If you want to get up and running quickly, please use the following tutorials, which are tailored to learning specific tasks in SONAR. If you are new to Cakewalk products, you may want to start at Tutorial 1.Introduction. An overview of SONAR’s features and functionality.New features. Descriptions of new features in SONAR Artist, SONAR Steam Edition, SONAR Professional and SONAR Platinum.Frequently asked questions. Answers to frequently asked questions.Glossary. A list of defined terms.
Note: The core SONAR installer does not include any tutorial content. In order to follow along with the tutorials, please download and install the optional SONAR Tutorials via Cakewalk Command Center (see Cakewalk Command Center).
Note: This documentation covers SONAR Home Studio, SONAR Artist, SONAR Steam Edition, SONAR Professional and SONAR Platinum. The documentation indicates if a feature only applies to a specific edition of SONAR. For a list of key differences between each edition, see Comparison.
Note: If you would like to download offline documentation, including PDF guides, please download and install the optional SONAR Local Documentation via Cakewalk Command Center (see Cakewalk Command Center) or from your personal “My Products” page on .Figure 1. SONAR’s Skylight interface.
Tip - Searching Documentation
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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.