Professional Sound - February 2018 - Page 22

PRODUCT TESTS Steinberg Cubase Pro 9.5 Digital Audio Workstation By Eric Price S teinberg’s paid x.5 releases sit between the free maintenance updates and the wealth of new features expected from a full- version update. As such, Cubase 9.5 Pro offers a respectable mix of address- ing longstanding user requests and offering unique new features and capabilities. In Use At the top of my list of major feature im- provements, I’d say that the new 64-bit floating-point resolution engine feature is a winner. For those wanting greater detail and transparency when processing audio, Cubase has your back. You now have the option, under what was formerly called Device Settings and now renamed Studio Setup, to choose between 32- or 64-bit Processing Precision. When an audio engine cal