Serato Studio 1.6 Adds Key New Audio Features For DJ/Producers

Phil Morse | Read time: < 1 min
beatmaking software DAW Serato Studio
Last updated 4 August, 2021

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Serato’s latest version of its Studio software, v1.6, adds in some pretty powerful new features to help DJ/producers make music, moving it ever closer to being a true alternative to a traditional DAW for making music.

For instance, it’s now possible to record directly from any source (including built-in computer mics, instruments, and vinyl for sampling). At the same time, audio track capabilities have been expanded to make Song View more powerful.

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One small thing for Mac users is that there is now an official Serato Virtual Audio Driver, to replace the third-party solution used in previous versions.

What is Serato Studio?

If you’re not familiar with Serato Studio, it’s a DAW designed primarily for beat making. In Serato’s words, its “sample-based workflow removes all the technical clutter so producers can get right into the flow”.

It’s definitely worth a look if you find traditional DAWs scary, especially if you’re already a Serato user.

• Get more info on the changes, and how to get Serato Studio, over on the download page on Serato’s website.

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