Community Announcements - Dan Gonzalez [Cakewalk]
Product Release - Valve
SONAR X3 is Now Available on Steam and 10% off*!

The definitive digital audio workstation for Windows PC has finally arrived on Steam.

Create music in any style with cutting-edge instruments, effects, and creative tools. Thanks to the award-winning Skylight user interface, SONAR X3 lets you move seamlessly in your production workspace, instantly going from recording to editing to mixing and back again. Produce flawless tracks with the 64-Bit Double Precision audio engine and upload polished mixes directly to YouTube and SoundCloud. Plus, SONAR X3 let's you do it all without limiting the number of tracks and plugins; all while supporting the latest technologies like VST3, multi-touch, and Gobbler cloud save.

Owners of Music Creator 6 on Steam will also receive a special cross-grade price. Please login and view the SONAR X3 page to see your special offer.

*Offer ends January 2nd at 10AM Pacific Time.

Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 66% on Music Creator 6 Touch!*

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

*Offer ends Tuesday at 10AM Pacific Time
Community Announcements - Dan Gonzalez [Cakewalk]
Working with loops inside of Music Creator 6 Touch is an infinite world of creativity. Check out this quick guide for transforming simple drum loops into heavy guitar effects with the tools inside of Music Creator 6 Touch.
Community Announcements - Seth Kellogg [Cakewalk]
Previous installations of Music Creator 6 Touch – Steam, created a folder ‘Cakewalk Content’ on C:\.

Due to customer requests this has changed:
  • New installations will reference the ‘Cakewalk Content’ folder from your ‘Steam\SteamApps\Common\Cakewalk’ or ‘SteamLibrary\Cakewalk’ directory
  • Existing installations will not be affected by this change. If you would like to point the application to the new folder paths you can do this manually under Edit > Preferences > Folder Locations
Known Issues:
Due to this change the ‘Demo Projects’ drop down is not populated in the Quick Start dialog window.

This will be resolved in a future update, for now you can do one of the following work arounds:
  • Go to ‘File > Open’ and navigate to ‘Steam\SteamApps\Common\Cakewalk\Cakewalk Content\Music Creator 6\Demo Projects’ or ‘SteamLibrary\Cakewalk\Cakewalk Content\Music Creator 6\Demo Projects’ there you can open one of the files
  • You can access the demo projects via the in project Media Browser. By going to ‘Music Creator 6\Demo Projects’ you can drag one of the listed files directly into a blank project. This will then open the file.
  • Alternatively, under C:\ create a folder structure called “Cakewalk Content\Music Creator 6\Demo Projects’ and copy the contents of ‘Steam\SteamApps\Common\Cakewalk\Cakewalk Content\Music Creator 6\Demo Projects’ into it.
Additional Notes:
This change does not change the behavior of the Sound Center DLC expansion packs being copied to your system %Appdata% directory.
Community Announcements - Dan Gonzalez [Cakewalk]
Who doesn't like shortcuts? Music Creator 6 Touch has tons of shortcuts to make your workflow quicker. Check out the guide here.
Community Announcements - arossa
We are pleased to announce that we have made 8 new video tutorials available from the SWA Complete Music Creator 6 collection (available at These free tutorials cover many of the basic functions you will need for creating music using Music Creator 6 Touch. Topics include an overview of the Skylight user interface, recording audio, editing, mixing, and more. These tutorials show off the true power of Music Creator 6 Touch in an easy-to-understand format.

You can see all 8 videos here :

Community Announcements - Dan Gonzalez [Cakewalk]
The Polybius 8-bit Game Pack is a free set for Z3TA+ 2, inspired by all your favorite old-school video game titles. Includes video game themes, game over themes, boss themes, attack effects, blaster effects, and even some timeless sounds you are sure to recognize. The Polybius expansion pack proves the true power behind Z3TA+ 2’s synth engine and best of all, it’s totally FREE!
Community Announcements - Dan Gonzalez [Cakewalk]
The goal of this article is to help you shop for an audio interface. These concepts can get very deep, but for now I will keep to some of the more basic points about the subject. Here are 9 questions you should ask yourself when comparing audio interface options.

Read about it here on the Cakewalk Blog
Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 66% on Music Creator 6 Touch and all Sound Packs!*

Music Creator 6 Touch makes it fun and easy to create original music or remix your favorite songs - with no musical experience required.

Transform any Windows 7 or 8 computer into your own personal music studio. Music Creator has all the tools, loops, instruments, and FX you need to create, edit, and mix great music. And when you’re ready to share your music with the world, you can burn a CD or use SoundCloud to post your music on Facebook and Twitter.

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time

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