Flagship DJ software with 4 decks, Loop Recorder, Sample Decks, and 30 effects for maximum creative potential.
TRAKTOR PRO 2 is the world-renowned, rock-solid 4-deck DJ program that gets you mixing straight out the box. Now with TRAKTOR 2 Technology Inside, this version boasts a new interface with TruWave colored waveforms for a visually rich experience of your music. Simpler than ever to use, TRAKTOR PRO 2 also sees the arrival of the new Sample Decks and Loop Recorder features for ultimate mix creativity. Now with TRAKTOR 2 Technology Inside, you'll get a DJ product guaranteed to be intuitive, creative and addictive!
With an easy on the eye interface, including Essential View and the new TruWave hi-res colored waveforms, TRAKTOR software is now easier to use than ever.
TruWave waveforms offer a whole new dimension to your mix - differentiate between kicks, hi-hats and snares and anticipate your mix
Thanks to various zoom levels, set up tighter cue points than ever before
The overview of the whole track (“stripe”) clearly displays the track’s arrangement with full detail
New layouts, including Essential View for maximum ease-of-use when using TRAKTOR with external mixer and controller(s)
With the innovative Sample Decks containing four slots each, you can enter the world of live remixing and editing in ways unimaginable before.
Grab and layer your own loops or use the included loop content. Create one-shot samples or use the included DJ Craze scratch sounds
Grab loops live out of a running deck, store your favorites in the loop library, and develop your own arsenal of beats and sounds
Layer up loops in perfect sync with the decks
PRO versions only: Tweak the volume and filter for each Sample Deck slot separately
PRO versions only: 2 different sizes for the Sample Decks; each of the 4 decks can be switched from track deck to Sample Deck and vice versa, on the fly
TRAKTOR PRO 2 adds 4 stunning, much–requested new effects, taking the total to 32, all syncing to track or master tempo.
Tape Delay, Ramp Delay, Bouncer and Auto Bouncer join the arsenal of professional DJ effects, taking the potential for sound mangling to the extreme
With a multi-channel audio interface such as the TRAKTOR AUDIO 10 you can now use TRAKTOR effects as an independent send / receive effects unit
TRAKTOR 2 software includes amazing loops and sounds from in-demand sound providers for use with the new Sample Decks.
40 original loops and 10 full tracks drawn from Loopmasters’ new DJ Mixtools series, plus additional scratch sounds by DMC Champ DJ Craze
Drum, bass, percussion and synth loop in dubstep, minimal, house, techno and trance styles
Grab loops from any playing track in seconds, and save them in the loop library
With the brand-new Loop Recorder in the PRO 2 versions of TRAKTOR, you can record live loops from any channel (single or multiple), the live input feeds, or the master output.
Trigger the recording using a foot pedal, a DJ controller such as TRAKTOR KONTROL X1 or a keyboard hot key
Overdub on top of the running loop in real time, creating additional layers and heightening dramatic FX buildups and peaks
Works like a 5th deck. You can transfer the layered loop into a Sample Deck slot instantly, freeing up the Loop Recorder for further use
TRAKTOR’s intelligent features now allow for even easier remixing of tracks on the fly. Switch any deck to a Sample Deck and load up to four loops or one-shot samples each – 16 in total. The new Loop Recorder can record loops from mixer channels, master out or audio interface inputs, while four much-requested new effects, including Tape Delay and Bouncer, round out the arsenal to more than 30 performance effects.
TRAKTOR PRO 2 makes it simple to remix on the fly with powerful new Sample Decks and the Loop Recorder. Tap into even more mind-bending FX like Tape Delay and Bouncer.
Advanced and ultra precise looping and cueing functions make TRAKTOR PRO 2 a powerful tool for adventurous and creative sets.
Trigger perfectly timed auto loops on the fly, and take your set into new territories
Store up to eight hot cues per track and re-arrange tunes with the track parts you need
Super-precise loop and cue points, thanks to the seamless waveform zoom and multiple cue types, round off the arsenal
Convert any track deck into a highly intuitive Sample Deck with four slots each, and enter the world of live remixing and editing.
