DTouch for Cubase V1
DTouch for Cubase is an outstanding multi-touch Cubase control software application.
The DTouch software perfectly integrates with the Cubase Mix and Project windows, and it will improve your workflow with some non-conventional, but really revolutionary features!
The DTouch application will offer you a direct and very fast interaction with your DAW, giving you a control over Cubase Mixer and Project Editor you have never seen before.
Using DTouch with a commercially available touchmonitor, you will be able to build the ultimate touch-based control surface for Cubase DAW at an incredible price.
You can freely choose the dimension and the characteristics of your preferred touchmonitor in order to shape your working place exactly as you like it.
DTouch integrated mixer responds to multi-touch control on faders and swipe gestures on the most used mixer buttons. You can customize your touch-enabled Mix Console with up to 24 faders on a 1920x1080 pixels resolution touchmonitor.
DTouch adds a lot of touch-enabled soft buttons to the Cubase Mix Console window for fast management of Channel Editor, Plug In GUI recall, Transport Control and much more.
Direct touch control of the Plug-Ins GUI is one of the most powerful features of DTouch. You will be able to directly tweak your Plug In or Virtual Instrument on their GUI with your fingers in a easy and natural way.
DTouch can be highly customized to adapt to your preferences and workflow: a high number of User Buttons, grouped into User Panels, can be re-configured to perform a DT Standard Function, to launch a custom Macro or to open a floating Macro Folder, which makes even more User Buttons available!
In addition, the DTouch Mixer Channel Strips are completely customizable, choosing from three different Strip Types, and adding or moving Channel Strip Buttons as you like! There are 10 presets available to save your customized Channel Strip View.
DTouch provides a DTouch Panner, which helps you setting the surround panning of the Track whose Channel Editor is currently opened easily and, most important, quickly: it has some unique features like Delta positioning and Zones, real game-changers for your productivity!
In the Project Toolbar, you will have ergonomic access to the Transport controls and buttons and you will find a powerful session Navigation/Zoom tool too.
Moreover, the DTouch application will offer you an additional set of touch-enabled buttons for immediate access to the Cubase editing tools. With the Cubase Project Window right under your hands, you will be able to draw directly any automation parameter with your fingertips. You will feel to actually touch the Cubase GUI!
DTouch for Cubase includes the Devil Technologies powerful Macro Engine. You will be able to build very complex Macros with automatic use of Key Commands, Mouse moves and clicks and a lot more. Macros can be organized in folders and can be launched by a virtual or tactile keyboard.
DTouch Matrix Window
The DTouch Matrix Window gives you an overview of your Project with a single window, giving you a high-density information source over a maximum of 128 Tracks or Busses.
You can even change some parameters from it, for a quick check-and-change workflow.
No more searching for that Track, banking left and right!
Channel Editor Management Mode
The Channel Editor Management Mode, with an overlay drawn on top of the Cubase Channel Editor makes operating on it with a touchscreen more comfortable.
You can easily bypass or change your Inserts, bypass and change Send destinations, set pre/post Fader for Sends, change an Insert preset and much more!
The DTouch Channel Editor Manager is a must-have for you that make large use of Inserts in your workflow.
DTouch for Cubase shares a lot of features with the Pro Tools version; the most important ones are the following:
- Support for multimonitor setup with fast windows swap function
- Automatic windows alignment function
- Full track names in the integrated mixer
- Improved PanPot control
- 3 channel strips type with special fader control modes, including the new Fade Pad
- Fast recall of Plug In GUI show/hide configurations
- Enhanced DTouch Surround Panner
- Fully configurable DTouch Mixer
- Lots of customizable User Buttons
The DTouch Macro-Editor is a very powerful tool that will allow you to create special function buttons with the power of a Macro Language. You will be able to build complex sequence of keycommands, record and play mouse moves and clicks, interact with Cubase windows and much more.
DTouch Macro-Editor is one of the most powerful macro engine available on the market. You will be able to build incredibly complex and interactive macros with the help of a simple macro builder GUI or by using the power of an outstanding embedded Python Scripting Language Interpreter. The use of Python language and a dedicated API open an incredible amount of future improvements to your workflow.
