Close Up: Steinberg

Innovative Solutions since 1984: One of the world’s largest manufacturers of music and audio software and hardware, Steinberg has been providing award-winning, technologically advanced music and media production products for musicians and producers of music, video and film since 1984. With over two million users worldwide, Steinberg’s range of products is renowned in all aspects of modern digital audio processing, and form the backbone of facilities specializing in music composition and production, mastering, restoration, broadcast, sound design, audio post for the film industry among many others. “We define innovative solutions with features no one else has thought of,” says Greg Ondo, Senior Technical Specialist. “Steinberg is dedicated to solving problems before our customers realize they have them. We’re a company that listens to its users and provides solutions so that people can better realize their creativity.”

Cubase: “Since its launch in 1989, Cubase has become our most widely used program for creating music,” says Ondo. “It’s designed for composers and songwriters who want versatility in editing and mixing.” With millions of musicians, producers and sound engineers around the world using it, Cubase is one of the most popular digital audio workstations. Its pristine sound quality, intuitive handling and unrivaled range of advanced tools, make it the most complete DAW on the market today and sets the benchmark for contemporary music production software. Cubase combines industry-leading sound quality, intuitive handling and a range of advanced audio and MIDI tools for composition, recording, editing and mixing.

The Three Tiers of Cubase: The best way to immerse into the Steinberg family of products is Cubase Elements, whose maximum flexibility and lightweight user interface make it easy to harmonize and arrange music with the innovative and unique Chord Pads and Arranger Track. The next tier is Cubase Artist, whose rich feature set is tailored to instrumentalists and songwriters and offers streamlined recording and editing tools, inspirational composing features, excellent virtual instruments, FX, amps and more. Next, the state-of-the-art mixing environment in Cubase Pro is unmatched in terms of flexibility, quality and workflow. VCA faders and Control Link Groups let you master even complex mixing situations. The 5.1 surround
support makes Cubase Pro the first choice in many film studios worldwide.