Traktor Pro 3.1 will add new parallel waveforms, according to a leak by DJ Tech Tools. The new waveform view will mimic that of rekordbox DJ and Serato, allowing users to view up to four waveforms on top of each other, theoretically making it easier to line up transients.
The update was teased at the NAMM conference in California last week, with no date announced for when the update will be available for download. Interestingly, Stems view will also be available in 'parallel' view, creating a complex view of samples and stems that looks more like a DAW than DJ software.
You're likely going to need a fairly hi-res screen if you're keen on splitting up four decks, but it does open up Traktor to more creative DJs who are rocking four decks on the reg. Last week, NI also announced Traktor DJ 2, a cut-down version of Traktor for both mobile and desktop, aimed at DJs of 'all levels'. Read more about the leak at DJ Tech Tools.