Release Notes

  • ver. 6.6.1

    NEW

    • rekordbox CloudDirectPlay is now available.
    • Added a feature to automatically retrieve analysis information from the Internet. (This feature can be used for free on the Beta version, but it is being considered to become a Paid plan feature in the future. )

    FIXED

    • On macOS Big Sur, layout was momentarily messed up when switching modes or layouts.
    • Improved stability and fixes for other minor issues.

     

  • ver. 6.6.0 [2021.11.16]

    NEW

    • XDJ-RX3 compatibility added.
    • Added VINYL BRAKE to Beat FX.
    • Support for SoundCloud DJ.
    • Support for GOBO in LIGHTING mode.

    IMPROVED

    • Added a feature to export and import lighting settings in LIGHTING mode.
    • Added the following to DMX Direct Control:

    The number of DMX channels that can be controlled by DMX Direct Control
    Items that can sync with a button
    A function to control a value with a knob or slider

    • Automatic deck selection for lighting is now available in PERFORMANCE mode when connected with the following units:

    DJM-S11/DJM-S9/DJM-S7
    DJM-450/DJM-250MK2
    DDJ-SZ

    • Vocal position detection is now available on Mac containing Apple's M1 chip.
    • BEAT JUMP Pad page is now retained when you start rekordbox next time.
    • Added the following features to MIDI LEARN:

    Active Loop Select(HotCue, MemoryCue)
    Active Loop Off (HotCue, MemoryCue)

    • CFX Select Next/Back in MIDI LEARN mapping is now available when connected with the following units that don't have the Sound Color FX button:

    DDJ-FLX6/DDJ-400/DDJ-200
    DDJ-RR/DDJ-RB
    DDJ-SX2/DDJ-SX/DDJ-SR/DDJ-SB2/DDJ-SB
    DDJ-WeGO4/DDJ-WeGO3
    (Windows only) DDJ-WeGO2/DDJ-WeGO/DDJ-ERGO

    • New option included not to update track information when synchronizing with Apple Music App or iTunes using SYNC MANAGER.
    • You can use multiple fonts in Video function.

    FIXED

    • Keys were not displayed on the main display and jog displays on the XDJ-XZ when connected via LINK EXPORT.
    • Potential freeze when loading SoundCloud tracks.
    • Occasionally live sharing stopped when using KUVO - Live Playlist.
    • On Mac, occasionally wrong files were relocated when Auto Relocate was executed.
    • Potential crash when launching rekordbox on Mac with IntelⓇ HD Graphics 4000.
    • Occasionally recording stopped unexpectedly.
    • Improved stability and fixes for other minor issues.

     

  • ver. 6.5.3 [2021.8.24]

    NEW

    • New subscription plan, the Professional plan, is now available.
    • Supports rekordbox Cloud Unlimited powered by Dropbox that allows you to upload unlimited music files to the cloud storage.
    • Supports Collection Auto Upload that allows you to automatically upload music files in your Collection to the cloud storage.
    • Supports Device library backup that allows you to backup your data exported on USB storage devices to your computer or the cloud storage so that you can recover it at any time if the device is lost.
    • Added PING PONG and HELIX to Beat FX.

    IMPROVED

    • The ESC key is now enabled to clear the Search filter.
    • Vocal position now shows on a PC/Mac that doesn’t support AVX, only for tracks that have been analyzed on a PC/Mac that does support AVX.
    • Sound Color FX knobs for the Sampler and Master are now always displayed on the screen.
    • Added the following long-awaited features to MIDI LEARN:
      • CFX Select Next/Back (only in the CFX USER mode of the Sound Color FX single mode)
      • CFX On
      • Browse Up/Down
      • Video Load Deck 1/2
      • FX Select Back

    FIXED

    • Occasionally downloaded tracks may not be displayed in the Promo Locker in the browse tree when Inflyte tracks are set to be downloaded to USB storage devices.
    • The [AUTO/TAP] button would not light up properly when switching to Auto or Tap mode on controllers equipped with the [AUTO/TAP] button for Beat FX.
    • Occasionally changes to the Auto Gain settings may not be saved.
    • Occasionally the track analysis data may not be synchronized when using Cloud Library Sync.
    • Potential freeze when importing Histories from a device.
    • Occasionally the Sound Color FX user settings that has been set when a controller was connected was unexpectedly changed when rekordbox is started.
    • Improved stability and fixes for other minor issues.

     

  • ver. 6.5.2 [2021.6.22]

    NEW

    • Support for Free DJ Playlists of SoundCloud.
    • Support for MIDI/HID control in LIGHTING mode.

    IMPROVED

    • Key shift algorithm when using Key Sync.
    • Range of highlighted key is now selectable in Traffic Light.
    • Added DMX Direct Control 4 - 9 in MIDI LEARN and PAD EDITOR.
    • Imported streamed tracks are now shown in the Intelligent Playlists.
    • Now up to 100000 artists can be shown for streamed tracks.
    • BPM and key information from Soundcloud, Beatport LINK, and Beatsource LINK is now shown when browsing.
      Note: If you want to use the key provided by each streaming service, uncheck the key in the [Analysis Setting] dialog.

    FIXED

    • Date Created showed incorrectly when importing tracks to Mac.
    • Occasionally tracks were exported incorrectly on Mac.
    • Unable to export setting files via MIDI LEARN function if the name of the DJ equipment includes certain characters.
    • Unable to browse when installing rekordbox ver.6 for the first time, exporting tracks to a USB storage device and connecting it to CDJ/XDJ.
    • Occasionally My Tag disappeared when executing [Update Collection].
    • [Show / Hide Pad and Platter] settings weren't carried over when closing and opening rekordbox.
    • Potential crash when deleting playlists.
    • Tracks in the KEY category wouldn’t show when browsing on the CDJ-2000/900 via LINK EXPORT.
    • Beat information on the touch display wouldn't change when changing BEAT FX parameters on the DDJ-RZX.
    • Occasionally brightness dropped when the Lighting panel is shown/hidden in PERFORMANCE mode.
    • Occasionally Cloud Library Sync failed when too many tracks/playlists in a library.
    • Improved stability and fixes for other minor issues.

