HalionSonicSE3 as Standalone on Windows 10?

Hi, I recently found out that HalionSonicSE 3 now works also as standalone version. I’m on Windows 10 and cannot find an executable file for it. Can someone please let me know where it would be?

FYI: I did not download Halion on its own, but simply updated Cubase 9.5 to latest version, and said yes to everything.

It should be in the “**C:\Program Files\Steinberg\HALion Sonic SE**” folder.

Great! And how do I know if all content has been installed?

You can run the full Cubase 9.5 installer downloaded from the Steinberg Download Assistant to make sure.

If I see ANY content loaded in HalionSonicSE 3 when I launch it, can I conclude that it already has all the available/included content installed?

Click the orange “Instrument Set” button near Edit button.

If you have the libraries I circled, you probably have everything.

All there - excellent and thank you!

I too have Cubase Pro 9.5 w/HalionSonicSE3, but there is no Halion Sonic SE folder under \Program Files\Steinberg. It is available and working in plug-in mode.

Do I have to do something special to install it standalone? I opened the Steinberg installer but didn’t see any options related to the SE version.

As far as I know Cubase installer doesn’t install the standalone application.

You can get it here: https://www.steinberg.net/en/landing_pages/halion_sonic_se_3/halion_sonic_se_free.html

You don’t need to use the activation code as it is covered by Cubase license.

Aha, thank you!