Cubase Audio Engine vs Logic. Cubase wins!

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Re: Cubase Audio Engine vs Logic. Cubase wins!

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The Audio Engine Output section contains all the settings related to the output of the Cubase audio engine. ... This is the resolution used for audio processing in Cubase. 32 bit (float) files are twice the size of 16 bit files. For CD burning, use the 16 bit option, as CD audio is always 16 bit.

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Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:40 am
The Audio Engine Output section contains all the settings related to the output of the Cubase audio engine. ... This is the resolution used for audio processing in Cubase. 32 bit (float) files are twice the size of 16 bit files. For CD burning, use the 16 bit option, as CD audio is always 16 bit.
We weren't talking about that though.
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Re: Cubase Audio Engine vs Logic. Cubase wins!

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SantiagoValencia wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:47 am
I have had Cubase since 9.5 and am now in 10.5.
Today I did an experiment and bought Logic Pro X version 10.5. In Logic I loaded HZ Piano from Spitfire Audio and started playing. I immediately noticed that the sound wasn’t as clear or pronounced, kinda muted. I thought that I had done something wrong and checked my settings In Logic. Played again and still sounded muted.
So I loaded Cubase at the same time with HZ Piano. Same exact settings, same levels, no plug ins other than the Piano patch through Kontakt 6. To my surprise there was a major difference! Cubase sounded clear, lush and powerful. But in Logic this $400 piano sounded like a $50 Piano.
Can there really be that much of a difference between DAWs?! Has anyone else experienced this??
Export both to .wav files and share so we can listen to them.

As for why there'd be a difference I have no idea. It doesn't sound reasonable. It sounds like either a routing error or a mismatch in pan law (if you're doing panning) or just a level difference (which you say isn't the case). Certainly the actual "audio engine" should make close to zero difference here if all you're doing is playing back a VSTi.
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https://www.dropbox.com/sh/q724ea70fnru ... dn3Ka?dl=0

3 DAWs (A B C) 2 Pianos NI Alicia's Keys and Berlin Grand
32 bit files -3 pan law

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Yeah, not a major difference. At all.
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