Steinberg

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Steinberg
TypePrivate (GmbH)
GenreMusic technology
Founded1984
Founder(s)Karl Steinberg
Manfred Rürup
HeadquartersHamburg, Germany
ProductsCubase, Nuendo
ParentYamaha Corporation
Websitehttp://www.steinberg.net
 
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Steinberg
TypePrivate (GmbH)
GenreMusic technology
Founded1984
Founder(s)Karl Steinberg
Manfred Rürup
HeadquartersHamburg, Germany
ProductsCubase, Nuendo
ParentYamaha Corporation
Websitehttp://www.steinberg.net

Steinberg GmbH is a German musical software and equipment company based in Hamburg. It mainly produces music recording, arranging and editing software as used in digital audio workstations and VSTi software synthesizers.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1984 by Karl Steinberg and Manfred Rürup with the support of Nicole Rürup. Its first product was the MIDI sequencer Steinberg Pro 16 for the Commodore 64. The company changed its name from Steinberg Research to Steinberg Soft- und Hardware GmbH, and was active in the United States for some years as Steinberg North America, Inc.

In January 2003, Steinberg was acquired by U.S. firm Pinnacle Systems, within which it operated as an independent company before being sold to Yamaha Corporation in December, 2004.

Products[edit]

Steinberg's first product, Steinberg Pro 16, was sold on floppy disks. This is version 2.3

Current products[edit]

Music software[edit]

VST instruments[edit]

Hardware[edit]

Discontinued products[edit]

Music software[edit]

VST instruments[edit]

Hardware[edit]

Protocols[edit]

Steinberg have introduced several industry-standard software protocols. These include:

Steinberg's notable packages include the sequencers Cubase and Nuendo, as well as WaveLab (a digital audio editor) and numerous VST plugins.

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