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New York City, AES 2007 (booth 818), (October 5, 2006) — Cakewalk, the world's leading developer of powerful and easy to use products for music creation and recording, announces Pro Suite, the essential collection of tools and instruments for today's audio professional.
For the first time ever, Cakewalk is making all of its flagship products available in one special collection for the serious music producer. In Pro Suite, customers will find a complimentary array of creative tools including: SONAR 7 Producer Edition, Project5 Version 2.5, Rapture, and Dimension Pro. To further round out this collection and maximize their creative abilities Cakewalk is including four special expansion packs for Rapture and Dimension Pro that have never before been available in retail stores.
A Seamless Music Making Experience
All of the tools included in Pro Suite are part of one seamless music-making experience, placing no limits on creative potential. Pro Suite gives you the power to create music from scratch; the highest audio quality; access to vintage and modern instrument sounds; studio-quality FX; timing and pitch correction; the most advanced mixing and bussing system; high-end mastering plug-ins; and more.
Included in Pro Suite:
SONAR 7 Producer Edition
SONAR 7 Producer Edition is the definitive choice in digital audio workstations. Make it your own with an open and customizable environment. Create music and make detailed edits with inspiring and intuitive tools. Get the sounds you need with a wide array of audio effects and instruments. Deliver polished mixes with the best audio quality in the industry.
Project5 Version 2.5
With Project5 creating music has never been easier. Make beats. Sequence with your favorite instruments. Perform live. The core experience is fast, fun, and immediately gratifying. Get your creative juices flowing, even when you're feeling uninspired.
Dimension Pro combines real instruments with advanced synthesis for amazing sounds. Pristine, realistic, acoustic instruments. Thumping basses and cutting leads. Complex, evolving atmospheres. You get an immense 7 GB library and 1,500 production-ready presets. Plus two expansion sound packs.
Rapture offers power, elegance, control, and unbeatable sounds. Rich, hypnotic, and rhythmic basses, leads, and pads. Perfect for performing and designing the modern synthesized sounds igniting today's pop, dance, and electronic music. Plus two expansion sound packs.
Pricing and Availability
Pro Suite has a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $999 ($799 street) U.S. and will begin shipping to music retailers worldwide on October 12th, 2007. Registered SONAR 6 Producer Edition customers can upgrade to Pro Suite directly through Cakewalk for $479. Other upgrade paths are available, visit Cakewalk.com for details.
Pro Suite is available in English, French, and German boxed versions with printed and electronic documentation. Pro Suite is available through Roland and Edirol distribution partners.
Europe's suggested street price for Pro Suite is €799 inc VAT; U.K. pricing is £529 inc. VAT; and will begin shipping 12, October 2007. Registered SONAR 6 Producer Edition Customers can upgrade to Pro Suite from select music retailers or directly through Cakewalk for €449 inc. VAT or £289 inc. VAT. Other upgrade paths are available, visit Cakewalk.com for details.
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