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Serato updates DJ software to be compatible with macOS Catalina

The update also supports Apple’s new Music app

Serato has updated its software to support users using the recently released macOS Catalina.

Introduced earlier this month, the updated Apple software, macOS Catalina 10.5, included the removal of Itunes and the addition of a new Apple Music app. The changed caused users of Pioneer DJ's Rekordbox and NI's Traktor programs to experience compatability issues, with both companies advising people not to update the software until a fix has been released.

Serato has now updated its software to work with Catalina 10.5, with both DJ Pro and DJ Lite compatible with the update. Despite the two fixes, Serato Sample and Serato Pitch ‘n Time Pro/LE are not yet compatible, but the company has confirmed updated versions will be released. There is also a Catalina-compatible version of Serato Studio available.

Serato launched new music-making software Studio in March. The DAW-style software was designed to help DJs who want to make music without the steep learning curve of most modern DAWs. 

Apple announced the first new ipod since 2015 this year, following the announcement of their phasing out of iTunes, The 2019 update includes the processor used for the iPhone 7, along with 256GB of storage. These are the only hardware changes made to the previous iPod touch, released four years ago i.e. it will have the four-inch display and home button.