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Steinberg Cubase Artist 8  

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With a rich feature set tailored to professional musicians and composers, Cubase Artist 8 offers a wealth of music technology that seeks its equal in its price class. These include an outstandingly ef... Read More


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With a rich feature set tailored to professional musicians and composers, Cubase Artist 8 offers a wealth of music technology that seeks its equal in its price class. These include an outstandingly efficient new audio engine, inspirational song- writing features, superb virtual instruments, FX and amps, and much, much more. Cubase condenses almost three decades of Steinberg expertise into the most cutting-edge digital audio workstation anywhere. The users of our flagship DAW are among the most successful artists on the globe ” from engineers recording and mixing rock albums to dance DJs, hip hop producers, songwriters creating pop hits or film composers scoring for Hollywood blockbusters. Cubase combines industry-leading sound quality, intuitive handling and a range of advanced audio and MIDI tools for composition, recording, editing and mixing.

Key, Score, Drum and List Editor for intuitive note, chord or beat creation and editing
Note Expression “ Full instrument expression control on single-note level
Global Chord Track and Chord Pads for easy working with chords within your project

Award-winning Cubase audio engine for crystal-clear recordings in up to 192 kHz sample rate
Conjure the perfect thanks to lightning fast multitake comping
Automatic intonation control and scale correction of vocal recordings

The Sample Editor covers all common editing tasks and provides creative freedom while editing audio
Pitch shift and time stretch audio in real time
Automatic hit-point recognition and excellent beat-slicing for working with loops

Powerful MixConsole featuring full-screen mode, total scalability and quick in-place access to the parameters
Integrated Channel Strip with premier equalization and dynamics modules
Flexible routing, A/B comparison and global bypass for audio effects

Premium VST instruments and effects
Cubase Artist delivers a rich palette of finest virtual instruments with hundreds of fantastic preset sounds and an impressive collection of 53 quality VST effect processors right out of the box.

Retrologue virtual analog synth
Padshop granular synth
Groove Agent SE 4 drum sampler
VST Amp Rack and VST Bass Amp guitar and bass tone suites
REVelation algorithmic reverb
Quadrafuzz v2 quad-type distortion

  • Complete music production system, offering a set of superb audio/MIDI recording, editing and mixing tools
  • Award-winning 32-bit floating-point Steinberg audio engine with up to 192 kHz, flexible routing and full automatic delay compensation
  • Supports 128 MIDI and 64 simultaneous audio tracks
  • MixConsole provides the stellar mixing experience with full flexibility and integrated EQ/Dynamics channel strip modules for epic pro-console sound
  • 8 outstanding instruments with over 2,600 sounds, including HALion Sonic SE 2 workstation, Padshop granular synth, Retrologue virtual analog synth, LoopMash 2 and the MPC- style Groove Agent SE 4 drum machine
  • Includes a suite of 53 audio and 18 MIDI VST effect processors, including Pitch Correct for vocal intonation correction and VST Amp Rack and VST Bass Amp guitar and bass tone suites, Quadrafuzz v2 and more!
  • Chord track and chord pads for easy chord composing and management
  • Thousands of MIDI construction loops as building blocks to create songs in only a few steps
  • Streamlined score editing feature set
  • Cross-platform 32-/64-bit for Windows and OS X
  • System requirements
    Mac OS X
    Mac OS X Version 10.9/10.10*

    Windows 7***/Windows 8.x*

    Intel Core or AMD dual core CPU
    8 GB RAM (minimum: 4 GB)
    15 GB free HD space
    1920 x 1080 display resolution (minimum: 1366 x 768)
    Graphics card with DirectX 10 and WDDM 1.1 support (Windows only)
    USB port for USB-eLicenser (license management)
    OS compatible audio hardware**
    DVD-ROM dual-layer drive
    Internet connection required for activation, account setup and personal / product registration. Additional downloads may be required for the installation.

    * Native 32-bit and 64-bit Cubase version included.
    **ASIO compatible audio hardware recommended for low-latency performance
    *** Aero mode needs to be activated in Windows 7
Lifetime tech support. Warranty terms vary. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.

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