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Your Cubase® Studio by Steve Pacey

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Cubase, Cubase Studio, and Cubase SE: The Big Differences

There are big cost differences among the various Cubase versions, but there are also very good reasons for that. Cubase Studio 4 is half the retail price of Cubase 4, and Cubase SE is less than half the price of Cubase Studio 4. The interesting thing is, you can create music that is suitable for radio, TV, and film using any of the three software versions. So you may ask, “If quality isn’t an issue, why would I pay five times more for the full version of Cubase?” The simple answer: You get a lot more bells and whistles.

Let’s start by comparing Cubase 4 with Cubase Studio 4. Both programs record unlimited audio tracks, allow unlimited use of virtual instruments, include SoundFrame, have ...

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