Steinberg introduces Cubasis app to iPad

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[] Hamburg, Germany - Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH has announced the release of their latest iOS app, Cubasis, a multitouch sequencer streamlined for the iPad that offers discerning musicians a reliable, portable music production solution in the proven Steinberg quality.

"Cubasis for the iPad is what many of our customers have been waiting for, and all Cubase users will instantly feel at home with it," commented Carlos Mendoza Rohde, product marketing manager at Steinberg. "And with unlimited audio and MIDI tracks, export to Cubase and lots of loops, sounds and effects, Cubasis is sure to meet the expectations put upon a sophisticated music production and recording software."

Supporting iPad's multitouch gestures, Cubasis opens to the familiar arrangement window with its track list and inspector known from Steinberg's professional Cubase music production system. Cubasis offers export to Dropbox, AudioCopy and SoundCloud plus project compatibility to its desktop equivalent, Cubase, for Windows and OS X operating systems.

Cubasis features unlimited audio and MIDI tracks. Recorded tracks can be mixed with the integrated mixer, processed with more than ten audio effects the likes of compressor, equalizer and delay, and edited within the easy-to-use Sample Editor.

The included 70+ instrument sounds are based on Steinberg's acclaimed HALion Sonic workstation, ensuring proven quality complemented by over 300 MIDI and audio loops. These can be triggered using the virtual keyboard and drum pads or by hooking up to Core MIDI compliant external keyboard. The Key Editor allows users to add and change MIDI notes efficiently.

Cubasis is compatible with iPad 2 (48 voices), iPad 3 (64 voices), iPad 4 (64 voices) and iPad mini (48 voices) running iOS 6. Cubase versions compatible with Cubasis are Cubase 7, Cubase 6.5, Cubase Artist 7, Cubase Artist 6.5, Cubase Elements 6, Cubase LE 6 and Cubase AI 6. Installing the Cubase project import extension is a requirement.

Availability and pricing:
Cubasis is available as download through the App Store. The price is 44.99 euros including German VAT.

Features at a glance:
* Unlimited audio and MIDI tracks (depending on the device used)
* Over 70 virtual instrument sounds based on HALion Sonic
* Mixer with over 10 effect processors (insert and send effects)
* Over 300 MIDI and audio loops
* Virtual keyboard and virtual drum pads
* Sample Editor and Key Editor
* Export to Cubase, Dropbox, SoundCloud, AudioCopy and email
* Core Audio and Core MIDI compatible hardware supported
* Sequence other Core MIDI apps (MIDI recording only) and run Cubasis simultaneously via background audio
* Import audio from your iTunes music library or using iTunes file sharing, use AudioPaste or set up a Wi-Fi server in Cubasis
* Audio mixdown and MIDI export

Located in Hamburg, Germany, Steinberg is known the world over for its audio software and hardware solutions. The company has been developing, manufacturing and selling innovative products for musicians and producers in the music, film, post production and multimedia industries since 1984. Steinberg products are used by Grammy and Oscar award-winning composers, engineers and producers. The company also offers business customers license management and copy protection systems. Copyright (C) 2012 Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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