21st January 2014
"Since releasing Cubase iC Pro as iOS app, we've registered a massive demand to port the software to the Android environment. Cubase iC Pro for Android boasts the same feature set as the iOS version, offering users the ultimate possibility of remote controlling Cubase in many ways," comments Carlos Mendoza Rohde, product marketing manager at Steinberg.
Cubase iC Pro comprises different screen configurations designed to leverage the real estate of large tablet displays but also to work nicely on smaller mobile devices. The project overview allows Cubase users to navigate quickly through the project with pinch-to-zoom functionality, change tempo and add markers. The transport section comes with playback controls and metronome. The channel mixer adjusts levels, panning, mute/solo, read/write automation and record arming for basic recordings. When running Cubase versions 7.5, 7 and 6.5 with Control Room capability, users are able to set up a maximum of four headphone cue-mixes, individually controlled by each Android device. The final feature provides customizable key commands and macros that allow users to assign virtually any command in Cubase to the controller, making it highly flexible and easy to use.
Cubase iC Pro has been tested with smartphones and tablets running Android versions 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.1.2 and 4.3. Cubase versions supporting Cubase iC Pro are Cubase versions 7.5, 7 and 6.5, Cubase Artist versions 7.5, 7 and 6.5 and Cubase LE, AI and Elements versions 7 and 6. Installing the Cubase iC Pro Remote Extension for Android is a requirement.
Features at a glance:
- Project page with project overview.
- Project mixer and up to 4 independent cue-mixes.
- Customizable key commands and macros.
Availability and pricing
Cubase iC Pro is available as download through Google Play and the Amazon Appstore. The app can be downloaded for free, but the Cubase iC Pro Remote Extension for Android is required for the connection to Cubase and is available from the Steinberg Online Shop. The price for the component is €14.99 including German VAT.
A 30-day trial version is available for users to check if their devices are compatible before the purchase. The Cubase iC Pro Remote Extension for Android and the 30-day, fully functional trial version are available at www.steinberg.net/androidski.
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