Cakewalk continue to push the envelope with their new SONAR 3 Producer Edition. It's the latest version of their industry-standard (for windows), software-based production environment. With SONAR 3 Producer Edition Cakewalk have put the emphasis on creativity with: "fast, intuitive controls that capture and excite inspiration; precise tools for accurate, effective real-time editing; and unparalleled customization, allowing for the fine-tuning of the studio to match your workflow. "
Key SONAR 3 Features Streamlined User Interface Dynamic Console view with per channel 6 band parametric EQ and assignable FX controls Universal Bus Architecture Advanced MIDI routing & synth layering Track Inspector - optional vertical patch point and meter in Track view Support for VST effects & instruments through included Cakewalk VST Adapter ASIO & WDM compatibility Full delay compensation throughout signal path Multi-port MTC and MIDI sync transmission Confidence recording of audio, MIDI, and automation Full control over color schemes with multiple presets Patch effects, trim audio, and roll out loops without disrupting the audio stream ACID™ loop, MIDI Groove Clip, Project5™ pattern support DX (28 included), DXi (4 included), MFX (13 included), ReWire, VST, VSTi support Integrate MIDI-compatible control surfaces Import/export OMFI & Broadcast WAV
Other Key SONAR 3 Producer Edition Features The Lexicon® Pantheon™ Reverb Ultrafunk Sonitus:fx Suite VSampler 3.0 DXi Professional Content from leading sample and loops developers
Pricing SONAR 3 Producer Edition $719 (MSRP), $179.00 upgrade fee from SONAR 2.x XL SONAR 3 Studio Edition $479 U.S. (MSRP), $99.00 upgrade fee from SONAR 2.x