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Cubase Pro 8.5.30 Update

This patch updates an existing Cubase Pro 8.5 installation to the current version Cubase Pro 8.5.30.



March 9, 2017
Mac OS X 10.10 · 10.11 · macOS 10.12


March 9, 2017
Windows 7 · Windows 8 · Windows 10
Cubase Pro 8.5.30 · Update · 833 MB Cubase Pro 8.5.30 · Update · 371 MB
Cubase Pro 8.5.30 Version History (PDF)

Groove Agent SE 4 Updates

Please verify here, if your installation of the Cubase plug-in Grooove Agent SE 4 is up-to-date. 

Cubase Pro 8.5 - Complete Installation

The full installer available here allows for a new installation of Cubase Pro 8.5. No previous installations are required.
if you have registered Cubase Pro 8.5, you can also find these installers in your MySteinberg account under My products ▸ Downloads.



Mac OS X 10.10 · 10.11 · macOS 10.12


Windows 7 · Windows 8 · Windows 10
Cubase Pro 8.5.0 · 32-Bit/64-Bit · Full Installer · 10 GB Cubase Pro 8.5.0 · 32-Bit/64-Bit · Full Installer · 10 GB
If you click on 'Yes, search for updates' immediately after starting the installer, the latest available update will be automatically included.

Cubase Pro 8.5.0 Update

Download the update to Cubase Pro 8.5.0 from an existing Cubase Pro 8.0.x installation here.

Please note that a Cubase Pro 8.5 (or newer) license needs to be present on the USB-eLicenser to use this version! A Cubase Pro 8.0 license is not sufficient!

To check available licenses, please open the eLicenser Control Center on your system or have a look at the registered licenses in your MySteinberg account.


Mac OS X 10.10 · 10.11 · macOS 10.12


Windows 7 · Windows 8 · Windows 8.1 · Windows 10
Cubase Pro 8.5.0 Update · 734 MBCubase Pro 8.5.0 Update · 876 MB
Readme · PDF
Version History/Issues and Solutions · PDF

Cubase Pro 8.5 Demo Project "Eight Good Reasons"

Please note that the demo project is available in different versions for Cubase Artist 8.5 and Cubase Pro 8.5.

Download "Eight Good Reasons"
for Cubase Pro 8.5
Download "Eight Good Reasons"
for Cubase Artist 8.5

Here is how to use the project in Cubase Pro 8.5:

  • Download the Zip package (152 MB).
  • Unzip the downloaded file und save the contained folder "Eight Good Reasons" at any location on your hard disc.
  • Open the project file "Eight Good Reasons.cpr" in Cubase Pro 8.5 via File >  Open...

Additionally, you may also use the demo projects for Cubase 7.5. Just take into account that in some of these demo projects "Groove Agent One" is being used. This VST Instrument is not included in Cubase Pro 8.5. If needed, it can be installed additionally. Detailed instructions on how to do this can be found here.


The zip files available here contain the following Cubase Pro 8.5 manuals:
Operation Manual, Plug-in Reference, Quick Start Guide, Grooove Agent SE, HALion Sonic SE and MIDI Devices
Only the Quick Start Guide is also available in Portuguese and Chinese.

German English French Spanish Italian Portuguese Chinese
ZIP · 27 MB ZIP · 29 MB ZIP · 27 MB ZIP · 27 MB ZIP · 33 MB Quick Start Guide.pdf Quick Start Guide.pdf