Cakewalk has released version 8.5.3 of Sonar Producer, Studio, and V-Studio 700.

The SONAR 8.5.3 update is focused on AudioSnap 2.0 providing usability enhancements, optimizations, and overall improved stability when performing complex audio timing tasks.

Changes in Sonar v8.5.3

  • Improved stability
  • Improved rendering quality and functionality
  • Improved tempo detection algorithm and new option to set clip tempo to original project tempo
  • Improved Clip Tempo Maps functionality
  • New resolution settings to set tempo changes on every beat, measure or clip
  • Auto stretch mode added to Clip Follows Project command, emulates AudioSnap auto-stretch behavior
  • New Extract Groove and Apply Groove buttons to match the groove of one clip to another
  • Snap Settings can now be used to snap both audio and MIDI events to audio transients in selected tracks

Additional general application issues are addressed in the SONAR 8.5.3 AudioSnap Update. A comprehensive list of what is included in the update can be found at:

Cakewalk has also created four new video tutorials on some of the key features in AudioSnap.

Registered SONAR 8.5 Producer, SONAR 8.5 Studio, and V-Studio 700 customers can download the SONAR 8.5.3 AudioSnap Update for free.

More information: Cakewalk