If you're a DJ using Crate Hackers to manage your music library, you're probably already aware of how helpful it is to keep everything organized. But did you know that exporting your music from Crate Hackers to Serato is just as easy? In this tutorial, we'll show you how to do it step-by-step.

Step 1: Choose the Right Songs

Before you can export to Serato, you need to make sure you've selected all the songs you want to include in your crate. Once you've done that, simply check off each song in your Crate Hackers library that you want to export to Serato.

Step 2: Download M3U

Now that you've selected the songs, it's time to export them. Click on the "Download M3U" button located in the top right corner of the screen from the Crate Hackers desktop app. This will save all the songs you've selected in an M3U file.

Step 3: Save to Dedicated M3U Folder

It's important to save your M3U file in a dedicated folder on your computer. This will make it easier to backup and find later. Simply select a dedicated M3U folder on your computer and save the file. 

Step 4: Open Serato

Now it's time to open Serato. Once you've done that, you'll see your music library and all the crates you've created in the Crate Hackers app.

Step 5: Drag and Drop Your Crate

To export your crate from Crate Hackers to Serato, all you need to do is drag and drop it from your computer into the Serato library. Locate the M3U file you just saved in Step 3 and drag it into Serato. It's that easy!

Step 6: Check Your Crate

Once you've dragged and dropped your crate into Serato, check to make sure everything has loaded properly. You should see all the songs you selected in your Crate Hackers library now in Serato.

Step 7: Ready to Mix!

Now that your music has been successfully exported to Serato, you're ready to mix! You can now use all of Serato's features to create your own unique sets and playlists.


Exporting your music from Crate Hackers to Serato is quick and easy. Just follow these simple steps and you'll be ready to mix in no time. Don't forget to save your M3U files in a dedicated folder for easy backup and organization. Happy hacking!