|Cakewalk has announced the release of SONAR 6 Producer Edition, the definitive choice for music creation and audio production. At every step of production—from composing with virtual instruments, to recording, mixing, and beyond—SONAR 6 provides total control, track perfection, and superior sound—all in an inspiring canvas that adapts to your style of music creation.
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SONAR set new standards for audio quality with the first true 64-bit double precision mix engine, now SONAR 6 propels music production forward. New features include: Active Controller Technology™ (ACT) changing the way you work with instruments forever; AudioSnap™ the v ery best non-destructive audio timing/manipulation toolset available; completely redesigned Track and Console views, offering advanced customization and navigation; and VC-64 Vintage Channel™ offering the sought-after sound of big desk analog channel strips, with the added benefit of pristine 64-bit double precision processing; more.
New features, workflow innovations, and enhancements include:
- Active Controller Technology (ACT): dynamically maps effect, mix, and instrument parameters to any MIDI controller or hardware control surface.
- Redesigned Synth Rack makes managing, controlling, and automating your instruments simple.
- AudioSnap suite of audio timing tools featuring iZotope Radius™, percussion mode and multiple time stretching algorithms.
- Customizable user interface: put favorite features right at your fingertips.
- Console view redesigned for ergonomic mixing.
- Transport provides easy playback control and essential visual feedback.
- Automation enhancements: read/write controls for tracks and plug-ins, enable automation during playback and record, visual automation cues, more.
- Analyst spectrum analyzer.
- Clip editing enhancements including lock to time.
- Fast Zoom enables fast, precise edits without losing your place.
- Mouse wheel support for parameter control and zoom.
- Crash Recovery safeguards your projects against faulty plug-ins and other sources of crashes.
- Automatic file versioning: back up projects with time/date stamps for easy access to old versions.
SONAR 6 Producer Edition Exclusives
- AudioSnap™ Multitrack Audio Quantize
- VC-64 Vintage Channel™—warm sound, dual EQ and compressor stages, analog component modeling, presets by professionals
- Session Drummer™ 2 instrument with professional multi-sampled drum kits, hundreds of usable drum patterns
- Roland® V-Vocal™ VariPhrase Processor
- Surround mixing in over 30 formats
- SurroundBridge™ technology for using stereo VST effects in SONAR’s surround environment
- 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
Pricing and Availability
SONAR 6 Producer Edition has a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $619 U.S., SONAR 6 Studio Edition is $369 U.S. (MSRP), and both are now shipping. Registered SONAR 5 Producer customers can upgrade to SONAR 6 Producer Edition directly through Cakewalk for $179; SONAR 5 Studio to SONAR 6 Studio Edition for $99. Other upgrade paths are available, visit www.Cakewalk.com for details.
You can learn more about SONAR 6 Producer Edition at http://www.cakewalk.com/
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