The public beta version of Serato DJ 1.9.3 was recently released. As usual this new version includes several bug fixes, modification and stability improvement. It also includes much awaited and cool features such as; support for Ableton Link, Sample Player with two extra slots, as well as changes to the design for better usability and a new layout for MIDI mapping.
Serato DJ now supports Ableton Link in 1.9.3 Ableton Link provides a way of syncing Serato DJ to Ableton Live, syncing multiple Serato DJ setups as well as your Serato DJ setup with supported iOS Apps – all wirelessly.
‘Link is a technology that keeps devices in time over a local network, so you can forget the hassle of setting up and focus on playing music. Link is now part of Live, and also comes as a built-in feature of other music applications’. Link enabled applications include: Serato DJ, Max, Reason, Audiobus, iMaschine 2, KORG Gadget, Loopy HD, iMPC Pro and Model 15
- Includes two extra sample slots, allowing a total of eight samples to be loaded at once.
- Mapped across all supported hardware.
- A redesigned interface with new simple / advanced view modes for ease of use and also flexibility for complex control.
- More improvements listed in the full release notes.
Contribute to the beta testing exercise by downloading and using Serato DJ 1.9.3 Public Beta version. Also report all bugs/issues to Serato Support. What do you think about the Serato DJ and Ableton Link? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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