It’s been a long time since Native Instruments made any significant update to their flagship DJ software Traktor. Just recently they spewed out a very minimal change, that may or may not seem useful.
Keeping your music files organized is actually the most difficult part of digital DJ’ing. Yet I feel it is the most crucial aspect to making sure that you flow as a DJ.
Knowing how your music is organized and where you can find it with ease, will make your job as a DJ much more joyful. The worst feeling whilst playing a set, is having only a few bars of a track left before you’ve even got something loaded up into the next deck.
Traktor Tips reader ‘Clifford‘ asks: “What’s the easiest way to import your Traktor BPM into your iTunes Library?”
Thanks Clifford for this excellent question, unfortunately the answer isn’t a simple straight forward quick reply and some considerations must be given to your iTunes Library preferences before you go ahead and complete this task. Continue reading “Your Questions – Exporting Traktors BPM tags to iTunes”
Traktor has many great features, some they tell you about, some they don’t. Even after I have been scouring the preferences and settings of Traktor for the last few years, I am always learning new things. This week I was reminded of the archive feature for old playlists. Continue reading “Traktor Archive Playlist History: Find old Sessions”
It may be something that many people overlook, but locking tracks in Traktor is a very important function to prevent unwanted, accidental changes to a track. In this very quick video I will show you how and why it is important to lock all your tracks after setting the beatgrid. Continue reading “Locking Tracks in Traktor”
Many people have been having issues with loading in new tsi files which has been causing a few problems in their traktor settings. I have decided to upload a free tutorial on the different methods one can use in both … Continue reading Traktor Settings & TSI Files
I am all too familiar with the risks of early adoption of new software, for this reason I am still running Mac OSX 10.7.4 (Lion). I like to let other people deal with the issues, iron them out for me and then know that I am safe to upgrade. So for now I will continue to run Lion. For this reason I am happy that I can upgrade to 2.5.1 with no hassles whatsoever. For those that have never updated before, it is a simple process:- How to Update I always recommend backing up your previous collections before doing any type … Continue reading How to Update to Traktor 2.5.1