N.I. DJ Studio Version 2.0 adds OS X support 30/08/02
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NATIVE INSTRUMENTS, the German audio software company behind award-winning
products such as REAKTOR, ABSYNTH, B4, PRO-53, FM7, SPEKTRAL DELAY,
KONTAKT, and TRAKTOR, announces their first product release for Mac OS X:
TRAKTOR DJ STUDIO 2.0.
TRAKTOR DJ STUDIO 2.0 brings professional DJ mixing to the digital domain,
unifying performance, mixing, and composition. TRAKTOR DJ STUDIO 2.0
integrates two playback modules for playback and mixing of MP3s, Sound
Designer II and AIFF files, and AUDIO-CDs with a convenient playlist
section, DJ mixer, beat matcher, digital scratcher, cue section, and
high-quality filters. The innovative parametric control of the software
makes it possible to record all control movements and export a mix in a
dedicated file format.
"DJ mixing has become one of the most electrifying domains in the new music
culture and NI is proud to present an innovative product such as TRAKTOR DJ
STUDIO 2.0 as the first of it's kind for Mac OS X," says Daniel Haver, CEO
of Native Instruments. "Mac OS X offers highly advanced audio technologies
with unprecedented power and great stability which gives our users an
outstanding platform for creating and performing music and fits perfectly
with the requirements of a product such as TRAKTOR DJ STUDIO 2.0."
"Mac OS X Core Audio integrates all audio functions directly into the
operating system, enabling ultra low latency and superior overall
performance for professional music creation and production," said Ron
Okamoto, Apple's vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. "We're
pleased to have NATIVE INSTRUMENTS join the growing list of developers
offering Mac OS X applications and helping Mac users accelerate their
transition to our super modern operating system."
TRAKTOR DJ STUDIO 2.0 for Mac OS X benefits from ultra-low latency and
preemptive multitasking which guarantees realtime, glitch-free audio
playback, file browser scrolling, track loading, filtering, and recording
functions with rock solid stability. Users with multiple processors can
even take advantage of Mac OS X's symmetric multiprocessing, which allows
different modules of TRAKTOR DJ STUDIO 2.0 to run seamlessly on separate
TRAKTOR DJ STUDIO 2.0 takes advantage of Mac OS X Core Audio, which
simplifies the use of multiple I/O audio interfaces and makes MIDI
interface drivers directly available at the operating system level.
TRAKTOR DJ STUDIO 2.0 will be available from the end of September 2002 and
will retail for $199.
You can find more information about TRAKTOR DJ STUDIO 2.0 at