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 StudioVerse: Thousands of mixing chains with AI search
  • Cancel anytime (your subscription will stop at the end of your current period)
  • Limited time: 2 free months of Splice Sounds+: Allow 8 days for code delivery by email
  • 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
  • All Waves Gems Included

    Effortlessly fun and infinitely inspiring, Waves Gems are a growing collection of creative effects that can transform any track into pure audio magic. Available exclusively in Waves Creative Access.

    Features: From Vocals to “The Ringo Drum Sound”
  • Includes StudioVerse: Thousands of Mixing Chains at the Click of a Button

    Break the knowledge barrier in mixing with StudioVerse, the AI-powered community for plugin chains: Thousands of mix-ready chains that help you unlock the full power of all your Waves plugins—created by hundreds of industry-leading producers and mix engineers, and delivered by powerful Musical AI inside your DAW: Learn more

    Features: Multiple Modes Fit Different Material
  • 2 Free Months of Splice—the World’s Best Sample Library

    Limited time only: Get 100 credits a month, to use on samples, presets, and MIDI patterns from the Splice Sounds+ catalog. Downloads are yours to keep forever. You will get your Splice code by email 8 days from the moment you start your Waves subscription. Available only to users who are not already on a Splice plan.

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