Get Started

This course covers basic setup and operation of SONAR and its features.

Mix Recall

Mix Recall

Mix Recall lets you save and switch to various mix scenes for easy, one-click comparisons.

Comping

Comping

SONAR re-invents comping with the fastest, most efficient way to transform multiple performances into a perfect composite track.

Control Bar Enhancements

Control Bar Enhancements

Stack, scroll, minimize, and maximize any and all Control Bar modules for one-click access to your favorite tools.

MIDI Enhancements

MIDI Enhancements

The new PRV features more realistic piano keys, optimized vertical zoom resolution, and many other improvements.

Automation

Automation

Individual automation lanes for each track plus new automation modes (Latch, Touch, Overwrite, Punch)

Dynamic Sends & FX Stacks

Dynamic Sends & FX Stacks

The award-winning Skylight evolves with stacked FX and the new Dynamic Sends.

Project and Track Templates

Project and Track Templates

SONAR makes it easy to focus on the music by giving you access to project and track templates.

REmatrix Solo

REmatrix Solo

REmatrix Solo is a zero-latency, streamlined, single-layer convolution reverb.

Addictive Drums 2

Addictive Drums 2

SONAR includes the world's finest drum kits and percussion instruments with the brand new Addictive Drums 2.

ProChannel

ProChannel

The ProChannel is a fully expandable mixing console right at your fingertips.

VocalSync

VocalSync

VocalSync tightens vocals by aligning one part to another.

Audiosnap

Audiosnap

New detection algorithms re-boot AudioSnap into a next-generation toolkit.

Melodyne Essential

Melodyne Essential

Melodyne Essential is fully integrated into SONAR Professional and SONAR Platinum.

Basic Mix Functions

Basic Mix Functions

Learn the basics of Volume, Pan, Mute, and Solo.

SoundCloud

SoundCloud

Export your projects directly from SONAR to SoundCloud.

X3 Addictive Drums

X3 Addictive Drums

SONAR X3 Producer now includes the full version of Addictive Drums. Get a quick tutorial.

X3 Blue Tubes Dynam

X3 Blue Tubes Dynam

7 new dynamics processors from Nomad Factory in SONAR X3 Studio and Producer.

X2 Clips

X2 Clips

Learn how to work with X2's audio and MIDI clips.

X2 Screensets

X2 Screensets

Arrange and save layouts of every window in Skylight.

X2 Skylight

X2 Skylight

Arrange and customize SONAR's Skylight workpace

X2 Zoom and Navigation

X2 Zoom and Navigation

Learn how to use Timeline Zoom and much more.

X2 Smart Grid

X2 Smart Grid

Intelligently set the snap resolution and the visual grid line display dynamically

X2 Smart Tool

X2 Smart Tool

Seamlessly edit audio and MIDI using SONAR X2's enhanced Smart Tool

X2 Automation Lanes

X2 Automation Lanes

Learn how to implement automation lanes into your workflow

X2 Take Lanes

X2 Take Lanes

Keep your projects and tracks organized with new Take Lanes

X2 ProChannel

X2 ProChannel

Get a tour of the new modular ProChannel - exclusive to SONAR X2 Producer

X2 Piano Roll

X2 Piano Roll

Get started with the updated Piano Roll View in SONAR X2

X2 Automation

X2 Automation

Learn how to quickly edit tracks with X2's new automation

X2 R-MIX SONAR

X2 R-MIX SONAR

Learn your way around this new visual based mixing tool in X2 Producer

X2 Matrix View

X2 Matrix View

Learn how to introduce nonlinear music production into your workflow

X2 Metronome

X2 Metronome

Use the powerful, built-in Metronome to keep your tracks in time

X2 FX Chains

X2 FX Chains

Uncover the power and flexibility of FX Chains in SONAR X2

X2 Console Emulator

X2 Console Emulator

Learn how to create more punch, depth & definition

X2 BREVERB SONAR

X2 BREVERB SONAR

Get to know this exceptionally versatile go-to Reverb

X2 Browser

X2 Browser

X2’s powerful Browser will save you time and greatly improve your workflow.

X2 Multidock

X2 Multidock

Find out how this tabbed system in Skylight User Interface can organize the most complex projects.

