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    Default New to DJing and have a question about phrasing and beat matching

    Hi, I've tried the Traktor Iphone app and like the way it not only automatically matches the beats of two songs but also matches the phrasing (similar to what Ableton does if I warp correctly).

    My question is: Will Tracktor 2.6.2 (demo) do the same thing and can I turn this feature on? Traktor 2.6.2 will beat match fine and it seems to find the first downbeat but it won't phrase match. By phrase matching I mean if song 1 is on the 2nd beat (and the sync buttons are enabled on both tracks) and I press play on song two, Traktor does not hold out on playing the 2nd song until the 1st beat of the next bar on song one--instead it starts song two right away making the songs phrasing out of sync. for example when song 1 is playing the 3rd beat of a bar song two is playing the 4th beat.

    I hope I'm making sense here. I just want to know how to make traktor 2.6.2 demo act like the iphone traktor app and ableton in regards to beat matching and phrase matching of two songs. thanks for your help, i've been trying to figure this out for over a week!

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    You're kinda talking about launch quamtisation. But it sounds like you understand phrasing fine - so why are you worried?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patch View Post
    You're kinda talking about launch quamtisation. But it sounds like you understand phrasing fine - so why are you worried?
    Before I buy tractor pro I want to be assured that it will phrase songs like iPhone tractor app. Can it do this? And if yes, how do you turn this feature on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patch View Post
    You're kinda talking about launch quamtisation. But it sounds like you understand phrasing fine - so why are you worried?
    I understand it but how do I make Traktor Pro 2 do the same thing?

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    Default This make more sense about what I'm asking... thanks

    Quote Originally Posted by Patch View Post
    You're kinda talking about launch quamtisation. But it sounds like you understand phrasing fine - so why are you worried?
    I've been learning more about the terminology of the Traktor language .... I think what I'm asking is that Traktor 2.5 pro defaults to "quantizing" to the closest beat. The iphone traktor app however quantizes to the closet first beat of a 4 beat measure.... I'm asking how do I adjust Traktor 2.5 pro to do the same thing on decks 1 and 2?

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    Don't think it does... Just man up and drop the tune one the one tho
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    That's some sound advice from max one. You sound like you know the theory, take it a step further, and phrase match on your own. 1,2,3,4 is all you need.
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    OK, thanks for your help guys.

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