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Author Topic: The end for Cakewalk / Sonar  (Read 3935 times)

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The end for Cakewalk / Sonar
« on: December 03, 2017, 12:30:04 AM »
Sad to say, development of Cakewalk / Sonar has come to a end. 

See the announcement here,  http://www.cakewalk.com/announcement

GIBSON BRANDS ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING CAKEWALK, INC http://www.cakewalk.com/Gibson-Announcement


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Re: The end for Cakewalk / Sonar
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2017, 11:11:13 AM »
To be honest it would have needed a lot of work to get it up to scratch. I tried it recently and it didn't understand most of my VST3 instruments, didn't like the Akai MPC at all, and was just very difficult to route properly. Some of the built in instruments were very good though, so their might be someone interested in taking it on. They'd have to be brave though, there is a lot of very good competition at the semi-pro end of the market from Presonus (Studio One), Yamaha (Steinberg Cubase) and Cockos (Reaper) to name but three.

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Re: The end for Cakewalk / Sonar
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2017, 04:13:55 PM »
I haven't used Cakewalk in years, as Hinfrance mentioned there are others I like better.  Still, sad to see it go...
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