MultiRack, SoundGrid Studio & StudioRack Downloads

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V1.3.6.3 | Mar 26, 2018
V1.3.6.3 | Mar 26, 2018

Legacy Versions

  • SoundGrid & Native Applications

    V9r11 (October 1, 2015)

  • V9 Plugins*

    V9r30 (September 11, 2015)

* SoundGrid and Native 9.7 applications support V9.3 plugins only (installer V9r30 and above).

* Waves plugins and applications (MultiRack, SoundGrid Studio, StudioRack) require activation to hard disk or USB flash drive. For complete activation instructions, click here.

* Windows 7 Users: the Waves SoundGrid ASIO driver requires Windows Security Update KB3033929 to be installed. Learn More.

* When recording and playing back with the standalone SoundGrid driver, your Waves SoundGrid application (either SoundGrid Studio or MultiRack SoundGrid) must remain open at all times in order to configure the driver. For illustrated instructions, please see the SoundGrid Driver Manual below.

Waves Native and SoundGrid Installer includes:

  • MultiRack Native 9.80.0.87 – For Yamaha, Allen & Heath, PreSonus, Behringer, Mackie, Midas, Studer, Soundcraft, DiGiGrid, and third-party ASIO/Core audio interfaces
  • MultiRack SoundGrid 9.80.0.87 including ASIO / Core Audio SoundGrid Driver with Standalone Control Panel – For Yamaha, Allen & Heath, and DiGiGrid
  • SoundGrid Studio Application 9.7.93.5 (Mac) 9.7.93.6 (Windows) with driver, control panel and I/O firmware for the Waves Yamaha WSG-Y16 card. (DiGiGrid and Allen & Heath drivers are installed separately via the links on the top right of this page.)
  • StudioRack 9.7.93.5 – Native and SoundGrid
  • WLC Waves License Center
  • Hardware Driver for Waves WSG-Y16
 

What's New

SoundGrid & Native Applications

V9r11 - October 1, 2015

  • Bug fixes
  • SoundGrid server-based systems – mandatory server firmware update
  • Open all assigned I/O control panels from Driver Control panel
  • SoundGrid Studio (Windows) – SAVE dialog box hiding behind window – fixed
  • SoundGrid Studio – lower CPU when eMotion ST is hidden
  • Control all preamps from main Control Panel page through value boxes
MultiRack updates:
  1. Surround support including up-mix
  2. Hot Plugin panel updates:
    1. Individual gain reduction meters for each plugin in the Hot Plugin panel
    2. Save different Hot Plugins per snapshot
  3. Control MultiRack from remote console: file synchronization, snapshot synchronization, etc.

V9r10 - July 1, 2015

  • Increasing driver latency will enhance recording stability.
  • Bug fixes.

V9r9 - June 3, 2015

  • Bug fixes.

V9r8 (Mac) - May 21, 2015

  • Mac: Fixed a problem where WaveShell-AAX may fail to load and is declared as an invalid AAX plugin.

V9r7 - May 11, 2015

  • Bug fixes to the SoundGrid Studio Application, MultiRack, StudioRack, and eMotion ST.
  • Independent driver control panel, for a simpler and more intuitive recording/playback control on local and secondary computers connected to the SoundGrid network. It is no longer necessary to open the SoundGrid Studio Application when working with MultiRack or when networking multiple computers.
  • Major improvements to the SoundGrid server software to handle IR-type plugins and critical load balancing cases.
  • Improved measuring method on the MultiRack SoundGrid CPU meters for more accurate readings.
  • Added memory meter to show the RAM consumption of MultiRack SoundGrid and MultiRack Native.
  • SoundGrid Studio Application DSP meter update that measures and displays the current average and peak CPU consumption of all cores in the SoundGrid server and alerts you in case of an audio dropout.

V9r6 - December 7, 2014

  • Mac OS Yosemite support.
  • Bug fixes.

