Cakewalk has released Cakewalk Studio Instruments, designed to be an easy-to-use and affordable consumer software instrument collection for Mac and PC. Cakewalk Studio Instruments has an estimated street price of $49.99.
Cakewalk Studio instruments provides a Drum Kit, Bass Guitar, Electric Piano, and String Section that can be played stand alone or can compliment popular consumer music software titles such as Cakewalk Music Creator, Apple Garage Band, Magix Music Maker, and SONY ACID Music Studio.
Cakewalk has created a video to demo its capabilities:
- An entire band all in one package: Electric Piano, Bass, String Section, & Drum Kit
- Easy to use animated user interface with powerful controls (cymbals crash, bows bow, bass strings vibrate, etc.)
- Play stand-alone or use it in your favorite recording software
- Universal host compatibility for Mac (Audio Units) and Windows XP and Vista (32- & 64-bit) PC (VSTi).
- Enhances: ACID, GarageBand, Kinetic 2, Live, Music Creator, Music Maker, Music Studio, SONAR Home Studio, and many more
- Play with any USB MIDI controller, computer keyboard, or mouse
- Professionally recorded patterns and instrument sounds, and incredible ease-of-use make anyone sound like a pro regardless of ability
Pricing and Availability
Cakewalk Studio Instruments has an estimated street price of $49.99 U.S. Cakewalk Products are available at select consumer electronics and computer retailers that include Apple, Best Buy, CompUSA, Fry’s, Micro Center, J&R, and Amazon.com. Cakewalk Studio Instruments is also available direct from Cakewalk.com as a download.