Cubase
Cubase
10.0.50

5.0

Cubase free download for Mac

Cubase

10.0.50
25 October 2019

Creative musical production tool for artists, producers, and engineers.

Overview

Cubase does it all: spacious orchestral arrangements, experimental indie pop, floor-filling electronic music or enthralling metal -- Cubase offers dedicated tools for all of these musical genres and many more. The world's most popular DAW lets you record, edit and mix your songs like a musician, while providing you a professional, studio-grade audio quality at all stages of the creative process.

For Songwriters:

Compose and record songs whenever inspiration strikes -- Cubase bristles with an eclectic ensemble of creative tools that are both easy to use and highly musical. From the very first beat to the final arrangement, Cubase assists you with intelligent features, including automatic voicing harmonization and convenient composing assistance for generating beautiful chord sequences. And, to top it off, you get a choice of thousands of inspiring instrument sounds and loops that bring your ideas to life.

For Bands:

Whether you are in the studio or in the rehearsal room, Cubase is the DAW of choice for capturing your songs in the most professional way. The integrated mixing desk combines utmost flexibility with top-end channel strip modules for luxiouros, pro-console sound. Thanks to the Control Room section you can provide each of your band members with an individual cue mix. And once the recording session is over, simply select the best parts and conjure the perfect take within seconds.

For Producers:

For countless music producers and audio engineers around the world Cubase is an essential tool of their daily work. With its award-winning audio engine, industry-acclaimed tools and the seamless integration with existing studio gear, Cubase is well tailored to professionals working in the music, film and game industry. And the state-of-the-art mixing desk is unmatched in terms of flexibility and quality, combining studio-grade sound with the comfort of a modern-day DAW.

For Film Composers:

From Hollywood blockbusters to popular TV series -- Cubase is the go-to DAW for some of today's most successful media composers. With a separate video track, a scalable video window and a score editor featuring 100+ notation symbols, there's everything on board to create professional scores. And thanks to Steinberg's pioneering VST Expression technology you can create breathtakingly natural orchestral scores with full expression control on single-note level.

For Electronic Music Producers:

With an immense arsenal of spectacular synths and creative effects, Cubase is a true treasure trove for experimental sound designers. From the purest analog synths to a next-generation granular synth over to intuitive beat creation and mangling tools, Cubase offers everthing needed to create expressive electronic music. Add to this the advanced Drum, Key and List editors, a variety of intuitive audio editing tools and the seamless remote control integration and you get a one-of-its-kind solution for creating and performing electronic music.

For Vocalists:

Cubase includes a complete toolset for the correction and enhancement of vocal recordings. It is just a matter of seconds to adjust the pitch and timing of monophonic audio signals or to harmonize your lead vocals in beautifully composed choral arrangements. For more convenience, you can even edit voices from multiple tracks in one single editor. To make the most out of your vocal recordings, simply add some of the quality reverb, modulation and dynamics effects and you're done.

For Beat Producers:

Whether you're creating hip hop, rap or techno music, Cubase has the right tools at hand: from an MPC-style drum sampler to an intuitive step sequencer over to creative beat mangling tools, there are plenty of options to produce four-to-the-floor beats and massive rhythms. And Cubase also provides a genre-crossing range of ready-to-go samples, sounds and loops alongside massive EQs and inspiring effects that are just perfect for producers of electronic music.

For Guitarists:

From crystal clean to creamy crunch over to singing sustain, VST Amp Rack delivers rock-solid tones for your guitar tracks. Designed as a customizable rack, this virtual guitar tone suite offers multiple amps, classic stomp box effects, speaker cabinets and microphone models to choose from. The plug-in also highlights signature presets crafted by world-class guitarists from bands such as Meshuggah, Emperor, and Accept.

