Release date: Thursday, January 23, 2014

Cakewalk® Announces Free SONAR X3 Producer Trial

– The award winning SONAR X3 Producer DAW is now available as a 30-day trial version –

Boston, MA, (January 23, 2014) - Cakewalk, developers of powerful and thoughtfully designed software for modern musicians, today announced the release of SONAR X3 Producer Trial, which is now available at This 30-day trial version of the award-winning SONAR X3 Producer DAW is fully functional with all the critically acclaimed workflow features and tools.

SONAR X3 Producer was designed to meet the demands of professionals who require a DAW with the versatility to handle any kind of project. The 30-day trial version allows users to experience a creative workflow unlike any other DAW on the market. That includes unlimited audio and MIDI tracks, VST3 support, ARA integration, an industry best 64-bit audio engine, innovative “speed” comping, YouTube export, direct Gobbler integration for cloud-based backup and sharing, color-customizable “Skylight” interface, and the critically acclaimed ProChannel for that big epic console sound directly inside your digital recording environment.

  • Unlimited audio, MIDI, effects, sends, and busses
  • Award-winning Skylight User Interface with new enhancements and color customization
  • Assemble the perfect performance with breakthrough comping workflow
  • Full support for VST3 synths and effects
  • Direct ARA integration (Melodyne Essential not included in trial)
  • End-to-end 64-bit double precision audio engine
  • Edit audio and MIDI, hassle free, with Smart Tool and Smart Grid
  • Program beats using the Step Sequencer
  • Play loops in real-time with Matrix View
  • Includes Cakewalk’s PX-64 Percussion Strip, VX-64 Vocal Strip, 7 MIDI Effects and the Sound Center synth
  • Get that epic, pro studio sound with the ergonomic ProChannel console strip
  • Includes the QuadCurve EQ Zoom and the ProChannel Console Emulator
  • Fully functional for 30-days
  • Requires Windows 7 or 8, and includes 32-bit and 64-bit versions
  • Tutorial available as a separate download

Pricing and Availability
SONAR X3 Producer Trial Version is now available at The trial version is fully functional for 15 days without registration, and 30 days upon registering. The full version of SONAR X3 is available for purchase at worldwide music retailers, the Cakewalk Store, and Steam.

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