V9r5 - September 8, 2014

  • SoundGrid Studio - Support for Japanese operating systems
  • MultiRack SoundGrid - Bug Fixes.

V9r4 - August 17, 2014

  • StudioRack Sync to tempo support.
  • Switching Pro Tools session sample rates with SoundGrid Driver issue fixed.
  • Compact server boot time improved.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

V9r3 - July 28, 2014

  • Installation bug fixes.

V9r2 - July 24, 2014

  • Installation bug fixes.

V9r1 - July 23, 2014

  • SoundGrid Driver upgraded for inclusion in the new SoundGrid Studio System. SoundGrid Driver setup and control are now an integral part of the SoundGrid Studio Application.
  • Performance improvement and bug fixes for the MultiRack application.

V9 Plugins

V9r30 - September 10, 2015

  • The new eMo D5 Dynamics available separately as well as in Mercury, Pro Show and SD7 Pro Show.

V9r29 - August 13, 2015

  • The new Cobalt Saphira available separately as well as in Mercury, Pro Show and SD7 Pro Show.
  • Butch Vig Vocals: Sensitivity LED now properly responds to signals from both left and right channels.
  • Reel ADT: VCO movement now stays limited to VCO range when using the mouse wheel or arrow keys.
  • GTR: Fixed microphone selection mismatch in some cabinets.
  • Stomp Distortion: Fixed an issue where Tone and Contour may stop working in some cases.
  • H-Delay: Note division and MS is now properly saved in MultiRack SoundGrid snapshots when using tap tempo.
  • IR-1, IR-L, IRLive: Fixed IR locating issue under MultiRack after changing the name of the folder containing imported IRs.
  • TG12345: Switching presets now advances properly (within each category) instead of in alphabetical order.
  • X-Crackle: Fixed processing at 96kHz on SoundGrid.
  • NLS: Drive no longer affects the noise level.
  • Scheps 73: GUI expand/collapse state is now properly saved in sessions.

V9r28 (Mac) - May 21, 2015

  • Mac: Fixed a problem where WaveShell-AAX may fail to load and is declared as an invalid AAX plugin.

V9r27 - May 11, 2015

  • The new H-Reverb available separately as well as in Mercury, Pro Show and SD7 Pro Show.
  • Butch Vig Vocals now SoundGrid-compatible.
  • Butch Vig Vocals: In/Out VU meters now properly represent L & R channels.
  • Butch Vig Vocals: Fixed crash in a session with some 3rd party plugins.
  • dbx 160: Closing the plugin GUI and reopening it no longer causes the preset name to change to "Preset A".
  • dbx 160: Fixed hum noise frequency in stereo component to 50Hz instead of 100Hz.
  • GTR ToolRack: Added external meters when inserted into StudioRack.
  • GTR Solo now excluded from SoundGrid hosts.
  • InPhase now added to SoundGrid hosts.
  • IR-1, IR-L, IR360, IR-Live: Importing an IR from a long path now properly saved in the session.
  • Manny Marroquin Plugins: Fixed a possible crash of the SoundGrid server.
  • Renaissance Bass: Added external meters when inserted into StudioRack mono.
  • Vitamin: Fixed missing right channel external meter when inserted into StudioRack.
  • X-Crackle: Fixed processing at 96kHz.
  • Fixed an issue where on Mac Yosemite the 'Save Preset' window will remain open after clicking OK.

V9r25 - February 16, 2015

  • The new dbx® 160 Compressor / Limiter available separately as well as in Mercury, Pro Show and SD7 Pro Show.
  • SSL G-Master Buss Compressor: fixed auto fade time in 96 kHz.

V9r24 - January 15, 2015

  • SSL 4000 Collection: new artist presets.
  • Reel ADT: new Live component.

