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In-App purchases for Cubasis

Expand your Cubasis with professional instruments and effects from Steinberg.

Cubasis offers the possibility to include more features and add-ons through in-app purchases. To buy these add-ons, please visit the Cubasis in-app store by clicking the shop symbol in the top right area of the app.

Upgrade from Cubasis LE to the full feature set of Cubasis for a great price!

  • Unlimited number of audio and MIDI tracks
  • 24 assignable physical inputs and outputs
  • 32-bit floating point audio engine
  • Audio I/O resolution of up to 24-bit/96 kHz
  • iOS 32- and 64-bit support
  • Real-time time-stretching and pitch-shifting featuring zplane’s élastique 3
  • Micrologue virtual analog synthesizer with 126 ready-to-go presets
  • MicroSonic with over 120 virtual instrument sounds based on HALion Sonic, HALiotron and Allen Morgan drum kits
  • MiniSampler to create your own instruments (includes 20 factory instruments)
  • Mixer with studio-grade channel strip per track and 16 effect processors
  • Fully automatable DJ-like Spin FX effect plug-in
  • Over 550 MIDI and time-stretch-capable audio loops
  • Virtual keyboard, chord and drum pads
  • Sample Editor and Key Editor with MIDI CC support
  • Automation, MIDI CC, program change and aftertouch support
  • Export to Cubase, iCloud Drive, external hard drives, wireless flash drives, Dropbox, SoundCloud, AudioCopy and email
  • Core Audio and Core MIDI compatible hardware supported
  • Full Audio Unit, Inter-App Audio and Audiobus 3 support to use compatible apps as insert/send effects and virtual instruments or simply record their audio output
  • Import audio from your iTunes music library or iCloud Drive or iTunes file sharing, use AudioPaste or set up a Wi-Fi server in Cubasis
  • Audio mixdown and MIDI export
  • MIDI clock and MIDI thru support

Waves plug-ins

Waves, the world’s leading manufacturer of effect processors celebrate their 25th anniversary and debut on iOS with a fine selection of pro-grade plug-ins — exclusively available through in-app purchases in Cubasis.

Heard on numerous top ten records and blockbusters around the world as well as in popular video games on various platforms, Waves’ cutting-edge plug-ins deliver perfection in every aspect when producing your tracks with Cubasis. These plug-ins have been used by the who’s who of producers and engineers and are now brought to iOS, created to perfectly help you at tracking, mixing, mastering and far beyond.

Each Waves plug-in plug-in pairs pristine audio quality with excellent usability and provides extensive automation capabilites. Create your own presets or use one of the many factory presets provided — its all perfectly embedded in Cubasis.

Waves AudioTrack Channel Strip

AudioTrack delivers the vast capabilities of three professional Waves processors in one powerful and easy-to-use effect. It gives you all the functions of a mixing console’s channel strip — compression, EQ and gating — in one convenient, intuitive processor.

Waves Q10 Equalizer

Waves’ iOS reincarnation of the world’s first paragraphic EQ, the Q10, delivers 10 bands that allow you to boost or cut the exact frequencies with surgical precision. With powerful features that surpass the capabilities of analog equalizers by far, it is obvious why Q10 by Waves remained the pro’s first choice for many decades.

Waves L1 Ultramaximizer

The advanced level maximizer that comprises look-ahead peak limiting and high-resolution re-quantizing, represents a powerful all in one industry-standard plug-in for mixing and mastering. Renowned for its transparency and punch, L1 has been the standard tool used on countless hit recordings over the past couple of decades. Step up Cubasis with the L1 to make your tracks sound professional, with proper loudness levels that will let them stand out!

Waves Plug-in Bundle

Get all these three Waves all-time classic plug-ins combined in an unbeatable, price-reduced bundle. This Waves bundle instantly provides pro-sounding results from mixing to mastering and is exclusively available via Cubasis in-app purchase.

