Native Instruments have announced Traktor DJ 2, a new app for iPad, PC and Mac, with a simplified interface and new features like suggested tracks and direct integration with the new Kontrol S2. Suggested Tracks will scan track elements like key, tempo and energy and suggest what to play next.
Traktor DJ 2 also adds SoundCloud integration, allowing users to stream directly from the popular music platform into the software. NI say the software has been re-coded from the ground up, which they announced last year, and will work across both mobile and desktop platforms.
Traktor DJ 2 is aimed at DJs "of all levels" and the desktop version will cost €49 when it's available on Native's own site in the Spring. The iOS version will cost €9.99 from the App Store. Existing and future Kontrol S2 MK3 customers will get the desktop version for free. The iOS version, along with a Soundcloud Go+ account, is available for free on a 30-day trial the App Store, and can be unlocked permanently by connecting the Kontrol S2 MK3.
Last year, NI announced a long-awaited update to their Traktor Pro software along with new Kontrol S-series controllers.
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