Traktor DJ Studio

Shareware – Native Instruments – Windows

TRAKTOR DJ Studio is the professional DJ software for live mixing and mix production. Version 3 brings with it numerous innovations for DJing at clubs and parties. Traktor DJ Studio is a software for live mixing and mix production eith expression search.

Some of the most thrilling new features are the expansion from 2 to 4 playback decks and an emulation of the new, much sought-after Allen & Heath Xone:92 4-channel club mixer. Four professional, tempo-synced effects and an even easier operation will see you mixing hypnotic DJ sets. The integrated access to Beatport Online Music Store, the world’s leading internet dance music specialist, means you’ll always have just the right track to hand.

Here are some key features of Traktor DJ Studio:
Decks
· 4 fully-featured playback decks available including an optional 2 deck mode
· 6 Hot Cues & 6 Beat Jump buttons per track
· Independent editing of loop start & loop end
· Extended control panels for looping and cueing functions
· Improved tempo editing and Beat Grid editing panels
Mixer
· Fully featured 4-channel mixer featuring perfectly emulated Allen & Heath?’s Xone:92? 4-band EQs and filters
· Internal effects usable in combination with external DJ Mixer
· Recording of TRAKTOR master signal or of any of the soundcard inputs
· Exchangeable EQ section featuring a total of 4 emulations of typical EQ characteristics.
· Optional live audio input on each channel
· Post and pre-EQ monitoring
· Pre-listening of effects on each channel & master
· · Individually controllable master, monitor, booth and recording outputs with built-in 3-band limiter
Effects
· Professional tempo-synced effects created by NI’s leading sound designers:
· Delay featuring: Time, Freeze, Centre, Width
· Reverb featuring: Mutable Input, Modulation, Impulse
· Flanger featuring: Speed, Centre, Depth, Impulse
· Beatmasher Inverter to radically edit beats
· Xone:92 filter emulation
· 8 pole Filters with independent control over low and high cutoff frequency
Beatport Integration
· Integrated access to Beatport.com from within the TRAKTOR browser
· Pre-listening Beatport content with TRAKTOR’s internal Preview Player
· Download manager for multiple downloads
· Access to all other Beatport functions via integrated web browser functionality
Versatile Master Clock Concept
· Central master clock with pitch & pitch bend controls
· Master clock can be tapped and subsequently fine tuned to synchronize to analog audio sources
· Universal master concept allowing each deck to be the master
· Slave function syncronizes a deck to tempo variations controlled by the master
· Synchronization of tempo & phase or of phase only
· Audible Master Tick for fine tuning cue points and the beat grid via headphones
Browser / Track Database
· New search feature “Search by category”: Type a phrase, than select where to search (album, artists, label etc.)
· “Show All” buttons in most list fields allows to find all tracks sharing the same Artist, Label, BPM etc.
· Undo functionality steps backward through the playlists you had previously opened.
· Shows number of contained tracks beneath folder names in tree window
· Categories in the list window can be sorted by drag & drop and hidden via context menu
· Sorting by icon column allows swapping of playlists
· Task bar with 10 targets can be used for sorting tracks into playlists or as always visible shortcuts to any target in the browser tree
· Time stamped collection backups for increased data security
User Interface
· Resizable GUI adapts to all screen layouts and screen resolutions
· 10 user definable screensets controllable via keyboard
· Mixer controls can be individually hidden allowing more space for the waveform displays
· Decks can be minimized allowing an extended browser view
· Function blocks in the Details Section can be freely arranged on four pages
· The progress bar in the bottom right corner informs you of processes running in the background.
· General workflow improvements for nearly all relevant function groups
Architecture
· Background analysis of tracks. Higher priority for tracks loaded into the decks.
· A progress bar shows the degree of completion of tasks running in the background
· The software can be used without interruption while dialog boxes are open (modal dialogs)
· A Message Window provides information about running processes without interrupting control of the software
· The Message Window also displays useful tool tips for the function currently being used
Advanced Mouse Control
· Mouse over highlights for all GUI elements
· Each knob and fader has incremental zones (+/-) with adjustable step size and mouse scroll wheel support.
· Two mouse-button support for incrementing and decrementing on the same area/part of a knob
· Knobs and faders can be momentarily decoupled from their parameter via right click, for triggering sweeps of pre-selected amounts -> select a value without audible changes, then activate new value
· Use tempo-quantized jumps to browse through the track overview stripe without drifting out of time (numerically displayed in bars) -> Move the mouse in the waveform to jump forward or backward without losing the groove
· When hovering over the waveform the mouse pointer snaps to full beats and cue points.
· The zoom factor of the waveform is controllable with the mouse scroll wheel.
· Mouse scratch transmission scales with the selected zoom factor
· Stutter Mode repeats the clicked position of the song, dragging the mouse allows to fine tune the position of the loop, releasing the mouse sets a cue point.
· In addition to pitch bending, beat offsets can be corrected by adjusting the phase between the beats with a slider
MIDI / Hotkey Setup
· Restructured MIDI / Hotkey setup dialog hiding non-assigned functions for better overview
· Supports MIDI output for controlling MIDI LEDs
· Duplicate function allows to clone assignments
· Supports more than one MIDI device
· Supports more than one controller per function
· Supports more than one function per controller
· Remote controllable MIDI pages allow assigning a single device to different channels/decks or can be used to implement a set of different functions for a specific subset of buttons or knobs
· The size of increments can be customized for individual, incremental control

Requirements:
· Pentium III/ Athlon XP 1 GHz, 512 RAM
· Multi-channel audio interface recommended

Limitations:
· Session runs for only 30 minutes
· Nag screen

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Posted on April 10, 2009 at 2:01 pm by Fugazi · Permalink
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