Install & Activate Products

Last updated on: 10/29/2019 5:00:39 AM

Follow these steps to install Waves software products and activate their licenses to your computer in one go, using Waves Central’s “Install Products” page.

If your licenses are already Activated, refer to the Installing My Products and Demos page.

  1. Download and install Waves Central for | .

    If you already have Waves Central installed, skip to step 2.
  2. Launch the Waves Central application.
    Windows: via the desktop shortcut or Start Menu > All Programs > Waves Central.
    Mac: Applications > Waves Central.
  3. Log into Waves Central.
  4. Click the Install Products page. This displays a list of your purchased plugins and their install status.

    • To view only the products for which you have a license, select the My Products tab.
    • To view all Waves software products, select the All Products tab. This enables you to install unlicensed products to a device.
  5. Select the products you wish to install from either list, and review the selections in the Summary section.
  6. Click on the Install button. If you are activating licenses as well, the button will read Install and Activate.

Your products are now ready to use.

By default, a license will be activated to the host computer’s hard drive. You can also activate it to a USB flash drive. Use the Target Device for Licenses panel to select where you want to send the license.

To install and activate on a computer with no Internet connection, follow the instructions on the Install & Activate Products on Offline Computers page.

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