CakeTalking for SONAR

Product Type: 
Device modifier
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Approximate Cost: $349.00


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Product Description: 

CakeTalking for SONAR is an accessibility program that gives blind audio producers access to the SONAR professional-level digital audio workstation software.

Main Features: 

  • Customizes the JAWS for Windows screen reader so blind users can access the SONAR software, which people can use to convert their PCs into recording studios.
  • Includes a set of detailed tutorials in the form of electronic documents of hundreds of pages that instruct the JAWS user on all the “how to’s”.
  • Fully compatible with JAWS 16 and earlier all the way back to JAWS 7.1. Includes reliable workarounds that make these JAWS versions stable while running SONAR.
  • Channel Tools Plug-in is accessible and useful in creative mixing. It provides channel processing for gain, delay, stereo panning, and Mid-Side decoding. Channel Tools is used for enhancing and adjusting stereo separation for stereo tracks and full mixes, and correcting faults in existing stereo recordings.
  • Laptop keyboard layout is supported. Fully functional when using a laptop that has no numpad.
  • Use ALT+ Extended DOWN ARROW, to move to the next recorded track, and ALT+ Extended UP ARROW, to move to the prior recorded track.

Primary Specifications: 

  • CakeTalking 8.8 for SONAR 8.5 requires SONAR 8.5 Producer or SONAR 8.5 Studio edition. (CakeTalking is not compatible with the Cakewalk SONAR Home Studio product).
  • Works only with Windows XP (Home or Professional) Windows Vista, or Windows 7 on either a 64-bit or 32-bit machine.
  • Run with JAWS version 16 or earlier.
  • To record high-quality, digital audio with SONAR the user should have a second, high-quality audio interface (soundcard).

More Information: 

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