Waves Ultimate

230+ Waves plugins. One easy subscription.
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Also available: Waves Essential with 110 plugins

Create with Total Freedom: Everything Always at Your Fingertips

Let nothing stand between the sound you hear in your head—and what comes out of the speakers. With Waves Ultimate—the biggest option in our Waves Creative Access subscription—you get all the plugins you need, when you need them. Anything you want to create—you’re covered.

All of Waves’ popular vocal production plugins. All analog models, from Abbey Road to SSL. All Waves mastering plugins. All the compressors, all the EQs, all the effects, instruments, saturation plugins, artist signature plugins, channel strips, AI-powered noise reduction. Waves Ultimate offers the most complete set of pro-quality audio plugins, anywhere.

  • Over 230 plugins
  • 7-day free trial: no commitment
  • All future updates included
  • New plugins added regularly
  • The industry’s largest, most diverse catalog of pro plugins
  • Includes Waves Stream: Remote music collaboration service
  • 2 licenses for activation on 2 machines at a time
  • Cancel anytime (your subscription will stop at the end of your current period)
  • Personal technical support by phone and email
  • From Waves Audio, winner of the Technical Grammy® Award
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The World’s Largest, Most Diverse Catalog of Industry-Leading Plugins

  • All the Plugins You Want. Anything You Can Imagine.

    Waves Ultimate gives you the most complete set of pro-quality audio plugins, anywhere: All vocal plugins. All mastering plugins. All analog-modeled plugins. All the compressors, all the EQs, all the effects, instruments and beyond: Everything and anything you might need for your mixes.

    Features: Glue Mixes without “Squashing”
  • All Plugin Updates Included

    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.

  • New Plugins Added Regularly

    With Waves Ultimate, your collection of plugins keeps growing as more new plugins are released. New plugins will be added to your subscription on a regular basis, at no extra cost.

    Features: Fast and Efficient Operation
  • 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.

    Features: From Vocals to “The Ringo Drum Sound”
  • Includes 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.

    Features: Multiple Modes Fit Different Material
  • Created with Grammy Winners

    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.

    Features: Multiple Modes Fit Different Material