How to Roll Back to Waves v9.6

Last updated on: 9/6/2017 10:00:21 AM

To install Waves plugins v9.6 and compatible Waves host applications (SoundGrid Studio, MultiRack, eMotion LV1), you must use a dedicated offline installer.

Important Notes:
  • Products released after March 29, 2017 will not be added to the v9.6 installer. Check our Release Notes for specific information.
  • Mac OS 10.8.5 users: Activate your licenses to a USB flash drive on a supported OS, then connect it to your Mac OS 10.8.5 computer to load plugins.
  • Mac OS 10.8.5 users only: In order to use SoundGrid Studio or the SoundGrid Driver, download and run the Mountain Lion SG Driver Fix.
  • Pro Tools 10 users: This is the last version to support DAE plugins.

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. From the top menu, go to Install > Uninstall, check mark both boxes and click Uninstall.

Install Waves v9.6:

  1. Quit any host application.
  2. Download the v.9.6 Offline Installer for Windows | Mac.
  3. Unzip the folder to your desktop.
  4. Launch Waves Central
    Windows: via the desktop shortcut or Start Menu > All Programs > Waves
    Mac: Applications > Waves Central.
  5. Click on Install Products.
  6. In the left panel, click on Select Offline Installer.
  7. When prompted, highlight the Waves folder on your desktop and click Select folder/Open.
  8. In the middle panel, select the products you wish to install.
  9. Click on Install.

The offline installer includes:

  • All Waves plugins v9.6
    Mac OS 10.8.5: only Pro Tools 10.3.10 supported
  • SoundGrid Studio v9.7.99.191
  • SoundGrid Driver
    Windows: v9.7.99.175
    Mac: v9.7.99.211 (Mac OS 10.8.5: only Pro Tools 10.3.10 supported)
  • StudioRack 9.7.99.211
    Mac OS 10.8.5: only Pro Tools 10.3.10 supported
  • MultiRack v9.80.11.99
  • eMotion LV1 Live Mixer v9.14
    Mac OS 10.8.5 / Windows 7 not supported
  • SoundGrid Audio Interfaces Drivers

 

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