How to use Traktor Pro 3 with Beatport Streaming

Instantly access the full Beatport catalog in Traktor Pro 3.

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Beatport Traktor Guide
May 30, 2023
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By
James Harbrecht

Traktor Pro 3 is the latest DJ software from prominent industry player Native Instruments.

Users have the potential to mix on up to 4-decks with Pro-grade audio, new time-stretching, DVS, and a host of different hardware options.

Click here to see how Matthias Tanzmann seamlessly builds his playlists in Beatport DJ and the Beatport app, then accesses them instantly in Traktor.

Here are a few tips for getting started:

BP Streaming Plans

Download Traktor Pro 3

Download the latest version of the Traktor software and install it onto your preferred computer here.

How to connect Beatport Streaming to Traktor Pro 3


1. Download or upgrade to Traktor Pro 3

2. Install and open

3. Open Traktor Preferences > Streaming > Login to Beatport with your Beatport username and password

4. You’re now connected!

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Using the Beatport catalog in Traktor Pro 3

1. Click the Beatport Streaming directory in the Folders section on the left.

2. Use the search bar in the center of Traktor to search for any track title or artist in the Beatport catalog.

3. You can load any of the results into a deck for instant playback.

Discover our playlists

Beatport has created thousands of custom playlists for you to DJ with. Load any of our playlists into Traktor Pro 3 with these simple steps.

1. Go to dj.beatport.com and log in.

2. Go to the Playlists page and click “Save Playlist” on any playlist you would like to add.

3. Go back to Traktor and click on the Beatport Streaming directory.

4. The new playlist will automatically appear in 30–60 seconds.

5. You can add or remove any tracks from this playlist from the “My Library > Playlists” section of Beatport.com.

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Create your own playlists

It’s easy to create and update your own custom playlists. Follow these steps to get started:

1. Login to Beatport.com.

2. Find a track that you would like to start your playlist with and click the down arrow next to the price.

3. Click “Create a playlist” to start a new playlist, or “Add to playlist” to add to an existing playlist.

4. For new playlists, enter a name and click “Save”.

5. If adding to an existing playlist, check the box next to each playlist that you want the track added to.

6. You can view your playlists by clicking the “My Library” icon in the top bar, next to your cart.

7. From here, you can edit your playlists by changing their names, or by adding or removing tracks.

8. Once you’ve saved your playlist, go back to Traktor Pro 3. Your playlists will appear in the Beatport Streaming directory within 30–60 seconds.

How to use the offline library with Traktor Pro 3

Offline library storage is available for Professional subscribers only.

Beatport Streaming is the only streaming service that allows DJs to store music offline for playback without an internet connection. To add tracks to your library, follow these simple steps:

1. In Traktor Pro 3, find the Beatport track you would like to store offline.

2. Control-click on the track and select “Add to Offline Library”.

3. Click the “Offline Library” folder in the Traktor Pro 3 browser.

4. Your offline tracks will appear in this folder.

5. You can play any track in this folder, even without an internet connection!

Find more information about which Beatport Streaming plan is right for you here.

Traktor Pro 3 Compatible Hardware

For a list of natively supported MIDI controllers, click here.

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