Cakewalk user reviews

  • Cakewalk Sonar Platinum

    Cakewalk Sonar Platinum - "A good DAW which comes with a lot of plugins."


    What configuration (interface, computer, etc) do you use with this DAW? iMac 27" from 2009 with 4 GB of Ram, a 1TB internal hard drive + 1 TB external hard drive, with Windows Seven installed in dual boot. For what kind of use or music? Comp…

  • Cakewalk Rapture

    Cakewalk Rapture - "Extremely deep synth!"


    Installing Rapture is a snap with no extra license manager applications to install. That said, the interface can be a bit overwhelming to someone first loading it. There's a page for each oscillator and each envelope for those oscillators which mea…

  • Cakewalk Sonar X3 Standard

    Cakewalk Sonar X3 Standard - "Grand-class Sequencer"


    Hassle-free installation, you only need to let yourself be guided through the process. The code is on the bag. The software comes with a short quickstart guide. But I haven't read it, which says it all. Well-designed product with some effects and pl…

  • Cakewalk Sonar X3 Producer

    Cakewalk Sonar X3 Producer - "Absolutely fantastic"


    Installation was nice and smooth, no problem at all. SUITABILITY/PERFORMANCE I am using this DAW from very first version - Cakewalk for DOS. Working on Windows 8, i7, 16Gb - no problem at all. OVERALL OPINION I was trying to compare to others and…

  • Cakewalk Sonar X3 Producer

    Cakewalk Sonar X3 Producer - "A Great DAW" has images


    I upgraded to Sonar X3 Producer from Sonar 8.5. There was a little difficulty downloading it, but only because the file size is so large. My download was happening over 15mbps internet and it took me two tries before I had it successfully downloa…

  • Cakewalk Sonar X3 Producer

    Cakewalk Sonar X3 Producer - Studiocreuse's review


    Easy installation, but it doesn't work with a modern computer (win 7 64bits, 16 Gb DDR3, 4 Raptor HDDs @ 10,000 rpm, one i7-920 @ 3.2Ghz). There's nothing to do about it: Audio dropouts if the buffer is below 1024, which means minimum 21ms of latency…

  • Cakewalk Rapture

    Cakewalk Rapture - "Powerful & analog. "


    It is possible to run into install problems.. You may need to open Program Data. Find it in View options on C drive. The manual is easy to read and clear. It is extremely good manual. Very long and easy to read. It is not necessary to read the…

  • Cakewalk Sonar X3 Standard

    Cakewalk Sonar X3 Standard - "Excellent product."


    Easy to install (somewhat long, but these days...) although I had several issues; files corrupted by the convolution reverb. SUITABILITY/PERFORMANCE Installed on an iMac i3 with 12GB ram running Windows 8.1. The product is very slick and stable …

  • Cakewalk Sonar X2 Producer

    Cakewalk Sonar X2 Producer - "Comprehensive one box solution"


    I have been using the Sonar family of DAWs for years now starting out with Sonar 7 Studio. I have Sonar X2 Producer now installed on a new AMD 8 core system with 32 gigs of RAM on a SSD. There were no issues whatsoever with the installation or…

  • Cakewalk Sonar X1 Essential

    Cakewalk Sonar X1 Essential - "X2 is available"


    Cakewalk SONAR X1 is a digital audio workstation (DAW) that comes with around 10 VST synth instruments and it has a whole list of effects. You can use this program to do all of your work in like mix and master your tracks as well as record directly …