When filming, we had all three main DJ apps (Traktor, Virtual DJ and Serato) all open at once, and a Numark NV plugged in. That’s when we realised something mighty strange was happening, and also something pretty cool: It turns out that Virtual DJ not only works fine with the Numark NV, but also with its built-in screens!
Native Instruments has just released the latest version of Traktor Pro 2. Now at version 2.8, the update includes Traktor Scratch Certification for the Rane MP2015, which means you can use it with Traktor timecode CDs and vinyl. Faster song library analysis and support for the Traktor D2 controller are among the improvements too.
Serato DJ has announced the latest version of Serato DJ Intro that includes compatibility with the new Hercules DJControl Jogvision and Numark Mixtrack Pro 3 controllers. Now at version 1.2.5, Serato DJ Intro is the entry-level version of the company’s flagship Serato DJ software. A free 14-day trial of Serato DJ is included.
Having pushed out a big software update last week, Serato has just released an incremental one to Serato DJ. Now at version 1.7.5, the new update includes plug and play support for Rane’s brand new TTM57mkII mixer. Smoother CDJ response in HID mode and better sound when scratching with are among the improvements too.
Allen & Heath have released a sound card-equipped version of its all-analogue, four-channel Xone:43 mixer here at Musikmesse 2015. Dubbed the Xone:43C, it takes the entire analogue feature set of its sibling and adds a USB internal sound card for connecting to a laptop, and X:Link connectivity that allows you to connect Xone:K Series Midi controllers.
Serato has just released the latest version of Serato DJ Intro. Now at 1.2.4, this update brings compatibility with Korg’s brand new Kaoss DJ, a tiny two-channel USB controller and standalone mixer that was debuted just a month ago at NAMM 2015 and which offers a unique way to use Serato incorporating hardware FX.