Serato have released three updates for their software products: Serato Itch, Serato Scratch Live and Serato Video.
Serato announces the release of Itch 2.2.2, the latest free update for Serato Itch DJs. This release adds support for the Serato Video 1.1 update but also has some new features andimprovements. This version of Itch supports Mac OS X Mountain Lion.
Owners of four deck controllers such as the Numark NS6 are now able to take advantage of a new two deck view mode.
They have also added some library enhancements to improve load times and stability. Alongside this, they have done maintenance, fixed bugs and done some enhancements. For the full list of these, refer to the ITCH 2.2.2 release notes.
Serato Scratch Live 2.4.3, the latest free update for Serato Scratch Live DJs adds support for the Serato Video 1.1 update but also has some very new features and improvements. This version of Scratch Live supports Mac OS X Mountain Lion.
Alongside adding support for Serato Video, they’ve included other features such as the FLAC format.
They have also added library enhancements to improve load times and stability. Alongside this, they have done maintenance, fixed bugs and done enhancements. For the full list of these, refer to the Scratch Live 2.4.3 release notes.
Serato Video 1.1, the first update for Serato Video users, includes some new features including; Delay Compensation, a dedicated Video View, Auto/Random Transitions and the Media Crate.
You can use Delay Compensation to shift the video stream forward or backwards independently of the audio. This can be used to compensate for front of house issues with audio and video streams being out of sync.
A dedicated GUI view in Scratch Live or ITCH for video mixing has been added in this update. This automatically positions the Serato Video Preview screens alongside the virtual decks, and the Mix Preview within the waveform display to give you more space for your library, SP-6 Sample Player or FX.
With Auto/Random Transitions, you can load a different transition effect on track load. One of the new features is the Media Crate. This is a special crate, where you are able to hold a library of video files to be automatically loaded to any track without an associated video file.
Alongside these new features and enhancements to Serato Video there has been bug fixes and improvements which are listed in full within the Serato Video 1.1 release notes.
Note: Windows computers using Intel graphics cards are not supported by Serato Video.
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