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.
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WINTER NAMM (Booth 6800), Anaheim, CA (January 15, 2004)—Cakewalk, developer of the world's best-selling music and sound software for Windows, released the 3.1 update for SONAR 3, the industry-standard, software-based production environment.
The SONAR 3.1 update provides enhancements that include multi-processor optimization, support for all sample rates, high quality file import/export audio conversion utilizing Windowed Sinc resampler, adjustable EQ plot resolutions, missing plug-in protection, StudioMix control surface plug-in, and a revised Play List view. The update also addresses a number of minor bugs discovered after SONAR 3 began shipping.
SONAR 3.1 Highlights
SONAR 3 Producer Edition extends creativity with fast, intuitive controls that capture and excite inspiration; precise tools for accurate, effective real-time editing; and unparalleled customization, allowing for the fine-tuning of the studio to match your workflow. SONAR 3 boasts over 100 new features and refinements that include: streamlined UI with all new Track and Console views; Universal Bus Architecture; VST/VSTi support; enhanced MIDI routing and synth layering; MIDI Groove Clips; multi-port MTC/MIDI sync transmission; confidence recording of audio, MIDI, and automation; VSampler 3.0 DXi; Ultrafunk Sonitus:fx Suite; and Lexicon® Pantheon™ Reverb.
SONAR 3 Studio Edition is a special version of SONAR 3 designed for project studios and aspiring professionals. SONAR 3 Studio Edition is built upon the same core engine and feature set of the SONAR 3 Producer Edition and includes the "LE" light version of the Lexicon® Pantheon™ Reverb. The SONAR 3 Studio Edition does not include per-channel EQs, assignable channel FX controls, VSampler 3.0 DXi and additional CDs of sample content, and Ultrafunk Sonitus:fx Suite.
Pricing and Availability
The SONAR 3.1 Update is available now. Registered SONAR 3 users can download the SONAR 3.1 update for free at www.cakewalk.com. SONAR 3 Producer Edition has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $719 U.S.(MSRP); SONAR Studio Edition is $479 U.S. (MSRP). For more information, visit Cakewalk at Winter NAMM Booth 6800; Cakewalk on the web at www.cakewalk.com; or call 888-CAKEWALK (617-423-9004 outside U.S.).About Cakewalk, Inc.