V9r23 - November 27, 2014

  • GTR3 Amp: microphones selection bug fixed.
  • IR Convolution Reverb Series: better CPU distribution for multiple instances on SoundGrid servers.
  • NLS Non-Linear Summer Channel: VCA knob now responds well.
  • NLS Non-Linear Summer: no longer crashes MultiRack SoundGrid when changing snapshots on VCA tab.
  • NLS Non-Linear Summer: GUI no longer blinks when changing the VCA group inside chainers.
  • WLM Plus Loudness Meter: Short and Long meters mode no longer changes to LEQ(m) after GUI collapsing.
  • WLM Plus Loudness Meter: Trim now works properly with LU in Momentary Scan.
  • WLM Plus Loudness Meter: Gain Reduction meter no longer displays full gain attenuation after collapsing the GUI.
  • WLM Plus Loudness Meter: no longer crashes MultiRack SoundGrid when changing snapshot after collapsing the GUI.
  • EMI TG12345 Channel Strip: fixed wrong indication on the left VU Gain Reduction.

V9r21 - October 6, 2014

  • The new EMI TG12345 available separately as well as in The Abbey Road Collection.
  • All Manny Marroquin plugins (except Tone Shaper) added to 'All MultiRack SoundGrid compatible plugins'.
  • J37 Tape: minor GUI fix.
  • V-EQ4: minor GUI fix.
  • V-EQ4: HF cutoff 3.3kHz at 44.1 kHz bug fixed.

V9r20 - August 17, 2014

  • The Dave Clarke EMP Toolbox available as a separate installation option.
  • Cubase 7.5 32bit: fixed crash with StudioRack and some other plugins upon session close.
  • Live 9 32bit: fixed graphic corruption in plugins with resizeable GUIs.
  • GTR Tool Rack: stomp menu no longer opens with an offset in StudioRack.
  • NLS: fixed graphic corruption issues in mac.
  • PS22: fixed Pro Tools crash in AudioSuite.
  • SoundShifter: fixed crash in Pro Tools 11 when trying to adjust the multi-text fields.
  • Element, GTR & GTR Solo Applications: can now choose the Built in Output device.

V9r19 - July 23, 2014

  • Waves License Center – Improved identification of USB flash drives (SanDisk and others).
  • Waves License Center – Fixed bug which caused licenses activated to a computer to get lost due to unstable device recognition.
  • Added SoundGrid support for several plugins, see compatibility chart.
  • Manny Marroquin Delay, Distortion, EQ, Reverb, Triple D, Eddie Kramer Guitar Channel, and Dorrough Stereo added to Pro Show and SD7 Pro Show bundles.
  • Abbey Road Collection available as a separate installation option.
  • SoundGrid & Native Applications

    V9r10 (July 1, 2015)

  • V9 Plugins*

    V9r29 (August 13, 2015)

* SoundGrid and Native 9.7 applications support V9.3 plugins only (installer V9r27 and above).

* Waves plugins and applications (MultiRack, SoundGrid Studio, StudioRack) require activation to hard disk or USB flash drive. For complete activation instructions, click here.

* Windows 7 Users: the Waves SoundGrid ASIO driver requires Windows Security Update KB3033929 to be installed. Learn More.

* When recording and playing back with the standalone SoundGrid driver, your Waves SoundGrid application (either SoundGrid Studio or MultiRack SoundGrid) must remain open at all times in order to configure the driver. For illustrated instructions, please see the SoundGrid Driver Manual below.

Waves Native and SoundGrid Installer includes:

  • MultiRack Native 9.71.30.2 – For Yamaha, Allen & Heath, PreSonus, Behringer, Mackie, Midas, Studer, Soundcraft, DiGiGrid, and third-party ASIO/Core audio interfaces
  • MultiRack SoundGrid 9.71.30.2 including ASIO / Core Audio SoundGrid Driver with Standalone Control Panel – For Yamaha, Allen & Heath, and DiGiGrid
  • SoundGrid Studio Application 9.7.92.3 with driver, control panel and I/O firmware for the Waves Yamaha WSG-Y16 card. (DiGiGrid and Allen & Heath drivers are installed separately via the links on the top right of this page.)
  • StudioRack PC 9.7.90.10 / Mac 9.7.92.2 – Native and SoundGrid
  • WLC Waves License Center
  • Hardware Driver for Waves WSG-Y16
 

What's New

SoundGrid & Native Applications

V9r10 - July 1, 2015

  • Increasing driver latency will enhance recording stability.
  • Bug fixes.

