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Sonar: Ticket To Wide

Sonar Tips & Techniques
Published June 2018
By Craig Anderton

With Channel Tools set to Stereo mode, increasing the Side Gain control and turning down the Mid Gain accentuates the width of the stereo image.With Channel Tools set to Stereo mode, increasing the Side Gain control and turning down the Mid Gain accentuates the width of the stereo image.

Increase the stereo width of your tracks with Mid-Sides processing in Sonar.

As a write this, there’s been some exciting news: Sonar has been reborn as the free program Cakewalk by BandLab. It’s essentially Sonar Platinum, but without third-party add-ons that involved licensing (no Melodyne, Nomad Factory, and so on). It’s also 64-bit only, so 32-bit DX plug-ins will have no platform they can run on in the future. However, you can continue to run either the 32- or 64-bit version of Sonar, it simply won’t be updated any more. Also, the extras that were part of Platinum will continue to work in Cakewalk — if you had Melodyne Essential before, you still have it now.

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Published June 2018