Serato DJ 1.9.6 Is Now in Public Beta

Serato DJ 1.9.6

Serato DJ 1.9.6

Serato has released the public beta of Serato DJ 1.9.6, a version which the company has called “one of our best updates yet.”

The release includes the following changes:

– Significant DVS improvements, including the new Anti-Drift option to stabilize BPM, Smart Sync, and improvements to needle drop sensitivity.

– Feature improvements, including Favorite FX banks, Chronological Loops, Reordering Loops, and Enable/Disable Hot Cues.

– Pitch Play mappings for supported hardware (requires Pitch ‘n Time DJ license).

– Significant stability and performance improvements.

Get more information and join the ​beta here.

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Serato Adds macOS Sierra Support to Serato DJ

Serato DJ

Serato DJ

Serato has added support for macOS Sierra to Serato DJ. Sierra is the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system, which was formally known as OS X.

However, the company has advised DJs to check the compatibility of their hardware with Sierra before upgrading. Many devices do not currently support Sierra and others require driver or firmware updates.

The following devices are currently not supported:

Allen & Heath Xone:DB2
Allen & Heath Xone:DB4
Mixars DUO
Numark NS6
Numark NS7
Numark NS7II
Numark V7
Rane MP2015
Rane Sixty-One
Rane Sixty-Two
Rane Sixty-Four
Rane Sixty-Eight
Rane TTM57mkII

The following devices require a driver or firmware update:

Denon MCX8000 (download firmware here)

An up-to-date list of supported and unsupported hardware can be found on Serato’s website.

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First Look: Serato DJ 1.9.3 Public Beta

Serato DJ 1.9.3 Public Beta

DJcityTV’s Mojaxx has provided a first look at the public beta of Serato DJ 1.9.3, which was released on Wednesday. The update introduces support for Ableton Link, a technology that enables DJs to sync Serato DJ with Ableton Live and other Serato DJ setups over a local network. The beta also includes updates to the Serato DJ Sample Player and MIDI mapping, along with various bug fixes.

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First Look: Serato DJ 1.9.2 Public Beta

Serato released the public beta of Serato DJ 1.9.2 on Tuesday. According to their press release, the version focuses on “stability and bug fixes, as well as important workflow and interface improvements.” Watch Mojaxx‘s first look above and download the beta here.

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