Cakewalk Sonar X1 review

Cakewalk has given the all-American DAW a much-needed streamlining

  • £379
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Our Verdict

More than a mere reskinning, X1's GUI truly revitalises Sonar's workflow, while ProChannel gives it a huge sonic boost.


  • Vastly improved, clutter-free GUI. Smart tools really are very clever! ProChannel is superb. Drag-and-drop from the Browser.


  • Some minor bugs persist. Can't drag files into the Browser. Can't chain instruments or MIDI effects.
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