Complete studio software for modern audio and music production
Cakewalk's specially priced SONAR Platinum and Professional academic editions require eligibility verification. For details, please go to the Cakewalk Academic Eligibility Requirements Page for further information.
Experience creativity in a way only the new SONAR can offer: industry-leading technology, effortless workflow, and an inviting interface that amplifies inspiration. Backed and powered by over 25 years in the relentless pursuit of innovation, SONAR is refueling the existence of modern music creation.
SONAR Platinum is Cakewalk’s flagship DAW. It includes an industry-leading array of tools, plug-in effects, and instruments that offer extreme flexibility and sonic quality to those who want to take professional results to another level.
Speed up your productions with the workflow that only SONAR Platinum delivers. Record, mix, master and deliver tracks with the best audio engine in the industry backed by the world-class ProChannel strip on every track, Addictive Drums 2 Producer Edition, Melodyne 4 Essential, TH3 Cakewalk Amp Simulator, award-winning synths, an onboard Drum Replacer and VocalSync vocal alignment tool, Mix Recall, and much more.
SONAR Platinum is the absolute ideal software environment for modern music creation and production.
Sonar Platinum Features
Complete Digital Audio Workstation
Fully tested, supported and compatible with Windows 10/8/7
Create professional compositions with 23 instruments, and 57 FX included
Record and mix with the powerful end-to-end 64-bit double precision engine
Lightning-fast workflow with the dynamic Skylight User Interface
Per-track ProChannel console strip with 19 modules = “large console” sound
NEW! Patch Points and Aux Tracks for the most creative and flexible mixing
NEW! Drum Replacer for reinforcing and creating pro drum tracks
NEW! LP EQ and LP MB Linear Phase Mastering Plug-ins
NEW! Fully integrated Tempo Detection
NEW! Create your own look with SONAR Theme Editor
OS: Windows 7, 8/8.1 or 10 (32- or 64-bit)
Processor: 2.6GHz Intel or AMD multi-core processor (at least Intel i5 or AMD A10 APU recommended)
Hard Drive: 5GB for minimal install (20GB recommended)
Monitor Resolution: 1280x800 (1920 x 1080 recommended)
Audio Interface: ASIO compatible hardware is recommended
Internet: Connection required for downloads, activation, and publishing features. SONAR Platinum, Professional and Artist are not available on physical installation media. Addictive Drums 2 is available with an Internet connection only.
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