SONAR X1 is the latest version of the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software from Cakewalk, Inc. It is a professional tool for authoring sound and music on personal computers. It is designed for musicians, composers, arrangers, audio and production engineers, multimedia and game developers, as well as recording engineers.
SONAR supports Wave, MP3, ACIDized waves, WMA, AIFF and other popular formats, providing all the tools you need to do professional-quality work rapidly and efficiently. Along with being an integrated MIDI and digital audio authoring software package, it is also an expandable platform that can become the central hub of your recording studio. Checkout the system requirements page to see what do you need to run SONAR X1.
SONAR Producer is the flagship product of the Cakewalk line of integrated MIDI and digital audio sequencers for the Windows platform. It has a very complete feature set that allows you to compose and explore musical composition. You can edit music using musical notion and guitar tablature. You can graphically draw tempo and volume changes as well as add lyrics to display on screen or to include with printed scores.
So what is new with SONAR X1 Producer?
• Skylight is a next generation workspace and ushers in a new level of simplicity by providing an intelligent interface that moves beyond contemporary, single-window design and layout clutter. This new system gives you the ability to hide, dock, collapse or expand any of SONAR’s views instantly.
• Inspector allows you to see all vital track and clip information in one logical and quickly accessible location. It gives you easy access to relevant settings for the selected track(s) or clip(s). A full channel strip allows ergonomic Track view mixing and the Inspector is fully collapsible, expandable, dockable and floatable.
• Controller Bar that gives you access crucial functions quickly and clearly and the editing tools are now global and centralized in one location. The modular Control Bar contains the most important tools and other pieces of information you will need to record, edit and play back your project. Arrange the layout of modules to suit your needs.