Cakewalk SONAR 7 Producer Edition Recording Software
Take a fresh look at your evolving music creation and production needs, and turn to SONAR 7 Producer Edition, the technology leading digital audio workstation. SONAR offers a remarkable experience that excels at every step of your production—from its inspiring, open and customizable environment, to intuitive music creation and editing tools, to polished mixing, editing and delivery—with the recognized best audio quality in the industry.
SONAR 7 Producer Edition places no limits on your track count, bus routing, effect or instrument inserts, and includes an ample array of audio effects, virtual instruments, and innovative technologies to power your productions. These include the precision LP-64 EQ & LP-64 Multiband linear phase mastering plug-ins, Z3TA+ Waveshaping Synthesizer, Dimension LE and Rapture LE, Active Controller Technology, AudioSnap, and much more. These are complemented by two Roland virtual instruments and the V-Vocal processor, the Lexicon Pantheon Reverb, Perfect Space Convolution Reverb powered by Voxengo, VC-64 Vintage Channel powered by Kjaerhus Audio, AudioSnap rendering with iZotope Radius, POW-r dithering, thousands of instrument sounds, over a gigabyte of sample content, and much more.
Powered by the latest technology
SONAR takes full advantage of the power of your machine; it's a powerhouse on today's multi-core PCs and Intel-based Macs (using Bootcamp). You can feel confident that you'll never be left behind, no matter how technology changes. Cakewalk has been first to innovate on Windows Vista, x64 processing, multi-core and multi-processor support, and 64-bit double precision audio quality, and SONAR incorporates it seamlessly so all you need to think about is making music.
Make it your own
SONAR gives you the freedom to configure your studio to meet your unique needs. It's compatible with your choice of WDM or ASIO hardware from the stock sound card that ships with your PC all the way up to an SSL AWS 900+ console. If you're switching to SONAR you can load presets of keystrokes from your favorite applications or you can make your own. It features the best support for control surfaces and MIDI controllers, and you can expand your creative abilities with DSP cards, and third party VST, DirectX, and ReWire effects and instruments. Plus you can customize menus, toolbars, layouts, channel presets, track icons, color schemes, and more just the way you want it.
Cakewalk SONAR 7 Producer Features
- Record and edit unlimited tracks of audio and MIDI with effects on input
- Get the perfect take with the best comping, editing, and take management tools available
- Create and edit MIDI in new and intuitive ways with an integrated Step Sequencer, Smart MIDI Tools, and other extensive MIDI enhancements
- Use AudioSnap to non-destructively fix audio timing, make instant tempo changes to an entire project, lock multiple tracks into the same groove—even quantize multiple tracks in relation to each other. All with unmatched audio fidelity
- Perfect your vocals with Roland V-Vocal editor, providing pitch correction, phrasing, dynamics, and vibrato now with Pitch to MIDI conversion
- Make music with thousands of amazing instruments sounds from Z3TA+ waveshaping synthesizer, Dimension LE (including Garritan Pocket Orchestra), Rapture LE, Session Drummer 2; TTS-1 and Groove Synth (with genuine Roland sounds); PSYN-II subtractive synth; Drop Zone and RXP REX samplers and more
- Use Active Controller Technology (ACT) to get total control of virtual instruments, effects, and mixing from your MIDI controllers and control surfaces. Change your focus and ACT automatically remaps parameters
- Connect any Windows-compatible MIDI devices, control surfaces, and WDM or ASIO audio interfaces
- Control and automate your virtual instruments with the enhanced Synth Rack. Group controls from multiple instruments together for ultimate tweakability
- Create backing tracks fast with MIDI groove clips, ACID-format loops, and RXP REX player
- Expand your sound with integrated support for VST, DirectX, and ReWire instruments and effects
- Score to video with a thumbnail track and output to 1394 FireWire devices
- Personalize SONAR's look and feel with a user configurable interface. Put your favorite features right at your fingertips
SONAR 7 comes in two versions, Producer Edition and Studio Edition. SONAR 7 Producer Edition contains the following exclusive features.
- NEW — LP-64 EQ linear phase mastering EQ
- NEW — LP-64 Multiband linear phase mastering compressor/limiter
- NEW — Z3TA+ waveshaping synthesizer
- NEW — VC-64 Vintage Channel with sidechaining capabilities
- NEW — Roland V-Vocal 1.5 with Pitch to MIDI conversion
- AudioSnap multitrack audio quantize
- Surround mixing in over 30 formats
- SurroundBridge technology to use stereo FX in surround
- Sonitus Surround Compressor
- POW-r dithering
- PSYN II subtractive synthesizer
- Pentagon I Analog Modeling Synth
- RXP groove instrument with REX file support
- Perfect Space Convolution Reverb
- Lexicon Pantheon Reverb