Serato DJ
Serato DJ
Top 26%189 points
Top 26%
Key features and highlights

Serato DJ: 36 facts and highlights

1. Has automatic crossfade

This feature gives you the ability to switch from one song to the next by lowering the volume of one song and increasing volume of the other.
Serato DJ
65% have it

2. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Serato DJ
78% have it

3. Has a reverb effect

Reverb occurs naturally when a sound is created in an enclosed space, and reflects from the walls. This effect can be created digitally, and is most noticeable when a sound cuts out suddenly and then continues to echo, slowly getting quieter.
Serato DJ
43% have it

4. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Serato DJ
95% have it

5. Has automatic cue points

The software can set a number of cue points inside the track automatically.
Serato DJ
24% have it

6. Has automatic beat matching

In order to have a smoother transition while mixing, the software can automatically sync the tempo/beat of the two songs.
Serato DJ
81% have it

7. has automatic key detection

The software can automatically detect the key the music is in, allowing you to easily mix tracks with similar keys. This feature could help DJs in choose a suitable song to mix next.
Serato DJ
62% have it

8. Supports WAVE files

The DJ software supports WAVE (.wav) lossless audio format. These files don’t usually have any room for metadata.
Serato DJ
81% have it

9. Supports MP3 files

The DJ software supports MP3 audio format. MP3 is the most widespread of the lossy formats. (MP3s at 320kbps are generally accepted as pretty indistinguishable from CD sound quality).
Serato DJ
89% have it

10. Has cue points

The software allows you to designate a point in the current song where you want the next song or sound effect to start.
Serato DJ
73% have it

11. Has mixing history feature

The software automatically save your tracks history (all the tracks played during your set).
Serato DJ
32% have it

12. Has loops

The DJ software lets you repeat certain effects or parts of a song as much as you want. It started with CDJ players, where there was a “loop in” and “loop out” pair of buttons. You had to time precisely when you hit the buttons to get the perfect loop.
Serato DJ
86% have it

13. Supports MIDI and HID controllers

The DJ software is compatible with most external MIDI and HID controllers.
Serato DJ
65% have it

14. Has a delay/echo effect

The delay/echo sound effect will let you hear your sound rebounded back at you. It’s simply the same sound, repeated again and again.
Serato DJ
59% have it

15. Has mixtape recording feature

The software allows recording mixtapes/sets directly on your HDD in different audio formats.
Serato DJ
57% have it

16. Has pitch shifting

Also known as pitch bend, pitch shifting allows you to change the pitch of the music.
Serato DJ
70% have it

17. Has time stretching

Time stretching is the process of changing the speed or duration of an audio signal without affecting its pitch.
Serato DJ
38% have it

18. Supports microphones

The DJ software supports external microphones hardware and often has a special control section for that.
Serato DJ
49% have it

19. sound effects

The total number of sound effects available within the DJ software.
10
Native Instruments Traktor Scratch Pro 2: 30

20. Has a flanger effect

Flanging is a type of phasing where two signals are introduced milliseconds apart, and then the two signals are mixed together. The delay time is varied, creating a whooshing or jet plane like effect.
Serato DJ
57% have it

21. Has a ping pong delay

Ping Pong delay is one of the most used effects in electronic music. It creates a wide stereo effect, bouncing from left to right. It can be really dramatic and is often used to build up momentum with things like drum crash sounds.
Serato DJ
11% have it

22. Has a high pass filter

A high pass filter reduces bass frequencies. This is common in dance music to create a “dropping the bass” sensation when the bass returns.
Serato DJ
24% have it

23. Has a phaser effect

An effect produced by running a signal through an allpass filter, and then combining it with the original signal. This produces a comb filter response, which creates a whirling type sound effect. This is more subtle than a flanging effect, and commonly found in ‘70s rock and jazz.
Serato DJ
43% have it

24. Create your favourite playlists

The DJ software lets you create and save playlists with all your favourite tracks. Playlists can be saved, modified and played over and over.
Serato DJ
86% have it

25. has a graphic waveform

The software features a graph that will illustrate the vibration/wave of the track that is currently playing.
Serato DJ
89% have it

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