|Founders||Steve West and AJ Berstenshaw|
|Headquarters||Auckland, New Zealand|
Serato is a music software company.
Serato produces software used in digital music mixing, including digital vinyl record mixing for DVS records. Serato also produces software for DJ mixing, which has visual components including wave form beatmatching and other information about the sound being produced by the system. The software works with mainstream hardware, such as Roland, Denon, and Pioneer.
In 2018 Serato changed the names of its DJ software from Serato DJ to Serato DJ Pro, and from Serato DJ Intro to Serato DJ Lite. The new versions use 64-bit software architecture. Serato also partners with hardware developers such as Pioneer to create Serato controllers.
Serato developed a mobile app called Pyro, which automatically fades songs from a mobile device as they transition from track to track without prompting, and serves as a playlist creator drawing music from a device’s iTunes library. Pyro also comes preloaded with other song collections curated by different artists and labels.
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