All of the new functions that Native Instruments teased with the new Traktor Kontrol Z2 mixer is now available for free download to existing Traktor Pro users in the form of a 2.6 update. The new features include Macro FX which lets you combine multiple effects into one powerful effect and the new FLUX mode which is basically the same as the Pioneer or Denon "slip-mode".
There's plenty more going on under the hood including full compatibility with the Kontrol Z2 mixer, post-fader effects, and HID support for the new CDJ-2000nexus. Check out the press release with the full list of upgrades below, then head on over to your NI Service Center to download your upgrade ASAP. Stay tuned for the unboxing and first impressions video of the Traktor Kontrol Z2 mixer, coming very soon!
NEW IN TRAKTOR PRO 2.6: FLUX MODE AND MACRO FX
-TRAKTOR KONTROL Z2 integration
-11 new “MacroFX” single-knob combination effects
-Flux Mode” retains song position during HotCues, Beatjumps, Loops etc.
-Post-Fader mode for FX Units
-Factory Map Override option for individual Controllers in Controller Manager
-New gain system with independent Channel Gain knobs and Auto-Gain knobs
-New “Z ISO” EQ and “Z” filter models as featured on Z2 mixer
-Z ISO EQ is now full kill at the left end of knobs path
-New “QuickSnap” behavior for the EQ and Filter controls
-New Transport Preference prevents Remix Decks from becoming Tempo Masters
-New Transport Preference limits Tempo Master to On-Air Decks to become Tempo Masters
-HID support for Pioneer CDJ 2000nexus (SLIP button is mapped to FLUX mode)
-Minor gain-staging adjustments for Live Input Deck
-Various other fixes and improvements
Click Here for a full breakdown of the Macro FX on the NI website.