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Digital Audio Workstation Software with 10 Virtual Instruments and 31 Audio Effects - Windows PC Only
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Experience the Power of SONAR X2!

Cakewalk SONAR X2 Essential DAW software is the perfect way to experience the basic power and flexibility of the SONAR X2 environment. Right from day one, you'll find yourself having a blast diving into the amazing tools SONAR X2 Essential puts into your hands. For instance, SONAR X2 Essential comes packaged with 10 excellent virtual instruments (including Cakewalk's popular Studio Instruments collection) - just the inspiration you need to get creative. Plus, SONAR X2 Essential comes with a suite of effects, including the TH2 SONAR Guitar Processor. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Keep reading to find out more about how Cakewalk SONAR X2 Essential can make music production fun.

Cakewalk SONAR X2 Essential DAW Software at a Glance:
  • Play - Rock out with top-notch virtual instruments and killer guitar tones
  • Record - Flexible tools simplify your recording workflow without limiting your potential
  • Edit - Perform pro-level editing techniques effortlessly with the Skylight interface
  • Mix - Refine your tracks with a host of amazing mixing tools and virtual processors
  • Deliver - Distributing your latest masterpiece is just a few mouse clicks away
Play - Rock out with top-notch virtual instruments and killer guitar tones

Before you start to record, take a day or two to simply play around with the amazing tones and instrument sounds SONAR X2 Essential opens up to you. Whether you sing, play guitar, or rock the keys, you'll find more than enough amazing sounds in SONAR X2 Essential to keep you busy. Cakewalk packed SONAR X2 Essential with 10 wonderful virtual instruments, including all four of the synths in Cakewalk's esteemed Studio Instruments collection. And if you play guitar or bass, then you'll really get a kick out of the new TH2 SONAR amp simulator.

Record - Flexible tools simplify your recording workflow without limiting your potential

With 64 audio and unlimited MIDI tracks at your disposal, Cakewalk SONAR X2 Essential provides you with more than enough flexibility to create music like a pro. The whole SONAR X2 audio engine is built around a phenomenal sounding 64-bit/384kHz audio engine, which keeps your sound as pristine as possible for mixing and editing. SONAR X2 Essential also provides you with a huge collection of useful recording options, including the ability to record multiple takes directly to separate take lanes in the same channel.

Edit - Edit effortlessly with the Skylight interface

One of the things that really sets Cakewalk SONAR X2 apart from other DAW programs is its amazingly simple yet totally customizable Skylight user interface. There are two things that make this interface particularly outstanding. First, it's completely modular, but it feels solid. What that means is that you can organize the individual modules as you like them (arrangement view, piano roll, mixer, etc.) and then lock them together into a single window. The second important thing about the Skylight user interface is its extremely clever Smart Tool. Without having to memorize a litany of keyboard shortcuts or constantly fumble around with pop-up toolbars, the SONAR X2 Smart Tool lets you move from module to module and always have the functions you need just a mouse click away.

Mix - Refine your tracks with a host of amazing mixing tools and virtual processors

Cakewalk certainly doesn't skimp when it comes to virtual processors. From the moment you install SONAR X2, you'll have over 30 amazing plug-in effects and processors you can use to bolster your sound and smooth out your mix. Despite being a streamlined recording program, SONAR X2 Essential provides you with excellent built-in mixing tools. For instance, SONAR X2 Essential includes the new Track Lane feature, which lets you record take after take and then compile the takes into one seamless track - a feature usually reserved for high-end DAWs.

Deliver - Distributing your latest masterpiece is just a few mouse clicks away

With the tracking, editing, and mixing behind you, there's only one thing left to do, and that's to share your work with the rest of the world. Whether you need to simply burn a CD or you want to toss your latest tune up to SoundCloud, Cakewalk SONAR X2 Essential lets you do it all - without ever leaving the program. That's not all. You can even print notation right from SONAR X2 or export it in MusicXML format. So don't be shy - show off your music with the amazing tools in SONAR X2 Essential.

Cakewalk SONAR X2 Essential DAW Software Features:
  • 64 audio and unlimited MIDI tracks provide more than enough recording capacity
  • Enhanced award winning Skylight interface provides smooth and seamless workflow that you can customize to your needs
  • Pristine 64-bit/384KHz audio engine sounds absolutely amazing
  • 10 x Virtual instruments including Cakewalk's Studio Essentials collection
  • Matrix performance view makes creative songwriting easy
  • Step Sequencer 2.0 MIDI programming tool included
  • Integrated per track arpeggiator lets you create cool synth and keyboard effects
  • TH2 SONAR Guitar Processor lets you get killer guitar and bass tone in the box
  • Automation and Take Lanes streamline mixing and comping
  • Flexible export and delivery options include MusicXML score format and SoundCloud direct audio uploading
  • Includes video import and export functions
  • Native 32/64-bit application for Windows PC computers
  • Compatible with VST plug-in processors and virtual instruments
Have fun making music with Cakewalk SONAR X2 Essential DAW software!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 10-CXSE2.00-10C

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See also: Recording Software, Cakewalk, Cakewalk DAW Software