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when i open 2 plugins at same time from fab filter in cubase 10.5 i get the spinning beach ball of death on mac high sierra 10.13.6 other plugins with fab filter can be opened with fab at same time .or 2 plugins or more from other manufacters work fine


Must be a GPU acceleration issue.

ALU Music

The same problem here...

I just bought, installed & licensed Essentials Bundle

I'm running
Cubase 10.5
MacOS 10.13.6

I get the spinning pizza as well when opening 2 Fab plugins at the same time. I have to force quit Cubase...


Hi guys,

We've looked into this, and it seems to be a problem with Cubase 10.5, and not at all specific to FabFilter plug-ins but also happening with other third party plug-ins.

Actually, it turns out that Cubase 10.5 is -not- supported on macOS 10.13, but only on 10.14 (Mojave) and 10.15 (Catalina). See new.steinberg.net/cubase/compare-editions for specifications.


Floris (FabFilter)
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