Cakewalk SONAR X1

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.

For more information on the SONAR X1 family including a comprehensive list of what is included in each version please visit

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

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