Cubase
Cubase
11.0.0.300
2.5
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Cubase free download for Mac

Cubase for Mac

11 November 2020

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

What is Cubase for Mac

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 11.0.0.300:

Note: Cubase returns with this major release that encompasses all three editions: Pro, Artist and Elements. Cubase 11 boasts a sheer endless number of new features and enhancements to its studio-grade audio and MIDI tools for composing, recording, editing and mixing
The Cubase 11 editions are available from resellers and through the Steinberg Online Shop. Various downloadable updates and upgrades, crossgrades, and education versions are exclusively available through the Steinberg Online Shop and the Steinberg website
Customers who have activated Cubase Pro 10.5, Cubase Artist 10.5 and Cubase Elements 10.5 or earlier versions since October 14, 2020, are eligible for a free, downloadable Grace Period update to the latest version, respectively.

New features:
  • Advanced Audio Export: Save time with new export queues [Pro]
  • Sampler Track 2: New creative features including slicing, LFOs and legato glide [Pro, Artist, Elements]
  • Scale Assistant: Follow, quantize and play live to a set scale [Pro, Artist, Elements]
  • Advanced Key Editor: Create perfect pitch bends and more [Pro, Artist, Elements]
  • Global Tracks: Stay in sync more easily [Pro]
  • Frequency 2: Amazingly precise dynamic EQ for better mixing [Pro]
  • Squasher: Improve leads, tame bass and enhance reverb for EDM [Pro, Artist, Elements]
  • Score Editor: Workflow improvements and beautiful new fonts [Pro]
  • New Samples: Six fresh, exclusive sound and loop sets [Pro, Artist, Elements]
  • SuperVision: Super-flexible, customizable metering [Pro, Artist]
  • Imager: Multiband stereo placement for perfect panning [Pro, Artist]
  • MultiTap Delay Surround Support: Delay in up to 5.1 surround sound [Pro]
  • Windows 10 Variable DPI: More scaling settings [Pro, Artist, Elements]
  • Cubase Artists/Elements Upgrades: More bang for fewer bucks [Pro, Artist, Elements]
  • Multiple Side-Chain: Improved input architecture [Pro, Artist, Elements]
  • Eucon Support: Latest Avid console compatibility [Pro]
  • VST Connect SE 5: Resizable HiDPI-ready interface for remote recording solutions [Pro]
  • Workflow and UI Improvements: Refinements to make your working life easier [Pro, Artist]
  • Apple Metal Acceleration: Enjoy maximum Mac performance [Pro, Artist, Elements]
  • SpectraLayers One: Remarkable visual editing and audio source separation [Pro, Artist]
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StevensPeter
StevensPeter
Dec 20 2018
10.0.10.100
2.0
Dec 20 2018
2.0
Version: 10.0.10.100
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.
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Feb 3 2017
9.0.10.150
5.0
Feb 3 2017
5.0
Version: 9.0.10.150
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.
Tommy-Gun
Tommy-Gun
Nov 6 2016
7.5.40
2.5
Nov 6 2016
2.5
Version: 7.5.40
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.
Jurij-Ricotti
Jurij-Ricotti
Mar 1 2015
7.5.30.243
0.5
Mar 1 2015
0.5
Version: 7.5.30.243
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.
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Feb 28 2015
7.5.30.243
5.0
Feb 28 2015
5.0
Version: 7.5.30.243
This listing is still out of date. Cubase Pro 8 was released the end of 2014. Lots of great new features.
Jakob-joergensen
Jakob-joergensen
Dec 25 2014
7.5.30.243
0.5
Dec 25 2014
0.5
Version: 7.5.30.243
Scrap app and USB key lock hell. Stress you max and makes your purchase feel VERY unappreciated. Stay away app!
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Dec 5 2013
7.0.0.2070
5.0
Dec 5 2013
5.0
Version: 7.0.0.2070
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! ;)
Bart-Pans
Bart-Pans
Aug 16 2013
7.0.0.2070
1.0
Aug 16 2013
1.0
Version: 7.0.0.2070
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.
Ali-Egypt
Ali-Egypt
Dec 16 2012
7.0.0.2070
3.0
Dec 16 2012
3.0
Version: 7.0.0.2070
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!!
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Dec 15 2012
2.2
0.0
Dec 15 2012
0.0
Version: 2.2
Isn't Cubase at version 7? Looks like this listing has not been updated for 8 years? Seriously?
Mfarouk
Mfarouk
Feb 13 2007
2.2
0.0
Feb 13 2007
0.0
Version: 2.2
no download being establishd
Chris-Reed
Chris-Reed
May 24 2004
2.2
5.0
May 24 2004
5.0
Version: 2.2
This now works great, upon first inspection, with Panther, making a bit of a white elephant into a full on proffessional app. After being assured in October 2003 that a fix to make Cubase SL compatible with 10.3 should be available 'within a month' this is a welcome updater. Thanks Steinberg. Just next time dear reader, if you call them and the reply to your question ends '...in a month.', ask 'Which month?' Sorry if this pi22@s off any developers but £200 is a lot for an app that doesn't work. Cubase works very good now. Danke.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
  • Cubase (or Cubase Artist) 9.5.x installation and license
  • CoreAudio compatible audio hardware
  • Minimum 4GB of RAM
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