Cakewalk by BandLab is the new standard for the modern recording studio. Driven by more than 30 years in the relentless pursuit of innovation. The creative experience only SONAR offered: advanced technology, effortless workflow, and an interface that amplifies inspiration. The most complete music production software for Windows PC. Cakewalk by BandLab and all of its world-leading features are available for free download through the BandLab Assistant client for Windows, your central hub on your desktop for your creative music process.
Navigate your projects with the award-winning, fully customizable Skylight interface. Enjoy an unlimited number of audio, MIDI, instrument, loops, and aux tracks in every project. Experience the best audio engine in the industry, VST3, Touch and all the leading technologies. Whether you’re a songwriter, producer, or songwriter, BandLab’s Cakewalk has the instruments you need to build your production from scratch.
For tracking, mixing or mastering, with FX ranging from the essential to the unique, you’ve got you covered. Designed to emulate the design of an analog console, create and update your channel with an expandable library of ProChannel modules ranging from convolution reverb, resonant filter, dynamic compression and powerful EQ to tape and console emulation, peak limiting and tube saturation.
Features and highlights
Easily compose songs and full performances with creative songwriting tools and instruments.
Capture inspired performances with pristine quality and unlimited MIDI and audio tracks.
Correct mistakes, fix parts, and manipulate the pitch, timing, and every other aspect of your recordings.
Achieve pristine pro-studio sounds and create big, clear and dynamic mixes with advanced mixing tools.
Polish your finished mixes to perfection with built-in mastering tools.
Export and publish your songs directly to YouTube, SoundCloud, Facebook and more.
64-bit mixing engine
The first to offer this precision audio technology, SONAR’s advanced 64-bit mixing engine delivers clean, dynamic and accurate mixes every time.
Never worry about signal degradation again. You can always be sure that your plugins are delivering the highest quality audio possible.
SONAR supports the most stable, accurate, and efficient plug-in format for Windows machines, so you can use more effects and synthesizers in your project.
Enabled to touch
Another industry first, SONAR’s compatibility with touch devices adds an analog feel and efficiency that improves workflow.
Compatibility comes standard. We are always on top of our game, guaranteeing support on all the latest Windows platforms.
Harness the power of audio random access for seamless integration of modern and powerful editing tools.