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How to Install Waves V9.92

Last updated on: 11/15/2022 8:25:27 AM

To install Waves v9.92 plugins and v9.92-compatible Waves host applications (including SoundGrid Studio, MultiRack, eMotion LV1, and StudioRack), use a dedicated offline installation folder.


Important Notes:
  • Check which software version is most suitable for your system and DAW.
  • Current version licenses will activate older version software (V9 and above), if the product/s in question exist in this software version.
  • Products released after May 3, 2018 have not been added to the v9.92 installer. Check Release Notes for information.
  • To check if a plugin exists in v9.92, scroll to the bottom of the version's download page.
  • Mac OS users: Waves V9.92 is the last version to support Yosemite 10.10.X.
    If you have Mac OS 10.9.5 or below, download and install V9.6, another sub-version of V9. Detailed instructions are found here.
  • Sample libraries for Waves instruments must be installed manually.
  • DiGiCo Quantum clients using Multitrack SoundGrid or SoundGrid Studio V9 - please use the V9 SoundGrid applications offline installer.

On Windows 7 and Mac OS Sierra (10.12) and below:

On Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Mac OS High Sierra 10.13 and Mac OS Mojave 10.14

  1. Quit any host application.
  2. Download the v.9.92 Offline Installation Folder for Windows| Mac
  3. Unzip the folder to your desktop.
  4. If you have the current version of Waves Central:
    1. Launch the Waves Central application on the system where your licenses are activated:
      Windows: via the desktop shortcut or Start Menu > All Programs > Waves Central.
      Mac: Applications > Waves Central.
    2. Log into Waves Central.
    3. Access the Offline Installer page. Under Install from an Offline Installer, click Browse.
    4. Browse to your Desktop > Waves – 24.5.18 and click Open.
    5. Select the products you wish to install from the list.
    6. Click Install.
  5. Logic Pro X users only:
    1. Go to Macintosh HD > Applications > Waves > Waveshells and run the Waves AU Reg Utility V9. If there are more than one Waves AU Reg Utility V9 file in the Waveshells V9 folder, apply these steps to them all.
    2. Click on Let’s Go.
    3. If asked to Locate the Waves Plugins Folder, direct to Macintosh HD > Applications > Waves > Plug-Ins V9.
    4. Launch Logic, go to Logic > Preferences > Plug-ins Manager.
    5. Make sure your Waves plugins are check-marked. If they are not, highlight all Waves listings and click Reset & Rescan Selection.

The offline installer includes:

  • Waves Central L
  • All Waves plugins v9.92
  • SoundGrid Studio v9.7.99.191
  • SoundGrid Driver
  • Windows:v9.7.99.175
  • Mac: v9.7.99.352
  • StudioRack
  • MultiRack v9.80.13.523
  • eMotion LV1 Live Mixer
  • Windows: v9.14.0.423
  • Mac: v9.14.0.354
  • Drivers for SoundGrid audio interfaces

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