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Serato DJ Club Kit

Learn about the Serato DJ Club Kit, a license bundle containing Serato DJ and the DVS Expansion Pack. This is available with Serato DJ 1.7.4 to coincide with support for the Pioneer DJM-850, DJM-900NXS and the Allen & Heath Xone:43C, Xone:DB2 & Xone:DB4.

This video explains who needs the Serato DJ Club Kit, how to get it and activate it. How to get the latest drivers for your hardware and how to set up inputs and primary decks.

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Beat Jump

Available for all Serato DJ users, Beat Jump allows you to jump a determined beat size forwards or backwards in the track. Created for DJs to seamlessly skip sections in tracks, or repeat them if they wish.

Watch this video to learn how to activate Beat Jump and find out how Beat Jumps can be triggered from the software or from newly mapped hardware controls.

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International Language Support

Serato DJ 1.7.4 adds support for 6 more languages, Including; German, French, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Japanese and Portuguese. All the core features of the software have been translated along with the setup screen and the My Serato window.

Watch this video to see how you can change the language Serato DJ is displayed in and learn what parts of the software have been translated.

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Master Video FX

Allows you to put 2 Serato Video FX on the main video output. This gives you the opportunity to leave FX on for your whole set while crossfading between two videos.

Watch this video to learn about the new Master FX slots, where to find them and how the Serato Video FX chain works.

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Karaoke Support

The latest addition to Serato Video is support for MP3+G files, a common Karaoke file format. Meaning you can load your MP3+G files directly into your Serato library without having to convert.

Watch this video to learn how to load Karaoke files successfully into your Serato library.

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Sticker Lock

Serato DJ now includes the classic hidden feature of Scratch Live (sticker sync), now called Sticker Lock. Sticker Lock allows you to align a sticker on your vinyl with cue points in your track, saving you from having to look at the screen to see where you are. To get access to Sticker Lock make sure you have Serato DJ 1.7.2.

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Midi Mapping/Output Lighting

Map Serato DJ's functions to your MIDI controller and learn how to take advantage of the Serato DJ Midi Panel. Plus, with Midi Output Lighting you can now map various features to your secondary MIDI controller and have the LED’s illuminate in response to your actions. Create custom mappings that are highly visible in the club.

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FX Expansion Pack: Chip Pack

Watch Tom from the Serato Development Team demo a selection of new FX available in the Chip Pack FX Expansion Pack, available in Serato DJ 1.5.2. Using powerful new iZotope FX including Noise Sweep, Particle Delay, Chiptunes, Spiral Flanger, Crush Echo and much more. FX Expansion Packs are available to activate or buy in-app in Serato DJ.

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FX Expansion Packs: Wolf Pack + Back Pack

Watch Logan from the Serato Product Team demo a selection of FX available in the Wolf Pack and Back Pack FX Expansion Packs. Including powerful iZotope FX like Tape Echo, Looper, Pitch Looper, Spiral Echo Up and more. FX Expansion Packs are available to activate or buy in-app in Serato DJ.

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Multi FX Mode

Multi FX mode is a powerful and easy to use FX mode which unlocks the next evolution of creative control using the Serato DJ FX, powered by industry leading audio FX developer, iZotope. In this video we'll show you all the awesome features Multi FX mode has to offer and how to use them.

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Basic Playback

Basic Playback functions of Serato DJ, including separate overviews on the Virtual Decks, Loading Tracks, BPM, Pitch, Play/Pause & Temp Cue and the Playback Setup.

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Display Modes

See the different Display Modes in Serato DJ, covering the 2-Deck or 4-Deck view modes, Switching Display Modes and the different Library View modes.

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Cue Points & Loops

Learn the basics of using Cue Points & Loops in Serato DJ including some handy tips on Manual Looping, Auto Looping and the Offline Player.

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FX Powered by iZotope

A brief overview of the new Serato DJ Effects, powered by iZotope. Skill up on the many Effects Parameters that are available, what they do and also learn about the Beats Multiplier.

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Smart Sync

Learn about Smart Sync in Serato DJ and how to use it. Play two or more tracks together and keep them perfectly in sync using Beatgrids. Shape your sound more using cue’s, loops or effects without having to worry about keeping your tracks in time.

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MIDI Mapping

Map Serato DJ's functions to your MIDI controller and learn how to take advantage of the many Serato DJ features that might not have hardware controls. You'll also learn how to map things to your own personal preference.

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