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What is Beatport LINK? New

Beatport LINK is a subscription streaming service that DJs can use to access the Beatport music catalog.
A separate contract is required to use this service.
For details, refer to the Beatport website.
Click here for the Beatport FAQ page.

In what countries can Beatport LINK be used? New

For the latest news on supported countries, refer to the Beatport website.

Can I play Beatport LINK tracks on rekordbox even in an offline environment? New

Yes. Select your desired track from the track list in the Beatport category of the tree view and store it to the rekordbox by choosing [Store Offline] to play it in an offline environment.

What is SoundCloud Go+? New

SoundCloud Go+ is a subscription streaming service that DJs can use to access the SoundCloud music catalog.
A separate contract is required to use this service.
For details, refer to the SoundCloud website.
Click here for the SoundCloud FAQ page.

In what countries can SoundCloud Go+ be used? New

For the latest news on supported countries, refer to the SoundCloud website.

Can I play SoundCloud Go+ tracks on rekordbox even in an offline environment? New

No. Due to SoundCloud restrictions, tracks cannot be played in an offline environment.

Are there any functional restrictions when using tracks from a streaming service on rekordbox? New

The following restrictions apply when using tracks from a streaming service.
・EXPORT mode
  Tracks cannot be used.
・PERFORMANCE mode
  The recording function cannot be used.
  The capture function cannot be used.
  Tracks cannot be loaded to the sampler deck.
  Tracks cannot be added to playlists.
  Track information cannot be edited.
  Tracks are not shown in [Histories].
  The backup function will not be applied.

What is the file format used for tracks on a streaming service? New

Beatport LINK: AAC. The bit rate differs depending on your plan. For details, refer to the Beatport website.
SoundCloud Go+: For SoundCloud HQ streaming, the format is AAC. The bit rate is 256 kbps. For details, refer to the SoundCloud website.

Are trial subscriptions available for the streaming services? New

Yes. Each streaming service offers a trial subscription. (As of August 2019)

For the latest information, refer to the website of each service.
 SoundCloud website
 Beatport website

Are there any potential copyright related issues with playing tracks from a streaming service in a public place or club? New

This depends on your contract with the streaming service, as well as on the copyright laws of each country and international conventions. Please contact each service for details.
 SoundCloud website
 Beatport website