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This is the Operation Manual for Steinberg’s Cubase. Here you will find detailed information about all the features and functions in the program.
The documentation applies to the operating systems Windows and macOS.
Features and settings that are specific to one of these platforms are clearly indicated. In all other cases, the descriptions and procedures in the documentation are valid for Windows and macOS.
Some points to consider:
- The screenshots are taken from Windows.
- Some functions that are available on the File menu on Windows can be found in the program name menu on macOS.
PDF Documents and Online Documentation
The documentation consists of several documents. You can read them online or download them from steinberg.help. To visit steinberg.help, do one of the following:
Enter www.steinberg.help in the address bar of your web browser.
In the program, select Help > Cubase Help.
The main Cubase reference documentation, with detailed descriptions of operations, parameters, functions, and techniques.
Remote Control Devices
Lists the supported MIDI remote control devices.
Describes the features and parameters of the included VST plug-ins and VST instruments.
Steinberg Library Manager
Describes how you can register and manage your VST Sound libraries.
HALion Sonic SE
Describes the features and parameters of the included VST instrument HALion Sonic SE.
Groove Agent SE
Describes the features and parameters of the included VST instrument Groove Agent SE.
In our documentation, we use typographical and markup elements to structure information.
The following typographical elements mark the following purposes.
Requires you to complete an action or to fulfill a condition before starting a procedure.
Lists the steps that you must take to achieve a specific result.
Informs you about issues that might affect the system, the connected hardware, or that might bring a risk of data loss.