Cubase iC Pro is an app for iOS, iPadOS, and Android that lets you control Cubase from a smartphone or tablet via Wi-Fi.
In this article, you will learn everything about installing Cubase iC Pro and the required software components on the computer on which you want to control Cubase remotely.
In addition, the corresponding downloads as well as instructions for the necessary settings in Cubase can be found here.
The devices to be connected must meet the following requirements:
|Smartphone / tablet
Cubase iC Pro can be used on any iPhone, iPad, smartphone or tablet that works with one of these operating systems:
The computer must be equipped with WLAN/Wi-Fi.
Furthermore, the following software is required:
Installing Cubase iC Pro on the smartphone / tablet
Installing required components on the computer
A compatible Cubase version must already be installed before installing the Steinberg SKI Remote extension.
All versions of Cubase 11 and later can be controlled remotely with Cubase iC Pro:
Cubase AI, Cubase LE, Cubase Elements, Cubase Artist and Cubase Pro
Bonjour is a network protocol used by Cubase iC Pro that must be installed separately on Windows computers. On Apple computers, Bonjour is already included in the operating system.
|⬇ Bonjour for Windows
This link leads to the Apple website, where you can download Bonjour for free. Please note the information about the firewall configuration, particularly when not using the Windows firewall.
Steinberg SKI Remote
In addition to Bonjour, Cubase iC Pro also requires the free Steinberg SKI Remote extension.
|December 15, 2022
macOS 12 · 13 · 14 | Intel-based & Apple silicon
⬇ Steinberg SKI Remote 1.1 für macOS
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Windows 10 64-bit · Windows 11 64-bit
⬇ Steinberg SKI Remote 1.1 für Windows
Setting up remote control in Cubase
- Make sure that the computer and the mobile device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
- Launch your version of Cubase.
- Select “Studio Setup...” from the Studio menu.
- The “Studio Setup” window opens.
- Click “+” in the upper-left corner next to “Add Device”.
- In the pull-down menu, select “Steinberg SKI Remote” to add Steinberg SKI Remote to the list of “Remote Devices”.
- Launch Cubase iC Pro on your mobile device.
For more information, see the Cubase iC Pro help function.