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Cubase® 6 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Robert Guerin, Michael Miller

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Chapter 5. Creating a New Project

Projects in Cubase 6 are the equivalent of documents in Microsoft Word, image files in Adobe Photoshop, or any other software-specific file format. A project holds all the information needed to re-create the work, with the exception of media files, which are saved as separate entities on your media drive and referred to by the project file when you are editing it.

In theory, you can have as many projects open in Cubase as you want (although only one can be active and playable at a time). In practice, however, your system’s resources will most likely dictate how many projects you can load into memory simultaneously. The more tracks and plug-ins loaded into a project, the more memory it tends to use up in your computer. ...

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