What are the minimum requirements for using Cakewalk by BandLab?

Operating System: Windows 8/8.1, 10, or 11 (64-bit)

Processor: 2.6GHz Intel or AMD multi-core processor (at least Intel i5 or AMD A10 APU recommended)

Memory: 4GB

Hard Drive: 5GB for minimal install (20GB recommended)

Monitor Resolution: 1280x800 (1920 x 1080 recommended)

Audio Interface: ASIO compatible hardware is recommended

*Internet: An active internet connection is encouraged to install, authorize, and update Cakewalk by BandLab. After the program is authorized, it can be used offline. Cakewalk by BandLab can also utilize offline activation if needed.


Cakewalk by BandLab is no longer supported on Windows 7 as Microsoft ended support for Windows 7 in January 2020. You will still be able to install Cakewalk by BandLab, but functionality may be limited. Attempting to install on Windows 7 will prompt with the following warning:


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