Cakewalk has announced the release of Music Creator 6 Touch, a personal music studio software for Windows.
Music Creator 6 Touch includes Windows 8 and touch support.
Music Creator 6 Touch makes it fun and easy to create original music or remix your favorite songs – with no musical experience required. Transform any Windows 7 or 8 computer into your own personal music studio. Music Creator has all the tools, loops, instruments, and FX you need to create, edit, and mix great music. And when you’re ready to share your music with the world, you can burn a CD or use SoundCloud to post your music on Facebook and Twitter.
Music Creator 6 Touch also adds touch support for Intel-inspired Ultrabooks and other Windows 8 touch enabled devices. Use the same multi-touch gestures you’ve grown accustomed to on your smartphone to interact with Music Creator 6 Touch.
Music Creator 6 Touch features
Seamlessly create, record, edit, and mix your music using the award-winning Skylight user interface.
Get creative with 32 audio tracks and 128 instrument tracks.
A complete backing band – includes 6 virtual instruments.
All the must-have FX including Reverb, EQ, more.
Plug-in your guitar and get incredible sounds using the Overloud TH2 Creator amp simulator.
Create beats and drum tracks with the integrated Step Sequencer.
Trigger audio and MIDI loops using the Matrix View for real-time performance and remixing.
Easily drag and drop loops, instruments, FX, and project templates from the built-in Browser.
Plus! Use any Windows 8 touch enabled device and interact directly with the software using your hands.
Music Creator 6 Touch for Windows is available to purchase for $49.99 USD. A bundle with all 19 Cakewalk Sound Center expansion packs *1,285 additional sounds, 3.6 GB) costs $149.99 USD.
Cakewalk has announced the release of a free update for SONAR X1 Producer, Studio, and Essential.
In the interest of always striving to improve customer experience the SONAR X1 Update has been split into two parts. The first update, X1A, addresses many usability enhancements and overall stability issues across the entire application. The next update X1B, will address a number of additional issues based largely on customer feedback. Availability of the SONAR X1B update will be announced in the first quarter 2011.
It is our active dialog with our users that has helped make SONAR the World class product that it is today. Cakewalk’s delivery of timely product updates is an extension of Cakewalk’s commitment in providing the very best in product support for our customers.
A comprehensive list of what is included in the SONAR X1A update can be found here.
The SONAR X1A Update for SONAR X1 Producer, Studio, and Essential, in all supported languages and operating systems is available as a free download to registered customers at www.cakewalk.com.
Cakewalk has announced that it is now shipping SONAR X1, the new professional music production software for Windows.
Precisely suited for today’s music production SONAR X1′s unparalleled user interface design speeds up workflow and provides a clean and modern creation environment.
At the heart of the new SONAR is Skylight, introducing a next generation workspace that ushers in a new level of simplicity, by providing an intelligent interface that moves beyond contemporary, single-window design and layout clutter.
SONAR X1 highlights
Skylight – Speed up your workflow with SONAR X1′s unparalleled user interface design.
Smart Tools – One tool that intelligently edits audio and MIDI with no interrruption to your creative flow.
Drag and drop – Drag drum patterns, instrument riffs, virtual instruments and FX – even multitrack templates.
SONAR X1 Producer is available to purchase for $399 USD, SONAR X1 Studio is $199 USD, and SONAR X1 Essential $99 USD. Registered SONAR 8.5 Producer and SONAR 8.5 Studio customers can download the respective SONAR X1 upgrade for $99 USD and SONAR Home Studio customers can download the SONAR X1 Essential upgrade for $59 USD directly from Cakewalk.com.
SkyLight has released Hex OSC Full, a virtual harmonic table keyboard for iPad.
Hex OSC Full is musical keyboard software for iPad, which has substantial 98 keys.
Besides, the keyboard layout can be changed in order to extend tone range by a single shake while you play. Hexagonal keys have certain note relationships like guitar chords. When you know the patterns, you can transpose smoothly.
Hex OSC Full features
Play with 98 keys (4 octave) on a screen without scroll.