Steinberg Cubase Elements 9.5 Music Production Software (Boxed)

Steinberg Cubase Elements 9.5 Music Production Software (Boxed)

Steinberg Cubase Elements 9.5 Music Production Software (Boxed)

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Product Highlights

  • 48 Audio, 64 MIDI, 24 Instrument Tracks
  • 24 Physical Inputs and Outputs
  • 32-Bit / 192 kHz Audio Engine
  • 3 VIs and Over 40 Audio & MIDI Effects
  • Sampler Track with Caleidoscope Library
  • MixConsole With Channel Strip
  • Pitch Correction and Audio Manipulation
  • MIDI Construction Kits, Audio Loops
  • Chord Track & Chord Pads Tools
  • Mac OS X, Windows
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Steinberg Cubase Elements overview

  • 1Description

Designed for home recordists, bands, singer/songwriters, creative musicians, Steinberg Cubase Elements 9.5 offers a streamlined music production environment with pristine sound quality and a multitude of possibilities for composing, recording, editing, mixing, and mastering music. This award-winning software accommodates up to 24 physical inputs and outputs, and utilizes a 32-bit audio engine compatible with resolutions up to 192 kHz. The system includes 48 audio, 64 MIDI, and 24 instrument tracks with full automatic delay compensation and flexible routing. The integrated MixConsole provides a high-end channel strip complete with EQ and dynamics, automation with precise adjustment curves, and a mixing workflow that can be quickly tailored to suit your artistic vision.

At the heart of MIDI sequencing in Cubase Elements 9.5 are the Key Editor and Drum Editor windows. These two areas offer intuitive and powerful tools for creating and shaping performances, developing arrangements, constructing and reworking beats, rhythms, grooves, and more. The software comes with thousands of MIDI construction kits, audio loops, and samples, which can be used as building blocks to create sketches or full songs, with just a few clicks.

Cubase Elements 9.5 features a set of three virtual instruments that includes HALion Sonic SE 3, Groove Agent SE 4, and Prologue, plus a suite of over 40 high-end audio and MIDI VST effect processors. Sampler Track allows you to turn any imported or recorded audio file into a playable instrument with full filter, pitch, and envelope controls for sound design flexibility. You can also drag any MIDI part into the Sampler Control window and start to experiment with the instantly rendered audio file. Intelligent tools like Chord Track and Chord Pads provide a playful and creative way to compose a song by jamming with chords and patterns in real time.


What's New in Version 9.5

  • 64-bit mixing engine: Advanced audio engine calculates your summing, mixing, and effects processing with double-precision accuracy, performing each task with a high level of detail, dynamics, and transparency.
  • Automation editing curves: Precise automation curves for creating and editing smooth transitions while keeping mouse clicks to a minimum. 
  • Sampler Track enhancements: Drag any MIDI part in the Sampler Control window and start experimenting with the instantly rendered audio file. Compare different settings with the convenient A/B mode, which features undo/redo capability.
  • Automation Range Tool: The new Range Tool lets you edit your automation faster, easier, and more conveniently. The Range Tool adjusts levels, creates ramps, and scales the automation in either absolute or relative mode.
  • Adapt to Zoom: This new feature automatically adjusts the grid to your zoom level. Zooming out decreases the grid snap level while zooming in increases the grid snap level, ensuring efficient and precise editing workflow at all scales.
  • Video engine: New video engine supports the most relevant codecs as well as external video cards.
  • Production Presets: FX chain presets for all kinds of instrument and vocal tracks. The new mastering track presets are designed for a wide range of musical genres and can be used on the master bus or group channels.

