At Winter NAMM, Cakewalk announced Project5, a software synthesizer workstation that offers a flexible, expandable studio environment with integrated instruments and tools.
Electronic musicians can experiment, create and perform music using integrated sequencers, software synths, samplers, audio and MIDI effects, audio-looping tools--all integrated in one workstation. In addition, Project5 provides advanced capabilities for synth layering, real-time pattern genesis and triggering, and a seamless live performance audio engine.
Project5 users can customize and expand their studio with additional plug-ins, and it supports any Windows-compatible audio hardware.
Key features include: studio-quality instruments and effects; pattern-based sequencers and processors; ACID-compatible audio-looping tools; real-time, live performance features; open environment (ASIO, DX, DXi, MFX, ReWire client, WDM, VST, VSTi); and more.
Registered Sonar 2.x customers will be eligible for a special introductory offer upon its release. Project5 will be shipping in March 2003.
In other Cakewalk news, Sonar 2.2 update will be available to registered Sonar 2.x users for free. Sonar will now include support for ASIO-compatible audio hardware including the RME audio cards; the Creative Labs Audigy; and Digidesign's 001, 002, Mbox,and Pro Tools|HD products. In addition, Sonar 2.2 will allow for better ReWire and Reason support.
The Sonar 2.2 update will be available on February 1, 2003.
For more, visit Cakewalk online at www.cakewalk.com.