Importing MP3 files into Cakewalk Sonar

Recently I had to perform something as simple as importing MP3 file onto an audio track in Cakewalk Sonar 8.02. Apparently, my MP3 file was not standard enough, making Sonar totally unhappy.

Closing Loop Explorer window in Sonar 8 via keyboard

In Sonar 8 it is impossible to close Loop Explorer window by simply pressing ALT+F4 as every keyboard user would expect. Luckily, however, there is a work-around for this situation – use ALT± (hyphen) to open a context menu for the child window and then choose „close“ from the menu that appears.

Please note: this issue has been fixed in Sonar 8.3.

Hot Spot Clicker sets Updated

According to Phil Muir:

  • Updated the Session Drummer sets for Sonar 5 and 6. it is now possible to use the Windows key and numbers on the top row of your keyboard to jump to various places in the spot ring. Have updated the help to reflect this.
  • Added frequency buttons to the Linear Compressor set.  This means that you won't need to use the spot ring to acc

Hot Spot Clicker news

For all of you, Hot Spot Clicker fans, a bit of fresh news from Phil Muir and The SnowMan.

New version of Hot Spot Clicker Released

In this version:

  • HotSpotClicker is updated to version 193.
  • It now compiles under jaws 10.
  • Support for virtual cursor-relative ho

New Hot Spot Clicker sets are now available!

According to Phil Muir, there are now updated Hot Spot Clicker sets available on his web site. In Phil's own words:

  • Reworked and tidied up code in all of the help for all of the .HSC sets on the site.
  • Updated the Dimension Pro sets.