As with the main interface, Traktor DJ’s track browser - which is accessed by tapping a song's cover art or swiping a finger up from the bottom of the window - will look familiar to users of the PC/Mac version.
Any music added to the device via iTunes will automatically appear within the app and can be searched by track title, artist, album or playlist.
The Recommendation Engine feature is a fairly neat little addition, even if it’s not exactly 100% effective or particularly necessary. As anyone who DJs knows, most of the fun comes from knowing your record collection inside out, getting to know track combinations that work and discovering interesting new mixes. While it can be useful having the app suggest tracks with a roughly appropriate tempo, it’s just more fun to do the job yourself.
Where Traktor DJ really excels, however, is in its integration with its bigger sibling Traktor Pro. Being able to send track information, cue points, loops and other mix ideas back and forth between your main DJ computer and an iPad is certainly the highlight feature of the app. Which brings us to our conclusion...