Trigger samples and loops, including Loopmasters content and DJ Craze scratches
Grab loops live out of a running track deck, and tweak the volume and filter for each
Layer up loops in perfect sync with the decks and store your favorites in TRAKTOR’s loop library
TRAKTOR PRO 2 now features more than 30 professional DJ effects, all syncing to track or master tempo.
Effects useable in Single and Group Mode – chain up to 6 effects together for amazing sound mangling potential
30+ effects, now with the much requested Tape Delay, Ramp Delay, Bouncer and Auto Bouncer
With a multi-channel audio interface such as the TRAKTOR AUDIO 10 you can use TRAKTOR effects as an independent send / receive effects unit
Listen to FX sound examples...
With the brand-new Loop Recorder, you can record live loops from any channel (single or multiple), the live input feeds, or the master output.
Trigger the recording using a foot pedal, a DJ controller such as TRAKTOR KONTROL X1 or a keyboard hot key
Overdub on top of the running loop in real-time, creating additional layers and heightening dramatic FX buildups and peaks
Works like a 5th deck in TRAKTOR. You can transfer the layered loop into a Sample Deck slot instantly, freeing up the Loop Recorder
Crate Flick cover art browsing and full iTunes® and iPod® integration makes finding the right track effortless. TRAKTOR’s acclaimed sync concept ensures that your tunes beat-match perfectly so you can focus on the more exciting performance aspects of DJing. TRAKTOR PRO 2’s built-in mixer integrates multiple EQ and filter types, giving you full control of the frequency spectrum.
Easier to use than ever before, TRAKTOR PRO 2 has TRAKTOR 2 Technology Inside, making it a cinch to mix amazing sets.
The new TruWave hi-res colored waveforms aren’t just easier to read, they offer a whole new dimension to your mix.
Differentiate between kicks, hi-hats and snares and mix your tracks visually
Set up more accurate cue points and Beat Grids for even tighter mixes
Track stripe clearly displays the track’s arrangement for better mix anticipation
With TRAKTOR it’s easy to find and prepare your tracks, allowing you to keep your focus on the dance floor.
Full iTunes® integration / iPod® compatibility for fast and efficient searches
Search through tracks via Crate Flick cover art browsing, just like a vinyl crate
Auto track analysis, BPM detection and beat-gridding offer help for instant track preparation
If you choose to use the TRAKTOR PRO 2 software without a controller or external gear, you’ll find a powerful, intuitive, built-in mixer.
Assignable crossfader with adjustable curve to suit your mixing style
3-band EQ with kills modeled after analog mixers to color your sound
Independent effects units per channel and one-knob HP/LP filter per channel
Ultra-precise auto beat detection and its world-renowned sync engine makes TRAKTOR PRO 2 a cinch to use for locking down the mix.
Beat-match track tempos perfectly at the press of a button
All track decks, Sample Decks and Loop Recorder loops are perfectly tempo-synced to the master deck
Alternatively, sync all decks, samples loops, and effects to a master tempo and run TRAKTOR PRO 2 with external gear such as MASCHINE
TRAKTOR DJ programs offer total flexibility: Use the NI TRAKTOR KONTROL X1, other manufacturers' controllers, or your keyboard and mouse to control the software. You can also expand TRAKTOR with MASCHINE. This Groove Production Studio can be synced with TRAKTOR, or used as a controller. The new Auto Detection makes connecting and disconnecting your NI audio interface easy – even while there are tracks playing in TRAKTOR. Assisted by the Setup Wizard, just select your interface and it assigns inputs and outputs for you. TRAKTOR PRO 2 is highly customizable with multiple, saveable layouts and flexible hot key selection to suit your needs.
Windows® XP (latest Service Pack, 32 Bit), Windows Vista®/Windows® 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), Intel® Pentium 4® 2.4 GHz or Intel® Core™ Duo or AMD Athlon™ 64, 2 GB RAM Mac OS® X 10.5 or 10.6 (latest update), Intel® Core™ Duo, 2 GB RAM 500 MB free disk space required (minimum), DVD drive
MP3, WAV, AIFF, Audio-CD, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, non-DRM WMA (Windows only), non-DRM AAC
TRAKTOR PRO 2 Mac & PC Demo Download
Getting Started Manual (zip file contains English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish versions) Application Reference (English only)
ELEVATE YOUR MIX
Define your sound with our flagship DJ software – four decks and a stunning range of creative features for maximum freedom in mixing.
