Serato DJ 1.9.6 Release Notes

8 March, 2017

New Hardware

  • Reloop RMX-90 DVS Support

New Features

  • Smart Sync now available for DVS hardware
  • 'Tempo Slider affects all synced decks' option available in Setup screen
  • Anti-Drift - Stabilize your BPM when using wonky turntables.
  • Favourite FX Banks
  • Chronological Loop sorting
  • Loops are now able to be re-ordered
  • 'Enable Hot Cues' option now available in the Setup screen
  • Pitch Play performance pad mode* now available for the following controllers:
    • Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX - [SHIFT + SAMPLER]
    • Pioneer DJ DDJ SP-1 - [SECOND PRESS SAMPLER]
    • Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX2 - [SECOND PRESS SAMPLER]
    • Pioneer DJ DDJ-SZ - [SECOND PRESS SAMPLER]
    • Pioneer DJ DJM-S9 - [SECOND PRESS SAMPLER]
    • Numark NS7II - [SHIFT + SAMPLER]
    • Numark NS7III - [SHIFT + SAMPLER]
    • Numark NV - [SHIFT + SAMPLER]
    • Numark NVII - [SHIFT + SAMPLER]
    • Akai Pro AFX - [SHIFT + SAMPLER]
    *note: The Pitch 'n Time DJ expansion pack is required for Pitch Play

Other Changes

  • Improved needle drop sensitivity
  • RGB cue lighting available for Hercules Jogvision
  • Various MIDI input memory optimisations
  • Various audio and memory optimisations

Issues Fixed

  • Fixed playhead jumping out of an active loop while scratching near the Loop In/Out points
  • Fixed Shift + Click to seek out of overview while Sampler slot track is looping
  • Fixed distortion when clipping happens in Windows Offline Player
  • Fixed an issue where USB Insert FX BPM wasn't syncing on Rane Sixty-Two
  • Fixed library view jumping when key modifiers are held
  • Fixed Sync switching off when toggling from REL mode to INT mode
  • Fixed Pioneer DJM-S9 sending FX Auto BPM MIDI and unable to be MIDI mapped
  • Fixed Tempo Matching Display not being updated correctly
  • Fixed Pulselocker login button visible when disabled in the Setup screen
  • Fixed cue points rearranging even if 'Chronological Cue Points' is turned off
  • Fixed Alt + double-click not setting new beatgrid in edit mode
  • Fixed switching from REL to INT in a half/double situation resulting in incorrectly synced BPM
  • Fixed an issue where Start/Stop time was not reflected correctly in the GUI
  • Fixed an issue where long translations cause the tool tip to be too wide
  • Fixed an issue where you are unable to tab to search result after searching the library
  • Fixed 2's complement data mappings not saving correctly
  • Fixed Smart Crates not following current key notation
  • Fixed potential crash with when using load FX bank on Pioneer DJM-S9
  • Fixed an issue where Allen & Heath Xone 43C doesn't have Aux output but has 'A' in sample player output selection
  • Fixed MIDI assigned faders do not unlink when link button is turned off in Serato Video
  • Fixed pressing any key can stall or glitch the GUI
  • Fixed Auto Loop/Loop Roll modes behaving incorrectly with RP-8000
  • Fixed GUI and drop-down menu anomalies in setup screen
  • Fixed potential audio dropouts caused by unnecessary processing on the audio thread
  • Fixed an issue where Shift+Sample Pad could not loading highlighting track to empty sample slot
  • Fixed an issue where Pulselocker 'stream only' icon was missing
  • Fixed a crash when closing the Offline Player
  • Fixed an issue where sticker lock position becomes incorrect when in Sync
  • Fixed an issue where Pioneer DJ DJM-900NXS2 may not connect the first time on Windows
  • Fixed an issue where analysis settings were not showing correctly on Windows
  • Fixed an issue where Pad 7 and 8 were not mapped to velocity sampler correctly on Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX2
  • Fixed an issue where Pulselocker tracks are unable to be loaded to deck after previous recording had stopped
  • Fixed an issue where Roland TR-S can drift slightly over time
  • Fixed an issue where Auto Loop range can get stuck at 2 beats using parameter buttons while beat jump control are displayed
  • Fixed an issue where 'maintain sync on track load' not working correctly in Simple Sync
  • Fixed an issue where enabling Simple Sync/Smart Sync with a loop in Sampler slot may cause sample to jump to the end with loud audio
  • Fixed an issue where the pitch slider doesn't effect displayed BPM in Smart Sync
  • Fixed an issue where Tempo Slider affects all Synced Decks not working switching between REL and INT mode
  • Fixed an issue where a Loop can trigger unexpectedly when trying to loop shift past the point of an active loop
  • Fixed an issue where the playhead could jump out of a loop when using Sync
  • Fixed an issue where Slip mode was not working correctly
  • Fixed an issue with the DDJ-SZ2 where Roll pad mode does not follow onscreen loop values
  • Fixed an issue where a track doesn't stay in sync after repeating
  • Fixed an issue where the wrong deck goes out of sync when mouse scratching
  • Fixed an issue where external Link session does not join Serato DJ link sessions phase
  • Fixed an issue where Roland TR-S clock syncs to the wrong deck
  • Fixed an issue where halved sync BPM is not copied upon Instant Double
  • Fixed an issue with Cue Loops not working correctly
  • Fixed an issue with Instant Doubles jumping to an active loop
  • Fixed an issue where releasing any Pitch Play pad stops audio from other pads
  • Fixed an issue where switching Sampler banks changes Sampler play modes to Trigger
  • Fixed a potential crash loading track to deck from finder/explorer
  • Fixed missing 'Show Key As' tooltip
  • Fixed an issue where the Sampler play mode button doesn't change to disabled grey state when Sync is enabled
  • Fixed an issue where Pitch Play output lighting was incorrect after Key reset or Key Sync
  • Fixed an issue where toggling deck control mode back to INT with Sync enabled starts playback
  • Fixed an issue where loading a track to deck with a slow DVS velocity results in an incorrect Sync BPM
  • Fixed an issue where source deck sticker position is not applied to target deck on instant double
  • Fixed an issue where needle drop to cue point does not work on first drop of needle each time a track is loaded
  • Fixed an issue where the playhead could exit loop incorrectly
  • Fixed an issue where sticker lock was not working from keyboard shortcut
  • Fixed an issue entering velocity sampler mode on decks 1 and 2 with Pioneer DDJ-SZ
  • Fixed an issue where Instant Double rules not applying when in REL mode

macOS Sierra is now supported, please check hardware compatibility here.

For optimum performance of the DJM-900NXS2 the CDJ-2000NXS2, please make sure you have the latest firmware and drivers. Available here: DJM-900NX2. CDJ-2000NXS2.

Version: Serato DJ 1.9.6
Platform: Win