The long awaited Sonar cakewalk 7.02 update fixes many issues. Very nice I needed it bigtime. Included Asio beta driver 2 for vista users.be sure you have the 7.01 update installed first.
Fixed a nice issue with the Korg legacy cell plugin and much more.
SONAR 7.0.2 Update
The information in this article applies to:
SONAR 7 Producer Edition
SONAR 7 Studio Edition
New Features in SONAR 7.0.2:
Save and load SONAR Step Sequencer pattern files
New mouse gestures to edit velocities in the steps pane
Change/set default velocity of new steps
Step record from MIDI devices
Option to audition notes when clicking on steps
Preserve patterns when changing step sizes
Auto-fade playback when starting/stopping the transport
Option to automatically enable input monitoring when recording
Cakewalk has released a Control Surface plug-in supporting the Euphonix EuCon protocol, which now makes SONAR compatible with all Euphonix Control Surfaces - Download the EuCon Control Surface plug-in here
Issues Resolved in SONAR 7.0.2:
Various performance/stability issues
Duplicate notes in drum map manager would crash SONAR
Inserting an effect into a track with the per-track EQ set to post-FX Bin would cause a crash.
AudioSnap clip rendering could not be cancelled by the user
Audio Export file type defaulted to AIFF after exporting an MP3
SendLocalOn TTSEQ.INI variable was not functioning properly
Track Inspector did not always update to the selected track
Synth freeze failed when a post-fader send was assigned to a sidechain input
Opening and closing Clip Properties dialog sometimes changed clip length
Reverting clips to original time stamp sometimes failed after original clip was split
Cropping audio and MIDI clips that are at time 0 sometimes caused the clip's contents to shift in time
Intermittent audio stuttering, aka "motorboating", during playback with certain audio hardware and system configurations is corrected
Freezing a synth sometimes caused bus automation to be ignored
Sysex banks were never rendered to soft synths when exporting or bouncing a project containing sysex banks
Saving Cakewalk Bundle Files with mixed audio bit depths could fail when the total size exceeded 2GB if the individual audio files were under 2GB
In the Staff View, noteheads and the time ruler sometimes displayed incorrectly during playback.
SONAR reported installation issues on some systems loaded with an OEM version of Microsoft Vista.
Piano Roll View
Painting new CCs in multi-track Piano Roll View sometimes caused CCs from other tracks in the PRV to be erased
When inserting a note on a hidden track, the track was not made visible
Lasso selecting notes and moving the selection offscreen caused original notes to become unselected
SONAR would sometimes crash when adding bus envelopes
Automation from synths in the Synth Rack could not be edited
Editing automation during playback was not always rendered immediately
Assigning a series of track inputs when an External Insert was in the project would sometimes cause SONAR to freeze
Did not retain mono routings
Failed to launch help when pressing F1
Current step display indicators sometimes got out of sync when editing patterns during playback
Track transpose (Key+/-) settings were ignored on input
Plug-ins and Components
When dragging MIDI data from a V-Vocal pitch-to-MIDI operation, the new MIDI clip was not always created at the drop point
Paging through Z3TA+ patches sometimes caused a crash
Improvements made to match mode in PCR-30, PCR-300 and ACT MIDI Control Surface plug-ins
Send pre/post and enable buttons were not exposed to Control Surfaces
SONAR did not refresh preset lists when requested by VST plug-ins
Third Party Issues
Inserting Korg LegacyCell or Steinberg Hypersonic would crash SONAR
Bounced tracks that contained VST plug-ins requiring delay compensation would sometimes include artifacts from extra buffers
V-Station PowerCore was disabled upon inserting into SONAR
UAD-1 displayed an Err=30 message when changing audio driver buffer size
After installing the 7.0.2 Update, please see the ReadMe file for more information. This download includes the English, French and German updates for all supported operating systems.
Please note you must have SONAR 7.0.1 installed in order to run this update.
In order to access this free download you must be a registered SONAR 7 customer. If you have not registered your product you can register online now.
Windows Vista users note: In order to authorize SONAR you will need to run the application with Administrative privileges. To run SONAR as an administrator, right click either the SONAR desktop shortcut or the SONAR application in START MENU|PROGRAMS and choose "Run as administrator" from the context menu.