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Waves Central: How to Install, Update, Move & Recover Plugins


Waves Central is an app that helps you install your Waves products and manage their licenses.

With Waves Central, you can also easily move your Waves licenses from device to device—especially helpful when moving between studios or in live performance situations.

This video covers the basics of Waves Central including:

  • (00:23) How to install Waves products with Central
  • (01:45) How to activate licenses in Central
  • (04:00) How to install Waves products offline with Central
  • (05:49) How to recover a license with Central
  • (06:46) How to update Waves products with Central

Need more help?

Within the Waves Central app, head over to the dedicated Support page for in-depth information about basic and advanced features.

You can also visit the support articles here on the website, for detailed instructions on installation, licenses, and other topics.