For OSX 10.3 - Windows users have to wait 16/03/04
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Continuing the policy that Native Instruments told us at NAMM (story here) that Native Instruments would be focusing new developments on OSX and Windows XP they have released an OSX only upgrade to TRAKTOR FINALSCRATCH. The Windows update will follow later.
The Native Instruments press release follows....
STANTON MAGNETICS and NATIVE INSTRUMENTS are excited to announce that
TRAKTOR FINALSCRATCH 1.5.1 for Mac OS X is now available. The new version
further expands on the functionality of the revolutionary digital DJ system
and also brings important optimizations for use with Mac OS X 10.3
"Panther", ensuring optimal performance and stability on Apple's latest
A major new feature of TRAKTOR FINALSCRATCH 1.5.1 is the new "Key Correct"
function, which allows DJs to change tempo while preserving the original
pitch of the track. The highly acclaimed time-stretching algorithms from
TRAKTOR DJ STUDIO 2.5 guarantee flawless audio quality in this process.
Further improvements include a customizable user interface and greatly
enhanced visualisation of audio tracks.
The TRAKTOR FINALSCRATCH update 1.5.1 is immediately available for all
FINALSCRATCH users as a $49 / 49 Euro direct download. Users who prefer to
receive the update on CD can order one for $69 / 69 Euro (shipping
Customers who bought their FINALSCRATCH system after January 1st, 2004 can
download the update for free or receive an update CD at the discounted price
of $19 / 19 Euro.
A Windows update bringing TRAKTOR FINALSCRATCH 1.5 to version 1.5.1 will
also be made available shortly.
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