If you are a DJ who uses the Pioneer DDJ-SR controller and a Mac computer, you may wonder how to install the driver for your device. The driver is a software program that allows your controller to communicate with your computer and the DJ software you use, such as Serato DJ Pro. In this article, we will show you how to download and install the Pioneer DDJ-SR driver for Mac step by step.
Step 1: Check your macOS version
Before you download and install the driver, you need to check which version of macOS you are running on your Mac. The Pioneer DDJ-SR driver is compatible with macOS Big Sur 11.2 (Intel Core processor/M1 chip), as well as older versions such as Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan and Yosemite[^2^]. To check your macOS version, click on the Apple logo in the top left corner of your screen and select About This Mac. You will see your macOS version under the Overview tab.
Step 2: Download the driver from the Pioneer DJ website
Next, you need to download the driver from the Pioneer DJ website. Go to https://www.pioneerdj.com/en/support/software/ddj-sr/ and scroll down to the Drivers section. Click on the Download link for DDJ-SR driver for Windows or Mac, depending on your operating system. The file size is about 0.97 MB and the latest version is 1.100[^1^]. Save the file to your computer.
Step 3: Unzip and run the driver installer
After you download the driver file, you need to unzip it and run the installer. Locate the file PioneerDDJ****exe.zip in your Downloads folder or wherever you saved it. Double-click on it to extract it. You will see a file named PioneerDDJ****.exe. Double-click on it to launch the installer. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation process. You may need to enter your administrator password or restart your computer during the installation.
Step 4: Connect your controller to your computer
Once you have installed the driver, you can connect your controller to your computer using a USB cable. Make sure your controller is turned on and plugged into a power outlet. Connect one end of the USB cable to the USB port on the back of your controller and the other end to a USB port on your computer. Your computer should recognize your controller and install any necessary drivers automatically.
Step 5: Launch Serato DJ Pro and enjoy
Finally, you can launch Serato DJ Pro and start using your controller with it. Serato DJ Pro is a professional DJ software that works seamlessly with Pioneer DDJ-SR and other compatible controllers. You can download Serato DJ Pro from https://serato.com/dj/pro/downloads. Make sure you have the latest version of Serato DJ Pro for optimal performance and compatibility[^3^]. Once you launch Serato DJ Pro, it should detect your controller and display it on the screen. You can now use your controller to control Serato DJ Pro's features and functions.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Pioneer DDJ-SR driver for Mac. Now you can enjoy mixing music with your controller and Serato DJ Pro. ec8f644aee