I think we really need new sampler to use it in Cakewalk.
In world of free software I really like TX16WX which can be used not as a sample player but really as a sampler.
https://www.tx16wx.com/ - link to TX16WX. This is a great free sampler which main task is to make samples, not to work with libraries, etc. It can be used with everything. I use it nowadays for drums which I like to play on midi pads at home.
We had Session Drummer which really needs to be updated. I think modern