SONAR is more than just a digital audio workstation - it's the most advanced music production experience from Cakewalk available today. And thanks to the new Cakewalk Command Center, the installation and update process is easier than ever before allowing you to focus on what's most important: making music.
Cakewalk SONAR Platinum On Demand Features:
- VocalSync: VocalSync tightens vocals by aligning one part to another—and it’s essential for matching dialogue to picture, synchronizing background vocals, and tightening doubled vocal parts. UseVocalSync to perfect your parts’ timing without splitting and moving clips.VocalSync is part of SONAR’s Region FX workflow—so you can process and edit multiple dub parts to a single guide track, all within the fluid workflow of SONAR’s award-winning Skylight interface.
- REmatrix Solo: REmatrix Solo is a zero-latency, streamlined, single-layer ProChannel version of the acclaimed REmatrix convolution reverb from Overloud/MoReVox. It features 100 Impulse Response(IR) presets, including plates, halls, rooms, early reflections, and specialty spaces - you can even import your own IRs.
- The New Control Bar: Stack, scroll, minimize, and maximize any and all Control Bar modules for one-click access to your favorite tools. When collapsed, hover the mouse over a module to display its parameters for an even more efficient Skylight environment.
- 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. Swap out effects, fader positions, or every parameterso that you can restore an original mix, create remixes, or just entertain a client’s suggestion. Mix tracks specifically for radio, podcast, video, or mp3, and then bounce every version in a single export.
- Stunning New FX Chains: From single-knob utilities, to boutique digital stompboxes, to sound-generating environments and additional effects, these new FX chains will kick-start your creativity and streamline the production process.
- AudioSnap: New detection algorithms re-boot AudioSnap into a next-generation toolkit. Stretch a song from one tempo to another, sync your recordings to audio loops, tighten your drums and convert them to MIDI…and the new level of performance comes wrapped in a new look and new layout.
- Addictive Drums 2: SONAR includes the world's finest drum kits and percussion instruments. SONAR Professional includes the Addictive Drums 2 Solobundle, which lets you pick any ADpak, any MIDIpak, and any Kitpiece Pak of your choice. You’ll have tons of inspiring new sounds and rhythms for your next masterpiece.
- SONAR Platinum includes the Addictive Drums 2 Producer bundle, which lets you choose any three ADpaks, any three MIDIpaks, and any three Kitpiece Paks.This is perfect for producers and music creators who work in a few different genres, because you can pick the content that covers your exact needs—you'll have great drum sounds no matter where your inspiration takes you.
- 16 Virtual Custom Amps: From country to metal, bass to funk, classic rock to futuristic, SONAR’s 16 new drag-and-drop amps aren’t about emulating existing amps—but creating idealized amps that can exist only in the virtual world. Get ready to change how you look at amp simulations.
- Pattern Tool: The only variable separating you from your creativity is time, and the Pattern Tool—which sits in the Smart Tool palette for instant access—is all about saving time. Forget cut and paste: Simply select and paint MIDI loops and patterns across the Piano Roll View and Track View.
- FX Stacking: The award winning Skylight evolves with Stacked FX. Get more control and see the big picture - all your FX right at your fingertips.
- Expandable Sends: Now you can see every aspect of your signal path andcreate a more productive environment when working on complex mixes.
- PRV Enhancements: The new PRV features more realistic piano keys,optimized vertical zoom resolution, and many other improvements.
- MIDI Enhancements: SONAR now allows for MIDI time-stretching, velocitylayering, and additional functionality to make editing MIDI even easier.
- Direct Stream Digital (DSD): SONAR now supports DSD, a high definition1-bit audio format commonly used to archive masters in high resolution
- Recycle/Pin Plugin Windows: Tired of plug-in window chaos? SONAR makes it easy to cycle through or pin plugins during a mixing session
- Command Center: Cakewalk Command Center is the easiest way to manage downloads, installs and updates to your software.
- VST Enhancements: SONAR now includes support for multiple VST3 MIDI input busses for plugins like the Vienna Symphonic Library, and more.
- 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
- Includes 12 months SONAR Membership
Cakewalk SONAR Platinum On Demand Specifications:
- OS: Windows 7 or 8 (32- or 64-bit)
- Processor: 2.6GHz Intel or AMD multi-core processor
- Memory: 4GB
- Hard Drive: 5GB for minimal install, 20GB recommended
- Monitor Resolution: 1280x800 (1920 x 1080 recommended)
- Audio Interface: ASIO compatible hardware is recommended
- Internet: Connection required for downloads, activation, and publishing features. Addictive Drums 2 is available with an Internet connection only.