New: CUBASE 8 Pro and Artist Editions

We're glad to announce the new upcoming Cubase version 8. The latest Cubase iteration unites technical innovation and artistic inspiration in one awesomely powerful yet instantly accessible production environment. Sleeker, more efficient, more creative and offering new audio tools and instruments, Cubase Pro 8 and Cubase Artist 8 blend the latest audio technology with inspiring music features to offer an exceptionally intuitive workflow.

Evolving into Cubase Pro

Adding “Pro” to the name signifies our commitment to the producers and many other professionals around the world who work with Cubase day by day. It also emphasizes the evolution of an outstanding feature set that incorporates more serious tools and innovative technologies than ever before to accomplish your creative, musical ambitions, and that makes it Cubase Pro.

Top 10 reasons to update

• Performance boost for more instruments, more tracks and shorter loading/saving times
• VCA faders* for complex mixing and automation workflows
• Render in-place: Bounce MIDI and audio parts easily
• Chord pads: A great way to playfully and creatively compose with chords
• Improved windows handling on PC, dockable rack and MediaBay plus a redesigned Track List
• Groove Agent SE 4 Acoustic Agent gives you a world-class virtual acoustic drummer
• Plug-in manager: Arrange, sort and group your effects and instruments
• New Virtual Bass Amp, Quadrafuzz v2, Multiband Expander*, Multiband Envelope Shaper* effects
• Mixing updates*: Virgin territories automation mode, direct routing and Wave Meters
• Allen Morgan Pop-Rock Toolbox: 30 construction kits, each with 25 to 30 audio and MIDI loops

* Cubase Pro 8 exclusive feature. Not included in Cubase Artist 8!

Update from earlier versions

Steinberg has decided to stop the production of boxed Retail Updates and Retail Upgrades. To upgrade your version of Cubase to the newest edition, go to the Steinberg website and download the upgrade from the shop.

Have you activated an earlier Cubase version on October 15, 2014 or later? You can get a free Grace Period Update from the Steinberg site!

Cubase 8 Pro | Volution

What's New in Cubase 8 - the features