--The X3 family breaks new ground in recording workflow, while integrating innovations vital to musicians and recording
Boston, MA, (September 30, 2013) - Cakewalk, dedicated to powerful and thoughtfully designed software for modern musicians,
announces the world-wide availability of three new versions of SONAR X3.
X3 ($99), designed for extraordinary value, offers unlimited track and
bus counts along with VST3 synth and effects
support, 64-bit audio engine, unlimited FX insertions, innovative
“speed” comping, YouTube export, direct Gobbler integration for
cloud-based backup and sharing, color-customizable “Skylight” interface,
12 software instruments, 27 effects, and much more. No
other software combines this mix of sophisticated technology and
exceptional features at this price point.
X3 Studio ($199), targeted to advanced home and project studios, adds
Melodyne Essential with deep ARA integration
for state-of-the-art pitch processing and audio-to MIDI conversion.
Other standout features include the expandable ProChannel (create your
own custom mixer architecture, from vintage to modern), the full version
of Nomad Factory’s Blue Tubes bundle to capture
the vintage sound of classic studios, precision phase-linear EQ and
multiband dynamics plug-ins for mastering, saturation from Softube, 19
instruments, and 51 total plug-in effects. X3 Studio’s capabilities
exceed many companies’ “flagship” programs.
SONAR X3 Producer ($499) meets the demands of professionals who require a DAW with the versatility to handle
any kind of project. Features include everything in the other
SONAR versions as well as XLN Audio’s Addictive Drums for superior drums
and percussion, AAS Lounge Lizard Session’s iconic electric piano
sounds and Strum Acoustic Session for realistic guitar
performances, the warmth and punch of the new ProChannel Tape Emulator,
“widescreen” fly-out spectrum analysis on every ProChannel QuadCurve
EQ, Tone2 BiFilter filter/distortion processor, 57 total plug-in
effects, and full versions of both the Rapture and
Dimension Pro software synths for a total of 23 instruments.
of all, the SONAR X3 family’s finely-tuned ecosystem of superior
design, comprehensive plug-ins, and relentlessly efficient workflow lets
concentrate on what really matters:
Versions and Availability
All three SONAR X3 versions are available through music and sound retailers around the world, as well
as the Cakewalk Store.
Registered Cakewalk customers can download their SONAR X3 upgrades directly from
the Cakewalk Store
or select music retailers. Please visit www.cakewalk.com
for complete version details and localized pricing/availability options
from our distribution partners. (Note: SONAR X3 has replaced SONAR X2
Essential because X3 goes far beyond what’s “essential.”)