New in Version 2.2
Classic Machines (in-app purchase)
Refill Cubasis with the unmistakable sounds of the ten most wanted iconic drum machines of the ’80s. Beautifully desgined and perfectly recreated, all Classic Machines host endless arsenals of funky fresh beatbox sounds that not only invented hip hop, house and techno and shaped pop music back in the ’80s, but also define most contemporary genres today.
Program beats and chords the easiest way via the intuitive note repeat control. Create repeating synth patterns or program uplifting beats quickly. Simply choose one or more of the available values to creatively program chord segments or beats — no second-guessing, Cubasis does all the math.
Do you want to record a second track using the exact same settings that shaped a previous track to your content? Why re- adjust all parameters manually? Wouldn’t it be great to unwind and focus on the perfect take instead? Cubasis does the job for you! Just choose a track and tap the button for a duplicate — it’s perfectly easy.
Pad mapping copy & paste
Cubasis is widely rated one of the most intuitive DAW apps available on iOS and it will not annoy you with confusing menus and unnecessary tasks. Easily transfer your favorite drum and chord pad mappings to other tracks, all it takes is two simple taps and it’s done.
When inspiration strikes and a problem crosses your way, Cubasis has it covered with the new Reset option. With this new option introduced, a smooth relaunch is assured in the rare case of an unexpected issue with Cubasis up and running. Simply flip the corresponding switch and you’re good to go on — it’s located in the iOS app settings.
New in Version 2.1
Audiobus established its reputation as a well-known standard for live app-to-app audio recording on iOS for some time past. With MIDI support and straightforward integration in Cubasis 2 realized, connecting your favorite MIDI controller and filter apps, whether simple or complex, has become easier than ever via Audiobus 3.
MIDI Editor refresh
Relish the ease of use and ultra-intuitive workflows when creating or mastering your MIDI tracks in the refreshed MIDI editor. Perfectly designed usability in the form of straightforward workflows ensures you’re getting your tasks done at the speed of light — whether you seek composing new MIDI parts directly in the editor or impeccably smooth editing to polish existing tracks.
Add a third dimension to your tracks with Steinberg’s highly appraised pro-sounding RoomWorks SE reverb effect, that’s now available in Cubasis. Designed for seemless use with iOS this powerful pro-quality reverb adds shine and extra sparkle to your tracks. Paired with an intuitive user interface that provides instant visual feedback at slightest parameter changes RoomWorks SE is as accurate as never before.
Over 40 improvements
Cubasis is known for profound features paired with outstanding usability. To assure that nothing blocks your creative flow, Cubasis 2.1 includes more than 40 user-requested improvements providing rock-solid stability combined with best possible performance. For the complete list of improvements, issues and solutions please visit www.steinberg.net/cubasisforum.
*User registration required to unlock RoomWorks SE reverb effect.
New in Version 2.0
Refreshed user interface
Cubasis’s unrivalled user experience has been once more fundamentally enhanced with version 2, due to its carefully redesigned user interface resulting in profound usability and easy, intuitive use.
Real-time time-stretching featuring zplane’s élastique 3
Perfectly tempo match audio loops to your song’s tempo on the fly using real-time auto time-stretching featuring zplane’s élastique 3. Or manually change the length of audio files as you wish, without altering pitches.
Factory audio loops tempo match
Cubasis’s exceedingly rich drum loop library is the source for your audio loops to use at your favoured tempo, simply by applying real-time time-stretching with a quick finger tap. It’s that easy.
Pitch-shifting with formant correction
Imagine this: you got all your tracks ready, only your singer requests the whole song to be in a different key. This is how you meet the demands: in Cubasis 2, simply change your audio’s pitch at the touch of a button and tweak it to meet the demands using the included formant correction.
Reach pristine audio quality with Cubasis’s high-end channel strip that adds a massive effect suite with a studio-grade cut filter, compressor, noise gate and tape/tube saturator to each channel. All of that combined in a single, handy interface that’s perfectly optimized for iOS-use.
Choose from a wide variety of DJ-like style breaks, tape stops, stutters and filter effects to tweak and mash-up individual tracks or even complete songs with the included Spin FX plug-in that has full automation support.
Micrologue sound refill
Cubasis’s critically acclaimed Micrologue virtual analog synth has been refilled with more than 75 boundary-pushing and modern sounds putting massive basses, atmospheric pads and strings, razor-sharp leads, evolving SFX/MFX and much more jewelry right in your toolbox.
MicroSonic TAPE instruments
MicroSonic’s TAPE instruments expansion carefully recreates the trademark sound of one of the most famous british rockbands of the '60s and adds extra sparkle plus that timeless classic vintage vibe for all kinds of musical genres.
MIDI Auto Quantize
To err is human and nobody’s perfect at all times. Use auto quantize to perfectly sync your MIDI tracks with the beat of your song while you record.
Maintenance and improvements
Next to the feature additions, every Cubasis update addresses several user reported problems. For the complete list of improvements, issues and solutions please visit www.steinberg.net/cubasisforum
Cubasis continues to be refined as you can see from the available overview of new features and enhancements that have been introduced in previous updates. Cubasis version history