Traktor Scratch Pro 2 is a professional DJ software that allows you to mix and scratch digital music files on your computer. It also integrates with SoundCloud Go+, giving you access to an endless collection of tracks. If you want to try Traktor Scratch Pro 2 for free, here are the steps you need to follow:
Go to the official website of Native Instruments and download Traktor DJ 2, a free DJ software for desktop and iPad. You can find it here: https://www.native-instruments.com/en/products/traktor/dj-software/traktor-dj-2/ [^1^]
Install Traktor DJ 2 on your device and launch it. You will need to create a Native ID account or log in with an existing one.
In Traktor DJ 2, go to the Preferences menu and select Audio Setup. Choose your soundcard from the drop-down list. If you want to use timecode vinyl, you will need a compatible soundcard or mixer. You can find a list of TRAKTOR SCRATCH Certified soundcards and mixers here: https://www.native-instruments.com/en/products/traktor/dj-software/traktor-pro-3/traktor-scratch-certified-mixers/
Connect your turntables or CD players to your soundcard or mixer and make sure they are set to phono or line mode, respectively.
Download the timecode files from this link: https://www.native-instruments.com/fileadmin/ni_media/downloads/manuals/TRAKTOR_3_4_0/Timecode_Files.zip and burn them to CDs or vinyls.
In Traktor DJ 2, go to the Preferences menu and select Decks. Choose Timecode as the deck mode for each deck you want to control with timecode.
Load a track on each deck and press play on your turntables or CD players. You should see the waveform moving in sync with the timecode signal.
Enjoy mixing and scratching with Traktor Scratch Pro 2 for free!
Note: Traktor DJ 2 is a simplified version of Traktor Pro 3, which is the flagship DJ software from Native Instruments. If you want to unlock more features and effects, you can upgrade to Traktor Pro 3 for $99 or $49 if you already own a previous version. You can find more information about Traktor Pro 3 here: https://www.native-instruments.com/en/products/traktor/dj-software/traktor-pro-3/ [^2^]Traktor Scratch Pro 2 is a powerful and versatile DJ software that lets you create your own unique sound and style. You can use it with any genre of music, from hip hop to techno, and from house to dubstep. You can also customize your setup with different layouts, effects, and controllers.
One of the main advantages of Traktor Scratch Pro 2 is that it integrates seamlessly with SoundCloud Go+, a premium subscription service that gives you access to over 200 million tracks from various artists and labels. You can stream any track you want directly from SoundCloud Go+ to Traktor Scratch Pro 2, without having to download or store them on your device. You can also use Traktor's song recommendations feature to find tracks that match the key and tempo of the current track, making it easier to create smooth transitions and harmonious mixes.
Another benefit of Traktor Scratch Pro 2 is that it supports a wide range of hardware devices, from turntables and CD players to MIDI controllers and mixers. You can use Traktor Scratch Pro 2 with any soundcard you like, as long as it has a stereo input and output. You can also use Traktor Scratch Certified soundcards and mixers, which are specially designed to work with Traktor Scratch Pro 2 and offer high-quality audio and low-latency performance. Some of these devices also feature Haptic Driveâ technology, which lets you feel the track's beat and groove through tactile feedback. aa16f39245