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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.
You can insert synths from the Synth Rack view or with the Insert > Soft Synth command. If you use this method, you can choose to have SONAR create the necessary audio and MIDI tracks, and patch them together correctly. If you want to use multiple audio tracks to take advantage of SONAR’s multi-output support, you need to create and patch additional MIDI tracks manually to feed the additional audio tracks.
Click the Keyboard button in the Loop view to display the Key Map view.
The blue keys between the Pitch Range markers show what MIDI keys trigger the Pad. The yellow key is the Root Note, which triggers the loop at its original pitch.
Drag the edge of the Pitch Range (the blue keys within the white triangle markers) to change the range of notes that trigger the loop. If the loop’s pitch changing function is turned on, each MIDI key in the trigger range transposes the loop by the trigger note’s distance from the Root Note.