Top 10 Key Features

  • Award-winning 32-bit / 192 kHz Steinberg audio engine, 64-bit mixing engine, flexible routing, and full automatic delay compensation.
  • Simultaneous playback of 48 audio tracks, 64 MIDI tracks, 24 instrument tracks, and up to 24 physical inputs and outputs.
  • MixConsole for pro mixing desk experience and integrated high-end channel strip with dynamics and EQ.
  • Suite of 40 high-end audio and MIDI VST effect processors, including Pitch Correct for intonation correction, the VST Amp Rack guitar tone suite, and many more.
  • Sample editor covers all common audio editing tasks.
  • Intelligent compositional tools like Chord Track, Chord Pads for playfully and creatively composing with chords.
  • Set of 3 virtual instruments includes HALion Sonic SE 3, Groove Agent SE 4, and Prologue.
  • Thousands of MIDI construction kits, audio loops, and samples that can be used as building blocks to create sketches, play-alongs, or even full songs with just a few clicks.
  • Basic score editing features for music notation and composition.
  • Full upward compatibility with Cubase Pro and Cubase Artist for seamless upgrading to the next level.


MIDI Editors
  • Key Editor: At the heart of MIDI sequencing in Cubase is the Key Editor, the place where melodies, chords, arrangements, and performances take shape, and where ideas are sketched out and developed.
  • Drum Editor: The place for constructing and reworking beats, rhythms, and grooves. It offers a plethora of features to let you come up with the perfect rhythm for your song or production.
  • Score Editor: A professional notation environment with full support for just about all symbol, display, and editing options. The editor offers support for lyrics and remarks, as well as drum notes, guitar tablature, and lead sheets.
  • List Editor: An advanced MIDI editing tool that gives fast access to every single aspect of a MIDI note, a timesaver in complex projects.
Sampler Track
  • Use any piece of audio to create a Sampler Track, play the sample chromatically, manipulate it with its on-board filters and controls.
  • Comes with Caleidoscope, a dedicated sample library with hundreds of samples and presets to get you started right away.
Intelligent Compositional Tools
  • Chord Track: Cubase features a global Chord Track to facilitate working with chords in a project context, and enables transform and harmonize functions throughout the application.
  • Chord Pads: Jam with chords and patterns in real time. The chord pads are playable via a MIDI keyboard, and real-time parameters allow you to easily improvise chord performances by changing voicings, tensions, and more on the fly.


  • Retrospective Record: No take ever gets lost because record mode wasn’t engaged in time.
  • FX Handling: Any VST plug-in can be recorded with the signal, or simply used for monitoring.
  • Intuitive user interface: Interface with easy-to-use folders, customizable track views, and custom color schemes for differentiating tracks at a glance.
  • I/O Handling: The VST Connections window allows you to create custom I/O setups, customize port names, and switch between different I/O setups on the fly.
  • Re-Record Mode: Simply hit the record button again, and the recording will start from the original position, preserving the original pre-count and metronome settings.

Audio Editing

Sample Editor
  • Sample Editor: Full editing toolset offers a wide range of functions that cover common editing tasks right down to the sample level.
Pitch Correction and Audio Manipulation
  • Vocal editing and pitch alteration of individual notes in monophonic vocal recordings—playback only.
  • Includes auto-tuning effect.
  • Full integration with the Chord Track ensures correct pitch for your harmonies.
  • Harmonize your lead vocals with composed choral arrangements.
Drum Recording and Drum Loops
  • Transient and tempo detection: Detect single hits, rolls, and ghost notes fast and accurately.
  • Hitpoints are automatically calculated in the background as soon as audio material is recorded or imported into the arrangement window.
  • Tempo detection algorithm accurately determines the tempo of any rhythmic audio material.
  • Tempo map can be used to keep the dynamic feeling of natural tempo variations or to remove unwanted tempo changes quickly.
  • Use Hitpoint-to-MIDI function to replace, double, or enrich live-recorded drum sounds.