What's new in Cubase

Version 10.0.50:
  • Yet more maintenance update goodness is coming your way. Cubase 10.0.50 is a small update that includes several fixes

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StevensPeter
20 December 2018

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We have been using Cubase for a very long time: from 1990 until now. We have gone through the whole evolution. Unfortunately Cubase 9 was already a big disappointment and a step backwards in terms of usability compared to all previous versions. Cubase 10 is even more steps backwards. It is a colour box with a lot of small icons behind which the many functions are hidden. It really is a maze of illogically placed possibilities that stops your creative inspiration and leaves you frustrated with your music. The only positive point is that Cubase 10 now finally supports HiDPI. But it doesn't help to make the terrible new interface better. There are also a lot of bugs in the current version. Old projects are not always read in properly, it regularly crashes, ... It all no longer works pleasantly and smoothly. Really very regrettable. Once Cubase was the king of many studios, in recent years we have seen Cubase disappear and replaced by Logic Pro X, Ableton Live and ProTools. Really very unfortunate. Our conclusion: Cubase has put itself in the ranks of 'the toy' music tools, together with Fruityloops, Reaper, Bitwig Studio and Mulab. And doesn't deserve to have such a high price tag.
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Version 10.0.10.100
StevensPeter
20 December 2018
We have been using Cubase for a very long time: from 1990 until now. We have gone through the whole evolution. Unfortunately Cubase 9 was already a big disappointment and a step backwards in terms of usability compared to all previous versions. Cubase 10 is even more steps backwards. It is a colour box with a lot of small icons behind which the many functions are hidden. It really is a maze of illogically placed possibilities that stops your creative inspiration and leaves you frustrated with your music. The only positive point is that Cubase 10 now finally supports HiDPI. But it doesn't help to make the terrible new interface better. There are also a lot of bugs in the current version. Old projects are not always read in properly, it regularly crashes, ... It all no longer works pleasantly and smoothly. Really very regrettable. Once Cubase was the king of many studios, in recent years we have seen Cubase disappear and replaced by Logic Pro X, Ableton Live and ProTools. Really very unfortunate. Our conclusion: Cubase has put itself in the ranks of 'the toy' music tools, together with Fruityloops, Reaper, Bitwig Studio and Mulab. And doesn't deserve to have such a high price tag.
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Version 10.0.10.100
RavenNevermore
03 February 2017
Not sure what all the complaining is about... yes, they changed the GUI, but it doesn't take long to find your way around. I've been using Cubase since VST24 4.0. I also use ProTools and Logic. I still prefer Cubase.
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Version 9.0.10.150
Tommy-Gun
06 November 2016
Ones the leading DAW, now a feature loaded mess with an awful GUI that just doesn't make any sense when you need a good work flow. Steinberg did a great job creating Pro24 on Atari up to VST5. They lost it with version SX and higher.
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Version 7.5.40
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RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
22 February 2017
And you're the one that thinks that Live has a good workflow! lol Just stick to loops and let the real musicians use this.
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Jurij-Ricotti
01 March 2015
Cubase 7 was a complete failure app, I've got from 7.0 payed 100euro, than other 50euro for fix the bugs in 7.5 not completely fixed, no 7.5.30 with tons of bugs to and 7.5.40 final release before 8 with bugs not fixed yet in 8.0. I've purchased 8 upgrade paying 100euro again, and the app still crash with 3rd party plugs, cpu spikes with RME audio cards, and tons of new bugs not in the previous version, than I'm still working with 6.5.5 because is the only stable Cubase under OSX. I've asked also a refund but steinberg refuse it. 4 years of developing for an unuseful app on Mac. I've switched to Logic X now, I'm not happy but the app works with Native Instruments, Melodyne and all other plugs without problem.
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Version 7.5.30.243
RavenNevermore
28 February 2015
This listing is still out of date. Cubase Pro 8 was released the end of 2014. Lots of great new features.
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Version 7.5.30.243
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Jurij-Ricotti
Jurij-Ricotti
01 March 2015
yes and lot of new bugs....cmon, be serious.
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RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
01 March 2015
No serious bugs to speak of here.
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Jakob-joergensen
25 December 2014
Scrap app and USB key lock hell. Stress you max and makes your purchase feel VERY unappreciated. Stay away app!
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Version 7.5.30.243
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RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
28 February 2015
How is it "hell"? ProTools also uses a dongle. So do lots of plugins. It's not a big deal.

