Cubase 10.0.20 Very SLOOOOW startup time

Cubase Pro 10.0.15 Start Up load time used to be 10 secs. Now with 10.0.20 it’s more like 2 - 3 mins, plus It will not shut down on it’s own I have to force quit.
On a mac OS10.13

Anyone else or is it just my system?

FOUND THE ISSUE! A Couple of my plugins had been black listed on the update. Even though I had reenabled them they were causes issues with startup and stopping Cubase shutting. This is what I did: Found the plugin manager preference files…


Move the files “Vst2xPlugin Blacklist Cubase.xml”, “Vst2xPlugin Infos Cubase.xml”, and “Vst2xPlugin SearchPaths Cubase.xml” to the trash. Empty the trash and then open Cubase.

BOOM fixed!

THanks, I was wondering where those were. I needed to do the opposite and get a 32 bit pluging back into the blacklisted window after accidentally reactivating it and confusing C10 with 2 versions of the same plugin. BTW VST 2.4 plugins work, but VST 2.0 do not I observed. (No explanation from me, just an observation when looking at the lists on all three pages.

In my case these things may differ since on my Mac I running C10 in Mac OS 10.11.6 which is El Capitan which is one level lower than the minimum requirements. This is until I can buy a newer computer that allows me to run High Sierra and Mojave. :slight_smile: Seems to be running but have to be careful about things like plugins, etc.