How to Roll Back to Waves v9.3

Last updated on: 1/20/2020 10:43:24 AM

Important Notes:
  • Newly purchased (or demoed) V11 licenses will activate V9 software, as long as the products in question exist in V9. To find out whether a certain plugin exists in V9, visit the V9 Legacy Download page, and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
  • Products released after September 10, 2015 will not be added to the v9.3 installer. Check our Release Notes for specific information.
  • On macOS 10.8.5 and below: Activate your licenses to a USB flash drive on a supported OS, then connect it to your computer to load plugins.

If, for any reason, you wish to remove the latest version of Waves plugins or bundles and install v9.3 versions instead, please follow these instructions.

Uninstall the current software version (if installed):

  1. Quit any host application.
  2. Launch Waves Central.
    Windows: via the desktop shortcut or Start Menu > All Programs > Waves
    Mac: Applications > Waves Central
  3. Log into Waves Central using your Waves account information.
  4. Go to the Settings tab.
  5. Under Maintenance, select the products/version you wish to uninstall in the dropdown menu, and click Uninstall.

Install Waves v9.3:

  1. Download and run the Waves 9.3 Installer for | .
  2. In the Select Products screen (Win) / Installation Type menu (Mac), check mark the plugins or bundles for which you have licenses, and finish the installation process.
    Note that non-bundled plugins are located under the "Single Plugins" category.

Your v9.3 plugins are now installed and should be available for you in your host application.

In order to manage your licenses, use the Waves Central application:

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