TruWave colored waveform displays on all 4 decks
Remix Decks, Loop Recorder, Macro FX and more
Customizable mappings for all relevant DJ controllers
THE NEW PRO
TRAKTOR is the pro platform that top DJs trust, and TRAKTOR PRO 2 with Remix Deck™ technology is the most advanced version of TRAKTOR ever. Perform your mix on up to four decks, featuring TruWave colored waveforms, powerful looping and cueing functionality and an exceptional effects suite.
TRAKTOR PRO 2 is Ready to Remix. Get started in seconds, fire up the Remix Decks and seamlessly merge the worlds of DJing and live performance.
TRAKTOR PRO 2’s groundbreaking new Remix Decks allow for spectacular live remixing and re-arranging of tracks.
Start jamming with the powerful loop suite and included TRAKTOR loop content. Each of the 64 slots can hold a loop or one-shot sample – load sounds from your hard drive or by capturing loops live from your DJ set. Save them as Remix Sets and build up your own loop library - the potential for rocking completely unique live performances is endless.
UNDERSTANDING REMIX DECKS
Find out how and why the Remix Decks can help elevate your DJ set. These tutorial videos take you step by step from basic to advanced techniques, from preparation to performance. Essential viewing!
Crate Flick cover art browsing and full iTunes® and iPod® integration makes finding the right track effortless. TRAKTOR’s acclaimed sync concept and beat grid feature ensures that your tunes beat-match perfectly.
Load any track and TRAKTOR will analyze and ‘beat-grid’ it automatically - no matter what the genre is - leaving you to focus on the more exciting performance aspects of DJing. TRAKTOR PRO 2’s built-in mixer integrates multiple EQ and filter types, giving you full control of the frequency spectrum.
FUEL FOR YOUR REMIX DECKS
Experience a new creative high with TRAKTOR Remix Sets, in collaboration with our partners Beatport and Whatpeopleplay.com. and more. Or dive into the wide range offree Remix Sets, with sounds from the most successful MASCHINE Expansions, a selection of cutting-edge genre packs, and more.
Ready for immediate use with TRAKTOR’s Remix Decks and TRAKTOR KONTROL F1, these all-in-one packs give you top tracks by renowned artists, split up into loops and one-shot samples. Recreate tracks live, make on-the-fly remixes, or remodel them into something completely your own.
TRAKTOR offers total flexibility: Whatever your personal style or needs, there is the ultimate TRAKTOR set up for you. BothTRAKTOR KONTROL S2 andTRAKTOR KONTROL S4 provide an all-in-one, professional package for DJs of all levels and genres, with no extra DJ gear required.
Use TRAKTOR with an external hardware mixer, and theTRAKTOR KONTROL X1 can handle transport functions plus looping, hot cues and effects. For the ultimate creative boost,TRAKTOR KONTROL F1 provides intuitive control over TRAKTOR’s Remix Decks.
Beatmakers and producers can even expand TRAKTOR with the groove production studioMASCHINE. Tempo sync is automatic, and TRAKTOR's Auto Detection makes connecting and disconnecting NI hardware easy – even while your tracks playing.
MASCHINE - this Groove Production Studio can be synced with TRAKTOR, or used as a controller.
NEW IN 2.6.3: NEXT GENERATION TRAKTOR KONTROL X1 INTEGRATION
Integration of next generation TRAKTOR KONTROL X1
Metadata Sync with TRAKTOR DJ and Key Detection are now also available in TRAKTOR LE 2
Various performance and stability improvements
NEW IN 2.6.2: TIMECODE IMPROVEMENTS, TRAKTOR KONTROL Z1
Improved timecode reliability when using hot cues
Improved resistance against record damage plus improved tracking alert warnings with MK2 vinyl
High input warning (MK1 & MK2) and scroll zone responsiveness (MK2) has been enhanced for CD timecode
Integration of the 2-channel mixing controller TRAKTOR KONTROL Z1
Addition of Flux Mode button to the Deck Transport section
Controller Manager expanded with various additional Remix Deck controls, now allows direct mapping of Remix Deck cells
NEW IN 2.6.1: TRAKTOR DJ SYNC, ENHANCED MIXING
This first phase of Connect and Sync allows you to seamlessly syncs track meta data from TRAKTOR PRO to TRAKTOR DJ and back including all BPM, beat grid and cue point information. TRAKTOR 2.6.1 lets you rock the club with TRAKTOR PRO using the tracks you prepared on your iPad.