V9r9 - June 3, 2015

  • Bug fixes.

V9r8 (Mac) - May 21, 2015

  • Mac: Fixed a problem where WaveShell-AAX may fail to load and is declared as an invalid AAX plugin.

V9r7 - May 11, 2015

  • Bug fixes to the SoundGrid Studio Application, MultiRack, StudioRack, and eMotion ST.
  • Independent driver control panel, for a simpler and more intuitive recording/playback control on local and secondary computers connected to the SoundGrid network. It is no longer necessary to open the SoundGrid Studio Application when working with MultiRack or when networking multiple computers.
  • Major improvements to the SoundGrid server software to handle IR-type plugins and critical load balancing cases.
  • Improved measuring method on the MultiRack SoundGrid CPU meters for more accurate readings.
  • Added memory meter to show the RAM consumption of MultiRack SoundGrid and MultiRack Native.
  • SoundGrid Studio Application DSP meter update that measures and displays the current average and peak CPU consumption of all cores in the SoundGrid server and alerts you in case of an audio dropout.

V9r6 - December 7, 2014

  • Mac OS Yosemite support.
  • Bug fixes.

V9r5 - September 8, 2014

  • SoundGrid Studio - Support for Japanese operating systems
  • MultiRack SoundGrid - Bug Fixes.

V9r4 - August 17, 2014

  • StudioRack Sync to tempo support.
  • Switching Pro Tools session sample rates with SoundGrid Driver issue fixed.
  • Compact server boot time improved.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

V9r3 - July 28, 2014

  • Installation bug fixes.

V9r2 - July 24, 2014

  • Installation bug fixes.

V9r1 - July 23, 2014

  • SoundGrid Driver upgraded for inclusion in the new SoundGrid Studio System. SoundGrid Driver setup and control are now an integral part of the SoundGrid Studio Application.
  • Performance improvement and bug fixes for the MultiRack application.

V9 Plugins

V9r29 - August 13, 2015

  • The new Cobalt Saphira available separately as well as in Mercury, Pro Show and SD7 Pro Show.
  • Butch Vig Vocals: Sensitivity LED now properly responds to signals from both left and right channels.
  • Reel ADT: VCO movement now stays limited to VCO range when using the mouse wheel or arrow keys.
  • GTR: Fixed microphone selection mismatch in some cabinets.
  • Stomp Distortion: Fixed an issue where Tone and Contour may stop working in some cases.
  • H-Delay: Note division and MS is now properly saved in MultiRack SoundGrid snapshots when using tap tempo.
  • IR-1, IR-L, IRLive: Fixed IR locating issue under MultiRack after changing the name of the folder containing imported IRs.
  • TG12345: Switching presets now advances properly (within each category) instead of in alphabetical order.
  • X-Crackle: Fixed processing at 96kHz on SoundGrid.
  • NLS: Drive no longer affects the noise level.
  • Scheps 73: GUI expand/collapse state is now properly saved in sessions.

V9r28 (Mac) - May 21, 2015

  • Mac: Fixed a problem where WaveShell-AAX may fail to load and is declared as an invalid AAX plugin.

