JSonar Basics

As of this writing JSonar supports all versions of JAWS starting from 7.10 onward. If there is a particular version of JAWS that is not compatible with the JSonar scripts, the information will be posted on this web site.

JSonar is a set of JAWS scripts that enables users of this screen reader to use Cakewalk Sonar, a professional music recording software from 12-tone Systems. Visit their web site to learn more…And before you ask… JAWS is a screen reading software from Freedom Scientific.

JSonar is a set of JAWS scripts that enables users of the JAWS screen reader from Freedom Scientific to use Cakewalk Sonar, a professional music recording software from Cakewalk.

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JSonar supports versions 4, 5, 6 and 7 of both Cakewalk Sonar Studio and Producer editions.

Unfortunately, due to the time and resource constraints we cannot support all Cakewalk products. However, as JSonar is an open source project, anyone is welcome to contribute in whatever way they can.

At the time of this writing the following languages are supported (meaning that JSonar scripts have been translated into this language):

  • Russian: (installer, scripts, Readme, keyboard guides); courtesy of Victor Gorelov, Russia.
  • Dutch: (installer, scripts); courtesy of Paul Erkens, Netherlands.
  • German: (scripts); courtesy of Marco Zehe, Germany.
  • Swedish: (installer, scripts,

We suggest that you first have a quick look through these frequently-asked questions and JSonar Tutorial to learn more about features of both Cakewalk Sonar and JSonar. Once you have decided that JSonar is for you, head over to the downloads section and download the version of JSonar that matches your version of Cakewalk Sonar you want to use.

To get the most qualified answer for your JSonar-related question, subscribe to the JSonar users list through the Support Pagewhere you will find all the necessary subscription information. There are a lot of helpful professionals on this list who are willing to help you out. …And since JSonar users are located worldwide, you may get your answer at any time of the day.

For JSonar-related questions, wee strongly suggest that you look through the Support section first. There you will be able to subscribe to our discussion list, search through the archive of list messages and, yes, contact us directly.