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Public beta version of rekordbox 5.4.0 beta released on July. 20.

Thank you very much for joining rekordbox BETA testing! Please read the following and agree to the contents before running BETA.

  • Backup your tracks and database before using BETA.

           Select [File] > [Library] > [Backup Library] in the menu bar.

  • Stable performance is not guaranteed in this BETA testing. DO NOT use in public places such as clubs.
  • We do not assume any responsibility with respect to any losses or damages including data loss. 

 

Public beta version of rekordbox [5.4.0 beta] has been released with new features and bug fixes.

Please download and install it from the links below and send your feedback to us in this forum page. 

 

Download links :

Mac

Windows 64bit

Windows 32bit

 

 

Summary of new features :

 [ Added Traffic Light display ]

Keys which go well with a loaded track’s key are displayed on the browse display.

A button for Traffic Light were added to the header area (where there is a search box) of the browser.

How to use :

  1. Select a target deck from the Traffic Light pull-down menu.
  2. If you enabled Traffic Light function, keys go well with the track in the target deck will be highlighted in a green color.

 

[ Added library protection function ]

If you tick “Disable Library edit” in [Preferences] > [Advanced] > [Browse] > [Library Protection], editing and deleting tracks will be disabled to protect your library.

 

[ Added a function to set a HOT CUE LOOP as an active loop ](Performance mode only)

You can set one of HOT CUE LOOP (a loop registered to HOT CUE) as an active loop.

How to use :

  1. Click an loop icon which is displayed when you register a loop to HOT CUE. (Loop icon is displayed in red color when you set it as an active loop).
  2. If playing position comes to the point set as an active loop, loop play will start.

 

[ Added an option to delete a track from a tag list when the track is loaded ]

[ Added an option to delete all tracks in a tag list when application quits ]

If “Delete a loaded track from Tag List” is ticked in [Preferences] > [Advanced] > [Browse] > [Tag List], track is deleted form the Tag List when it is loaded.

* To recover the Tag List, please execute “Undo track load” with a keyboard shortcut.

If “Delete all loaded tracks from Tag List when exiting rekordbox” is ticked in [Preferences] > [Advanced] > [Browse] > [Tag List], all tracks are deleted form the Tag List when exiting rekordbox.

 

[ Added an option to reset coloring for played tracks ]

If “Reset color when exiting rekordbox” is ticked in [Preferences] > [View] > [Browse] > [Coloring of played tracks], coloring of played tracks is reset when exiting rekordbox.

If it isn’t ticked, coloring of played tracks isn’t reset even if you exit rekordbox. If you click “RESET” button in [Preferences] > [View] > [Browse] > [Coloring of played tracks] then click “OK” on the displayed popup window, coloring of tracks is reset.

* In EXPORT mode, this feature is available for link export only.

 

[ Added “Undo track load” to keyboard shortcut ]

You can get the last loaded deck back to the previous status (previous track is loaded).

If you install rekordbox for the first time, it is assigned to cmd+z (Mac) / Ctrl+z (Windows).

If you updated rekordbox from the older version, its keyboard shortcut is not assigned. Please assign to a key you like.

If you don’t mind resetting all keyboard shortcut, you can click “DEFAULT” button in [Preferences] > [Keyboard] > [Browse] to assign to the initial value.

Please note that you cannot undo track load for the following 4 operations.

  • Loading by Automix.
  • Loading from a Related Track list.
  • Loading from an Explorer tree.
  • Loading from a Recording tree.

 

[ Added “Locate track loaded on deck” to keyboard shortcut ]

You can move the browser focus to the loaded track.

If you install rekordbox for the first time, it is assigned to cmd+l (Mac) / Ctrl+l (Windows).

If you don’t mind resetting all keyboard shortcut, you can click “DEFAULT” button in [Preferences] > [Keyboard] > [Browse] to assign to the initial value.

To locate a track loaded in other decks, type keyboard shortcut repeatedly.

 

How to go back to the regular version :

  • To go back to the latest official version, download from here.

 

Hiroyuki

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