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Following the acquisition of certain assets and the complete set of intellectual property of Cakewalk Inc. from Gibson Brands on 2/23/18, BandLab Technologies announced the relaunch of SONAR as Cakewalk by BandLab - available free-to-download to all BandLab users worldwide.
As of Feb 21st 2018, information elsewhere on this website may no longer be accurate.
Close and browse the legacy Cakewalk website.
Go to Edit > Preferences > Audio - Playback and Recording
In the Driver Mode
Select the Suspend Audio Engine When Cakewalk Is Not in Focus
Click Audio - Sync and Caching
In the Playback I/O Buffer Size (KB)
In the Record I/O Buffer Size (KB)
Click Audio - Driver Settings
Assign Playback Timing Master
Record Timing Master
to the first listed device or the device in which your speakers are plugged into.
Set Buffers in Playback Queue
Drag the Buffer Size
slider to the middle.
In the Sampling Rate
and restart Cakewalk.
Tip - Searching Documentation
Tip: To search for a specific topic, type your search query in the
field at the
top right of this page.
When the search results appear, click which product's documentation you would like to search to filter the
search results further.
Note - Using Offline Help
Note: If you prefer to always use offline Help, go to
Edit > Preferences >
File > Advanced
in your Cakewalk software and select Always Use Offline Help.
If you are not connected to the internet, your Cakewalk software will default to showing offline
help until an internet connection becomes available.