How about you comment on how well thew application works instead of wanting a way to pirate it.
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Jakob-joergensen
Jakob-joergensen
01 March 2015
Stress when you're a mobile creative guy with a stationary and laptop. Always afraid of loosing key. Finally the key broke.
Got so mad I decided to stay: Stuff it Sternberg. Happy Logic user now.
Sternberg is a no-go!
STAY AWAY!
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RavenNevermore
05 December 2013
This listing is very out of date. Cubase 7 was at 7.0.6, and Cubase 7.5 was just released. I've been using Cubase since the late 90s, with VST24 4.0. I'm a multi instrumentalist/composer. I use this for everything, unless I have to collaborate with someone that uses someone else, so I have Pro Tools and Logic just in case. For those people who like to bad mouth software, thee's very little difference between Cubase, Logic and Pro Tools. In fact the new Logic looks just like Cubase. Cubase works with more plugins too. I find it's easier to use than Pro Tools or Logic, and has better MIDI implementation than either of the other ones, since Steinberg was doing MIDI a lot longer. If you can't make music with Cubase, you don't know what you are doing. If you are a glorified DJ, stick with loop software like Live, or learn to play an instrument! ;)
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Version 7.0.0.2070
Bart-Pans
16 August 2013
Finally I have a macbook pro. And finally I can use Logic again. Long time ago, when it was available for windows, it was my fav recording software. Apple bought Logic and I was forced to use cubase but it never came any close to what logic can do. Excited times for me. A new OS and Logic back in the studio.
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Version 7.0.0.2070
Ali-Egypt
16 December 2012
Calling Cubase a 'classic' is correct - I clearly remember v1 on Atari ST - but ever sinds Ableton Live and Logic Pro it somehow feels like a toy. The Steinberg dudes always give high priority on graphical detail but forget the most important thing : Produce creative music. Sorry, v7 is still a big pain in the $ss with instability issues on the go. Conclusion: Cubase once was great but now suffers from hanging on with two other big DAW - Live and Logic Pro. Oh, and don't you hate the dongle hangovers? I do!!
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Version 7.0.0.2070
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RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
25 July 2013
Live? You're joking right? Cubase is right up there with Logic and Pro Tools. I have Logic, Pro Tools, Live and Cubase. I use Cubase most of the time. Instability? Maybe on your system. Cubase has been rock solid on my Macs since SX 1. What you're doing is giving your opinion not based on any kind of facts. Also, while dongles might be an inconvenience (and I don't have a problem with them), you also have to use them if you use Pro Tools, hence I have two dongles.
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Bart-Pans
Bart-Pans
16 August 2013
@Davidravenmoon: I was forced to use cubase after Apple bought logic. Trust me, cubase is just a toy compared to logic. I never liked working with it. The work flow is incredible confusion. Not to speak about the huge cpu load it creates. I am glad I bought a macbook pro so I can enjoy logic again. About live: imo live is also way better compared to cubase. It does not have a strange gui but it is incredible user friendly and just invites you to be creative. For recording purposes I advice using logic instead though.
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RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
16 August 2013
@Bart_Pans, trust you? lol I have Cubase 7, Pro Tools 9, and Logic Pro 9. Sorry, I prefer Cubase over both of them. It's all about what you are accustomed to. I've been using Cubase since the 90s. I'm very familiar with how it works. Cubase is closer to Pro Tools as far as the interface, but it's a lot easier to use. I find Logic unintuitive, which is a surprise since it's from Apple. It reminds me of Garage Band, which is also unintuitive. I do use that when I want to do a get a quick and dirty song idea captured. Logic Pro X looks more like Cubase than 9 did.
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RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
16 August 2013
As far as "work flow" what are you doing working with loops? That's not making music. Thats' using other people's music. If you are actually recording and playing, then Cubase is better than Live. It's also great for doing MIDI virtual instruments.
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Monkeyjunkey
15 December 2012
Isn't Cubase at version 7? Looks like this listing has not been updated for 8 years? Seriously?
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Version 2.2
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piquadratpi2
piquadratpi2
15 December 2012
Yes you are right! I always searched here in vain for some news or hints for the newest versions... :(
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