SONAR Home Studio XL Exclusives
SONAR Home Studio 7 XL adds more value by giving you the tools you need to take your productions to the next level. Features include Cakewalk's acclaimed Step Sequencer, Dimension LE with Garritan Pocket Orchestra, Studio Devil VGA+ Guitar Amp Simulator, Cakewalk Studio Instruments backing band, and Boost 11 Peak Limiter.
Cakewalk Studio Instruments
- Can't play bass, drums, piano, or violin? No problem! Just point and click and you are making music. It's that easy!
- New to SONAR Home Studio XL is Cakewalk Studio Instruments which includes a high quality Drum Kit, Bass Guitar, Electric Piano, and String Section that can be played stand alone or inside SONAR Home Studio XL.
- Cakewalk Studio Instruments include pre-recorded patterns played by ace session musicians so you can build sections for your songs, practice, or just have fun jamming along.
Studio Devil VGA+ Guitar Amp Simulator
- Leave your amp at the practice space and keep your neighbors happy. Plug in your guitar or bass for direct recording and get amazing overdrive and distortion sounds and more right from within SONAR Home Studio XL.
- Studio Devil VGA+ features all the controls you need to craft your sounds including bass, middle, treble, and presence as well as the ability to toggle between two different cabinet models and Direct Box emulation
Boost 11 Peak Limiter
Get more volume and punch from your final mix with this easy to use limiter/maximizer. Boost 11 gives you professional results with a simple to use interface.
Boost 11's features include:
Look-ahead peak detection prevents clipping
Program dependent Release minimizes pumping
Dynamic waveform displays of input vs. output
Stereo peak and RMS input/output meters
Operation at sampling rates up to 192 kHz
64-bit double precision signal path
A special version of the acclaimed synth from Cakewalk. Dimension combines real instruments with advanced synthesis, giving you endless sound possibilities
- Over 400 factory programs spanning acoustic, electric, and synthesized instruments
- Sounds range from real bass, organ and electric piano samples to cutting-edge synth sounds and rhythmic grooves
- Over 150 MB of Guitar, Bass, Piano, Percussion, and Ethnic Multisamples
- Full compatibility with programs created in Dimension Pro
- Expand using SFZ, AIF, WAV, OGG, REX files
Garritan Pocket Orchestra
Expands Dimension LE with more instrument sounds from the industry’s standard bearer of quality for orchestral instrument libraries. This special edition of the Garritan Pocket Orchestra expressively, programmed for Dimension LE features orchestral instrument libraries of unrivaled quality that include strings, brass, woodwinds, keyboards, and percussion sounds.
- Create beats, grooves, and synth lines easily with the integrated Step Sequencer.
- Sequence up to 16 steps per beat with 64 beats per pattern
- Supports odd time signatures (non 4/4 meters)
- Features a powerful "Fit Pattern to Quarters" control that fits patterns into lengths of any number of quarter notes for creation of polyrhythmic parts (5 against 4 rhythms, hemiolas, septuplets, etc.)
- Control velocity offset and scale values in an entire row all at once
- MIDI controller automation drawing
- More: step ties; monophonic/polyphonic toggle switch; global portamento toggle switch with time control; swing and articulation controls.