What Is Cubase LE

Cubase LE is a special, compact version which uses the same core technologies as Cubase Pro. It provides all the basic tools for recording, editing and mixing - from the initial idea to the final masterpiece. Cubase LE is the perfect entry into the world of computer-based music production and offers powerful, yet easy-to-use software tools for all genres.

Produce tracks from start to finish

HALion Sonic SE 3 and Groove Agent SE 5

23 audio VST effect processors

Over 5GB of sounds and loops

Up to 16 audio tracks and 24 MIDI tracks

Cubase LE is ready to meet the demands of high quality songwriting and production projects. Offering up to 16 audio tracks, up to 24 MIDI tracks for external instruments and up to eight instrument tracks for virtual instruments, Cubase LE has enough power to record as many as eight audio channels simultaneously. Stereo mixes can be bounced to disk in either WAV or AIFF format. Exporting stereo mixes as MP3s is also possible.

    Impressive composition tools

    Cubase LE offers outstanding composition tools for your music creation, no matter how much musical knowledge you have. Whether you need inspiration or if you get stuck when writing a chord progression, the fast and easy-to-use Chord Pads and the Chord Track (with its included Chord Assistant) mean there are no restrictions in bringing your musical idea to life. And if you’re working with notation – the basic Score Editor will bring your notes seamlessly to the page.

      Superb audio and MIDI editing tools

      Opening up virtually limitless possibilities for songwriters and composers, Cubase LE includes the Key Editor and Drum Editor, where melodies, beats, arrangements and performances take shape. Working with both MIDI and audio is always inspiring in Cubase LE. The Sample Editor and AudioWarp realtime audio time stretching and pitch shifting technology offer you endless, easy-to-use possibilities for editing your audio and experimenting with tempo and key - all without losing any sound quality.

        Outstanding virtual instruments and amps included

        Cubase LE features a set of powerful, inspiring instruments and awesome sounds. HALion Sonic SE is a versatile sound production tool, which combines a massive sample library with a powerful synthesizer engine and effects. Also included is the renowned drum production tool Groove Agent SE, which is ready to help you create amazing beats, whatever genre you’re working in. Recording instruments is enhanced with the acclaimed AmpSimulator, which provides all the amps and settings you need to give your music its own, unique tone.

          Complete suite of 23 audio VST effect processors

          Cubase LE not only features powerful recording and editing tools, it also includes a complete set of great-sounding VST 3 effects plug-ins, covering everything from EQ and dynamics to reverb and delay. In addition to the included plug-ins, Cubase LE is compatible with hundreds of additional virtual instruments and effects available on the VST platform.

            MixConsole with up to four inserts and four sends per channel

            The mixer section in Cubase LE offers everything a musician or producer needs to create professional-quality mixes, with sample-accurate timing and full plug-in latency compensation across the entire signal path. Boasting up to four insert effect slots and four effect sends / returns, plus eight group channels, this powerful virtual mixer offers tremendous flexibility. The four-band fully parametric EQ features precise control of any signal’s frequency response and every knob or function can be automated.