Sonar 8 Studio Description
Sonar 8 Studio Edition offers the best creative tools, and the most power of any digital audio workstation in its price range. Built upon the same core feature set as Sonar 8 Producer Edition, Sonar 8 Studio Edition gives users the edge in their productions—from recording audio and MIDI, composing with virtual instruments, remixing with loops, mixing with professional effects, to delivery of a polished final track—with the recognized best audio quality of the industry.
SONAR 8.5 Studio 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 8.5 Studio delivers the go-to production tools you want with the best collection of virtual instruments, mixing, and mastering effects found in any DAW.
With version 8.5, SONAR Studio adds even more value and firepower to your productions. Beat creation and arrangement tools, enhanced audio quantizing, powerful vocal processing, and more combine together to make SONAR the most complete, most professional, and best sounding DAW to deliver your productions.
CREATING MUSIC IN SONAR 8.5
SONAR 8.5 is the digital audio workstation that offers one-of-a-kind music creation tools to help you right from the start of the production process. Whether you’re searching for new ideas or looking to add musical parts to existing songs, SONAR 8.5 can help you break through those creative blocks.
RECORDING MIDI AND DIGITAL AUDIO
SONAR 8.5 provides the most comprehensive recording features of any DAW on the market today. It’s designed to meet the needs of even the most demanding professional—whether recording a solo performance, a band, or even an orchestra.
EDITING AUDIO AND MIDI IN SONAR 8.5
SONAR 8.5 offers precision editing tools you won’t find in any other DAW. Whether you’re editing audio or MIDI, it’s easy to make pinpoint edits and fix issues you didn’t think were possible.
USING MIDI CONTROLLERS AND ACT
SONAR 8.5 gives you dynamic control of your instruments and work flow. Use any MIDI controller to play virtual instruments. Plus breakthroughs in SONAR like Active Controller Technology make it easy to map the knobs and sliders on your keyboard or control surface automatically.
MIXING MUSIC IN SONAR 8.5
SONAR 8.5 offers the perfect mixing environment for any professional engineer. SONAR’s industry-first, end-to-end, 64-bit double precision floating point mix engine allows you to mix with sonic clarity using a suite of versatile effects, powerful mixing tools, and endless routing possibilities.
MASTERING MUSIC IN SONAR 8.5
SONAR 8.5 allows you to deliver the final polish to your tracks with high-end effects that were designed specifically for the task of mastering.
PUBLISHING MUSIC WITH SONAR 8.5
SONAR 8.5 offers various options for collaborating with other studios as well as delivering to virtually any format including CD, video, surround, and even the web.
VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS IN SONAR 8.5
SONAR 8.5 includes the best collection of virtual instruments found in any DAW. You may be surprised to find that some of these plug-ins would cost hundreds of dollars if purchased separately.,
AUDIO EFFECTS IN SONAR 8.5
SONAR 8.5 provides an extensive array of audio effects. We pride ourselves on giving our customers serious processors and sound-sculpting tools that you will really use, rather than padding the plug-in count with useless effects. In many cases you’ll find more than one choice for a desired effect, giving you several options when mixing or designing a sound.
PRODUCING MUSIC IN SONAR
SONAR is the perfect tool for creating all music, regardless of genre. SONAR is the DAW of choice for millions of users around the world including Grammy-winning producers, composers, and engineers. SONAR is currently being used to create rock, hip-hop, electro, and music for film in both amateur and pro studios around the world.
WHAT’S IN SONAR 8.5 STUDIO?
SONAR 8.5 Studio includes the best collection of included virtual instruments found in any DAW. Whether you’re looking for acoustic or electric instrument sounds, emulations of classic gear, modern synthesized tones, drums, or a groovebox, you need to look no further than SONAR 8.5. You may be surprised to find that some of these included plug-ins would cost hundreds of dollars if purchased separately.
Sonar Studio 8 DAW Main Features
- Integrated Step Sequencer view provides the most innovative step sequencer feature set available in any DAW today
- Smart MIDI tools-intuitively use one tool for multiple editing tasks; completely customizable
- Real-time Drag-Quantize allows selected notes and events to be quickly aligned with snap settings
- Multilane controller editing in Piano Roll view; controller data can be moved/copied across lanes; multiple controls can be viewed/edited per lane to economize screen real estate
- MIDI display features including MIDI Magnifier, MIDI Meters, and Velocity Colorizer
- Enhanced MIDI editing with functions for splitting, gluing, and muting notes
- More ACT (Active Controller Technology) presets for popular hardware
- New instruments: Z3TA+ 1.5 waveshaping synthesizer, Dimension LE (featuring Garritan Pocket Orchestra), Rapture LE, and DropZone Sample player/synth
- Over 1000 instruments sounds
- LP-64 Multiband linear phase mastering compressor/limiter with AutoQ functionality
- LP-64 EQ linear phase mastering EQ with 20-point control curve
- Internal sidechaining for Sonitus:fx Compressor, Sonitus:fx Gate, VC-64 Vintage Channel, and 3rd party VST plug-ins with sidechain (multi-input) capability
- External Insert Plug-in let's you insert and mix with external hardware effects and instruments with automatic delay compensation
- Boost 11 peak limiter
- Dim Solo keeps tracks in context by reducing volume of unsoloed tracks by 6, 12, or 18 dB instead of muting
- Drag & drop EQ settings across channels in the console view
- Shortcuts for assigning a series of audio inputs, and routing selected tracks/busses to the same input/output/main
- Original SMPTE time stamps now stored with clips with easy revert to original time stamp
- Right-click at cursor to import audio/MIDI data
- Wave-64 support provides capabilities to record large scale (2 GB+) projects
- High bandwidth multi-track recording optimizations
- New file format import/export options including Sony Wave-64, AIF, CAF, FLAC, and Sound Designer II
- Integrated audio CD ripping and burning
- Cakewalk Publisher 2.0 for uploading and presenting music online
New in Sonar 8.5 Studio
- Roland V-Vocal
- AudioSnap 2.0
- Step Sequencer 2.0
- Enhanced Media Browser
- Windows 7 Support
- And much more...
- Additional Information
Colour No Category Musical Instrument Accessories Brand Cakewalk Manufacturer Cakewalk MPN Sonar 8 Studio EAN 787537028010 Condition New Product Tags music software, music creation software, audio software, DAW