TRAKTOR DJ’s advanced Key Detection shows you songs that match the key of your current track for effortless, super-smooth mixes.
New Downbeat Detection lets you mix in perfect sync every time.
NEW IN 2.6: FLUX MODE AND MACRO FX
Activate the new Flux Mode and it tracks the time while you juggle cue points, loop and re-edit the track live, then lets you drop back in at exactly the right moment. A powerful creative weapon and an innovative tool for maximum creativity and point-perfect timing.
When released, the track drops exactly where it would have been if it had run “uninterrupted”. A convenient visual indicator in the waveform keeps track for you.
Macro FX combine multiple TRAKTOR effects on a single control. Now it’s easier than ever to build up, breakdown and destroy tracks with a single, intuitive action – without being an FX guru.
Remix Decks let you select from up to 64 loops and one-shot samples per deck. Any of the four decks in TRAKTOR PRO 2 can be switched to be a Remix Deck
Each Remix Deck offers four different Slots (columns), ideal for arranging sounds and loops by instrument groups e.g. different drum, bass, percussion loops. Play one sound per column - a total of four samples at any one time.
Use loops from the included sound content or import any loops and sounds of your own
Develop your own unique trademark sound and build a personal arsenal of sounds by live-capturing your favorite loops while DJing
REMIX SETS IN DEEP CONTROL
To add more flavor, you can choose which slots are fed through TRAKTOR’s FX units, or even play samples in reverse
The Punch mode allows for instant switching between different loops in one instrument group, in perfect phase - switch from one drum loop to the next exactly on the 2 and 4 snares
Additionally, the Remix Deck quantize can be set to different values for full control of the musical phrasing
FREE REMIX SETS
TRAKTOR PRO 2 and TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2 users can access a wealth of top quality loops and one-shots for use with the Remix Decks.
Renowned artists have provided inspiring material in a number of genres, including Remix Sets prepared by Pan-Pot, Stewart Walker, and Marc Houle, among others.
In all 1.6 GB of content is available – and all for free! As soon as you’ve registered the TRAKTOR PRO 2 software, you can download the Remix Sets.
New tempo detection for improved accuracy, developed from analysing thousands of tracks from various genres
New “downbeat” auto-detection improves auto-beat-gridding and phase recognition
Convenient analysis options when importing files to your collection - set the tempo range by BPM
Much improved BPM detection on tracks with variable tempo, (such as “live” drummer genres) - now detects average BPM
Rewritten Tempo-Tap – instant and simple realignment anytime your tracks drifts away from the grid over time
Manually adjusted grids, (and all BPM-locked tracks) keep their position and tempo from previous versions
It’s never been easier to set up TRAKTOR in the club. The latest 2.6 software update provides plug and play usability with Pioneer's CDJ Series (2000 Nexus / 2000 / 900 / 400) and DJM-900 Nexus Mixer, thanks to advanced HID support. Use the DJ CD player to access tracks, cue points, loops and more in TRAKTOR, with all relevant information on the CD player's display – from track artwork to detailed waveform displays.
This integration gives CDJ users access to powerful features such as TRAKTOR's Remix Decks, sync, superior cueing and looping, intuitive browsing and world-class effects. TRAKTOR memorizes your settings, so every DJ booth becomes your DJ booth, no matter what equipment is installed.
Currently using TRAKTOR DUO 2 or TRAKTOR SCRATCH DUO 2? You can upgrade for free to TRAKTOR PRO 2. Check your NI user account email address; we sent you an email around April 1st, 2012 with the details.
Once you're using TRAKTOR PRO 2, you are entitled to a free update to TRAKTOR PRO 2.5 with Remix Decks, available via NI Service Center. This gives you a whole batch of amazing new features to play with - on top of the new Remix Decks! See above for more details.
System Requirements, Audio Formats, Drivers
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS SUPPORTED DRIVERS
Windows 7 or 8 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
General: Monitor with 1024 x 768 screen resolution, USB 2.0, 1 GB free disc space, high-speed internet required