Release date: Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Cakewalk® Announces Special Crossgrade Pricing on SONAR™ 6

—Cakewalk introduces discounted pricing on SONAR 6 to owners of Cubase and other competitive products—

Boston, MA (November 28, 2006) — Cakewalk, the world’s leading developer of powerful and easy to use products for music creation and recording, announces special “crossgrade” pricing on SONAR 6. This discount has been introduced after receiving a surge of requests for special pricing on SONAR 6 from Cubase customers and users of other DAW solutions.

Crossgrading customers can now purchase SONAR 6 Producer Edition for $399 US (€399); or SONAR 6 Studio Edition for $199 U.S. (€199). This offer will be available at select dealers worldwide and also directly from the Cakewalk Web Store. See Pricing and Availability below for details.

Cakewalk will honor crossgrade pricing for all Cubase and Nuendo customers from all versions of Steinberg programs, including Cubase LE, SL, SX, and older Cubase titles on all platforms. In addition, owners of Ableton Live; Apple Logic; Magix Samplitude; MOTU Digital Performer; Pro Tools LE, M-Powered, and |HD; SONY ACID Pro and Vegas will be also able to take advantage of this special pricing.

Customers will only need to complete a simple form to verify ownership of a competing product in order to be eligible. Additional details of the crossgrade offer, along with product demonstration videos, and the top reasons to switch to SONAR are available at

About SONAR 6

SONAR set new standards for audio quality with the first true 64-bit double precision mix engine, now SONAR 6 propels music production forward. New features include: Active Controller Technology™ (ACT) changing the way you work with instruments and effects forever; AudioSnap™ the best non-destructive audio timing/manipulation toolset available; completely redesigned Track and Console views, offering advanced customization and navigation; and VC-64 Vintage Channel™ offering the sought-after sound of big desk analog channel strips, with the added benefit of pristine 64-bit double precision processing.

Pricing and Availability

Crossgrading customers can purchase competitive upgrades to SONAR 6 Producer Edition for a street price of $399 US (€399), and SONAR 6 Studio Edition for $199 U.S. (€199). Upgrades can be purchased through the following retailers:

U.S. customers and customers outside of Europe


European Customers:

SONAR 6 Crossgrades are being offered by many major European dealers. Please visit for a complete list.

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Cakewalk, Inc. is the world's leading developer of powerful, yet easy to use products for music creation and recording: Millions of musicians around the world choose Cakewalk products to produce audio for the professional music, film, broadcast, and video game industries. These customers include Grammy® and Emmy®-winning producers, composers, sound designers and engineers. We invite you to learn more about our company and products by visiting

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