This has plagued me forever. I have projects where, when I Export a track to consolodate all the clips (as opposed to rendering in place) Cubase renders the audio file with some, seemingly, arbitrary tempo definition.
It has been a source of great frustration, until recently when I learned about “write tempo definition to track”.
But I should not have to do that!
Below is a screenshot of snare files output via Audio Export, from BFD3. The BFD tempo matches the project. I’m not using a Tempo Track, but I nontheless turned it on, set the tempo to the project and turned it off again, so, theoretically, all the gizmos in the project are at T=102.
Some, however, were written at bizarre tempo.
The play just fine, but you can’t properly change project tempo when they are like this.
Is this a bug or a feature?