Cakewalk SONAR Home Studio X (Windows)
SONAR Production Studio gives you everything you need to turn your PC into a complete music production studio. Record live instruments and vocals and mix them with studio-quality audio effects. Edit audio, MIDI, and music notation. Build backing tracks or entire songs with hundreds of included instrument sounds and tempo-syncing loops. SONAR Home Studio 6 is the complete solution for creating and sharing your music.
1. Easy as Plug-n-Play
Recording any instrument is easy. Just plug in, check your levels, and hit record. Confidence Recording will draw the audio on screen as you record so you know you’re getting the take.
2. Edit with Powerful Tools
Edit and arrange audio and MIDI together in one view with simple tools that give powerful results. Zoom in and make pinpoint edits to your project. Use many of the same powerful features found in SONAR Producer Edition including multi-clip edits, loop-rolling, fade drawing, and more.
3. Mix & Share Your Music
Mixing in SONAR Home Studio 6 is easy with Track Icons—no more guessing which track contains guitar or which track has the vocals. Professional metering provides the visual feedback you need for better real-time mixing.
Create & Record
Audio & MIDI Recording
Everything is laid out in an intuitive interface that lets you quickly record, edit, arrange, and mix your music. Record guitars, keyboards, vocals, live turntable scratches, CD samples, or any other sound seamlessly.
SONAR Home Studio 6 includes four new instruments with thousands of sounds ranging from drums, bass, and guitar to keys, horns, and strings. Spark your creativity and layer your tracks using these new instruments:
Arrange & Edit
Just drag and drop a sample into DropZone, and make it part of your beat. Perfect for creating remixes or for building the perfect hook for your song. Includes real instrument sounds, drums, vocals, REX-format loops, and more. You can also preview ACID™-format loops in the tempo and key of your song, and quickly drag them into your project to create layers of tracks.
Mix & Share
Make your tracks shine with studio-quality effects. SONAR Home Studio 6 has you covered with 10 new effects that can be used to mix your tracks or can be used while you record, in real-time. Here are just a few effects that you receive:
— Sonitus:fx EQ integrated into every track
— Tempo sync modulation filter
— Tempo syncing classic phaser with feedback
— Studio reverb
Share Your Music
SONAR Home Studio 6 introduces Cakewalk Publisher, an innovative new tool that helps users publish and present their music online. Cakewalk Publisher allows SONAR Home Studio customers to create a customized, online, streaming music player with playlists of their music that can then be directly uploaded from SONAR Home Studio to band websites, MySpace pages, and other Internet sites.
Get Started Quickly
SONAR Home Studio is easy-to-use and will get you down to the business of making music in no time. Use Track Presets, Project Templates, and the Quick Start guide to help you get a project started. In addition, you also get unparalleled free customer service and access to an online user community.
Note: SONAR does not support Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, or NT. QuickTime support requires QuickTime 6 or higher.
Take control of your music now.