 9020

Name e.g. Test Radio

Password: e.g. n3t8zdw0ka

Genre: e.g. Rock

4. Start your stream

Click Start Recording and play music on one of the desks.

However, if you're on the Home Edition, your broadcast will only play for 10 minutes.

Note that:

You will be restricted when broadcasting in the free version. But there is a workaround for this issue. Well, consider using a standalone encoder like RocketBroadcaster, BUTT, AltaCast, etc. Or, upgrade to the latest paid version of Virtual DJ.

Need an alternative to Virtual DJ 7? Explore over 20 radio automation, DJ, and encoder programs on our broadcast software guide.