WHAT’S NEW? TRAKTOR PRO 3 builds upon almost two decades of performance in the booth, while maintaining the workflows that brought it to the stage in the first place. From making sure you always sound your best on club systems, to developing high-impact effects you can use in an instant, TRAKTOR PRO 3 is designed more than ever for unique, dancefloor-filling mixing. TRAKTOR PRO 3 is compatible with many third-party controllers and seamlessly integrates Beatport and Beatsource LINK.
A LAYOUT FOR THE CLUB We redesigned TRAKTOR’s interface so that it’s more streamlined, and easier to see through the club haze. New metering and fader designs let you gain your mix more accurately, and a redesigned master panel gives you instant access to essential controls. New parallel waveform and single-deck views let you choose how to mix and prepare your music. TRAKTOR PRO 3 maintains the workflows of its predecessors, so switching is a breeze.
A NEW KIND OF SOUND From small systems to festival big-rigs – we’ve made changes that will help you sound great, wherever you play. Every signal-processing step in TRAKTOR has been refined with high-fidelity sound in mind. Stay confident with heavy tempo shifting that uses new Elastique 3 time-stretching. Run your tracks out through the classic warm and punchy TRAKTOR limiter, or a newly-designed, truly transparent master limiter that won’t duck your sound, even when layering multiple tracks and samples.
NEW MIXER FX Experimentation should be easy, which is why we developed new Mixer FX on each channel to give you one-touch control over huge club-grade effects. These are great tools for fail-safe sonic exploration – drench vocals in reverb for washed-out transitions, make industrial music-mayhem with bitcrushing, or step things up and away with different delays, plus more. Choose from eight new Mixer FX and three filters and assign them to a dedicated slot for quick modulation.
HOP, SKIP, AND LAND ON-BEAT It’s not just effects that can power up your performance. Hold in the new Reverse button to play a deck backwards – because it works with Flux Mode, letting go will mean you jump to where you would have been had you done nothing at all, in perfect sync with the other decks. Create shifted percussion parts, or hidden-message vocals, and team it up with effects for sounds from another dimension. Flux Mode also works with Hotcues, loops, and scratching, for moments where you need a super-tight beat, but can’t help chopping things up.
HARMONIC MIXING For those who mix in key (and for those who don’t key), TRAKTOR PRO 3 makes harmonic mixing faster and easier. Pitch up or down by semitones, with the resulting key shown in the deck header, and see tracks with matching keys highlighted in the browser – so you’ll always know which track fits. It also means more control over creatively building energy throughout your set through key changes.