DDJ-SZ2 works with other MIDI-compatible software besides Serato DJ Pro by assigning MIDI message.
Please refer to the list of MIDI message to find mapping values of all buttons and knobs.
To assign MIDI message to all software function, please refer to your manufacturers' software manual.
When using this unit as a controller for operating MIDI-compatible software other than Serato DJ Pro, change the setting to use software other than Serato DJ Pro at the utility settings.
For details, please refer to the "Using as a controller for other DJ software" within the Operating Instructions.
Please do not run multiple DJ Software on your computer at the same time.
When switching from one DJ software to use another,
please turn the DDJ-SZ2 power off and then power back on after software switch has been completed.
For further details of the usage, please refer to the software manufacturers.
The first 3,000 units of the DDJ-SZ2 sold worldwide will be bundled with a free license for the Serato Video plug-in (worth $149).
Please refer to the SERATO VIDEO Activation Manual.
DDJ-SZ2: includes a free license for Serato Video plug-in.
Serato DJ Intro and Serato DJ have been renamed and are now known as Serato DJ Lite and Serato DJ Pro, respectively.
You can continue to use Serato DJ Pro for free.
Update your Serato setup to Serato DJ Pro for free here.
Serato DJ Pro Installation guide
Serato DJ Pro software is available free of charge from the below website
[DJ Controller] DDJ-SZ2
Please see "DDJ-SZ2 Operating Instructions" for the Installation Procedure.
Please refer to the Hardware diagram for Serato DJ Pro.
When you first launch Serato DJ Pro, a [BUY/ACTIVATE] icon may be displayed in the My Serato panel.
Those who use DDJ-SZ2 do not have to activate the unit or buy the license.
If you connect DDJ-SZ2 to Serato DJ Pro, you can use the software without buying the license or activating the unit.
The Serato DJ Pro software manual is available from the website below.
Please refer to the Serato Flip Manual.For further information on Serato Flip, please refer to the following website:
Please refer to the Pitch 'N Time DJ Activation Manual.
For further information on PITCH 'N TIME DJ, please refer to the following website:
For the latest information on the operating environment of Serato DJ Pro, please visit serato.com.
Latest information of Pioneer DJ products for Windows® OS.
|Windows 10 (latest service pack)|
Latest information of Pioneer DJ products for Mac OS
|macOS Big Sur 11 (Intel Core processor / M1 chip)
(updated to the latest version)
|macOS Catalina 10.15 (updated to the latest version)|
|macOS Mojave 10.14 (updated to the latest version)|