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'''Welcome to Xylio's Wiki''' - you can think of this wiki more as of a knowledge base. You can find details and technical info on our products including advanced setup, guides, hidden features, tips & tricks, etc. For developers and technical people there is info on how to create new skins (user interfaces), create scripts (to support new controllers), create audio effects and so on. All the information here has been written and/or verified by Xylio staff. This wiki complements the forums, User's Manuals and technical support which are still available.
  
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== Getting started ==
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== 1). future.dj pro (FutureDecks DJ pro) (Mac/Windows) ==
* [//www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
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=== General Info ===
* [//www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
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*[[how to help us by sending crash reports]]
* [https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
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*[[how to make a backup of all settings and database]]
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*hardware to run FutureDecks on
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**[[what kind of Mac/PC is recommended for DJ-ing]]
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**[[should you get a Mac or a Windows machine / a laptop or a desktop]]
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**[[optimize your Mac or Windows system for audio/DJ-ing]]
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=== Audio devices (soundcards) / Mixers / Timecodes ===
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*[[what kind of soundcard do you need and with how many channels]]
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*[[how to configure a soundcard in FutureDecks]]
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*[[Mac: make an aggregated audio device (group 2 or more audio devices into one)]]
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*[[Windows: should you use DirectSound(default), WASAPI or ASIO]]
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*[[Windows: configure WASAPI to use all the soundcard's channels]]
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*[[how to use a microphone]]
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*[[external mixers - why and how to use them]]
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*[[timecode - an introduction]]
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=== User Interfaces (skins) ===
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*how to make a new skin (topic for developers / technical people)
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**[[introduction - what are skins made of]]
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**[[how to implement a skin]]
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**[[skin elements (list)]]
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**[[custom skin elements with scripting]]
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**[[how to support multiple resolutions and aspect ratios with a single XML file]]
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=== Hardware Controllers ===
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*[[list of all supported controllers]]
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*[[controller troubleshooting]]
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*how to support a new controller (topic for developers / technical people)
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**[[introduction - how are controllers implemented in FutureDecks/FutureDJ]]
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**[[introduction - scripting]]
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**[[MIDI scripting]]
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**[[HID scripting]]
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**[[scripting actions and notifications (list)]]
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**[[troubleshooting scripting problems]]
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=== Audio Effects ===
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still to come
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=== Video Mixing, Effects & Transitions ===
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How to setup a second monitor/projector/TV. You need to extend your desktop (not mirror it) on the second display.
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for Windows 10: https://www.windowscentral.com/how-connect-and-set-multiple-monitors-windows-10
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for macOS: Use multiple displays with your Mac https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202351 -- read the "Set up an extended desktop section"
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=== Tips & Tricks ===
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still to come
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=== Versions History / Changelog ===
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*[[all the versions previously released]]
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== 2). future.dj (FutureDecks DJ) (Mac/Windows) ==
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=== Versions History / Changelog ===
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*[[all the versions previously released (fdj desktop)]]
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== 3). future.dj (Future DJ) (iOS) ==
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=== Versions History / Changelog ===
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*[[all the versions previously released (fdj mobile)]]
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== DJ Mixing Tips & Tricks ==
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=== Advanced searching ===
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You can search for specific fields using the field's first letter followed by the value to be searched for.<br />
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Examples:<br />
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b098 -- search all songs with BPM 98<br />
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k10A -- search for key 10A<br />
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y199 -- search for all songs in the 90's (eg. 1990, 1991 ... 1999)<br />
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Also, you can combine them:<br />
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eg. if you want to search all Dance songs with bpm 128 from the 90's in key 10A you do:<br />
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Dance b128 y199 k10A<br />

Latest revision as of 08:55, 4 December 2017

Welcome to Xylio's Wiki - you can think of this wiki more as of a knowledge base. You can find details and technical info on our products including advanced setup, guides, hidden features, tips & tricks, etc. For developers and technical people there is info on how to create new skins (user interfaces), create scripts (to support new controllers), create audio effects and so on. All the information here has been written and/or verified by Xylio staff. This wiki complements the forums, User's Manuals and technical support which are still available.


1). future.dj pro (FutureDecks DJ pro) (Mac/Windows)

General Info

Audio devices (soundcards) / Mixers / Timecodes

User Interfaces (skins)

Hardware Controllers

Audio Effects

still to come

Video Mixing, Effects & Transitions

How to setup a second monitor/projector/TV. You need to extend your desktop (not mirror it) on the second display.

for Windows 10: https://www.windowscentral.com/how-connect-and-set-multiple-monitors-windows-10

for macOS: Use multiple displays with your Mac https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202351 -- read the "Set up an extended desktop section"

Tips & Tricks

still to come

Versions History / Changelog

2). future.dj (FutureDecks DJ) (Mac/Windows)

Versions History / Changelog

3). future.dj (Future DJ) (iOS)

Versions History / Changelog

DJ Mixing Tips & Tricks

Advanced searching

You can search for specific fields using the field's first letter followed by the value to be searched for.
Examples:
b098 -- search all songs with BPM 98
k10A -- search for key 10A
y199 -- search for all songs in the 90's (eg. 1990, 1991 ... 1999)

Also, you can combine them:
eg. if you want to search all Dance songs with bpm 128 from the 90's in key 10A you do:
Dance b128 y199 k10A