X2 QuadCurve EQ

X2 QuadCurve EQ

The QuadCurve EQ is proven itself to be amongst the best in the industry. Find out how to make it work for you.

X2 Quick Grouping

X2 Quick Grouping

The convenience of Quick Grouping can save you time, but can also add creativity to your mixes.

X2 Inspector

X2 Inspector

How to use integral information from the X2 Inspector to speed up your workflow.

X2 Loop Construction

X2 Loop Construction

Find out how to use this powerful tool to creatively and intuitively work with loops.

X2 Control Bar

X2 Control Bar

The Control Bar is an integral component to X2’s brilliant workflow. Learn the basics and get creating.

X2 Window Management

X2 Window Management

Concentrate on the music. Checkout these 5 different approaches to manage floating windows in X2.

X3 Blue Tubes EQ

X3 Blue Tubes EQ

6 of Nomad Factory’s EQs included in SONAR X3 Studio and Producer.

X3 Blue Tubes FX

X3 Blue Tubes FX

X3 Studio and Producer includes Delay, Echo, Reverb, Chorus, Phaser, and even a Spacial Imager. Learn more about these plugins.

Exporting Audio

Exporting Audio

Export entire mixes or individual tracks or busses.

ProChannel Expanded

ProChannel Expanded

How to use this built-in, modular, fully customizable console strip.

X3 Comping

X3 Comping

Comping accelerates your workflow so that you can isolate, edit, and promote your strongest performances quickly.

X3 Gobbler Integration

X3 Gobbler Integration

Gobbler Cloud Save lets you upload your projects anywhere, anytime. Store it for as long as you want and then share it to your friends.

X3: Melodyne Essential

X3: Melodyne Essential

Melodyne Essential is now fully integrated into SONAR X3 Studio and Producer using ARA integration

X3 Skylight Enhancements

X3 Skylight Enhancements

Adding color to your sessions makes light work out of organizing complex and track-heavy projects.

QuadCurve EQ Zoom & Analyzer

QuadCurve EQ Zoom & Analyzer

Boost, cut and, produce with the most visual EQ that Cakewalk has ever offered.

Strum Acoustic SONAR

Strum Acoustic SONAR

Experience the sound and feel of an acoustic guitar right from your keyboard with Strum Acoustic Session.

Automation Envelopes

Automation Envelopes

Learn the basics of creating and editing automation.

Setup non-ACT Device

Setup non-ACT Device

Learn how to configure any third-party, non-ACT ready device.

Control Surface Config.

Control Surface Config.

Learn how to setup and configure a control surface in SONAR.

Using ACT

Using ACT

Learn how to use ACt to control any plugin, synth, and track control.

X1: Skylight

X1: Skylight

Take a tour of SONAR X1's new and innovative Skylight user interface.

Unified Preferences

Unified Preferences

Get the basics of SONAR X1's new Unified Preferences menu.

ASIO Configuration

ASIO Configuration

Learn how to setup and configure an ASIO device with SONAR.

MIDI Configuration

MIDI Configuration

Learn how to setup and configure a MIDI device with SONAR.

Record an Audio Track

Record an Audio Track

Learn how to record an audio track in SONAR

Inserting Synths

Inserting Synths

Learn how to insert soft synths into SONAR.

Inserting Effects

Inserting Effects

Learn how to insert effects onto tracks and clips.

Input Monitoring Effects

Input Monitoring Effects

Learn how to input monitor with effects in SONAR.

Tools and Editing

Tools and Editing

Get the basics of SONAR X1's Tools, Edit Filter, Automation, and more.

X1: ProChannel

X1: ProChannel

Get familiar with SONAR X1's ProChannel (Comp, EQ, Tube Saturation).

PX-64

PX-64

Get a basic overview of the layout and functions of the PX-64 Percussion Strip.

Audio Configuration

Audio Configuration

Get up and running quickly with the initial setup and configuration of SONAR.

MIDI Devices Setup

MIDI Devices Setup

Learn how to setup keyboard controllers and other MIDI devices.

Plugin Manager

Plugin Manager

Get the most out of SONAR's powerful and flexible Plugin Manager.

AudioSnap 2.0

AudioSnap 2.0

Get a basic overview of AudioSnap 2.0 and become familiar with its controls and functions.

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