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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.
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SONAR Home Studio Does It All
Record your band, create beats, play along with backing tracks, write the next hit song ... SONAR Home Studio is the best way to start recording, editing, and mixing your music.
Join the SONAR family
Each version of SONAR is packed with tools and features used by professionals everyday. With SONAR Home Studio, you have everything you need to get started in music production.
When you're ready to take your music to the next level, load any SONAR Home Studio project into SONAR's Artist, Professional, or Platinum versions.
Exclusively Designed for Windows
Designing SONAR for Windows has allowed us to integrate seamlessly with new Windows technologies like the Surface Pen to draw notes in the Piano Roll View,
navigate your project smoothly with Windows Touch Gestures, and control playback of your mix using the Surface Dial. All this and more is built into SONAR through the power of Windows.
Inside Your Home Studio
- Record up to 16 mono or 8 stereo inputs simultaneously
Mix up to 64 Audio, Instrument or MIDI tracks
Use your computer keyboard or touchscreen to perform
Move, Fade, Cut, Copy, Loop, and Snap with the Smart Tool
Create a perfect performance using the Comping Tool
- Simple drag & drop for loops, instruments, and effects
- 27 professional effects like Compression, Reverb, and Delay
Capture world class tone with the TH3 Cakewalk Amp Sim
5 Instruments with hundreds of included sounds
Get creative with 5Gb of Loops, One Shots and FX
Share an MP3 with the world via social networks
- Expandable VST support for 3rd party plug-ins
Buy SONAR Home Studio
As part of SONAR’s professional lineage—the program that scored Call of Duty, MI:5 Rogue Nation, and powers countless hits—SONAR Home Studio benefits from the SONAR family’s years of refinement.
When you're ready to create music—not just listen to it—SONAR Home Studio is ready for you, and priced to let everyone experience the joy of making music.
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