Serato Scratch Live
Serato Scratch Live
Top 45%6 points
Top 45%
Key features and highlights

Serato Scratch Live: 26 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 Scratch Live
65% have it

2. Is compatible with Windows

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

3. Is compatible with Mac OS X

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

4. Supports WAVE files

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

5. 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 Scratch Live
81% have it

6. 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 Scratch Live
62% have it

7. 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 Scratch Live
89% have it

8. Supports MIDI and HID controllers

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

9. Has mixtape recording feature

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

10. 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 Scratch Live
86% have it

11. Has pitch shifting

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

12. Has reverse play

The DJ software can play songs in reverse mode. When activated the track starts going backwards.
Serato Scratch Live
41% have it

13. Can mix videos

The software allows you to mix some types of video file, in order to create a visual as well as a musical performance.
Serato Scratch Live
30% have it

14. Has time stretching

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

15. Has scratch effect

This feature gives you the ability to create the classic DJ effect of scratching a vinyl record while playing.
Serato Scratch Live
68% have it

16. has a graphic waveform

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

17. 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 Scratch Live
86% have it

18. Has automatic volume gain

The DJ program can automatically adjust the gain volume of two songs so they can better match so that the sound is more agreeable to the listener.
Serato Scratch Live
57% have it

19. Has automatic cue points

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

20. 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 Scratch Live
73% have it

21. Supports AIFF files

The DJ software supports AIFF audio format (lossless format). Be aware that they’re not as universally playable as WAVE files once you get away from Macs.
Serato Scratch Live
68% have it

22. Supports AAC files

The DJ software supports AAC audio format. It is the native lossy format of Apple’s iTunes, iPod, iPad etc. It usually has the file extension m4a.
Serato Scratch Live
49% have it

23. number of decks

The total number of DJ decks that can be used in the software (usually the number of decks that a single DJ can control while mixing is 4).

24. Supports vinyl turntables

The DJ software supports external vinyl turntables.
Serato Scratch Live
32% have it

25. Has mixing history feature

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

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