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Cubase is blocking audio for other audio application

Go to Devices/Device Setup then under VST Audio System on the right side of the window Tick the option underneath ASIO Driver that says release driver when app is in background... ;-p that worked for ...
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How to copy track in cubase

The almighty CTRL + D or CMD + D does just that - duplicates the part. I've also found this neat table listing all keyboard shortcuts. For doubling the tempo you can use the time-stretch cursor on ...
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Track Configuration Pane in Cubase is GONE

I haven't seen Cubase 5 in many years & it's changed a lot since, but isn't it this button, circled in red?
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Input levels too high with Cubase 5 and Alesis IO2

Assuming you are using the IO2 with the guitar input, with Mic/Line / Guitar switch set to guitar, I'd start by bringing down the gain knob then turning it up slowly. Also make sure that you aren't by ...
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Recording multiple songs that share channel settings and characteristics

Without going heavily into detail, 3 possible ways to approach it… try setting up a default project with the things you use the most, from scratch. go back through your previous projects, save track ...
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Has anybody tried using GIT version control for session control of audio recordings?

Personally I prefer Boar for version control of binary files. That is the exact use case of that system - mostly used for photos, etc. On the other hand, I can also recommend you the git Large File ...
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Has anybody tried using GIT version control for session control of audio recordings?

Took the above advice. This has been working great for me with git. Logic Pro X 10+. .gitignore .DS_Store Project\ File\ Backups Undo\ Data.nosync Autosave DisplayState.plist WindowImage.jpg Haven'...
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How can I control the patch in cubase 5?

Prefs > Midi > Reset on stop would be prime candidate, however in a Loop it could actually be any of the 'chase' parameters below that - you may have to experiment. Without specifics of precisely ...
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How can I change the sound keeping the arpeggio in cubase?

I'm assuming you're using Zebra's own built-in arpeggiator. It would be more portable if you used the Cubase's Arpeggiator - Arpache - find it from the Inspector > Midi Sends You'll have to repatch ...
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How can I automatically turn off track monitoring during playback?

Cubase has such an automatic setting… Prefs > VST > Auto Monitoring > Manual, Record Enable, Record Running or Tape Machine Style. ...though personally I just monitor the direct from the preamp [no ...
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Headphones don't work in cubase 8

According to the Steinberg UR22 operation manual, you need to setup the device in Cubase: When the “ASIO Driver Setup” window appears while the Cubase series program is launching, confirm that ...
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Cubase: How to import multiple tempo tracks or midi files in one project?

There are some well hidden impractical default MIDI import options in Cubase's preferences that prevent this. Here is how to fix it: Go into Cubase's preferences window and go to MIDI -> MIDI File ...
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Does Cubase 8 Artist work well in Windows 10?

Yes it is compatible: By far most of their other products are compatible too (only a few known issues with some hardware products). (offical Steinberg source)
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Does Cubase 8 import Cubase 7 projects?

Yes, that will work just fine. See this article for official Steinberg notes on compatibility (the image thumbnail doesn't seem to work, but it works if you click it). Here is the compatibility ...
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Cubase AI6 and Xonar U7 - weird noise and overdubbing problem

Most sound cards also have a stereo line-level input. You should use that instead of the mic input for a couple of reasons: The mic input is going to have a mic pre-amp on. Essentially, you'd be pre-...
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Recording multiple songs that share channel settings and characteristics

In Cubase, you can save the channel strip settings by selecting a channel, then look for the drop down menu at the upper right of the Mix Console. Then 'Save/Load Selected Channels'. Just make sure ...
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How can I automatically turn off track monitoring during playback?

OK I don't know Cubase but one way to resolve this is to use one channel for monitoring for the singer which always stays on, while arming a different track to record the same input and leaving ...
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Hook up home theatre subwoofer to Cubase Elements 7 / Saffire Pro 40 rig?

Simplest method, plug to the sub, then to the monitors... …however, as they were never designed to work together & the sub is from a home theatre setup of undisclosed quality, my instinctve guess ...
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CuBase LE 5 Static Noises

If you go to devices -> Device setup -> VST Audio system. What ASIO are you currently using within the program? Whats the latency? Does the problem go away if you change the ASIO used?
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CuBase LE 5 Static Noises

You have a decent mac ... 16gigs.. 512 SSD... Why'd you go cheap on the interface? Those lexicon usb interfaces are horrible.... really any usb interface in all honesty IMO.. I would say the unit ...
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Cubase is blocking audio for other audio application

There is also another option (I am using Cubase LE AI 10). Go to Studio -> Studio Setup. Then in the devices list choose the driver you are using (On my computer it is Generic Low Latency ASIO ...
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Microphone becomes inactive when I open a new project in cubase

It's likely to be an ASIO driver problem. I was having a sound issue a couple days ago with FL Studio and all I needed to was toggle some of the settings. i found the solution for my problem with ...
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Microphone becomes inactive when I open a new project in cubase

I dont use Cubase but if its like other DAW's the problem is most likely this, Generally when a new track (or project with new tracks) is added to a DAW (at least in digital performer) its muted and ...
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Is multi-threading important for DAWs?

Each channel in your DAW is limited to a single thread for all signal processing that occurs on that channel. This is because splitting the channels threads would introduce latency in playback. More ...
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Latency in plugin while recording MIDI

Most likely it is just your audio output device that is inducing lag. On playback, you wouldn't notice the lag as everything would have the same lag. People are far more sensitive to latency when ...
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No sound in VST & Audio (Cubase LE 5)

Did you try the monitor toggle button on the top right of the audio channel?
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Cubase Drum Mapping

Unlike Superior Drummer which has a neat "learn" function, you need to set this up using the Cubase Drum Map editor. Most of EZDrummers map is GM compatible, which means that a GM map is a good ...
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Cubase Drum Mapping

EDIT: This answer is NOT for EZDrummer, but Superior Drummer 2. I'll leave it here because it is closely related. Yes, in fact this should not be very difficult: Open EZDrummer and go to the "...
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How to quantize velocity in Cubase?

Cubase 5 has an option in "MIDI-Functions-Velocity" which allows you to increase/decrease the velocity of a group of midi notes at the same time.
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How to quantize velocity in Cubase?

In Cubase 7.5 there is a preset from MIDI » Logical Presets » standard set 1 called fixed velocity 100. Select your notes and then apply this.
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