Steinberg Cubase Artist 8.5 EducationalThose eligible to purchase EDUCATIONAL/ACADEMIC product from Steinberg Dealers include faculty, staff, students and parents as follows:
K12 - Any employee (NOT students) of a public or private K-12 institution- in the United States ONLY - is eligible.
Higher Education - Faculty and staff of Higher Education institutions; and students attending, or accepted into a Higher Education Institution are eligible to purchase.
Higher Education Parents - Parents purchasing on behalf of their child, who is a student currently attending or accepted in a public or private Higher Education Institution in the United States, are eligible to purchase.
Proof of Eligibility (documentation) includes one of the following: valid, current Student ID, proof of acceptance into a Higher Education Institution, Teaching credentials or proof of employment at an Educational Institution (K-12, Colleges, Independent Music Institutions such as SAE or Full Sail etc).
Note that the box say 8 and you are entitled to a free download upgrade to 8.5
New in 8.5.
This comprehensive update makes the Cubase experience even more direct and accessible, incorporating enhancements developed at the request of the many professional Cubase users worldwide. Cubase Pro 8.5 and Cubase Artist 8.5 not only offer a sleeker workflow and added creative tools but also an innovative cloud-based collaboration system embedded in Cubase: VST Transit.Attention to detail
There’s hardly an area of Cubase that hasn’t been tweaked and improved in version 8.5: from MIDI editing and mixing to tempo changes and track handling…Retrologue 2
Retrologue 2 takes Steinberg’s acclaimed virtual analog synthesizer to a new level, adding many enhancements implemented in a way that are easy and intuitive to use.
With many new features and improvements, Retrologue 2 has taken a big step forward without losing its remarkable warm and raw analog sound. An additional third oscillator, new polyphonic LFOs and an additional envelope are just some of the enhancements in the synth section. The highly flexible arpeggiator and five brand-new FX, with the innovative three-band Resonator leading the way, open up new possibilities for over 400 fresh presets that show off what Retrologue 2 has in store for you.VST Transit
Cubase in the cloud! With its innovative, DAW-centric approach to web-based musical collaboration, VST Transit can revolutionize production workflows shared between musicians or band members.
Embedded into Cubase, VST Transit is Steinberg’s new cloud collaboration service. Upload audio and MIDI tracks to cloud storage, continue working from another location and synchronize the changes back to the cloud. Or collaborate on shared projects with friends and band members. VST Transit comes with up to 500 MB free storage space and 1 GB free traffic per month.
Cubase Artist 8 offers a range of proven editing and sequencing tools based on the same core technologies used and appreciated by musicians around the world. With an easy-to-use interface, unsurpassed performance and inspiring instruments and effects, Cubase Artist remains unmatched in its price range. This Cubase version is simply the perfect choice for talented newcomers and seasoned musicians.
New in Version 8 : Improved windows handling on PC, dockable rack and MediaBay plus a redesigned Track List. Render in-place: Bounce MIDI and audio parts easily. Chord pads: A great way to playfully and creatively compose with chords. Groove Agent SE 4 Acoustic Agent: A world-class virtual acoustic drummer. VST Bass Amp and Quadrafuzz v2
- Complete music production system, offering a set of superb audio/MIDI recording, editing and mixing tools
- Award-winning 32-bit floating-point Steinberg audio engine with up to 192 kHz, flexible routing and full automatic delay compensation
- Supports 128 MIDI and 64 simultaneous audio tracks
- MixConsole provides the stellar mixing experience with full flexibility and integrated EQ/Dynamics channel strip modules for epic pro-console sound
- 8 outstanding instruments with over 2,600 sounds,
including HALion Sonic SE 2 workstation, Padshop granular synth,
Retrologue virtual analog synth, LoopMash 2 and the MPC- style Groove
Agent SE 4 drum machine
- Includes a suite of 53 audio and 18 MIDI VST effect processors,
including Pitch Correct for vocal intonation correction and VST Amp
Rack and VST Bass Amp guitar and bass tone suites, Quadrafuzz v2 and
- Chord track and chord pads for easy chord composing and management
- Thousands of MIDI construction loops as building blocks to create songs in only a few steps
- Streamlined score editing feature set
- Cross-platform 32-/64-bit for Windows and OS X