Cakewalk Next is now in public beta, so check out our new offering before official release.
Next is available on both Mac and Windows.
Ease of Accessibility
No matter your level of expertise, we understand your evolving needs and meet you where you are.
Publish your tracks to BandLab and access its diverse library of royalty-free sounds and samples.
Less work, more flow
Turning your dream song into reality should be easy, and Next aims to help you do just that - with features designed to streamline the creation process and get your song finished.
Dive into song creation
Use built-in song templates as your jumping pad for inspiration
Craft lyrics at speed
Build the backbone to your track with dedicated tools to edit lyrics and synchronize them to a song’s timeline
Access unlimited samples
Fuel inspiration with a diverse royalty-free sound library on BandLab Sounds
Customize your sound
Easily shape unique sounds and beats with Sampler and Pad Controller features
Experience fluid integration
Browse and tag your favorite AU and VST plugins for seamless access
|Version||Windows 10® and higher||macOS 10.15 and higher|
|RAM||16 GB||16 GB|
|Processor||8-core CPU||Intel® Core™ or Apple M-series processor (64-bit only)|
How do I get the Cakewalk Next public beta?
Is Next replacing Cakewalk by BandLab?
Will Next and Sonar be free like Cakewalk by BandLab?