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How to Run Waves Plugins on macOS 10.11

Last updated on: 2/21/2022 8:56:34 AM

To run Waves plugins on macOS El Capitan 10.10.5, follow these steps to first activate your licenses and then install supported V9 or V10 software.

Step #1 - Activate licenses:

  1. Download and install the latest Waves Central for Mac
  2. Activate the licenses (do not install the plugins).

Step #2 - Install V9 or V10:

macOS El Capitan 10.11.6 can run Waves V9 or V10 plugins

  • To install V9, follow the instructions listed here.
  • To install V10, follow one of the following methods:

    Method 1: Install V10 online

    1. Launch Waves Central and log in.
    2. On the Install Products page, select the All Products tab.
    3. Click the View menu and select only V10.
    4. Use the search bar at the top of Waves Central to search and select the products you wish to install. Review the selections in the Summary section. (To verify which products you have a license for, have a look at the My Products page) .
    5. Click the Install button.

    Your products are now ready to use.

    Method 2: Use the Dedicated V10 Offline Installer.

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