Sonar Home Studio 7 is the easiest way to turn your PC into a full-fledged music production studio. From start to finish, Sonar Home Studio will help you capture your creativity and share it with the world. With Sonar Home Studio you can record live instruments, vocals, or any audio source. You can easily edit audio, MIDI, and music notation. The updated Loop Explorer gives you the tools to build backing tracks faster than ever. Add real instrument sounds using the included virtual instruments suite. Bring your mix together with studio-quality audio effects and professional mixing tools. When you are finished, share your music on the web or burn it to CD for fans, friends, and family. Sonar Home Studio is the complete solution for creating and sharing professional quality music--now easier than ever.
Sonar Home Studio 7 is perfect for:
Bands who want to produce their own album
Singer-songwriters who want high-quality versions of their songs
MCs who need beats and an easy tool for recording
Aspiring producers and engineers getting started with recording
Educators who need to create accompaniment and lead sheets
Video editors and podcasters who are looking to create their own soundtracks
Anyone who dreams of having their own multitrack recording studio
Get Started Quickly
Get up and running quickly using the library of included project templates and assistant tools.
Hands on Mixing
Now it is even easier to mix your tracks. The new Console view allows…
for effortless mixing, and provides all the visual feedback you need to get the perfect mix.
When you are ready to create music, the simplified user interface guides you through the process, making it easy to achieve professional results.
MIDI Made Simple
Editing and arranging MIDI is just as easy as audio. Just click on your instrument track and go to work with enhanced tools and a visually simplified interface.
Live the Dream
Realize the full potential of your music by adding backing tracks and instrumentation using the new Loop Explorer and included virtual instruments.
Audio & MIDI Recording
Now easier than ever: featuring an overhauled, intuitive interface that lets you quickly record, edit, arrange, and mix your music. New simplified Instrument Tracks allow you to set up, play, and record virtual instruments faster than ever. The updated Loop Explorer allows for quick auditioning of audio & MIDI loops and audio samples, increasing your workflow and efficiency. Record guitars, keyboards, vocals, live turntable scratches, CD samples, or any other sound. Even record MIDI performances in perfect time with Input Quantize. Sonar Home Studio puts it all together seamlessly.
Enhanced Synth Rack
Use the new Synth Rack to control the VSTi and DXi instruments in your project from one easy to manage window. Find instruments quickly with customizable Synth Icons and display customized controls for each instrument, putting the most needed controls right at your fingertips. Get more synth sounds by patching Project5(TM), Kinetic(TM), Reason(TM), ReBirth(TM), and other ReWire compatible synths.
Sonar Home Studio 7 includes four instruments with thousands of sounds ranging from drums, bass, and guitar to keys, horns, and strings. Spark your creativity and layer your tracks using these new instruments:
DropZone Drag-n-Drop Sampler -- Perfect for creating remixes or for building the perfect hook for your song. Includes real instrument sounds, drums, vocals, REX-format loops, and more.
Roland GrooveSynth - Get sounds from the classic Roland synths and beat boxes that shaped hip hop and electronica.
TTS-1 GM2 synth - A high quality, multitimbral, multi-out GM2 synthesizer with a Roland(R) synth engine to generate amazing, expressive sounds. Includes Keys, horns, strings, guitars, drums, percussion, and more.
Square 1 - An easy-to-use vintage analog synthesizer, oriented to the serious music enthusiast. High quality sound with a warm and easy layout, perfect to learn synth programming.
Just drag and drop a sample into DropZone, and make it part of your beat. Perfect for creating remixes or for building the perfect hook for your song. You can also use the new Loop Explorer to preview and audition audio and MIDI loops in the tempo and key of your song, and quickly drag them into your project to create layers of tracks.
Sonar Home Studio provides a fast and effective way to create, edit, and dub soundtracks for digital video files. Just use Sonar Home Studio to import and sync any Windows AVI or MPEG video. With video thumbnails and easy video export, you can quickly score, edit, and share soundtracks and sound effects for band videos or home movies.
Sonar Home Studio integrates notation tools that allow you to create and print your own musical scores. Record and transcribe performances using any MIDI instrument, or just point and click to edit notes directly on the staff. Print up to 24 staves per page, with chord charts and symbols, lyrics, dynamic markings, and more.
Make your tracks shine with studio-quality effects. Sonar Home Studio 7 has you covered with 10 effects that can be used to mix your tracks or can be used while you record, in real-time. Effects include:
- Sonitus:fx EQ integrated into every track
- Alias Factor
- Tempo sync modulation filter
- Tempo sync delay
- High frequency exciter
- Tempo syncing classic phaser with feedback
- Studio reverb
- Multi-voice chorus/flanger
- 2-band parametric EQ
Active Controller Technology
Using your favorite MIDI controller or control surface has never been easier with new Active Controller Technology (ACT). Easily control and automate effects, instruments, and your mix from MIDI controllers by automatically remapping controls to whatever has the focus. It includes templates for some of the most popular MIDI controllers and control surfaces on the market today.
Share Your Music
Sonar Home Studio 7 introduces Cakewalk Publisher, an innovative new tool that helps users publish and present their music online. Cakewalk Publisher allows Sonar Home Studio customers to create a customized, online, streaming music player with playlists of their music that can then be directly uploaded from Sonar Home Studio to band websites, MySpace pages, and other Internet sites.