Multichannel Import/Export System Requirements

Last updated on 3/18/2016

The information in this article applies to:

  • SONAR 4

The following minimum system requirements apply for importing and exporting multichannel files in SONAR 4:

Requirements for multichannel audio import

. Windows XP (optionally with SP1/SP2)
. Not supported under Windows 2000. This is a documented Microsoft OS limitation. Audio from such files will import as stereo only.

Requirements for multichannel audio export
. Windows XP (optionally with SP1/SP2)
. Windows 2000 with SP4. If you wish to multichannel Windows Media files, you should additionally have Windows Media Player 9 installed. (not 100% sure about the WMP requirement)

Requirements for multichannel windows Media Video Import in SONAR  
. Windows XP (optionally with SP1/SP2)
. Not Supported under Windows 2000. This a documented Microsoft OS limitation. (only the video will import normally, audio will import as stereo)

Requirements for multichannel Windows Media Video export in SONAR
. Window XP (optionally with SP1/SP2) and upcoming QASF.DLL  hotfix from Microsoft. The hotfix should be available on the Cakewalk web site ( by the time SONAR 4 is released.
. Windows 2000 with SP4 and Windows Media Player 9 installed and upcoming QASF.DLL hotfix from Microsoft    

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