Waves AudioTrack, L1 and Q10 require iPad 4 or higher, iPad mini 2 or higher models.

Classic Machines

Refill Cubasis with the unmistakable sounds of the ten most wanted iconic drum machines of the ’80s. Beautifully desgined and perfectly recreated, the Classic Machines host endless arsenals of funky fresh beatbox sounds, that not only invented hip hop, house and techno and shaped pop music back in the ’80s, but also define most contemporary genres today.

Each Classic Machines kit brings in two styles — Classic and EFX — to directly ignite new ideas and push for unparalled drum track creations.

Easily program beats with great support of the inutitive onboard note repeat and velocity control. Likewise use the available and ready-to-go MIDI loops that are also part of this comprehensive package.


SIX is the secret weapon for creating remarkable beatbox grooves including enjoyable hats and a magnificent sounding kick without overloading your mix at low ends.


EIGHT covers the full musical range from dance music to all of todays musical styles and genres. Enjoy extremely low ends, supertight hi-hats, snappy snares and that cowbell.


This hypnotizing classic machine is tailored to fit any style from pop to hip hop to house and techno. NINE smoothly fits in your mix — no matter the genre!


Enjoy truly unique, huge and versatile drum sounds that bring lots of massive punch and high sensitivity to the table. These drum sounds defined the remarkably unique sound of the ‘80s.


REP 1 disproves all rumours stating drum machines are soulless, for this machine caters that old school gritty, 8-bit like lo-fi sound that perfectly fits in various musical genres.


REP 2 pairs unparalleled warmth with lots of lo-fi and makes this desirable classic machine the ultimate choice for all contemporary music styles from A to Z.

LD 1

Revive the ’80s with this soulful machine that reproduces the unmistakable drum sounds that have been used in some of the greatest recordings and top ten classics of this golden era.

LD 2

Best suited for all kinds of electronic styles, LD 2 emulates the sounds used by the ’80s who’s who of producers, combining enticing uniqueness with lots of punch.


UBER X pairs magical warmth with powerful punch that perfectly fit today’s smack of bangin’ hip hop styles and all kinds of contemporary pop genres likewise.


SEQ excels with funky fresh soul! Inspiring to kick off priceless drum groove creations given its massively fattened snare, superlow clap sounds and much more — SEQ clearly originates in the ’80s.

FX Packs

The FX Packs in-app purchases are two effects suites, each with six great-sounding effects processors.

FX Pack 1 includes Reverbs and Delays such as Tape Delay, Stereo Delay and Stereo Width alongside a Non-Linear Reverb and an Early Reflections plug-in. The second FX Pack 2 gives you a wide range of outstanding Vintage FX plug-ins featuring Pan & Tremolo, Rotary Speaker, Bit Reduction and a TalkBox as well as a Wah Pedal and an Enhancer.

Both FX Packs offer you immediate access to a great variety of effect plug-ins — exclusively available through in-app purchases in Cubasis.

FX Pack 1 - Reverbs & Delays

Non-Linear Reverb

’80s type gated reverb

Early Reflections

Emulates small acoustic spaces for thick and blurred sounds

Stereo Delay

Classic stereo-in/stereo-out delay

Long Delay

Mono-in/stereo-out delay with up to four seconds of delay time

Tape Delay

Classic vintage 4-head analog tape delay simulation

Stereo Width

4 mode stereo width enhancer

FX Pack 2 - Vintage FX

Pan & Tremolo

Autopan and tremolo effect as used in vintage pianos

Rotary Speaker

Rotary speaker cabinet simulation with high and low rotors

Bit Reduction

Digital “Lo Fi” quality degradation


Modulated vowel format filter

Wah Pedal

Classic ’70s vintage auto-wah effect


Psychoacoustic spectrum shaping

Free Apps


Boasting a wide scope of inspiring sounds and effects, the Nanologue is your first-choice monophonic synthesizer for all things music on iOS.

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