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Cakewalk SONAR Professional

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What is SONAR?

SONAR is more than just a digital audio workstation - it's the most advanced music production experience available today. We've completely changed the way our software is developed by introducing a Membership program that offers continuous updates to the program including new features, improvements, fixes, content, and video tutorials that guide you along in the process. And thanks to the new Cakewalk Command Center, we've made the installation and update process a breeze so you can focus on what's truly important - making music.

 

Meet the new SONAR Family

SONAR now boasts a powerful new line up designed to meet the needs of any musician, regardless of skill level or budget. And every version includes 12 months of membership meaning you will always get the latest and greatest version no matter when you make your purchase. Craft your very own masterpiece today with the most enjoyable DAW in the industry.

SONAR ARTIST

Award-winning Skylight User interface
Record with unlimited audio/MIDI tracks
Industry leading 64-bit audio mix engine
Pro mixing console with built-in EQ
Overloud TH2 SONAR Amp Simulator
Includes 11 synths and 27 audio effects
Upgrade pricing for SONAR customers
Includes 12 months SONAR Membership

 

SONAR PROFESSIONAL

Includes everything in SONAR Artist
Analog-style ProChannel Strip with 3 FX
Melodyne Essential with ARA integration
Addictive Drums 2 Solo Bundle
50 Professional mixing and mastering FX
18 instruments including Z3TA+ Classic
Upgrade pricing for SONAR customers
Includes 12 months SONAR Membership

 

SONAR PLATINUM

Includes everything in SONAR Professional
Analog-style ProChannel Strip with 9 FX
Cutting-edge VocalSync vocal alignment
Addictive Drums 2 Producer Bundle
57 professional mixing and mastering FX
21 virtual instruments including Rapture
Upgrade pricing for SONAR customers
Includes 12 months SONAR Membership
 
 

Introducing SONAR Membership:

Because we're constantly working to enhance the SONAR experience, each of the new SONAR versions includes SONAR Membership. Receive all the latest features, customized SONAR content, and technical support. Our innovative new Membership program means you'll receive all the latest features as soon as they're ready! There's no more waiting a year or more for the next paid SONAR upgrade; you'll be notified the instant new updates and customized content downloads are available in Cakewalk Command Center. Members are also entitled to free technical support and discounted Membership renewals. Best of all, after 12 months of SONAR membership you get to keep everything you've received - even if you choose not to renew.


Download new features, updates, and fixes as soon as they're ready

Get 12 months of custom SONAR content downloads

12 months of access to technical support

Keep track of your Cakewalk products with the new Cakewalk Command Center

 

What's New in SONAR

With SONAR’s unique Membership program, you'll receive new program features, enhancements, updates, content, and videos on a regular basis. Check out what's just been added and what's up next for members.

VocalSync  

Quickly align and tighten multiple vocal takes - ideal for doubled vocals, background vocals, and audio dialog replacement.

Mix Recall 

Never second-guess yourself on a mix again. Mix Recall lets you save and switch to various mix scenes for easy, one-click comparisons.

REmatrix Solo  

Add lush convolution reverb to your vocals - choose from a vast collection of Hall, Room, Special, Plate, and more.

Addictive Drums 2  

SONAR includes the world's finest drum kits and percussion instruments - available in Professional and Platinum.

Pattern Tool  

Save huge amounts of time by using this new tool to paint MIDI loops and patterns across the PRV and Track View.

Direct Stream Digital (DSD)

SONAR is the first DAW to natively support DSD, a high definition 1-bit audio format commonly used to archive masters in high resolution

 

Everything You Need to Craft Your Masterpiece.

Designed to meet the needs of any musician, SONAR's advanced recording suite has your creativity matched at every stage of your musical process.

 

Bring your songs to life.

SONAR’s creatively tuned musical environment means fast-paced, inspiring music creation in the home, on the road, or in the studio.

Get Started Quickly  

Track templates, screensets, matrix view, step sequencers, and more let you focus on music as soon as SONAR boots

Compose!

Score your music with SONAR’s integrated staff view - ideal for songwriters and composers

New Piano Roll View  

SONAR’s new, improved, and powerful PRV streamlines creating and editing MIDI sequences

We bring the band

No band? No problem. Count on SONAR to fill out your tracks with an impressive suite of virtual instruments

Social media sharing

Use SoundCloud integration to share your music on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites

Sing your instrument parts

Hum, whistle or sing into SONAR - then use Melodyne's audio-to-MIDI function to convert your melodies into instrument parts

 

SONAR. Amped up!

