Competition - it's great! It does not relax the participants of the race for customers and encourages continuous improvement offered product, whether it be new-fangled sound piece of hardware or software is heaped. Thus, the leaders' softostroeniya "fighting for our money, always catching up with each other: improved user interface programs, add new features, improve performance and protection against hacking, etc. And we, the users, but this right! Because ultimately, it will benefit only you and me.
Well, let's see how the market behaves in one of the leaders of virtual music studio company Steinberg, and focusing on the program Cubase 6, which was recently presented to the public.
Three versions of Cubase 6
Honestly, man, "the street" is not always easy to understand what is going on with the programs, produced by Steinberg. Until now, many are asking: what is different Cubase and Nuendo, and that it is better to choose? In short - these two products are aimed at an entirely different market sectors: Nuendo program is designed for use in studios, working with video, where necessary, above all, exceptional reliability and stability, as well as compatibility with various data formats (OMF, OpenTL, XML etc.). In addition, Nuendo offers a variety of supporting multi-channel audio formats (up to 10.2). Of course, that is a reliable cheap - about $ 2,000. In turn, Cubase - a sort of playground for experimentation and testing of new features and capabilities, which, after a hard test and polish added to the slightly "delayed" version of Nuendo. The main scope of the program - arranging and recording music, although, of course, that its possibilities are not limited to: You can use Cubase for live performances, and for mixing and mastering studios in the primary and secondary level.