Serato DJ 1.9.6 is now official and with this release, they’ve focused on feedback from users to deliver one of their best updates yet. Including significant improvements for DVS users, new Pitch Play mappings for supported hardware, feature improvements and much more.

This release includes:

Significant DVS improvements including the new Anti-Drift option to stabilize BPM, Smart Sync and improvements to needle drop sensitivity.
Feature improvements including Favorite FX banks, Chronological Loops, Reordering Loops and Enable /Disable Hot Cues as an option.
Pitch Play mappings for supported hardware* (requires Pitch ‘n Time DJ license). Significant stability & performance improvements.


Serato DJ 1.9.6 includes a number of exciting and important improvements for DVS users:

New Anti-Drift option which allows DVS users to stabilize the BPM of playing tracks, perfect for long mixes and blends.
Smart Sync is now available for DVS users. Sync multiple tracks and sources together easily without tracks falling out of beat.
New option to allow pitch adjustments to make the BPM of all decks in sync follow. Improvements to Needle Drop sensitivity, for increased performance with the Sticker Lock feature and more.


Below are some great performance enhancements focused on improving your workflow:

Pitch Play mappings for supported hardware, including the DDJ-SX, DJM-S9, NS7III, NVII and more (requires Pitch ‘n Time DJ license).
Favorite FX banks option allows you to easily recall your favorite FX configurations. Chronological Loops option for saving your Loops in chronological order. Loops can now be reordered into your preferred order. Enable/Disable Hot Cues option in setup menu.


We’ve been listening closely to our users and worked to include significant stability improvements on your most requested features. This includes:

Dictate Smart Crates by key notation.
Scratching no longer jumps out of a Loop.
Playhead no longer jumps out of Loop when censor is released.
Audio optimizations.
Memory optimizations.

See more HERE

Drew Pierce

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