After getting Sonar/Cakewalk that was going to be discontinued from Gibson, they have aquired the two magazines Music Tech and Guitar Magazine.
Anyway if missing the news that Cakewalk/Sonar went free it is big news and now there is two free professional DAW´s to look into. The other one being Tracktion 7.
The differences being workflow and that Tracktion is not actively developed.
To get Cakewalk it is necessary to sign up for Bandlab but it does not seem that they molest you with spam or other craziness.
It cost I think around 400 monies just some months ago!
And the last update is a pretty big one...
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