Cakewalk Sonar Professional Production Software
What is SONAR?
SONAR is more than just a digital audio workstation - it's the most advanced music production experience available today. Cakewalk has completely changed the way Cakewalk's 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, the installation and update process is 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.
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.
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.
Vocals. In perfect harmony.
Creating the perfect vocal take has never been easier thanks to SONAR's seamless workflow and toolset.
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.
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.
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.
- 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
Because Cakewalk is constantly working to enhance the SONAR experience, each of the new SONAR versions includes SONAR Membership. Receive all the latest features, customized SONAR content, enhancements, updates, content, videos and technical support on a regular basis.
Quickly align and tighten multiple vocal takes - ideal for doubled vocals, background vocals, and audio dialog replacement.
Never second-guess yourself on a mix again. Mix Recall lets you save and switch to various mix scenes for easy, one-click comparisons.
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.
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 now supports DSD, a high definition 1-bit audio format commonly used to archive masters in high resolution.