Skip to main content Skip to footer
Call and save 18% off a single item of $49 or more. Call 866-498-7882 for qualifying brands

Cakewalk SONAR 7 Studio Edition

Item #: 
  • Write a Review

SONAR 7 from Cakewalk comes with a massive, dynamic assortment of audio effects, virtual instruments, and ingenious technologies. Use SONAR 7 Studio Edition to record, edit, and mix unlimited tracks o... Click To Read More About This Product

We're sorry—we no longer carry this item.

Find a similar product below or contact us for a recommendation of a great alternative.

Call: 866-498-7882 Email or Chat

Recommended Products

SONAR 7 from Cakewalk comes with a massive, dynamic assortment of audio effects, virtual instruments, and ingenious technologies. Use SONAR 7 Studio Edition to record, edit, and mix unlimited tracks of audio and MIDI. Now you can enhance and tidy up your raw creative ideas into the kind of polished finished product you'll be proud to share with others.

SONAR 7 was developed by musicians who pay attention to the concerns of the modern recording musician. With Grammy and Emmy winners composing for, producing, and engineering it's different features, you've got to feel confident that SONAR 7 Studio Edition isn't just a run-of-the-mill virtual studio.

Some of your soon-to-be favorite new functions will be the Boost 11 peak limiter, new Dimension LE and Rapture LE virtual instruments, added Active Controller Technology presets for popular hardware, Smart MIDI tools, an integrated step sequencer, and more. You also get thousands of instrument sounds, including two Roland virtual instruments; over a gigabyte of sample content; integrated CD ripping and burning; Cakewalk 2.0 for uploading and presenting music online; and hundreds of other options for tweaking and shaping your music.

Using the full power of your machine, whether you run it on a PC or Intel-based Mac (using Bootcamp), SONAR 7 works on a diverse array of hardware, from WDM to ASIO, stock soundcards up to an SSL AWS 900+ consoles. It also allows you to fully customize your studios menus, layouts, color schemes, track icons, and more to match the necessities of your projects. Have keystrokes from favorite applications you don't want to lose? With SONAR 7, you can load presets of them or make your own. In addition, you'll get unmatched support for control surfaces, MIDI controllers, and the ability to use DSP cards, as well as third party VST, DirectX, and ReWire effects and instruments.


New features
  • Integrated Step Sequencer view provides the most innovative step sequencer feature set available in any DAW today
  • Smart MIDI tools--intuitively use one tool for multiple editing tasks; completely customizable
  • Real-time Drag-Quantize allows selected notes and events to be quickly aligned with snap settings
  • Multilane controller editing in Piano Roll view; controller data can be moved/copied across lanes; multiple controls can be viewed/edited per lane to economize screen real estate
  • MIDI display features including MIDI Magnifier, MIDI Meters, and Velocity Colorizer
  • Enhanced MIDI editing with functions for splitting, gluing, and muting notes
  • More ACT (Active Controller Technology) presets for popular hardware
  • New instruments: Z3TA+ 1.5 waveshaping synthesizer, Dimension LE (featuring Garritan Pocket Orchestra), Rapture LE, and DropZone Sample player/synth
  • Over 1000 instruments sounds
  • LP-64 Multiband linear phase mastering compressor/limiter with AutoQ functionality
  • LP-64 EQ linear phase mastering EQ with 20-point control curve
  • Internal sidechaining for Sonitus:fx Compressor, Sonitus:fx Gate, VC-64 Vintage Channel, and 3rd party VST plug-ins with sidechain (multi-input) capability
  • External Insert Plug-in let's you insert and mix with external hardware effects and instruments with automatic delay compensation
  • Boost 11 peak limiter
  • Dim Solo keeps tracks in context by reducing volume of unsoloed tracks by 6, 12, or 18 dB instead of muting
  • Drag & drop EQ settings across channels in the console view
  • Shortcuts for assigning a series of audio inputs, and routing selected tracks/busses to the same input/output/main
  • Original SMPTE time stamps now stored with clips with easy revert to original time stamp
  • Right-click at cursor to import audio/MIDI data
  • Wave-64 support provides capabilities to record large scale (2 GB+) projects
  • High bandwidth multi-track recording optimizations
  • New file format import/export options including Sony Wave-64, AIF, CAF, FLAC, and Sound Designer II
  • Integrated audio CD ripping and burning
  • Cakewalk Publisher 2.0 for uploading and presenting music online
System Requirements
  • Minimum: Windows XP, Intel Pentium 4 1.3 GHz, AMD Athlon XP 1500+, or higher
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 1024x768, 16-bit color graphics resolution
  • 100 MB hard disk space for full program installation
  • Any Hard Disk Type
  • Windows-compatible MIDI interface for connecting external MIDI devices
  • Windows-compatible audio interface for audio playback
  • DVD-ROM, DVD+/-R, or DVD+/- RW Drive (see for list of devices)
  • Recommended:
  • Windows XP/Vista (32 and 64-bit), can be run on Mac OS X with Boot Camp
  • Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz [EM64T], AMD Athlon™ 64 2800+, or higher
  • 1 GB RAM or higher
  • 1280x960, 24-bit color or higher graphics resolution
  • 6 GB hard disk space for full program installation
  • EIDE/Ultra DMA (7200 RPM) or SATA hard drive
  • Windows-compatible MIDI Interface for connecting external MIDI devices
  • WDM- or ASIO-compatible audio interface for audio playback
  • DVD-ROM, DVD+/-R, or DVD+/- RW Drive (see for list of devices)
  • SONAR 7 does not officially support Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000 or XP x64
  • Registration is required for continued use of the product, and may be done by Internet or telephone. Instructions and Cakewalk's privacy policy will be detailed to you during launch of the product.
  • Customer Reviews
You are changing the Ship-To country.

Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.