  • 64-bit floating-point mixing engine with 24 physical inputs and outputs, 32 group channels, and 16 inserts per channel
  • Entirely scalable and dedicated full-screen mode.
  • View Sets and Channel Zones.
  • Control Link groups and Quick Link system for channel parameters.
  • Customizable track icons and track notepad.
  • Drag-and-drop support throughout the mixer.
  • Direct routing with one click.
  • Dynamic inserts and sends provide streamlined overview.
  • A/B comparison and global bypass of all audio effects.
  • Plug-in and channel search function.
  • Optimized for mouse-free operation with virtually all channel elements accessible via blind reader software and computer keyboard.
MixConsole History
  • MixConsole History tracks all changes made in the MixConsole and easily lets you choose stages of your mixing process by selecting them from a list.
Channel Strip
  • Channel strip integrated into each single channel.
  • High- and low-pass filters, 4-band StudioEQ with spectrum analyzer, noise gate, de-esser, and three compressors.
  • Envelope Shaper fully controls attack and release.
  • Includes over 300 presets by US producer Allen Morgan.
  • Dedicated automation panel for quick access to all automation functions.
  • Set up a complete automation within minutes.
  • Smart scaling tools offer an intuitive user experience when working with automation data, including simultaneous editing of multiple events and streamlined graphics.
File Export
  • Supports almost all standard formats, including AIFF, Sound Designer II, Wave, Wave 64, Broadcast Wave, MP3, MP3 surround, and Windows Media Audio Pro.
  • Channel Batch Export: Allows for the export of multiple mixer channels to audio files, ideal for freeing up system resources with all files and VSTi tracks exported to audio tracks.

Virtual Instruments

  • HALion Sonic SE 3: Sample player and synthesizer. Features an arpeggiator module with four variations and over 150 dynamic sounds. Effects include tape saturator, wah-wah, auto filter, step flanger, ring modulator, octaver, vintage ensemble, envelope shaper, and rotary.
  • Groove Agent SE 4: MPC-style drum sampler includes a wide range of effects, pattern playback functions and comfortable sample editing. Emulates the character of the 12-bit era. Comes with a variety of drum kits and ready-to-go grooves, from crackling vinyl beats to realistic acoustic drum sounds.
  • Prologue: Polyphonic subtractive synthesizer with great sounding multimode variable resonance filters, powerful modulation capabilities and cranking onboard effects.


  • Standard Channel EQ
  • StudioEQ
  • DJ-EQ
  • Brickwall Limiter
  • Compressor
  • Vintage Compressor
  • Tube Compressor
  • Tape/Tube Saturation
  • VSTDynamics
  • DeEsser
  • Limiter
  • Maximizer
  • Gate
  • Envelope Shaper
  • Chopper
Reverb and Delay
  • Roomworks SE
  • MonoDelay
  • PingPongDelay
  • AmpSimulator
  • VST Amp Rack
  • ToneBooster
  • Distortion
  • DaTube
  • Grungelizer
  • Bitcrusher
Filter, Pitch, and Spatial
  • Dual Filter
  • Step Filter
  • Morph Filter
  • Wah Wah
  • Pitch Correct
  • Octaver
  • Stereo Enhancer
  • Mono To Stereo
  • Chorus
  • Flanger
  • Phaser
  • Tremolo
  • Vibrato
  • Auto Pan
  • Rotary
  • Tranceformer
  • Ring Modulator
  • Metalizer
Mastering and Tools
  • UV22HR
  • Tuner
UPC: 802240467694
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Steinberg Cubase Elements 9.5 Music Production Software (Boxed)
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    Steinberg Cubase Elements specs

    System Requirements Mac OS X 10.11, macOS Sierra
    Windows 7, 8.x, 10 (64-bit)

    64-bit Intel or AMD multicore processor (Intel i5 or faster recommended)
    4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
    12 GB free HD space
    1366 x 768 display resolution (1920 x 1080 recommended)
    Graphics card with DirectX 10 and WDDM 1.1 support (Windows only)
    OS-compatible audio hardware (ASIO compatible audio hardware recommended for low-latency performance)

    An internet connection is required for activation, account setup and personal product registration
    Additional downloads may be required for the installation

    This software version does not support 32-bit plug-ins
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.1 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.4 x 5.5 x 0.5"

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