Traktor to Serato

This guide will show you, step by step, how to convert your Traktor library to a Serato DJ library.

This guide is the same for Windows and macOS.


You need to have the following installed:

Serato needs to be started at least once.

You need an active Lexicon subscription. Basic is all you need. You can activate your subscription from inside Lexicon.


Converting from Traktor to Serato is very easy, just follow these steps.

  1. Make sure Traktor and Serato are fully closed.

  2. Open Lexicon.

  3. Go to the Sync page.

sync page

  1. Click the Import tracks & playlists button at the bottom.

import button

  1. Choose Traktor Pro. Lexicon should automatically detect your Traktor database.

traktor dropdown

  1. Make sure Full is selected so your entire Traktor library is imported.

full import option

  1. Click Start importing in the bottom right corner.

start importing button

Now your entire Traktor library will be visible in Lexicon. That was part one of the process. The second part is to sync your library to Serato.

  1. Go to the Sync page again. This time we stay there and don't proceed to the import page.

sync page

  1. Choose Serato DJ. Lexicon should automatically detect your Serato database.

serato dropdown

  1. Make sure Full is selected and leave the other options on their defaults.

full sync option

  1. Click Sync to Serato DJ in the bottom right corner.

sync to serato button

After the process is complete, your Traktor library will be fully converted to Serato.

All your playlists are now crates in Serato, including smart playlists that are now smart crates. All your tracks, cues, beatgrids and other tags will all be there.


For details and conversion limitations, please see the manual.

Lexicon does a lot to minimize the limitations of each DJ app, for example, through Field Mappings.


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