rekordbox 5.0.0 has been released - Sept. 12, 2017

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  • Compatible devices added: DDJ-XP1, DJM-S9 (DJM-S9: Please update the firmware to the latest version)
  •  Ability to import a playlist (including music files) from a USB/SD device.

  • Ability to play tracks from an exported USB/SD device in Performance mode.

  • Added KEY SHIFT/KEY SYNC feature.

  • Added 16 HOT CUE/PAD FX support.

  • Added KEYBOARD Mode (Key-Shifted HOT CUE play).

  • Added BEAT LOOP mode.

  • Added the option to play a HOT CUE before reaching the next beat.

  • Added options to select the QUANTIZE beat length for different Performance features.

  • Added the option to SYNC tracks with BPM that is double or half the master deck BPM.

  • PAD EDITOR: Customize pad modes and functions assigned to the performance pads (compatible unit: DDJ-XP1).


  • Renewed GUI.
  • Improved accuracy of beat grid analysis.
  • Added Preferences to select either 16 or 8 slot SAMPLER.
  • Ability to set beat grids from tracks with no tempo transients.
  • Ability to display remaining and elapsed time together.
  • Ability to display original BPM on decks.
  • Ability to select beat length or parameter (%/Time) for each FX in BEAT FX multi-mode.
  • Track search buttons search tracks based on a previously loaded track.
  • Placed AUTO GAIN pots on the deck panels.
  • 1.1 bar can be placed at any position of a track. 
  • Shorter track loading time when a track was loaded using a controller.
  • Hi-speed switching between browser panels using the space bar.
  • More options for BROWSE font size and line space.


  • FX panel remained visible when BROWSE mode was selected if DVS was turned ON/OFF in the Preferences while the FX panel was open.
  • Unnecessary green strip appeared on the bottom of certain videos.
  • HOT LOOP was called when clicking a HOT CUE during a HOT LOOP in DVS RELATIVE mode.
  • Artwork was not displayed in the Info screen and in the video tree track lists when video files were imported to computers with certain graphics cards.
  • CFX USER mode settings were not saved.
  • BEAT JUMP length was not saved in EXPORT mode.
  • DDJ-RZ: The jog wheel spun rapidly and stopped after a short time when you touched the jog wheel after using the DDJ-RZ for a few hours.
  • Improved stability and fixed other minor issues.
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