Boston, MA (October 4, 2013)—Cakewalk has released three new versions of Sonar X3.
The first, Sonar X3, offers unlimited track and bus counts along with VST3 synth and effects support, 64-bit audio engine, unlimited FX insertions, “speed” comping, YouTube export, direct Gobbler integration for cloud-based backup and sharing, color-customizable “Skylight” interface, 12 software instruments, 27 effects and more.
Sonar X3 Studio is targeted to advanced home and project studios, and adds Melodyne Essential with ARA integration for pitch processing and audio-to MIDI conversion. Other features include the expandable ProChannel (create your own custom mixer architecture, from vintage to modern); the full version of Nomad Factory’s Blue Tubes bundle to capture the vintage sound of classic studios; precision phase-linear EQ and multiband dynamics plug-ins for mastering; saturation from Softube; 19 instruments; and 51 total plug-in effects.
Sonar X3 Producer is intended for professionals, and includes everything in the other Sonar versions as well as XLN Audio’s Addictive Drums for drums and percussion; AAS Lounge Lizard Session’s electric piano sounds and Strum Acoustic Session for guitar performances; the new ProChannel Tape Emulator; “widescreen” fly-out spectrum analysis on every ProChannel QuadCurve EQ; Tone2 BiFilter filter/distortion processor, 57 plug-in effects; and full versions of both the Rapture and Dimension Pro software synths for a total of 23 instruments.