Cubasis – Cubase App for iPad

If you are looking for a basic DAW for iPad with standard iPad multitouch gesture then Cubasis which has been built form the ground up might be what you need. Cubasis also connects with other iOS apps and hardware. For Cubasis you will  need an iPad 2, an iPad mini or better and the solid feature set, brings great DAW features to your iPad for a very low cost $49.99 USD

Cubasis for iPad Features

Import audio from your iTunes music library or using iTunes filesharing, use AudioPaste or set up a Wi-Fi server in Cubasis
Unlimited audio and MIDI tracks (depending on the device used)
Over 70 virtual instrument sounds based on HALion Sonic
Mixer with over 10 effect processors (insert and send effects)
Over 300 MIDI and audio loops
Virtual keyboard and virtual drum pads
Sample Editor and Key Editor
Export to Cubase, Dropbox, SoundCloud, AudioCopy & email
Core Audio and Core MIDI compatible hardware supported
Sequence other Core MIDI apps (MIDI recording only)  -means you can play the virtual keyboard in Cubasis or play back a midi track and trigger the sounds of your other apps and run Cubasis simultaneously via background audio

IF you are looking for a more heavyweight iPad DAW then check out the Auria DAW here.



Cubasis & Cubase

If you are already a Cubase user and enjoy the look and feel then Cubasis on the iPad will be a breeze. Cubasis also takes advantage of the iPad’s standardized multitouch gestures that speed up your workflow immensely. Good news. All your Cubasis projects can be imported into Cubase, using the Cubasis Wi-Fi Server so you can work with them later under Windows and OS X.


Compatible Hardware

Other audio devices:

  • Alesis IO Dock
  • Tascam: iU2, iM2, iXZ
  • Apogee Jam
  • RME FireFace UCX
  • Line 6 Mobile In
  • Ampkit Link
  • Sonoma Guitar Jack 2
  • IK Multimedia iRig
  • IK Multimedia iRig Mic
  • Apple Camera Connection Kit USB adapter
  • Apple earphones

Other MIDI devices:

  • Line 6: MIDI Mobilizer II, Mobile Keys
  • iConnect MIDI
  • Alesis IO Dock
  • Tascam iU2
  • IK Multimedia iRig MIDI
  • Apple Camera Connection Kit USB adapter
  • iConnect MIDI
  • -MX1 MIDI interface by Yamaha