This course covers basic setup and operation of SONAR and its features.
How to use integral information from the X2 Inspector to speed up your workflow.
X2 Loop Construction
Find out how to use this powerful tool to creatively and intuitively work with loops.
Arrange and save layouts of every window in Skylight.
Arrange and customize SONAR's Skylight workpace
X2 Smart Grid
Intelligently set the snap resolution and the visual grid line display dynamically
X2 Smart Tool
Seamlessly edit audio and MIDI using SONAR X2's enhanced Smart Tool
X2 Automation Lanes
Learn how to implement automation lanes into your workflow
X2 Take Lanes
Keep your projects and tracks organized with new Take Lanes
Get a tour of the new modular ProChannel - exclusive to SONAR X2 Producer
X2 Piano Roll
Get started with the updated Piano Roll View in SONAR X2
Learn how to quickly edit tracks with X2's new automation
X2 R-MIX SONAR
Learn your way around this new visual based mixing tool in X2 Producer
X2 Matrix View
Learn how to introduce nonlinear music production into your workflow
Use the powerful, built-in Metronome to keep your tracks in time
X2 FX Chains
Uncover the power and flexibility of FX Chains in SONAR X2
X2 Console Emulator
Learn how to create more punch, depth & definition
X2 BREVERB SONAR
Get to know this exceptionally versatile go-to Reverb
X2’s powerful Browser will save you time and greatly improve your workflow.
Find out how this tabbed system in Skylight User Interface can organize the most complex projects.
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
The convenience of Quick Grouping can save you time, but can also add creativity to your mixes.
X2 Zoom and Navigation
Learn how to use Timeline Zoom and much more.
Learn how to work with X2's audio and MIDI clips.
Manage and categorize existing plugin layouts.
Basic Mix Functions
Learn the basics of Volume, Pan, Mute, and Solo.
Create and route effects sends to use reverb and delay across multiple tracks.
Export your projects directly from SONAR to SoundCloud.
Export entire mixes or individual tracks or busses.
How to use this built-in, modular, fully customizable console strip.
Learn the basics of creating and editing automation.
Setup ACT Device
Learn how to configure a V-Studio, A-Pro, or other ACT ready device
Setup non-ACT Device
Learn how to configure any third-party, non-ACT ready device.
Learn how to use ACt to control any plugin, synth, and track control.
Control Surface Config.
Learn how to setup and configure a control surface in SONAR.
Take a tour of SONAR X1's new and innovative Skylight user interface.
Get the basics of SONAR X1's new Unified Preferences menu.
Learn how to setup and configure an ASIO device with SONAR.
Learn how to setup and configure a MIDI device with SONAR.
Record an Audio Track
Learn how to record an audio track in SONAR
Learn how to insert soft synths into SONAR.
Learn how to insert effects onto tracks and clips.
Input Monitoring Effects
Learn how to input monitor with effects in SONAR.
Tools and Editing
Get the basics of SONAR X1's Tools, Edit Filter, Automation, and more.
Get familiar with SONAR X1's ProChannel (Comp, EQ, Tube Saturation).
Get a basic overview of the layout and functions of the PX-64 Percussion Strip.
Get up and running quickly with the initial setup and configuration of SONAR.
MIDI Devices Setup
Learn how to setup keyboard controllers and other MIDI devices.
Get the most out of SONAR's powerful and flexible Plugin Manager.
Get a basic overview of AudioSnap 2.0 and become familiar with its controls and functions.