The Perfect Way to Start Making Music on Your PC
This is a SONAR X1 Essential Site License for qualifying educational institutions (per seat, 20-seat minimum). Please call your Sweetwater Sales Engineer at (800) 222-4700 for details and ordering information.
Cakewalk SONAR X1 Essential DAW is your key to creating original music on your Windows PC. Experience the powerful and intuitive Cakewalk SONAR X1 environment - the same environment use in profession studios everywhere - for an incredible low price. The streamlined SONAR X1 Skylight environment keeps you locked in your creative zone, putting powerful tools at your command that you need to take your ideas and turn them into complete songs. Skylight combines the flexibility responsible for making SONAR one of the most popular DAWs with a MultiDock toolbar that keeps all of SONAR X1's modules right at your fingertips. Instantly call up the track view for recording or the MIDI editor for sequencing, then switch to the Matrix and lay down a pattern - all without surfing through complicated menus. There's no complicated setup to deal with, clunky user interface to master, or anything else to get between you and your music.
Screensets let you instantly jump from one purpose-ready layout to another. Track in one layout, switch Screensets to lay down a MIDI-based synth part, and then switch Screensets again to go back for overdubs. It's that easy. SONAR X1's new smart tools also ensure that your creative flow is never broken, allowing you to edit both audio and MIDI with a single tool. The Inspector module gives you complete drag-and-drop simplicity, allowing you to easily add drum patterns, instrument riffs, virtual instruments, FX chains, multitrack templates, and more to your session - all from a single consolidated browser window.
Cakewalk SONAR X1 Essential also comes with the great selection of essential tools. A collection 31 standard professional-level plug-ins and 10 go-to virtual instruments give you tons of possibilities. You also get fantastic music creation tools. The non-linear Matrix view lets you seamlessly incorporate MIDI and audio loops into your projects, and Step Sequencer 2.0 makes laying down beats and synth lines a blast.Cakewalk SONAR X1 Essential DAW Features at a Glance:
- 64 Audio Tracks
- Unlimited MIDI Tracks
- Win 7 Ready
- Matrix View non-linear audio and MIDI loop arranger
- Step Sequencer 2.0 MIDI programming tool
- 10 Essential Instruments built in
- 31 Essential Effects and processors built in
- Video Import/Export
- Windows PC only
- 5 sets of install disks
- 2 Manuals
- 1 Serial Number