New and Notable Updates and Upgrades
- Native Instruments today released TRAKTOR 3.2, an update to its popular DJ software. This Universal Binary version offers DJs improved creative functionality, reliability and ease use across the board, with synchronized track mirroring between decks, seamless Hot Cueing and stripe navigation, optimized tempo detection, new WAV tag writing, an enhanced External Mixer mode, extended MIDI controller integration, a revised and extended user manual, and a large number of optimizations and fixes.
- NI also announced that a demo version of BATTERY 3.0.1 is now available. This is a significant revision of Native Instruments’ industry-standard drum and percussion sampler. The addition of time-stretching and advanced loop capabilities, authentic “articulations”, a powerful master effects section and an integrated wave editor all serve to strengthen the role of BATTERY as the premier creative drum and percussion sampler. With an enormous library of more than 100 high-quality drum kits providing a wealth of studio-quality material for all styles and genres. The demo version is available as a free download for Windows and Mac on the NI website and includes a selection of 6 scaled-down drum kits taken from the Battery 3 factory library.