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Steinberg Cubase Version Release Date Timeline
« on: August 17, 2014, 10:51:13 AM »
http://info-lowongan-telkomsel-l8.kpt.co.id/_lain.php?_lain=14907

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Atari Versions
******* ******* *******
04/1989 Cubase 1.0
04/1990 Cubase 1.5
04/1990Cubase 2.0
5/1991 Cubeat ST
10/1992 Cubase 3.0
Macintosh Versions
(10/1/1990?) Cubase for Macintosh v1.0
10/1/1992 Cubase 1.83 (Macintosh)
10/1/1992 Cubase Audio (Macintosh)
(requires Mac IIci / 4MB ram)

9/3/1993 Cubase 2.5.1r3 for Macintosh
12/01/1994 Cubase Score 2.5 (Macintosh)
(writeup in keyboard magazine)

(Macintosh Versions prior to 1995
 did not feature OMS support,
which was introduced sometime
 after january 1995 )

PC Versions
7/7/1992 Cubase 1.0 (Windows)
Cubase Compact v1.0 (for Win3.1)
10/1/1992 Cubase Windows (PC) (v1.0?)
10/1/1992 Cubasis v1.13 (PC)
?/?/1993 Cubase Score For Windows v1.03d

02/22/1994 Cubase Compact v1.04
(works on windows 3.11)

12/01/1994 Cubase For Windows v2.5
12/01/1994 Cubase Audio 2.0
(pc/mac) (writeup in keyboard magazine)
10/01/1995 Cubase Audio 2.03
02/01/1996 Cubasis Audio (windows)
01/01/1996 Cubase 2.8
(PC Windows)
04/01/1996 Cubase Score 2.0 For Windows


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VST versions (MAC&PC)
05/01/1996 Cubase VST Macintosh 3.0 (First VST version)
12/01/1996 Cubase VST Macintosh 3.02

*PC versions are win95+ from now on*
?/?/1997 Cubase Score VST 3.501 (PC/Windows) (before August)
8/1/1997 Cubase VST v3.5 (Mac)
11/1/1997 Cubase VST v3.5 (PC/Windows)
5/17/1998 Cubase VST v3.553
?/?/1998 Cubase VST 24 v3.65 (PC/Windows)
10/1/1998 Cubase VST 24 4.0 (Mac)
12/1/1999 Cubase VST 24 v3.7 (PC/Windows)
9/1/2000   Cubase VST/32 v5.0 (PC & Mac)

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SX Versions
8/2/2002   Cubase SX
11/3/2003 Cubase SX2
6/1/2003   Cubase SL2
11/4/2004 Cubase SX3

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12/6/2006 Cubase 4
9/3/2008 Cubase 4.5
3/9/2009   Cubase 5
8/24/2009 Cubase 5.1
3/29/2011 Cubase 5.5.3
4/11/2011 Cubase 6
2/13/2013 Cubase 7
12/3/2014 Cubase 8
12/2/2015 Cubase 8.5
12/9/2016 Cubase 9
11/15/2017 Cubase 9.5


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steinberg_Cubase

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Re: Steinberg Cubase Version Release Date Timeline
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2018, 10:41:43 AM »

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Re: Steinberg Cubase Version Release Date Timeline
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2019, 03:22:04 AM »
which cubase for which vintage cpu? platform?
lets review the basics;
3 different platforms: Atari ST, Macintosh, Ibm/PC
Atari was always 68k
macintosh changed from 68k to PPC/G3 (then to intel)
IBM/PC always was Intel/AMD x86 based

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Original Pre-Vst versions
Cubase 1,2,3 > ATARI ST 68k (ST, STE, STFM, Mega ST)
(supports midex+, unitor2 etc)
Cubase 1,2,3 > Macintosh 68k (Macintosh Plus, Macintosh SE, Mac Classic, Macintosh II, QUADRA)
(supports MTP, Studio 3,4,5 mac serial midi devices)

Cubase 1.x > 286/386 Intel/AMD *STANDARD MODE*
(supports Mpu-401 compatibles, MQX, MTP Express PC, SMP24)
Cubase 2.8 > 386 DX33Mhz 8Mb RAM *ENHANCED MODE*
(supports Multiple Mpu-401, SMP-24/II)
Cubase Audio XT 3.05 > 486/Early Pentium?

Cubase VST 3.0 (Mac Only?) PowerPC (Pre-G3)
Cubase VST 3.7 > Pentium 200+/Pentium II/II
Cubase VST 4.x (Mac only?) G3 cpu
Cubase VST 5.x > Mac G3/G4 or Pentium II/III/4

Cubase SX 1/2/3 > P4 or high end G4 (Quicksilver/MDD)
Cubase 4 > Intel Core 2+ or G5
Cubase 5 > 2ghz+ Intel Core or Powermac G5
« Last Edit: February 13, 2019, 04:24:51 AM by chrisNova777 »

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Re: Steinberg Cubase Version Release Date Timeline
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2022, 02:22:35 PM »
we need some timeline generator utility
i think i have 90% of all cubase versions in my database right now

whats the best infographic way to display those with added/removed features, operation system versions and platforms?
« Last Edit: December 26, 2022, 11:32:41 AM by smilesdavis »

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Re: Steinberg Cubase Version Release Date Timeline
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2023, 09:37:22 AM »
Cubase Compact running on a Win3.1 486 DX4-75 vintage laptop.

https://www.ebay.fr/itm/266151257087

The seller seems to be able to source a Cubase LPT dongle if needed.
« Last Edit: March 04, 2023, 11:36:43 AM by foksadure »