Music Production Station
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.
SONAR Professional complements a wealth of advanced features with a full set of professional effects and virtual instruments, including the acclaimed ProChannel Console Strip, Melodyne Essential with ARA integration, and Addictive Drums 2 Solo Edition.
Move effortlessly through the award-winning, touch-enabled Skylight User Interface as you create—then take advantage of the comprehensive editing, mixing, mastering, and publishing tools to craft your masterpiece.
SONAR is more than just a digital audio workstation - it's the most advanced music production experience available today. We've completely changed the way our software is developed by introducing a Membership program that offers continuous updates to the program including new features, improvements, fixes, content, and video tutorials that guide you along in the process.
And thanks to the new Cakewalk Command Center, they have made the installation and update process a breeze so you can focus on what's truly important, making music.
Sonar Professional Features
Advanced Digital Audio Workstation
Analog-style ProChannel Strip with 3 modules
Melodyne Essential with ARA integration
Addictive Drums 2 Solo Edition
44 professional mixing and mastering effects
17 virtual instruments including Z3TA+ Classic
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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