It's a whole new ball game. 14/03/02Press Release
Frankfurt Musikmesse 2002 (ictw) - Steinberg Media Technologies AG is proud to present the new Cubase SX at the Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany. The unique success story of Cubase is known the world over. Steinberg revolutionized the music industry with computer-based virtual recording studio. The sequencer technology in Cubase made music styles such as techno, hip-hop, dance and drum'n'bass possible. With the introduction of VST (Virtual Studio Technology), PCs and Apple Macintosh computers became professional recording studios. Cubase effectively harnesses today's high processor performance to offer musicians all the possibilities of a professional studio - "From the first idea to the finished CD".
Cubase is the creative production tool used in the studios of Hollywood's film score composers. The score for films such as "Gladiator" and "Lion King" were created using Steinberg music technology.
Being the most powerful and intuitive Cubase ever, the new Cubase SX marks the beginning of a new era. Cubase SX is a completely new program and is equipped with latest technologies developed at Steinberg's digital audio laboratories. Cubase SX features fantastic handling and breathtaking performance for maximum sound quality and a unique music creation experience. Cubase SX has been developed to support the creative process without letting technology get in the way of the art of making music.
Cubase SX offers the following new functions and technologies:<
Windows XP and Mac OS X support
New user interface
Graphic automation of all parameters
5.1 surround mixing
Musical real-time MIDI processing
Complete set of virtual instrument
New "Nuendo based" Audio Engine
New Audio Editing features by the Nuendo development team
WaldorfTM synthesizer technology
Quadra Fuzz by Craig Anderton
Wide palette of virtual effect processors
24 Bit / 96 kHz
and many more...
Cubase SX will be available at the end of Q2 2002 for €799 (MSRP). The update from Cubase VST/32 will cost €149, the update from Cubase VST Score €199 and the update from Cubase VST €299.