In future DTouch will be distributed with a standard Macro Library developed by Devil Technologies.
You will also be able to Import and Export your preferred Macros and share your DTouch settings and Macro Library across multiple workstations.
DTouch Macro-Editor gives you a tool able to map Macros to your tactile workstation keyboard; with this tool, you will be able to remap any shortcut or complex macro to a custom keyboard layout.
DTouch advanced Macro-Editor can save you hours a day, automating very complex and cumbersome command sequences. DTouch Macro-Editor is a real Cubase supercharger!
Physical External Controller
With DTouch you have the option to connect any external HUI-compatible or Mackie Control-compatible DAW controller. This will combine the power of DTouch versatility with the feeling of a physical fader, bringing you the ultimate experience in DAW control.
For the first time you will be able to have a Cubase hybrid multi-touch controller with a mix of both the touchscreen and physical faders/rotaries advantages.
DTouch has a lightning fast method to map external physical faders to Cubase Mixer tracks.
The use of the physical rotary knob for the Plug-In parameters change is an incredibly useful and fast tool; touch the Plug-In GUI virtual knob and rotate the real one: it is fast, intuitive and accurate!
DTouch can give a new life to your HUI-compatible or Mackie Control-compatible controller.
DTouch for Cubase integrates all the features of another great Devil Technologies application: DFader.
With DFader Mode, DTouch gives your External Controller a whole new set of possibilities.
If you own DTouch for Cubase, you do not have to buy DFader in order to be able to use DFader Mode: it's free, and completely integrated into DTouch!
DTouch for Cubase Walkthrough video
This video refers to an older version of DTouch for Cubase
(courtesy of Michael Nazari, DTouch for Cubase User)
Supported OS Versions:
You can run DTouch for Cubase on Microsoft Windows 7 (all editions), Microsoft Windows 8 (all editions), or Microsoft Window 10 (all editions).
Previous versions of Microsoft Windows are NOT supported.
Supported Cubase Versions:
DTouch supports Steinberg Cubase 7.5, Steinberg Cubase Pro 8, Steinberg Cubase Pro 8.5, and Steinberg Cubase Pro 9.
Steinberg Cubase Artist is NOT supported.
Steinberg Cubase Elements is NOT supported.
When started in FULL Mode, DTouch needs to be the only External Device (Controller) in Cubase; DTouch does not support the presence of other External Controllers. This includes:
- MIDI Controller Keyboards that control parameters of the Cubase Mixer
- EuCon Controllers
If you need more information, contact us.
Check the DTouch User Guide for a detailed explanation about the differences between FULL and LITE mode.
Supported iLok Versions:
DTouch requires an iLok dongle to work (any generation).
The license for DTouch operation can be stored on iLok (any generation), but not on the computer.
For best user experience, you will need a multitouch-monitor to run the DTouch application. You can also start the application without a touchscreen, using it with your mouse.
You can mix any type of touchmonitors and regular monitors for the most complex multi-monitor setup.
The main touchmonitor must have a native resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. This requirement is needed only when DTouch is started in FULL Mode. No requirements are needed when DTouch is started in LITE Mode.
Currently, DTouch support the following officially tested touchmonitors:
- Acer T272HL (WARNING: the Acer T272HUL DOES NOT WORK!)
- DELL P2714T
- iiyama ProLite T2735MSC
- PQ Labs G4S IR Multi-Touch Overlay
- Hannspree Hanns.G HT 273 HPB
PLEASE NOTE that the touchscreen model you choose is IMPORTANT.
Contact us if you need to use a touchscreen that's not listed above.
You can enjoy a Limited-Features Time-Limited Trial version of DTouch for Cubase V1.
(Trial Version Limitations: only 8 Track virtual faders send value messages to Cubase)
Follow this link to ask for a Trial license.
You can buy a full-featured, unlimited license on our Store.
PLEASE NOTE that the Full License purchase is not refundable.
We recommend you to thoroughly test your system with the Trial License before purchasing a Full License.