Cakewalk has announced that SONAR X1 is now shipping and available the world over from Roland distribution partners and via the cloud at Cakewalk.com. Here's what they have to say about it...
Precisely suited for today's music production SONAR X1's unparalleled user interface design speeds up workflow and provides a clean and modern creation environment. At the heart of the new SONAR is Skylight, introducing a next generation workspace that ushers in a new level of simplicity, by providing an intelligent interface that moves beyond contemporary, single-window design and layout clutter. Pricing and Availability:
SONAR X1 Producer has a street price of $399.00, SONAR X1 Studio $199.00, and SONAR X1 Essential $99.00 and are available at select music and sound retailers. Registered SONAR 8.5 Producer and SONAR 8.5 Studio customers can download the respective SONAR X1 upgrade for $99.00 and SONAR Home Studio customers can download the SONAR X1 Essential upgrade for $59.00 directly from the Cakewalk website.
A boxed option upgrade is also available for an additional nominal fee for those U.S. and International customers with slower connection speeds or who prefer physical media. Other upgrade paths are available. International pricing
SONAR X1 Producer, Studio, and Essential software is available in English, German, French, Spanish, and Italian; English, German and French boxed versions come with a translated printed User's Guide. SONAR X1 is available through Roland distribution partners around the World.
Registered SONAR 8.5 Producer and Studio customers can download the SONAR X1 Producer upgrade for €99 / £89 respectively. SONAR Home Studio customers can download the SONAR X1 Essential upgrade for €59 / £49, directly from the Cakewalk website. Also, boxed versions of all SONAR X1 upgrades can be purchased at retailers for €99 / £89 Producer and Studio, and €59 / £49 for Essential. Other upgrade paths are available. More information: