Cakewalk releases SONAR X1A update for SONAR X1 Producer, Studio, and Essential

Cakewalk SONAR X1

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

More information: Cakewalk

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This update is yet another epic failure from cakewalk. The X1 release was rushed out the door much too fast and it has bugs galore, and plenty of poor design decisions too. This X1a update is already obsolete as they’ve already announced an X1b update!?! This is the first time that a Sonar release is worse than the release before it. The cakewalk forum is up in arms like I’ve never seen it before, lots of people are down right angry. If you like schadenfreude go visit the forum for a few laughs…. but don’t buy X1 like I did,… Read more »


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