How to Use Steinberg Cubase: Step-by-Step Tutorials for Beginners

Here is a beginner’s guide on how to use Cubase by Steinberg. These Cubase tutorials will show you how to record audio, use virtual instruments, mix audio, and more.

Steinberg Cubase Is a popular digital audio workstation that is great for recording music and MIDI arrangements.

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How to Use Steinberg Cubase Tutorials

Cubase Tutorials

1. Cubase Overview

Here is a general overview of how to use Steinberg Cubase.


2. Creating Your First Project

This is a quick tutorial on how to start your first project in Cubase.


3. How to Record Audio

This video will show you how to record your first audio track in Cubase.

In Cubase you can record both vocals and live instruments.


4. How to Use Instruments

This video demonstrates how to use external MIDI instruments with Cubase.

You will learn how to record MIDI instruments and render them as audio tracks.


5. How to Install VST Plugins

This tutorial will show you how to install 3rd party VST plugins.

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6. How to Use VST Plugins

This tutorial shows how to use VST instruments.


7. How to Mix Audio in Cubase

Watch this video to understand how to mix audio in Cubase.


8. How to Use Effects

This tutorial shows how to add effects in Cubase like reverb, echo, and equalizer.


9. How to Connect an Audio Interface

This tutorial will show you how to connect an audio interface to Cubase.


10. Basic Pitch-Correction

This tutorial teaches you to use pitch correction for vocals.


11. How to Record & Edit MIDI

This tutorial shows you how to record and edit MIDI notes in Cubase.


12. MIDI Tips & Tricks

This tutorial gives tips and tricks on how to edit MIDI notes.


13. Locators

The locator is a helpful feature in Cubase. They are used for recording and sections, as well as setting the range to export for final mix-down.


14. MIDI Drums

This tutorial shows the basics of how to program and use MIDI Drums.


15. Automation

In this video you will learn what automation is, and how to use it!


16. How to Export

This tutorial shows how to export your project to an MP3 file.


17. Mastering

This tutorial will show you a quick and dirty way to master your tracks in Cubase.

Mastering is the process of taking your finished mixes and adding some magic to them to make them sound more professional.


18. Cubase Tips & Tricks

This tutorial gives tips on Key Commands, Quick Controls, Quick Routing, and Etc.


19. How to Make Beats in Cubase

This Cubase tutorial teaches you how to make a Trap beat using the sampler track.


20. How to Save Files

This video is a quick tip on saving your projects in Cubase so you don’t lose your work.


Additional Beginner Guides

I hope you found these Cubase tutorials helpful.

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Mark V. at Hip Hop Makers

Written By Mark V.

Hip Hop Makers is a music production website that launched in 2008 to teach music lovers how to make music, sell beats, and make money from music.

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  1. Hi, I have downloaded Cubase 10.5.12 via astro.com.
    The short cut to click into the software doesn’t created on the screen and I couldn’t find the relevant application file to start the program.

    Could you please help?

    Thank you.

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