Sample Libraries for Waves Instruments

Download high-definition (HD) and/or standard (SD) sample libraries for your Waves instruments. To play each instrument, you must have at least one of its libraries installed on your computer.

For optimal download behavior, we recommend you use a Download Manager with ‘Resume’ capability.

Bass Slapper Sample Libraries

See installation instructions (neither library is pre-installed: you must download at least one).


4.9 GB

Clavinet Sample Libraries

See installation instructions (note that the SD library is pre-installed with the plugin).


531 MB

Electric 88 Piano Sample Libraries

See installation instructions (note that the SD library is pre-installed with the plugin).


466.5 MB

122 MB

Electric 200 Piano Sample Libraries

See installation instructions (note that the SD library is pre-installed with the plugin).


647 MB

185 MB

Electric Grand 80 Sample Libraries

See installation instructions (note that the SD library is pre-installed with the plugin).


2.75 GB

485.5 MB

Grand Rhapsody Piano Sample Libraries

See installation instructions (neither library is pre-installed: you must download at least one).


14.1 GB

6.2 GB

Installation Instructions

After you have downloaded the libraries (SD, HD, or both) follow these steps:

  1. Extract the sample library/libraries to the desired location.
    Mac users are advised to use Archive Utility (right-click the file and choose to open with Archive Utility).
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  3. Launch/Load the instrument, either as a plugin or as a standalone application.
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  5. If prompted to “Please locate your Waves instrument’s Sample Library folder,” navigate to the location where you’ve extracted your sample library and click OK.
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  7. Information about the samples folder is shown in the WaveSystem toolbar. To select a different sample library or a different library location, click on the Sample Library bar (highlighted below) and navigate to the desired folder.

    Grand Rhapsody Piano WaveSystem toolbar