The Leading Choice in Digital Audio Workstations
Cakewalk SONAR 8 Producer gives you what you need for recording, composing, editing, mixing, and mastering. Get innovations that matter, from exclusive features to ignite creativity and perfect your tracks, to groundbreaking technologies that always keep you in control, all backed by the industry\s leading 64-bit audio quality. And SONAR 8 Producer delivers the go-to production tools you want with the best collection of virtual instruments, mixing, and mastering effects found in any DAW.
With unlimited tracks, amazing creative tools, inspiring virtual instruments, the freedom to work with any audio interface or control surface, and the most complete delivery capability for collaboration with users of other DAWS, award-winning SONAR Producer is your best choice in a digital audio workstation.
SONAR 8 Producer is the ultimate production and music creation environment built on Cakewalk\s experience of over 20 years of creating music software. In 2000, our flagship program, SONAR, was rolled out to rave reviews. With every new version SONAR adds more groundbreaking features, new instruments and effects, interface refinements, and more. In fact, when you upgrade to SONAR 8 from SONAR 1 for example, you\re adding 8 years worth of exciting new features!
vLoop Explorer 2.0
View provides browse and preview of audio and MIDI groove clips and patterns; quickly drag and drop loops and patterns into the track view; MIDI groove clips and patterns can be previewed with the virtual instrument of your choice.
Dedicated Instrument Track
Single track optimized for mono or stereo virtual synths which simplifies the process of working with virtual instruments. In the pursuit of offering users options in how they want to work, the multi-track method of using virtual instruments employed by previous versions of SONAR is still supported. In addition users can split and combine instrument tracks to/from discrete audio/MIDI tracks.
SONAR Performance Optimizations
With focus on functionality including improved performance at high track counts and low latencies, faster launch time, and the ability to change audio devices without restarting; streamlined communication with VST plug-ins and Improved ASIO performance with output latency compensation.
User Interface optimizations
Smoother display when resizing windows and panes, optimized metering, more responsive zoom and scroll.