CakeTalking for SONAR 8 Technical Support and Tips
CakeTalking for Sonar FAQ
Check our CakeTalking FAQ for solutions for common CakeTalking difficulties.
- CakeTalking 8 for SONAR 8 requires that you run SONAR 8. SONAR 8.0.2 is a no-cost update for registered SONAR 8 customers.
Note well that CakeTalking for SONAR 8 is not yet compatible with the recent SONAR update 8.03. To download the SONAR 8.02 patch,
the following link will bring you to Cakewalk's support web page where you should find a link to this patch. If you already have
SONAR 8.0.2 installed, bypass the following link and see information below. You will need to have your Cakewalk SONAR product Serial
Number in order to download any SONAR update patches. See your product packaging or find your Serial Number under the "About" entry
on SONAR's Help menu.
Instructions for installing SONAR
Download SONAR 8.0.2 update.
- CakeTalking 8 will only run under Windows XP Home, XP Professional and Windows Vista.
- You must use JAWS 7.X, 8.x, 9 or 10.
By the way, if you want to purchase or upgrade
JAWS for Windows,
Dancing Dots is authorized to sell it to you.
In fact, Dancing Dots represents not only Freedom Scientific, but
most of the major manufacturers of assistive technology and music supplies.
- You must use an English keyboard layout and an English version of SONAR.
- Even if you use CakeTalking on a laptop PC you must set the JAWS Keyboard Layout to
"Desktop"( JAWS / Opttions/Basics/Use Keyboard Layout).
- For best results when using CakeTalking on your laptop, Dancing Dots strongly recommends
that you use a full-size PC keyboard as many important CakeTalking functions are
controlled by keystrokes from the num-pad. USB or wireless PC keyboards are relatively inexpensive.
some customers have had success with auxiliary num-pad attachments but others have not.
Upgrades for CakeTalking and SONAR.
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