Thinking about buying or upgrading to Sonar 6? Here is a chance to see it first hand. Cakewalk announced a multi-city tour to "spread the word that SONAR 6 will be ready for Windows Vista, coming in 2007." The announcement including a list of cities and dates is here.
This tour is sponsored by Microsoft and indicates what Microsoft believes to be the key features in Windows Vista that would appeal to digital music enthusiasts.
With a completely re-designed audio infrastructure that provides
better sound quality, greater processing resources, increased
performance and reliability, and an overall heightened user experience,
Windows Vista sets a new standard of excellence for the audio &
music creativity experience on the PC.
- New prioritization of audio/video streaming for seamless, glitch-resilient playback experience.
- Integrated support for SONAR’s 64-bit audio engine for unprecedented sound quality and fidelity.
- New UAA driver class for simpler installation of audio interfaces into the Windows environment.
- 64-bit editions with extended RAM access (128 GB) that enable
larger and more realistic sample content, lower latencies, and a more
responsive mix environment with SONAR 6