SONAR 8.5 Producer gives you what you need for recording, composing, editing, mixing, and mastering.
Get innovations that matter, from exclusive features to ignite creativity and perfect your tracks, to groundbreaking technologies that always keep you in control, all backed by the industry’s leading 64-bit audio quality.
And SONAR 8.5 Producer delivers the go-to production tools you want with the best collection of virtual instruments, mixing, and mastering effects found in any DAW.
With version 8.5, SONAR continues to innovate on all fronts. New beat creating and arrangement tools, a new drum instrument loaded with stellar kits, enhanced audio quantizing, new multi-stage effect plug-ins, and more combine to make SONAR the most complete, professional, and best sounding DAW on any platform.
SONAR 8.5 is the digital audio workstation that offers one-of-a-kind music creation tools to help you right from the start of the production process. Whether you're searching for new ideas or looking to add musical parts to existing songs, SONAR 8.5 can help you break through those creative blocks.
Recording MIDI and Digital Audio
SONAR 8.5 provides the most comprehensive recording features of any DAW on the market today. It's designed to meet the needs of even the most demanding professional—whether recording a solo performance, a band, or even an orchestra.
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Editing Audio and MIDI in SONAR 8.5
SONAR 8.5 offers precision editing tools you won't find in any other DAW. Whether you're editing audio or MIDI, it's easy to make pinpoint edits and fix issues you didn't think were possible.
Take Control of your projects
Using MIDI Controllers and ACT
SONAR 8.5 gives you dynamic control of your instruments and work flow. Use any MIDI controller to play virtual instruments. Plus breakthroughs in SONAR like Active Controller Technology make it easy to map the knobs and sliders on your keyboard or control surface automatically.
Mixing in SONAR 8.5
Mixing Music in SONAR 8.5
SONAR 8.5 offers the perfect mixing environment for any professional engineer. SONAR's industry-first, end-to-end, 64-bit double precision floating point mix engine allows you to mix with sonic clarity using a suite of versatile effects, powerful mixing tools, and endless routing possibilities.
Mastering in SONAR 8.5
Mastering Music in SONAR 8.5
SONAR 8.5 allows you to deliver the final polish to your tracks with high-end effects that were designed specifically for the task of mastering.