Cakewalk Sonar X2 (Sneak Preview)

Cakewalk has announced Sonar X2 – the latest version of their digital audio workstation for Windows.

Highlights of Cakewalk Sonar X2:

  • Perform:
    • 21 virtual instruments
    • Thousands of sounds
    • Improved Matrix Performance View
    • Advanced Arpeggiator
    • NEW! TH2 Producer Amp Simulator
    • Improved low latency audio engine
  • Record:
    • Unlimited audio/MIDI/instrument tracks
    • NEW -Take lanes
    • Pristine 64-bit/384kHz audio engine
    • Record as many inputs as your PC can handle
    • Monitor FX while recording
  • Edit:
    • Improved Smart Tool
    • NEW – Smart Grid
    • Step Sequencer
    • AudioSnap
    • Roland V-Vocal
    • Loop Construction View
    • Enhanced Piano Roll View
  • Mix:
    • Unlimited channels/buses/aux sends/inserts
    • NEW -Modular ProChannel
    • NEW -Console Emulator
    • NEW – BREVERB SONAR
    • NEW -Automation lanes and modes
    • NEW -R-Mix SONAR
    • NEW -ProChannel FX Chains
  • Master:
    • Improved LP-64 EQ
    • Improved LP-64 Multiband Compressor
    • Peak markers
    • Bus waveform preview
    • POW-R dithering
    • 64-bit double precision audio fidelity
  • Deliver:
    • Flexible export options
    • NEW – Integrated SoundCloud
    • NEW – MusicXML export
    • Export Video
    • Cakewalk Publisher
    • Print Notation
    • Burn CDs

Cakewalk Sonar X2 is expected to be released this fall. Pricing is to be announced. Starting August 1 through October 31st, when you purchase SONAR X1, you will get SONAR X2 for free once it becomes available.

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