Recording MIDI With the On-Screen Keyboard

You can use the On-Screen Keyboard to record MIDI in Cubase.


You have selected a MIDI or instrument track and activated Record Enable.


  1. Select Studio > On-Screen Keyboard.
  2. Activate Record.
  3. Perform one of the following actions to enter some notes:
    • Click on the keys of the On-Screen Keyboard.

    • Press the corresponding key on your computer keyboard.


    Press several keys simultaneously to enter polyphonic parts. The maximum number of notes that can be played at one time varies between the different operating systems and hardware configurations.

After Completing This Task

Close the On-Screen Keyboard to make all key commands available again.