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Compare the versions of Cubase

All versions of Cubase share the same pristine sound quality and ease of use that make Cubase one of the world’s most popular recording and production solutions. Depending on the size and complexity of your projects, your feature requirements and budget, you can choose the Cubase version that fits you best. If you find that you need more facilities, of course you can upgrade.

General

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Latency Monitor
Notepad
MediaBay
ReWire
HiDPI support
Track Icons
Disabling Tracks
Softube Console 1 support
VST System Link
WaveLab file exchange
Workspaces
Project Logical Editor
Track Import
Project Browser
Track Archives
ARA 2 support
AAF support
OMF support
Profiles

Highlights

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Channel Strip 2
Advanced
Advanced
Basic
Basic
Basic
Chord Pads
MixConsole
Groove Agent SE 5
Sampler Track
Audio Warp Quantize
Comping
VariAudio 3
Control Room
Project Logical Editor

General

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Latency Monitor
Notepad
MediaBay
ReWire
HiDPI support
Track Icons
Disabling Tracks
Softube Console 1 support
VST System Link
WaveLab file exchange
Workspaces
Project Logical Editor
Track Import
Project Browser
Track Archives
ARA 2 support
AAF support
OMF support
Profiles

Composing

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Chord Pads
Chord Track
Chord Assistant - Circle of 5ths
Score Editor
Advanced
Basic
Basic
Basic
Basic
Hermode tuning
Arranger Track
Tempo Track
Signature Track
TrackVersions
Global Transpose Track
Note Expression
Chord Assistant - Proximity Mode
Expression Maps
MusicXML import & export
Time Warp

Recording

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Audio Pre-Record
MIDI Retrospective Record
Punch In & Punch Out
Pre-Roll & Post-Roll
Re-recording
Pool
Marker Track
10
1
1
1
1
Metronome
Advanced
Advanced
Basic
Basic
Basic
Comping
Control Room

Sequencing

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Key Editor
Drum Editor
Drum Maps
Track Quick Controls
Chord Editor
Chord Editing Section
List Editor
In-Place Editor
MPE Support
Tempo Detection Panel
Logical Editor

Audio editing

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Audio Parts
Hitpoint Detection
Sample Editor
Time Stretch
Group/Ungroup & Lock/Unlock
Render in-place
Audio Warp Quantize
VariAudio 3
Audio Alignment
Direct Offline Processing
Group Editing

Mixing

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Channel Strip 2
Advanced
Advanced
Basic
Basic
Basic
Simultaneous mixer views
3
1
1
1
1
Full-screen MixConsole
Ultra-precise automation curves
A/B Comparison
Track visibility management
Side-chaining
MixConsole History
Automation Virgin Territories
MixConsole Snapshots
Control Room incl. Cue Sends
Direct Routing
Loudness Meter
Link Groups
Listen Mode
Multi-channel true peak master meter
Stereo Combined Panner
VCA Faders
Wave Meters

Virtual instruments

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
HALion Sonic SE 3
Pro / Artist / Basic Set
Artist / Basic Set
Artist / Basic Set
Basic Set
Basic Set
Groove Agent SE 5
Prologue
Retrologue 2
Spector
Mystic
LoopMash 2.0
Trip for HALion Sonic SE
Flux for HALion Sonic SE

Effects

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
DJ EQ
Standard Channel EQ
Studio EQ
GEQ 10
Frequency EQ
GEQ 30
Voxengo CurveEQ
VST Dynamics
Limiter
Brickwall Limiter
Envelope Shaper
Gate
Maximizer
Tube Compressor
Vintage Compressor
Midi Gate
De Esser
Expander
Multiband Compressor
Multiband Envelope Shaper
Multiband Expander
Roomworks SE
REVelation
REVerence
Roomworks
Mono Delay
Ping Pong Delay
Stereo Delay
Mod Machine
Amp Simulator
Bit Crusher
Da Tube
Distortion
Grungelizer
VST Amp Rack
Channel Tape Saturation
Channel Tube Saturation
Quadrafuzz 2
Magneto 2
VST Bass Amp Rack
Distroyer
Soft Clipper
Metalizer
Ring Modulator
Auto Pan
Chopper
Chorus
Flanger
Phaser
Transformer
Tremolo
Vibrato
Rotary
LoopMash FX
Cloner
Studio Chorus
Dual Filter
Tone Booster
Wah Wah
Step Filter
Morph Filter
Octaver
Pitch Correct
Mono To Stereo
Stereo Enhancer
Mix6to2
Tuner
UV22HR
MixConvert
Mixer Delay
Multiscope
SMPTE Generator
Surround Panner
Test Generator

MIDI Effects

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Beat Designer
Arpache 5
Arpache SX
Auto LFO
Chorder
Compressor (MIDI)
Context Gate
Density
MIDI Control
MIDI Echo
MIDI Modifiers
MIDI Monitor
Micro Tuner
Note To CC
Quantizer
Step Designer
Track Control
Transformer

Collaboration

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
VST Transit
VST Connect SE 4

Video

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Video Import
Video Player
Extract Audio from Video
VR production suite
Video Follows Edit Mode

System requirements

System requirements

Cubase Pro 10
Cubase Elements 10
Cubase Artist 10
Cubase AI 10
Cubase LE 10
Operating systems (Windows)
Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit)
Operating systems (Mac)
macOS Sierra, macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave
macOS Sierra, macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave
macOS Sierra, macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave
macOS Sierra, macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave
macOS Sierra, macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave
CPU minimum
Intel Core i series or AMD Ryzen multi-core
Intel Core i series or AMD Ryzen multi-core
Intel Core i series or AMD Ryzen multi-core
Intel Core i series or AMD Ryzen multi-core
Intel Core i series or AMD Ryzen multi-core
CPU recommended
Intel i5 or faster
Intel i5 or faster
Intel i5 or faster
Intel i5 or faster
Intel i5 or faster
RAM minimum
4 GB
4 GB
4 GB
4 GB
4 GB
RAM recommended
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
Hard disk free space
30 GB
20 GB
30 GB
20 GB
20 GB
Display resolution minimum
1440 x 900
1440 x 900
1440 x 900
1440 x 900
1440 x 900
Display resolution recommended
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Graphics
Graphics card with DirectX 10 and WDDM 1.1 support (Windows only)
Graphics card with DirectX 10 and WDDM 1.1 support (Windows only)
Graphics card with DirectX 10 and WDDM 1.1 support (Windows only)
Graphics card with DirectX 10 and WDDM 1.1 support (Windows only)
Graphics card with DirectX 10 and WDDM 1.1 support (Windows only)
Port
USB Type-A for USB-eLicenser
USB Type-A for USB-eLicenser
OS compatible audio hardware
ASIO compatible audio hardware recommended for low-latency performance
Internet connection for
installer download, license activation, account sign up and product registration
installer download, license activation, account sign up and product registration
installer download, license activation, account sign up and product registration
installer download, license activation, account sign up and product registration
installer download, license activation, account sign up and product registration
Notes
This software version does not support 32-bit plug-ins.
This software version does not support 32-bit plug-ins.
This software version does not support 32-bit plug-ins.
This software version does not support 32-bit plug-ins.
This software version does not support 32-bit plug-ins.