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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 - Driver Settings
and increase the value of the
slider, or adjust the hardware buffer size in the ASIO Panel.
Go to Edit > Preferences > Audio - Sync and Caching
and increase the
Playback I/O Buffer Size (KB)
Record I/O Buffer Size (KB)
values. Try settings of
Go to File > Open
and select the project that crashes, but do not open it yet.
The File Open - Safe Mode
dialog box appears, prompting you to load the plug-ins that are used in the project.
for any plug-in that has been recently installed or added to the project. You can also remove any non-Cakewalk plug-ins to ensure the project will load properly.
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.