Steinberg CUBASE-ART-8.5
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Tailored to professional musicians and composers, and including a rich feature set, Cubase Artist 8.5 from Steinberg delivers a wealth of music technology that seeks its equal in its price class. Features include a remarkably efficient audio engine, inspirational song-writing features, exceptional virtual instruments, FX and amps, plus a whole lot more. It's great for seasoned musicians, project studio owners, and bands.

Steinberg Cubase Artist 8.5 Features:

  • VST Transit cloud collaboration service brings together musicians and producers from all over the globe
  • Retrologue 2 provides mesmerizing new sonic capabilities and hundreds of new presets
  • More responsive MixConsole and enhanced recording options
  • Upgraded Key and Drum Editors for faster, more intuitive MIDI editing
  • An array of workflow improvements throughout the application all designed to help you simply make great music
  • 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 3000 sounds, including HALion Sonic SE 2 workstation, Padshop granular synth, Retrologue 2 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
  • VST Transit cloud collaboration service
  • Streamlined score editing feature set
  • Cross-platform 32-/64-bit for Windows and OS X

Steinberg Cubase Artist 8.5 Specifications:

  • 32-bit/192 kHz Steinberg audio engine with 5.1 surround support
  • 32 physical inputs and outputs
  • 32 VST instrument slots
  • 32 audio, 18 MIDI VST effect processors
  • System Requirements:
    • Mac OS X: Mac OS X Version 10.10, 10.11
    • Windows: Windows 7, 8.x, 10
    • Intel Core on 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.

*Note: ASIO compatible audio hardware recommended for low-latency performance.

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