I’m a long-term Cubase user since 1995. I recently upgraded to 8.5 Pro. I’m on a Mac running El Capitan OS X 10.11.6.
Whenever I try to load an old project that I have been working on in Cubase 6, I get no sound. If I solo 1 audio track and hit play the playback cursor moves but there is no sound. If open the Pool and try to play an audio file it hangs again. If I try to change the VST Connections or adjust the VST Audio System settings it hangs (spinning squashed beach ball). I have to force quit.
Sometimes it opens and tells me that the VST Bridge Connection was lost. The same projects open and run without glitch in Cubase 6 and Cubase 7. Even just closing a project causes it to hang. I’m getting a bit fed up with it to be honest.
This isn’t a problem with 1 particular project - it happens with others too.
However, if I create a knew empty project from scratch and load a few VSTi synths it works. But, as I have some existing projects I need to work on, it’s not much use.
At the moment I’m wondering if I can either get a refund or perhaps there is some magic button or setting I can use that will enable me to make good use of my purchase.
Model: Mac mini Server (Mid 2011)
OS version: OS X 10.11.6 (El Capitan)
Cubase version: 8.5.20 Pro
Processor: Quad Core 2 GHz Intel Core i7
Memory: 16 GB 1333 MHz DDR3
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB
Storage: 250GB Flash (System HD), 750 internal SATA HD, 1TB external SATA, 2TB external USB HD, 5TB external USB HD
MOTU 828 mkII FW audio interface
MOTU MIDI Express 128 MIDI interface
Lots of VSTs.