Cakewalk announces free update to Project 5 version 2

Cakewalk, developer of the world’s best-selling music and sound software for Windows, announces the free 2.0.1 update for Project5 Version 2. Project5 Version 2 provides everything you need to create and perform today’s music with a complete set of superb quality instruments and effects; powerful recording, looping, sequencing, and arranging tools; dynamic creation tools; and the ultimate open synth host. The free Project5 2.0.1 update is now available for download at

The Project5 2.0.1 update provides several usability enhancements to every view, as well as to the virtual instrument Dimension™. The update also addresses some minor issues discovered after Project5 Version 2 began shipping.

Highlights include:
Arrange Pane
Sticky Now Time (restart Now Time from previous start position)
Display automation values in a tool tip while editing
Vertical clip zoom
Bounce to track

Display automation values in a tool tip while editing
Channel Aftertouch automation added to MIDI parameter list
Metronome count-in for recording in Editor view

Support for AIF/AIFF files
Reduced CPU load (Dimension programs require 2-20% less CPU)
Enhanced memory sharing for running multiple instances of Dimension
Instant Loading of Patch Browser
Progress meter displayed while loading Dimension programs

The Project5 2.0.1 Update is now available free for download to registered Project5 Version 2 users at . Project5 Version 2 has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $429 U.S. (MSRP). For more information, visit Cakewalk on the web at; or call 888-CAKEWALK (617-423-9004 outside U.S.)

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