Cubase — the DAW that puts creativity first
Spatious orchestral arrangements, experimental indie pop, floor-filling electronic music or enthralling metal — Cubase offers dedicated tools for all of these musical genres and many more. The world's most popular DAW lets you record, edit and mix your songs like a musician, while providing you a professional, studio-grade audio quality at all stages of the creative process.
Compose and record songs whenever inspiration strikes — Cubase bristles with a vast ensemble of creative tools that are easy to use and developed to work in a very musical way. From the very first beat to the final arrangement, Cubase assists you with intelligent composing features that put creativity first, including automatic voicing harmonization and convenient composing assistance for generating beautiful chord sequences for when you’ve hit a creative block. And you have a choice of thousands of inspiring instrument sounds and loops to help bring your ideas to life.
Whether you’re in the studio or in the rehearsal room, Cubase is the DAW of choice for composing, recording and producing your songs. The integrated MixConsole combines utmost flexibility with top-end channel strip modules for a luxurious pro- console sound and features. Thanks to the Control Room section you can provide each of your band members with an individual cue mix. And once the recording session is over, simply select the best parts and conjure the perfect take within seconds.
For countless music producers and audio engineers around the world, Cubase is an essential tool used for their daily work. With its award-winning audio engine, industry-acclaimed tools and the seamless integration with existing studio gear, Cubase is tailored to audio professionals working in the music, game and film industries. And the state-of-the-art mixing desk is unmatched in terms of flexibility and quality, combining pristine sound and top-flight features with the comfort of a modern-day DAW.
For film composers
From Hollywood blockbusters to popular TV series — Cubase is the favorite DAW of many of today’s most successful composers. With a separate video track, a scalable video window and a score editor featuring 100+ notation symbols, there’s everything on board to create professional scores. And thanks to Steinberg’s pioneering VST Expression technology you can create breathtakingly natural orchestral scores with full expression control on single-note level.
Cubase includes a complete toolset for the correction and enhancement of vocal recordings. Adjust the pitch and timing of monophonic audio signals or to harmonize your lead vocals in beautifully composed choral arrangements is accomplished in a few seconds. For more convenience, you can even edit voices from multiple tracks in one single editor. To make the most out of your vocal recordings, simply add some of the quality reverb, modulation and dynamics effects.
Guitarists and Bassists
VST Amp Rack and VST Bass Amp deliver an incredible level of quality tone for your guitar and bass tracks. Designed as customizable rack effects, this two-part virtual guitar and bass tone suite offers multiple amps, classic stomp box effects, speaker cabinets and microphone models to choose from. This plug-in suite includes signature presets crafted by world-class musicians from bands such as Meshuggah, Emperor and Accept to help you quickly dial in great guitar or bass sounds in next to no time.
Electronic music producers
With an immense arsenal of great synths and creative effects, Cubase offers an indispensable toolset for dance music producers and sound designers. From sumptuously realistic recreations of analog synth technology to a next-generation granular synths and intuitive beat creation and mangling tools, Cubase offers everything needed to create expressive dance and electronic music. Additional features such as the advanced Drum, Key and List editors, the full-on professional audio editing toolset and the seamless remote control integration have made Cubase a mainstay of some of the biggest names in dance and electronic music.
Whether you’re creating hip hop, rap, dance or techno music, Cubase has the right tools at hand: from an MPC-style drum sampler to an intuitive step sequencer over to creative beat mangling tools, there are plenty of options to produce four-to- the-floor beats and massive rhythms. And Cubase also provides a range of ready-to-go samples, sounds and loops alongside amazing-sounding EQs and effects ideal for beat production.