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Cakewalk Sonar 8 Tutorial

A professionally created, self-study video training course
Includes 10 hours of easy to follow Cakewalk Sonar 8 video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
The training is delivered to your desktop allowing you to learn at a time that suits you and at your own pace.
You can start learning online right away. Sample Cakewalk Sonar 8 tutorial videos by clicking a blue link below:
  • Tutor: Sam McGuire
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Video lessons: 104
  • Product code: 34054
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: Digital Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Latest Sonar Course: Cakewalk SONAR X1 Tutorial
Get up to speed with the version 8 and 8.5 of this massively popular program for recording, editing, mixing, mastering and outputting audio with the help of these professionally created tutorials.

You can learn this full featured Digital Audio Workstation in just a few days with the help of this easy-to-follow Cakewalk Sonar 8 tutorial.

This Cakewalk Sonar 8 training course takes the form of step-by-step video training movies presented by expert audio engineer Sam McGuire.

The training commences from the very basics and throughout the course, Sam demonstrates the powerful Sonar toolset, best practices and new features, which will set you on the right path to mastering this Powerful music productions software in a very short space of time.

The tuition includes how to record, edit, mix, and produce high-quality music and audio, which are all backed up by real world examples and valuable workflow's.

You can start learning right now, click any of the blue linked lessons below for FREE Cakewalk Sonar 8 video tutorials...
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Introduction to Sonar 8
Version Options

New Features
New in Version 8.5 - Lesson 1
New in version 8.5 - Lesson 2
New in version 8.5 - Lesson 3

Audio Settings
General Tab
Advanced Tab
Drivers Tab
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Global Options
Project Options
Key Bindings
Visual Optimization

Menus - Lesson 1
Menus - Lesson 2
Menus - Lesson 3
Menu Customization

Track View
The basics of Track View
Types of Tracks
The Track Header

Piano Roll View
PRV in the Track View
PRV Tools - Lesson 1
PRV Tools - Lesson 2

Staff View
Using the Staff View
Parts & Pages

Step Sequencer View
Programming the Step Sequencer
Controller Lane
Using with Clips & Synths

Console View
Routing in the Console View
The Console Equalizer
Additional Buttons
Working in the Console View

Synth Rack & Loop Explorer
Using the Synth Rack
Freezing Tracks - Lesson 1
Freezing Tracks - Lesson 2
The Loop Explorer View

Other Views
Big Counter
Surround Sound

Sonar as a Sequencer
Recording & Editing MIDI
MIDI Effects - Lesson 1
MIDI Effects - Lesson 2
MIDI Effects - Lesson 3

Basic Audio Editing
Clip Properties
Processing Menu - Lesson 1
Processing Menu - Lesson 2
Clip Conversions

Audio Snap
Activating Audio Snap
Using Audio Snap
Drum Replacement

Groove Clip Looping
Activation Groove Clip Looping
Optimizing Clips
Using Groove Clip Looping

Adjusting Pitch
Adjusting Time
Other Features

Track Based Automation
Clip Based Automation
Recording & Drawing Automation

Producer Edition 8/8.5 Effects
Dynamic Processors - Lesson 1
Dynamic Processors - Lesson 2
Dynamic Processors - Lesson 3
Spectrum Effects - Lesson 1
Spectrum Effects - Lesson 2
Spectrum Effects - Lesson 3
Time Effects - Lesson 1
Time Effects - Lesson 2
Time Effects - Lesson 3
Sonitus - Lesson 1
Sonitus - Lesson 2

Soft Synths
Dimension Pro
Pentagon I
Roland Groovesynth
Rapture LE
Session Drummer 2
True Piano

Song Project
Tempo & Key Signature
Mixing - Lesson 1
Mixing - Lesson 2
Mixing - Lesson 3
Mixing - Lesson 4

Exporting & Mastering
Finalizing the Mix
Export the Mix
Sonar Tools for Sharing
Archiving the Project

Control Surfaces
Setting Up a Surface
Cakewalk Options
ACT Learn Mode

8.5 Producer Edition Tutorial Wrap Up
Cakewalk Tutor Bio
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An unlimited number of users can access the training with a pre-determined number viewing the tuition at any one time.

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For companies and educational establishments wanting multi user access to training resources, we offer this Cakewalk Sonar 8 course to do just that.
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The movies are viewed using Adobe Flash (same method as YouTube) and are slightly compressed in order to not clog the network.
All advanced and the "for dummies" courses are available via this multi user solution and can be copied directly to a hard disk for faster access and the access page may be customized, if needed, using a html editor.

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Simply purchase more user licences (supplied as files) and drop them into the folder. This will automatically increase the number of users allowed onto the system. All purchases are backed up by excellent after-sales support team and easy to follow instruction manual.
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Multi users are sold in 10 user licenses. For each 10 user licenses, you can have up to 10 people viewing that training at any one time.
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