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VENUE Legacy

Avid D-Show, Profile, SC48, & Mix Rack running VENUE V3–V3.1.1

Use the Waves V9 VENUE installer to install all VENUE V3-compatible plugins.

Only the plugins you have activated to your USB Flash Drive will be available on your console.

Last tested version of VENUE Console Software: V3.1.1.

For complete activation instructions, click here.

You will need a USB Flash Drive in FAT32 format and 2GB free space.

  1. Download Waves V9 for Venue Install File
  2. Extract it to your USB Flash Drive root folder.

    MAC: Run the Waves_V9_for_Venue2.dmg.
    A window will open, showing a folder named TDM Plug-ins.
    Drag and Drop this folder to your USB Flash Drive root folder.

    Windows: Run the Waves_V9_for_Venue2.exe.
    An Extractor window will open. Navigate and Extract to your USB Flash Drive root folder.

  3. Plug the USB Flash Drive into a USB port on your Venue console.
    USB2 port on the FOH rack is recommended.
  4. Go to the OPTIONS page (Make sure that you are in CONFIG MODE) > PLUG-INS Tab.
  5. On the left side of the screen (Plug-Ins to Install), click on the "Console" and change it to your USB Flash Drive.
  6. Select the version of Waves that you wish to install.
  7. Click the "Install" button in the middle.
  8. Let the installation run through and finish.

Waves V9 is now installed.

If you want to check which licenses you have on this system follow these instructions:

  1. Exit to Windows – Go to Go to the OPTIONS page (Make sure that you are in CONFIG MODE) > System, hold the CTRL button and click on Shut Down.
  2. It will open a prompt window “Exit to Desktop”. Click on Yes.
  3. Go to C:\Program Files\Waves and open "Create License List.bat"
  4. This program will create a new file called Licenses.txt at the same location.
  5. Run Licenses.txt to see the list of available licenses.