Serato vs Traktor?

Discussion in 'Drum & Bass' started by earwax, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. earwax

    earwax New Member

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    I'd like to know if anyone who has used Serato knows if the beat sync function (automatic beat matching) on Serato actually works.

    Currently I have Traktor Scratch Pro and the beat sync function rarely works. I have even gone in and tried to 'manually grid' my tracks like the program allows, but the beat matching is still off. I have been DJing for over 10 years and I can beat match in a matter of seconds on a pair of Techs. The reason I'm asking about this is that I would like to have the option of Djing just with my laptop and a mixer.

    Are there any other good, professional programs besides Traktor or Serato?

    Thanx.
     
  2. Shatner's Bosom

    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    Virtual DJ is pretty sick
     
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    EuroTide Well-Known Member

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    skankandbass Active Member

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    As far as I'm aware there is no sync button in Scratch Pro? Makes it more enjoyable in my opinion.
     
  5. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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  6. WhoSayReload?

    WhoSayReload? Well-Known Member

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    Virtual dj is solid and the sync's second to none
     
  7. DeeGun

    DeeGun Church of Krust

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    DNBA SUCKZ I've been naughty, I'm banned

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    garffi3 Member

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    Serato don't have a sync button, shows you the track BPM after you analyse the file tho
     
  10. Afek_One

    Afek_One Well-Known Member

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    Serato DJ does.
     
  11. ApeCat

    ApeCat Human Dubplate

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    Traktor has way better FX though.