Can Cubase 7 open projects made in Cubase Pro 8.5?

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Can Cubase 7 open projects made in Cubase Pro 8.5?

Post by uli80 » Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:47 am

Hey, the question is pretty much in the topic.
I want to try the trial version of Cubase Pro 8.5, but want to be sure that if I decide not to buy it in the end of the trial then my work won't be lost and I could still open it in Cubase 7.. Is it possible?
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Re: Can Cubase 7 open projects made in Cubase Pro 8.5?

Post by Prock » Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:24 pm

I am pretty sure it will but... wouldn't you create a few quick test projects in the CB Pro 8.5 trial version then try opening them in your CB7? Then you would know for sure. ;)

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Re: Can Cubase 7 open projects made in Cubase Pro 8.5?

Post by Martin.Jirsak » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:15 am

Hi,

It is even supported officially. See this table, please.
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Re: Can Cubase 7 open projects made in Cubase Pro 8.5?

Post by uli80 » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:02 pm

I saw the table but it doesn't mention Cubase 8.5.. I guess Cubase 8 also counts as 8.5?
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Post by Martin.Jirsak » Tue Nov 15, 2016 1:29 pm

uli80 wrote:I guess Cubase 8 also counts as 8.5?
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Re: Can Cubase 7 open projects made in Cubase Pro 8.5?

Post by uli80 » Wed Nov 16, 2016 1:12 am

Thanks!
Also, will updating all of the Cubase-included plugins in the Cubae 8.5 installation (Halion, Groove Agent, etc.) prevent them from working in Cubase 7 properly? or cause problems with older projects?..
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Re: Can Cubase 7 open projects made in Cubase Pro 8.5?

Post by Romantique Tp » Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:07 am

You'll have to run the Cubase 7 installer again after the Cubase Pro 8.5 is over. These new plugins require Cubase 8 or newer to work. You wont lose any data.

Note that if you upgrade Cubase Pro 8.5 before December you'll get Cubase Pro 9 for free. That's a $100 discount.
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Re: Can Cubase 7 open projects made in Cubase Pro 8.5?

Post by uli80 » Wed Nov 16, 2016 1:48 pm

Thanks for the tip! just bought the upgrade (: No more worries about going back!

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Re: Can Cubase 7 open projects made in Cubase Pro 8.5?

Post by alexis » Wed Nov 16, 2016 2:24 pm

Romantique Tp wrote:...

Note that if you upgrade Cubase Pro 8.5 before December you'll get Cubase Pro 9 for free. That's a $100 discount.
Do you have a link to that info on a Steinberg site?
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