Music Production Software

Easy tools to record, edit, and mix songs for Windows customers

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Easy tools to record, edit, and mix songs for Windows customers

SONAR X1 LE is the latest, most powerful addition to the Cakewalk OEM line of audio products. Based on the newly-launched and very well-received SONAR X1, this LE title remains the most complete OEM production software solution available today. We have enhanced SONAR X1 LE with features that let customers have an even better first time experience using the software and bundled hardware together.

  • - Skylight Interface – the stunning new face of SONAR X1 includes redesigned Browser, Inspector, Screensets and MultiDock
  • - New Smart Tools intelligently edits audio and MIDI with no interruption to your creative flow
  • - Simpler, better installer and product activation process
  • - New template choices for popular projects types like “Record Voice” and genres like “Rock”
  • - Hardware auto-detecting simplifies USB audio devices like USB Microphones setup
  • - Consolidated preferences puts everything together in one centralized place making it easier to find and change options
  • - Drag and Drop everything – audio files, MIDI files and video content, project and track templates and track effects
  • - Simplified track controls and a fully customizable Control Bar
  • - Matrix View - experience a whole new approach to creating music by loading audio or MIDI tracks, loops, and one-shots to improvise compositions on the fly
  • - Intuitive Shortcuts - designed to help new and power users to get around the new interface quickly
  • - All New Content: Over 1 GB in total, including 350+ WAV/REX audio files, 1000+ MIDI groove clips, tutorial projects, track templates, and project templates
  • - Premium Cakewalk instruments including Studio Instruments Drums, Cakewalk Sound Center and Square I

  • * This software is bundled free-of-charge with selected Roland and Cakewalk products, and is not sold separately.

    * This information is on the SONAR X1 LE that was launched in 2011. Depending on when and which products you have purchased, the version of the bundled SONAR LE may be different from above.

    * For more detail, please refer to the CAKEWALK SONAR X1 LE page.

System Requirements

Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP2, or Windows 7
Intel P4 1.3 GHz or Core Solo 1.5 GHz
1 GB
Hard Disk Space
3 GB
Video Resolution
1024 x 768, 16-bit
Audio Hardware
Audio interface (WDM, ASIO).
If you're using Windows Vista, we recommend that you use an external audio interface.
* Does not support Windows 95, 98, NT, ME, 2000, or XP Media Center Edition.
* Internet connection is required for registration.

ASIO is trademark of Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH.

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.


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