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2 September 2005

Cubase 3.1 upgrade released

Filed under: Music software at 3:47 pm (3 comments)

Cubase SX 3.1 and Cubase SL 3.1 upgrades are now available from Steinberg. I said earlier that Steinberg had said the Cubase 3.1 upgrade would be released in late August. They did make it, but only just — the press release came out on the 31st.

Despite having dozens of new features, the new upgrade is free to registered Cubase users. I mentioned before that the main feature in Cubase 3.1 is improved hardware integration. The website also discusses some of the other previously-noted features:

“The 3.1 versions of Cubase SL and Cubase SX also offer a range of other new features. These include the new “Equal-Power” panner which maintains equal power across the entire panning range, while the new Mixer key commands offer full control of the entire VST mixer using customized key commands. Users of Cubase SX/SL 3.1 can also render playback parameters into MIDI data, “freezing” MIDI track play parameters quickly and permanently for project transfer to another application. Cubase SX/SL 3.1 include advanced multiprocessor support, including the latest dual-core processors from AMD and Intel, giving professional users full access to the latest high-end workstation computers with dramatic performance gain. Cubase SX3.1 now supports Steinberg’s DTS and Dolby Digital Encoder plug-ins, allowing Cubase SX users to encode to these popular industry-standard surround formats.”

More articles about Cubase

  1. […] Steinberg have released a free upgrade to Nuendo, their high-end music production powerhouse. The upgrade takes you to Nuendo 3.1 from from version 3. This upgrade follows on from their recent Cubase 3.1 upgrade. In fact, the title of the Nuendo web page is “Steinberg – Cubase SL/SX 3.1″ so it looks as if they’ve been busy copying and pasting over at Steinberg webquarters. The new feature sets overlap a little bit — for example, both Cubase 3.1 and Nuendo 3.1 have the new “equal-power” panner. Other than that, the Nuendo updates are mostly to do with video-related work and Euphonix hardware integration, as well as a number of nice tweaks. […]

    Nuendo 3.1 free upgrade on 7 September 2005 at 11:30 am

  2. […] Steinberg will soon release Cubase SE3, the new version of its entry-level music production and sequencing software. This upgrade brings in some of the features from the professional Cubase SX3 package, such as delay compensation. Steinberg’s view is that “Cubase SE3 is ideal for anyone working on a tight budget but who can’t do without professional technologies in their home recording, project or pre-production environment.” […]

    Steinberg Cubase SE3 on 25 September 2005 at 10:07 am

  3. I have Cubase SX Version 2.0.1 Build 10 – how can I upgrade to Cubase SX 3.1

    J Bruce Laughrey on 22 January 2008 at 2:33 am

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