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Steinberg Cubase 11 Artist


  • Award-winning 64-bit floating-point Steinberg audio engine with up to 192 kHz, flexible routing and full automatic delay compensation
  • Comprehensive set of 8 outstanding instruments and over 70 high-end audio and MIDI VST effect processors
  • Intelligent compositional tools like Chord Track and Chord Pads for creative and playful composing of harmonic progressions and advanced voicings
  • Lightning-fast multi-take comping with the dedicated lane tracks and the click-and-drag comp tool for conjuring the perfect recording
  • MixConsole for pro mixing desk experience and integrated high-end channel strip with dynamics and EQ
  • Thousands of MIDI construction kits, audio loops and samples included
  • Streamlined music notation and score editing feature set

Award-Winning Music Production Software

Cubase has long been a keystone in the music production world. It is revered for its innovative sequencing, editing and mixing abilities. Previous versions have gained Steinberg a wide range of awards and accolades, further cementing its reputation as one of the most versatile and powerful DAWs on the market.

Cubase 11 provides a variety of new enhancements, effects and virtual instruments; expanding its ever-growing arsenal of audio tools. A range of new tools are included with the Artist version including: LatencyMonitor, Groove Agent SE 5, Distroyer and MPE support.

The highly intuitive interface allows you to compose, record, edit and mix songs with ease. You can record instruments, vocals, ensembles or soloists and produce the perfect take every time.

Revised Channel Strip

One of the most prominent new features is the redesigned Channel Strip. The channel strip is the most important element when it comes to mixing and editing audio. The new and improved design is more ergonomic, providing a quicker workflow. It also extends the Channel Strip’s functionality, providing new metering elements and direct visual feedback of each module.

For instance, you can view the VU meter for certain plugins, as well as the frequency range of an EQ module. This can greatly aid in mixing, allowing you to see your changes and module settings at a glance. It also includes controls from the module on the channel strip, allowing you to make quick and easy changes without having to pull up the full plugin/module.

Latency Monitor

A handy tool for latency compensation. Latency Monitor allows you to monitor and fix latency issues with ease. Between monitoring and recording, latency can be a make or break issue, specially for home users. The Latency Monitor section gives you full control over your latency, even providing the means to adjust individual latency of each plugin for optimal flexibility.

New Distroyer Plugin and Improved Side-Chaining

A prominent new plugin included with Cubase Artist 11 is the Distroyer. The Distroyer is the perfect tool and mangling and destroying audio. It can add everything from subtle analog warmth, to aggressive and in-your-face distortion. It is perfect for adding texture, body and harmonics to any sounds source. It is also perfect for implementing non-linear distortion within effects chains.

Side-chaining has also been made easier. Side-chaining is perfect for create space between kicks and bass, as well as creating a pumping effect between instruments. Side-chaining is one of most popular mixing technique in music production. The new and simplified side-chain allows you to create routes with a few clicks. You can also activate side-chaining in your FX plug-in chain, by selecting the source from the list for quick and easy changes.

5GB of Brand-New Sound Content

Cubase Artist 11 comes complete with 5GB of fresh sound content comprised of one-shots, loops, samples and more. The new sound content is split into six different groups: Analog Techno, Soul Assembly, Raw Ambience, Mystic Spaces, Block Buster and Hip Hop Vault. These sounds and loops have been hand-picked by some of the most popular producers within their genre. The sound content is created by Florian Meindl, Soul Surplus, RawTekk, Ferdinand Forsch, Allen Morgan and hip-hop producer Beat Butcha.

The genre-spanning sounds and loops have been meticulously crafted, providing a diverse range of sounds. The content spans Drum and Bass, Hip-Hop, Techno, Soul, Ambient and even sounds for audio/visual work.


The reference standard for music production software

Produce music, record, edit, arrange and mix songs from start to finish

Redesigned Channel Strip offers better metering and functionality

32-bit integer and 64-bit audio continues the Cubase audio engine’s commitment to ultimate, no-compromise quality

Easy side-chaining: quickly and easily set up side-chaining to make space in mixes or create distinctive effects

Groove Agent SE 5 brings a new user interface and many improvements to the best drum production tool

5GB of high-quality sound and loops from six highly acclaimed producers

Distroyer add everything from subtle analog warmth to searing heat for mixes and individual instruments

Latency Monitor lets you quickly allows you to quickly and easily know exactly where and how much latency is occurring

Effects in the media rack: Radical improvement of plugins workflow, with drag and drop functionality and improved display

MPE support provides easy and convenient setup of MPE controllers

Cubase 11 is packed with a wide range of usability, performance and quality improvements

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