From vintage throwback to futuristic perfection, inspiring guitar and bass tones are only a click away with SONAR's amps and effects - and complement guitar-specific tools like chord chart notation, tab, and fret view

 

Overloud TH2 Amps

Plug in to exclusive virtual rigs - and take your guitar anywhere, from sparkly clean to high-gain madness

Strum Acoustic Session

Accompany yourself as SONAR triggers realistically strummed acoustic guitar parts

Blue Tubes Valve Driver

Add character, warmth, and serious mojo with vintage tube amp saturation effects

Comp the perfect solo  

SONAR re-invents comping with the fastest, most efficient way to transform multiple performances into a perfect composite track

Chord Chart & Tab

Notate, compose, or print music with standard notation staff view and guitar tab - perfect for guitar students and teachers

YouTube Export

Export your songs and performances directly from SONAR to today’s #1 music delivery medium

 

Vocals. In perfect harmony.

Creating the perfect vocal take has never been easier thanks to SONAR's seamless workflow and toolset.

VocalSync  

Quickly align and tighten multiple vocal takes - whether doubled vocals, background vocals, or ADR for film

Melodyne Essential  

The world's leading pitch correction software integrates seamlessly with SONAR, thanks to ARA protocol support

Take Lanes & Comping  

SONAR re-invents comping with the fastest, most efficient way to transform multiple performances into a perfect composite track

REmatrix Solo  

Convolution technology flatters your vocals with lush, super-realistic Hall, Room, Plate, and other reverb effects

PC76 U-Type Compressor

Experience lightning-fast vocal dynamics control with this accurate model of iconic FET-based compression

VX-64 Vocal Strip

Polish vocals with one-stop dynamics, de-essing, EQ, doubling, saturation, and frequency-selective delay

 

World class drum sounds never hit so close to home.

When creating rhythmic patterns, grooving with loops, or tweaking live drums to studio perfection, SONAR has the tools - from instruments to processors.

Addictive Drums 2  

The world's finest drum kits, percussion instruments, and patterns (included in Professional/Platinum versions)

Session Drummer 3

This drummer shows up on time, never misses a beat, and brings high quality kits from Roland, Steven Slate, and more

Step Sequencer

From hip-hop to hardcore, make body-shaking beats in minutes - with options for deep editing and “humanization”

PX-64 Percussion Strip

One-stop drum processing with EQ, dynamics, transient shaping, saturation, and delay

PC4K Bus Compressor

"Glue" your kit’s audio tracks together with this meticulously modeled classic bus compressor

TS-64 Transient Shaper

Go beyond conventional dynamics for larger-than-life sounds - from cracking snares to ultra-powerful kicks

 

Epic, pro studio sound. At your fingertips.

Deliver every mix with state-of-the-art clarity, nuance, and speed using SONAR’s massive collection of processing plug-ins and unique, configurable mixer architecture

Skylight Interface  

Combining beauty, brains, and efficiency, this award-winning interface makes serious recording fun again

Mix Recall 

Never second-guess a mix again: switch among multiple saved mixes for easy, one-click comparisons

ProChannel 

Experience that big analog sound - and even create your own mixer architecture - with customizable channel strips

64-bit Mix engine

Record your performances with utmost precision using SONAR's brilliant 64-bit audio engine.

Expandable Sends & FX  

See the big picture, and add as many sends or FX as your screen resolution can handle

Direct Stream Digital (DSD)

SONAR is the first DAW to natively support DSD, a high definition 1-bit audio format commonly used to archive masters in high resolution

 

Step up to the producer’s chair

Produce, arrange, edit, enhance, overdub, and remix with SONAR’s agile user interface and cutting-edge production environment.

Dynamic Control Bar  

From compact laptop to multiple monitors, SONAR’s revamped Control Bar gives instant access to your go-to functions

New Pattern Tool  

Save time and speed workflow by “painting” MIDI loops and patterns across the PRV and Track View

AudioSnap  

Revamped with new a look and algorithm, AudioSnap performs timing and tempo tweaking in style

Tone2 Bifilter2

This sound designer’s dream offers a mind-boggling 47 unique filter types and 8 different distortion models

Matrix View

Remix on the fly, try different arrangements, and even capture everything in track view - never lose your inspirations

Step Sequencer

From hip-hop to hardcore, make body-shaking beats in minutes - with options for deep editing and “humanization”

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