Audio Track Inspector

The Inspector for audio tracks contains controls and parameters that allow you to edit your audio track.

The top section of the audio track Inspector contains the following basic track settings:

Track name

Click once to show/hide the basic track settings section. Double-click to rename the track.

Colorize Selected Track

Allows you to colorize the selected track.

Edit Channel Settings

Opens the Channel Settings window for the track.


Mutes the track.


Solos the track.

Read Automation

Allows you to read track automation.

Write Automation

Allows you to write track automation.

Open Device Panels (Cubase Pro only)

Allows you to create a device panel for the plug-in and device parameters of your track.

Auto Fades Settings

Opens a dialog where you can make separate fade settings for the track.

Record Enable

Activates the track for recording.


Routes incoming signals to the selected output.

Toggle Time Base

Switches between musical (tempo related) and linear (time related) time base for the track.


Disables all editing of all events on the track.

Show Lanes

Divides the tracks in lanes.

Freeze Audio Channel

Allows you to freeze the audio channel.


Allows you to adjust the level of the track.


Allows you to adjust the panning of the track.


Allows you to adjust the playback timing of the track.

Load/Save/Reload Track Preset

Loads or saves a track preset or reverts the default presets.

Input Routing

Allows you to specify the input bus for the track.

Output Routing

Allows you to specify the output bus for the track.

Audio Track Inspector sections

Apart from the basic track settings that are always shown, audio tracks also provide other Inspector sections that depend on the specific track type.

Track Versions

Allows you to create and edit Track Versions.


Allows you to specify how the track follows the chord track.


Allows you to adjust the EQs for the track. You can have up to four bands of EQs for each track.


Allows you to add insert effects to the track.


Allows you to route the track to one or several FX channels.

Direct Routing

Allows you to set up direct routing.


Shows a duplicate of the corresponding MixConsole channel.


Allows you to enter notes about the track.


Allows you to set up the channel strip modules.

Cue Sends (Cubase Pro only)

Allows you to route cue mixes to Control Room cues.

Surround Pan (Cubase Pro only)

Shows the panner for a track.

Device Panel (Cubase Pro only)

Allows you to display and use device panels.

Quick Controls

Allows you to configure quick controls to use remote devices, for example.