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Sonar X3 Studio from Cakewalk is music production software that contains all the recording, editing and mastering features needed to deliver a variety of professional audio and video related products. The software features unlimited simultaneous audio and MIDI tracks, FX, sends and busses, and full VST3 support using a 64-bit mix engine. This version is identical in operation to the Producer Edition but contains slightly less instruments and effects.
The comping feature allows for recording any number of takes and then selecting the best parts from each, providing a quick way to get a flawless performance. VST3 support is now fully integrated, and the software automatically detects new VST plug-ins without the need to rescan. For pitch correction, time stretching, and audio to MIDI conversion, Melodyne Essential is included, and ARA (Audio Random Access) integration means no more waiting for data to transfer into the editor - simply click to open the audio clip and get to work.
The Matrix View allows for organizing audio and MIDI loops, phrases, and one shots into cells and columns for real-time triggering from one (or more) MIDI controllers. Use it to easily arrange song sections, or for complex sets of multiple grooves, one-shots, drops, and breakdowns - all playable in real-time. Additional enhancements include access to an organized collection of loops, one-shots, effects and instruments via a searchable browser, which can then be incorporated into projects with a simple drag and drop. Direct access to YouTube is provided for posting finished projects, and integrated saving and sharing on the cloud is available via Gobbler.
Note: This is an educational package that requires proof of current educational status.
Unlimited audio and MIDI tracks
Mix with unlimited effects, sends and busses
Move seamlessly across all production tasks with Skylight Interface
Assemble the perfect performance with comping workflow
Edit audio and MIDI, hassle free, with Smart Tool and Smart Grid
Full support for VST3 synths and effects
Record and mix with the end-to-end 64-bit double precision engine
Program beats using the Step Sequencer
Play loops in real-time with the Matrix View
Customize guitar tones with Overloud TH2 Producer amp simulator
Track realistic drum grooves instantly using Session Drummer 3
Create modern, electronic dance sounds with Z3TA+ Classic
Play and record with nineteen instruments
Craft the perfect vocal performances with Melodyne Essential
Get full control of the timing and feel of tracks with AudioSnap
Professional studio sound with the ergonomic ProChannel console strip
Includes 2 ProChannel modules - QuadCurve EQ and Softube Saturation Knob
Fine tune your mixes with the eighteen included Nomad Factory Blue Tubes FX
Vintage-style reverb with Nomad Factory BlueVerb
Filter and distortion effects with Tone2 BiFilter 2
Finalize and master songs with high-quality Linear Phase plug-ins
Fifty-one total FX including the Studio Mixing Suite and Engineering Suite
Share your music on SoundCloud, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
Gobbler cloud saving and sharing
Custom touch support on touch-enabled devices running Windows 8
Full Screen Mode
Wave and Broadcast Wave (time stamped WMA, WAV, W64, ASF)
AIFF, CAF, SD2
MP3 (via SoundCloud)
MP3 encoder (30 day trial)
Loop formats - Wav, ACID, Rex, Rex64
AVI, QT, MPEG Video import and export
Dithering on export
Surround mixing and plug-in support via Surround Bridge
Session Drummer 3
Cakewalk Sound Center
Roland Groove Synth
Studio Instruments Drums
Studio Instruments Bass
Studio Instruments Strings
Studio Instruments Electric Piano
Softube Saturation Knob
Sonitus Surround Compressor
Classic Creative Suite
Studio Mixing Suite
Gate Expander GX622
Analog Chorus CH2S
Analog Phaser APH2S
Oilcan Echo TLE2S
Tempo Delay 3D
Stereo Imager ST2S
Valve Driver ADR2S
LP-64 Multiband Compressor
Perfect Space Convolution Reverb
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Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 2.67 GHz/AMD Phenom Quad Core 9750 2.4 GHz or higher Windows 7 or Windows 8* (32- and 64-bit) 2 GB RAM 4.5 GB for minimal install, 20 GB recommended 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution Broadband internet connection for download Gobbler requires internet connection XLN Audio Addictive Drums requires separate download and registration - Internet connection required for host computer