Sample Libraries for Waves Instruments

The free sample pack that comes with the COSMOS Sample Finder (over 2500 samples) can be downloaded as part of COSMOS only: Get COSMOS free.

All sample libraries for each instrument can be installed via Waves Central.

  • Click here to install them manually

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

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

    Bass Fingers Sample Libraries

    Bass Slapper Sample Libraries

    Clavinet Sample Libraries

    Electric 88 Piano Sample Libraries

    Electric 200 Piano Sample Libraries

    Electric Grand 80 Sample Libraries

    485.5 MB

    Grand Rhapsody Piano Sample Libraries

    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).
    2. Launch/Load the instrument, either as a plugin or as a standalone application.
    3. 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.
    4. 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.