     

  • ver. 6.5.1 [2021.3.2]

    NEW

    • Support for SoundCloud Go+: High Quality Streaming.
    • macOS Big Sur now supported. (Driver software included)

    IMPROVED

    • You can use rekordbox (Hardware Unlock) when the following mixer and PC/Mac is connected via USB cable and the mixer and the CDJ-3000 are connected via LAN.

    DJM-TOUR1
    DJM-900NXS2

    • Added the following format for rendering audio files in EDIT mode.

    Mac: FLAC, AIFF, M4A(256kbps)
    PC: FLAC, AIFF, MP3

    • Automatic deck selection for lighting is now available in PERFORMANCE mode when PC/Mac is connected with the following units via USB cable.

    XDJ-XZ
    DJM-V10*
    DJM-TOUR1
    DJM-900NXS2
    DJM-750MK2

    *NOTE: The DJM-V10-LF is not compatible with this feature. If the auto mode does not work as expected, please select the deck manually.

    • Changing and saving WAVEFORM CURRENT POSITION on the CDJ-3000's enlarged waveform is now available.
    • Tracks with m4p extension in iTunes Library are now shown as those with unsupported formats.

    FIXED

    • Offline Locker edits would not be reflected immediately for Beatport LINK and Beatsource LINK tracks.
    • Occasionally artwork disappeared when importing Beatport LINK and Beatsource LINK tracks.
    • Unable to log in to TIDAL.
    • Improved stability and fixes for other minor issues.

     

  • ver. 6.5.0 [2021.1.28]

    NEW

    • DJM-S7 compatibility added.
    • Sample Scratch feature has now been added to Pad Editor.

    IMPROVED

    • Operation of the rotary selector on the CDJ-3000 when connected in HID mode.
    • Sound quality when editing a track with high audio volume level in Edit mode and rendering it as an audio file.

    FIXED

    • Occasionally a red notification badge on the MY PAGE button or a caution message would appear when connecting a Hardware Unlock device.
    • Grid information of tracks could be overwritten when executing [Add New Analysis Data].
    • Occasionally unable to use Mobile Library Sync with an error message indicating a different account is used when logged in with the same account.
    • Improved stability and fixes for other minor issues.

     

  • ver. 6.4.2 [2020.12.22]

    IMPROVED

    • New keyboard shortcuts have now been added for LIGHTING mode.
    • Notes have now been added for fixture information in the search results in the FIXTURE LIBRARY screen for LIGHTING mode.
    • The file type of TIDAL tracks will now appear as TIDAL(FLAC) or TIDAL(AAC).

    FIXED

    • Occasionally tracks were deleted incorrectly when attempting to delete a track in a playlist in Export mode.
    • At times the Library conversion stopped mid way.
    • Potential crash after canceling library conversion.
    • Potential security issue.
    • Column settings in a track list would reset to the default.
    • Occasionally too many "Track exists in the collection" messages appeared during Auto Relocate.
    • Occasionally effects didn't work correctly when connecting a Pioneer DJ product with a TIME control.
    • Improved stability and fixes for other minor issues.
  • ver. 6.4.1 [2020.12.2]

    FIXED

    • Freeze when launching rekordbox for the first time.
    • Potential freeze when importing tracks during track analysis.

     

  • ver. 6.4.0 [2020.11.24]

    NEW

    • DJM-V10-LF compatibility added.

    FIXED

    • Improved stability and fixes for other minor issues.
  • ver. 6.3.0 [2020.11.17]

    NEW

    • DDJ-FLX6 compatibility added.
    • New Merge FX feature added.
    • New Sample Scratch feature added.

    IMPROVED

    • New option included to prioritize the master player as the target player for lighting in PRO DJ LINK Lighting.
    • Added rekordbox xml export feature.
    • A red alarm icon will now appear on the MY PAGE button to display a caution message when using Free Plan and a Pioneer DJ product that is not a Hardware Unlock device when it is connected in PERFORMANCE mode.
    • Streamed tracks can now be added to Tag List.
    • Software FX selection can now be displayed in the rekordbox effect panel when selected on the DJM-S11/S9.
    • Improved display for numbers of beats of Release FX and Pad FX.

    FIXED

    • Often Beat FX turned off when quickly switching between effect types.
    • Potential crash when reloading tracks or closing rekordbox after rekordbox was frozen and then cancelled while loading TIDAL library.
    • Sometimes it would take time to clear Hot Cues and Memory Cues.
    • Imported tracks appeared Missing Files when transferring the master database to a external drive, importing tracks on a Mac, then connecting to a Windows.
    • Unable to load tracks when using LINK EXPORT after transferring the master database to an external drive and changing the drive letter.
    • Key was not displayed in Alphanumeric order even when the key display format was set to Alphanumeric in LINK EXPORT.
    • Offen unable to halve or double the loop length when after Beat Loop when the CDJ-3000 is connected in HID mode.
    • Playback position shifted when turning the side of the jog wheel slowly when the CDJ-3000 is connected in HID mode. Please ensure you update your CDJ-3000's firmware to the latest version (ver. 1.06 or later).
    • The rekordbox title bar sometimes appeared outside the screen on Windows.
    • Some of the contents in Preferences weren't displayed at minimum display resolution.
    • Simple fixture didn't turn on in Ambient mode in LIGHTING mode.
    • Improved stability and fixes for other minor issues.
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