4 for U (click to enlarge)
The new Cubase 4 (we were right there) introduces a number of new features including, SoundFrame universal sound manager, Control Room, 30 new Vst Plugs, 3 new instruments, a redesigned user interface plus enhanced score and notation. More on this later.
â€œWeâ€™re very excited about this terrific achievement in music production technology,â€� says Andreas Stelling, Steinbergâ€™s General Manager. â€œItâ€™s without doubt the best Cubase ever, and the result of Steinbergâ€™s excellent capability in innovation and strong orientation around the needs of musicians and producers, he adds.
Now for those features in full
SoundFrameâ„¢ universal sound manager helps users organize, preview and retrieve audio, video and project files, patches for software and hardware synths, Track and Instrument Presets and much more, including the powerful MediaBay browser and media file management system
Control Room* seamlessly integrates Cubase 4 within analogue monitoring environments with up to four separate monitor mixes, external audio input integration, speaker selection, talkback and more
Brand new VST3 plug-in set with over 30 new plug-ins including StudioEQ*, Cloner, ModMachine, AmpSimulator and guitar tuner, new Multiband Compressor and many more
New VST instruments: 3 outstanding new synthesizers: Prologue, Spector* and Mystic* as well as HALion One sample player with hundreds of new instruments based on Yamaha Motif waveforms
New redesigned user interface with enhanced navigability, configurable channel strip and track inspector as well as a range of new mixer functions
Enhanced Score and Notation features further extend Cubase extensive functionality by adding new settings dialogue, symbol inspector and two new score fonts
New Instrument Track class accelerates handling of VST Instruments and combines MIDI and plug-in automation within the same track
Cross platform support for WindowsÂ® and Mac OSX Universal Binary
Cubase 4 or Cubase Studio 4?
Cubase Studio 4 is a streamlined version with many of the same technologies that make version 4 the best Cubase ever. Tailored for composers, musicians and project studios as well as students and educators, Cubase Studio 4 offers professional music production technology streamlined to offer a high-quality set of essential tools and features at a lower price point than Cubase 4. Customers updating from Cubase SL3 will find new features such as full score editing and printing, the enhanced AudioWarp functions as well as Studio Connections Recall support. Customers who purchase Cubase 4 will find additional advanced features required for the final production phases including surround support, full Control Room functionality and specialized plug-ins and tools for creating a final mixdown.
Price and availability
Cubase 4 and Cubase Studio 4 will ship in October 2006. Cubase 4 will retail for â‚¬879.00**, Cubase Studio 4 will retail for â‚¬399.00**.
* Feature included in Cubase 4 onlyMore From: STEINBERG