• The world’s largest, most diverse catalog of pro-quality plugins

    Popular vocal production plugins: Waves Tune Real-Time, Vocal Bender, Waves Harmony, and beyond. Analog models from Abbey Road to API to SSL. All CLA plugins. The classic Renaissance series. The innovative AI-powered Clarity Vx series. Mastering tools used on countless releases. Waves offers the most complete set of pro-quality audio plugins, anywhere.

    230+ plugins
  • All plugin updates, always included with your subscription

    Always be up to date with the latest versions of your plugins—no hassle, no extra cost. Now you, and everyone you collaborate with, can always produce and mix with the same updated versions of your plugins.

    All plugin updates
  • New plugins added regularly at no extra cost

    Watch your plugin collection grow as more new plugins are released. Select new plugins will be added to Waves Essential, and even more new plugins will be added to Waves Ultimate—all at no extra cost.

    New plugins added regularly
  • Includes Waves Stream: Remote music collaboration

    Share lossless audio from your DAW with your co-creators, in real time and with a single click. Waves Stream makes audio sharing a smooth part of your collaborative creative process, at industry-leading quality and with unique features such as integrated mic control: Learn more

    Waves Stream
  • StudioVerse: Unlock the full power of your plugins

    Make the most of your plugins with StudioVerse—the world’s biggest library of presets for plugin chains, available inside your DAW. StudioVerse includes thousands of mix-ready chains, created by industry-leading producers and mixing engineers, with smart AI-powered search so you can always find the presets you need: Learn more

  • Created with Grammy-winning producers and mixers

    Waves plugins, presets, and chains are created with the biggest contributors to the music industry—the producers and mixers behind Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Billie Eilish, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, and countless more—bringing their expertise to your sessions.

    Created with Grammy-winning producers
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Frequently Asked Questions
  • Do I get all plugin updates at no extra cost?

    Yes, updates are included. You will not need to pay extra for any software updates to the plugins included in your subscription.

  • Can I cancel my subscription at any time?

    Yes, you can cancel at any time during your subscription, through your Waves account. Your subscription would then stop at the end of your current monthly or annual subscription period.

  • Can I upgrade or downgrade between Waves Ultimate and Waves Essential?

    Yes, you can easily upgrade or downgrade between the two options, on the My Products page of your Waves account.

  • Should I get a plugin subscription, or buy perpetual licenses?

    It all depends on your preferences. This comparison article will help you make the right choice based on your needs.

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