V9r27 - May 11, 2015

  • The new H-Reverb available separately as well as in Mercury, Pro Show and SD7 Pro Show.
  • Butch Vig Vocals now SoundGrid-compatible.
  • Butch Vig Vocals: In/Out VU meters now properly represent L & R channels.
  • Butch Vig Vocals: Fixed crash in a session with some 3rd party plugins.
  • dbx 160: Closing the plugin GUI and reopening it no longer causes the preset name to change to "Preset A".
  • dbx 160: Fixed hum noise frequency in stereo component to 50Hz instead of 100Hz.
  • GTR ToolRack: Added external meters when inserted into StudioRack.
  • GTR Solo now excluded from SoundGrid hosts.
  • InPhase now added to SoundGrid hosts.
  • IR-1, IR-L, IR360, IR-Live: Importing an IR from a long path now properly saved in the session.
  • Manny Marroquin Plugins: Fixed a possible crash of the SoundGrid server.
  • Renaissance Bass: Added external meters when inserted into StudioRack mono.
  • Vitamin: Fixed missing right channel external meter when inserted into StudioRack.
  • X-Crackle: Fixed processing at 96kHz.
  • Fixed an issue where on Mac Yosemite the 'Save Preset' window will remain open after clicking OK.

V9r25 - February 16, 2015

  • The new dbx® 160 Compressor / Limiter available separately as well as in Mercury, Pro Show and SD7 Pro Show.
  • SSL G-Master Buss Compressor: fixed auto fade time in 96 kHz.

V9r24 - January 15, 2015

  • SSL 4000 Collection: new artist presets.
  • Reel ADT: new Live component.

V9r23 - November 27, 2014

  • GTR3 Amp: microphones selection bug fixed.
  • IR Convolution Reverb Series: better CPU distribution for multiple instances on SoundGrid servers.
  • NLS Non-Linear Summer Channel: VCA knob now responds well.
  • NLS Non-Linear Summer: no longer crashes MultiRack SoundGrid when changing snapshots on VCA tab.
  • NLS Non-Linear Summer: GUI no longer blinks when changing the VCA group inside chainers.
  • WLM Plus Loudness Meter: Short and Long meters mode no longer changes to LEQ(m) after GUI collapsing.
  • WLM Plus Loudness Meter: Trim now works properly with LU in Momentary Scan.
  • WLM Plus Loudness Meter: Gain Reduction meter no longer displays full gain attenuation after collapsing the GUI.
  • WLM Plus Loudness Meter: no longer crashes MultiRack SoundGrid when changing snapshot after collapsing the GUI.
  • EMI TG12345 Channel Strip: fixed wrong indication on the left VU Gain Reduction.

V9r21 - October 6, 2014

  • The new EMI TG12345 available separately as well as in The Abbey Road Collection.
  • All Manny Marroquin plugins (except Tone Shaper) added to 'All MultiRack SoundGrid compatible plugins'.
  • J37 Tape: minor GUI fix.
  • V-EQ4: minor GUI fix.
  • V-EQ4: HF cutoff 3.3kHz at 44.1 kHz bug fixed.

V9r20 - August 17, 2014

  • The Dave Clarke EMP Toolbox available as a separate installation option.
  • Cubase 7.5 32bit: fixed crash with StudioRack and some other plugins upon session close.
  • Live 9 32bit: fixed graphic corruption in plugins with resizeable GUIs.
  • GTR Tool Rack: stomp menu no longer opens with an offset in StudioRack.
  • NLS: fixed graphic corruption issues in mac.
  • PS22: fixed Pro Tools crash in AudioSuite.
  • SoundShifter: fixed crash in Pro Tools 11 when trying to adjust the multi-text fields.
  • Element, GTR & GTR Solo Applications: can now choose the Built in Output device.

V9r19 - July 23, 2014

  • Waves License Center – Improved identification of USB flash drives (SanDisk and others).
  • Waves License Center – Fixed bug which caused licenses activated to a computer to get lost due to unstable device recognition.
  • Added SoundGrid support for several plugins, see compatibility chart.
  • Manny Marroquin Delay, Distortion, EQ, Reverb, Triple D, Eddie Kramer Guitar Channel, and Dorrough Stereo added to Pro Show and SD7 Pro Show bundles.
  • Abbey Road Collection available as a separate installation option.