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Table Of Contents

About this manual
Conventions used in this book
Music Composition and Exploration
Game Sound Development
Digital audio
Audio connections
Changing I/O devices
Starting SONAR
SONAR basics
SONAR file types
Opening a file
Working on a project
Windows taskbar indicators
Screen colors and wallpaper
Color presets
Installing SONAR
Uninstalling SONAR
Starting to use SONAR
Tutorial 1 – Creating, playing, and saving projects
Creating a new project
Opening project files
Playing project files
Configuring your sound device
Setting the tracks outputs
Playing the project
Looping project files
Saving project files
Tutorial 2 – Using the Media Browser
Finding and previewing audio loops
Previewing MIDI groove clips
Adding loops to your project
Tutorial 3 – Recording vocals and musical instruments
Tutorial 4 – Playing and recording software instruments
Adding an instrument track to your project
Recording MIDI
Manually entering MIDI notes
Tutorial 5 – Working with music notation
Printing your notation
Tutorial 6 – Editing your music
Moving clips
Splitting Clips
Cropping Clips
Undo and Redo
Tutorial 7 – Mixing and adding effects
Volume and pan
Adding effects (FX)
Using Automation
Tutorial 8 – Working with video
Importing video
What if I don’t see the Video Thumbnail pane or Video view?
Changing the video properties
Exporting your video
Tutorial 9 – Exporting, CD burning and sharing
Burning an audio CD
Cakewalk Publisher
New features in SONAR 8.5
PX-64 Percussion Strip
VX-64 Vocal Strip
Session Drummer 3
Alias Factor
Classic Phaser
HF Exciter
Mod Filter
Multivoice Chorus/Flanger
Stereo Compressor/Gate
Stereo Delay
New Impulse Responses for Perfect Space
Step Sequencer 2.0
Integrated arpeggiator
Support for more MIDI ports
Matrix view
REX file import
Freeze and Archive buttons in Track view
New Freeze option
Solo track/bus from plug-in window
Insert Send Assistant enhancements
DC offset meter in Analyst
AudioSnap 2.0
TAB to transients
Auto Scroll Lock in Clips pane
Clips pane vertical grid lines
Draggable Now Time marker
Change I/O devices without restarting SONAR
VST plug-in compatibility options
Media Browser enhancements
Audio dropouts or crash when playing back large files at maximum latency
When I Play a File, I Don’t Hear Anything
I Can’t Record from My MIDI Instrument
When I Play a File Containing Audio, the Audio Portion Doesn’t Play
I Can’t Record Any Audio
The Music Is Playing Back with the Wrong Instrument Sounds
My Keyboard Doubles Every Note I Play
I Don’t See the Clips Pane in the Track View
Why Can’t SONAR Find My Audio Files?
Why Do I Get Errors from the Wave Profiler?
My Track or Bus Fader is Maximized, But There’s No Sound or Level
How Do I Use SONAR to Access All the Sounds on My MIDI Instrument?
I Hear an Echo When I Record
Dropouts Happen in High Bit-depth or High Sample Rate Audio
Patching an Effect into SONAR Causes a Dropout
I Can’t Open My Project
Audio Distorts at Greater than 16 Bits
No Sound from My Soft Synth
My Pro Audio 9 Files Sound Louder/Softer When I Open Them in SONAR
SONAR Can’t Find the Wavetable Synth or MPU401
I Get an Error Message When I Change a Project to 24-bit Audio
Bouncing Tracks Takes a Long Time
The GUI is not Smooth During Playback
Plug-in windows flicker or don't display properly
File Recovery mode
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