I’m a software developer, mainly on Windows, and can tell you that this is not true. You can handle several sound devices easily on Windows and yet this people *don’t know how to do that* (there is a post saying exactly that) resulting in forcing us to split a stereo signal into 2 monos, one for pre-cueing in mono and main output in mono too (not really pro isn’t?)
Another alternative is using some magic tricks related to having an expensive sound device that supports at least 4 outs listed under the same device name AND a clever virtual audio cable software which is beyond average users (I’ve used this alternative, see my other posts)
Any other DJ app can easily handle this (believe me I’ve tried everything on Windows) you just add a cheap USB sound device and that’s it, you can pre-cueing there because DJ software without pre-cueing is almost useless unless you just want to mix a Spotify playlist and this is a task that the SP software could do in a future update with no hassle (there are simple mp3 players that blend one song to another mixing the last few seconds)
Having problems with searching is the other thing a DJ software must do well… FIND the next song is as important as being able to hear it If you can’t make queries on your songs database it simply means that you just can’t code properly. It is pretty easy to find files in subfolders or even using mp3 tags instead of the filename
Based on this you can hire people that can fix this or continue to take money out of naive users that think that PRO on the name must mean something
As HR8938Chepei noted they are following a dangerous path, releasing a version 1.0 with bugs, releasing a new version a few days later just to fix an installation issue and that’s is… yet several months later, no more fixes or updates.
This results in lots of angry users writing posts like this and alerting potentially new users of this issues. Those users finally don’t buy the software and then the developing on Windows stops because it is hard to sell something that it’s rated with 1 star
Now they are on the “I’ve just launched a brand new version that It has more bugs than the previous one” so keep ignoring already paid users of older version and keep all the bug reports completely ignored as you can see walking this threads. This is going bad.
It’s a shame that the Windows store won’t let you see those negative reviews before buying this, worst thing is that with so little this software could be great!
They are the only one who can actually use the huge Spotify library right now, the GUI is awesome (VDJ has a terrible GUI but it does the job 1000% better) but the software can’t find songs unless they are on the same folder you actually are, it hangs no matter if you have the fastest notebook around, even with fast 16 GB RAM and SSD it happened to me… and this can’t happen on something that is used LIVE.
Shame on you Algoriddim, most software issues can be addressed searching on Google or in Stack Exchange, off course you just have to ask