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Connect rekordbox with DJ.Studio

Connect your rekordbox with DJ.Studio so you can browse your rekordbox library from within DJ.Studio to add tracks for your mix.

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Written by Fleur van der Laan
Updated over a week ago

DJ.Studio can be connected to rekordbox 6.0 and above.

If you have been using rekordbox to manage your music library, we advice you to download the DJ.Studio app to connect to your rekordbox database. With the DJ.Studio app you can

  • search your rekordbox library from within DJ.Studio to find the right tracks for your DJ mix via your rekordbox playlists.

  • via rekordbox imported tracks will show your hot cues and phrases from rekordbox in the Studio tab

The integration of the DJ.Studio desktop app with rekordbox software simplifies your workflow and enables you to merge your preferred DJ software to achieve the best results.

  1. Download the DJ.Studio desktop application for either Mac or Windows.
    You can download the app from

  2. Install the DJ.Studio for the first time, like you always install apps on your pc or mac.

  3. Open the desktop App

  4. Open the Library tab in the left top corner and click rekordbox

  5. You will need to give permission for DJ.Studio to read the contents of your hard drive.

    If you click don’t allow, you will get to see this error when you start to add tracks to your mix:

  6. DJ.Studio will locate and auto connect to your rekordbox software and library.

  7. You will now be able to view all of your playlists and complete rekordbox music library in the DJ.Studio dashboard.

  8. Add tracks from rekordbox using the + button next to the track names, either single or multiple at a time.

  9. Automix your playlist and get creative!

  10. Tracks imported from rekordbox will show your rekordbox phrases and cue points if you had those available at the moment you imported the track in DJ.Studio

    These phrases and cue points can help you find the best locations to start transitions or cut out pieces of the track.

How to Connect rekordbox

Follow these steps to connect rekordbox to DJ.Studio:

Note, that you can only use software connections in the installed app version of DJ.Studio, not the browser version.

  1. Open the settings menu by clicking the cog in the top right-hand corner.

  2. Scroll down to the Library Section

  3. Check ‘rekordbox’

  4. Now, go to the library view, and you may see this.

  5. Hopefully DJ.Studio will automatically find your rekordbox folder, if not you may need to manually select the folder.

  6. You can now enjoy rekordbox integration!

Track Section/Phrase Analysis

The main addition to integrating rekordbox is being able to see the different sections of a track.

Rekordbox detects verses, choruses, breakdowns, bridges etc (you can also manually mark them in rekordbox). These markings are imported into DJ.Studio, and are displayed clearly on the timeline, with colored sections for each part of the arrangement.

By clicking on one of these sections, you can automatically highlight it, making it easy to delete or loop segments in one click.

Using these cue markers makes it super easy to rapidly arrange songs at the perfect moment.

These markings are displayed above the Mixed In Key energy segment markers, so you can make the best of both pieces of integrated software at the same time.

Note, you will need to enable certain track analysis settings in rekordbox for these phrases to be marked.

  1. Open rekordbox

  2. Open the settings

  3. Navigate to the analysis tab

  4. Check the options look the same as the image below.

How to Export DJ Sets from DJ.Studio to Rekordbox

You can export your mix as a DJ Set for rekordbox!

These steps show you how to create a DJ set from a DJ.Studio - which you can then import into Rekordbox.

  1. Finish your DJ.Studio mix.

  2. Click Export.

  3. Choose DJ Set.

  4. You can tick Include Audio if you don’t have the files in Rekordbox already.

  5. Choose the destination to export the .m3u8 file.

  6. Now, open Rekordbox.

  7. Navigate to the .m3u8 file in the Rekordbox track browser.

  8. Open it, and you will see all your tracks in order, as a playlist which you can instantly start DJing with.

In this video, you can see how you can import your playlist from DJ.Studio to rekordbox:

DJ.Studio cannot find rekordbox library folder

If you see the message "DJ.Studio could not find your rekordbox library" please follow the instructions on this guide - Locating rekordbox Integration Folders

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