This page presents existing issues in Waves MultiRack, some with workarounds. We encourage you to contact Waves Live Support and report any issue you may encounter.
Learn how to download, install and activate MultiRack using an offline installer via Waves Central. MultiRack is no longer available for online installation via Waves Central. The same steps apply for SoundGrid Studio and StudioRack V9.
SoundGrid audio interfaces require a V9 driver installation in order to function in MultiRack and SoundGrid Studio V9 apps. Follow these steps to install the SoundGrid driver via Waves Central.
All SoundGrid applications and driver require selecting a SoundGrid network port. Some systems will display a list of available network ports; follow these steps to identify the correct port.
If you cannot find Waves plugins in eMotion LV1, SuperRack, or SoundGrid Studio, follow these instructions to make them available.
Learn how to control Waves MultiRack features and functions, recall snapshots via MIDI, and map MIDI controllers such as Novation Nocturn and Korg NanoKontrol 2.
Learn how to connect a MIDI keyboard and play the pitch of Vocals with Waves Tune Real-Time in MultiRack SoundGrid.
Learn how to add a separate computer to your SoundGrid network for recording and playback purposes. This article assumes you already have a supported and functional SoundGrid network.
If you have installed the latest plugin versions, which will not run on V9 SoundGrid apps such as MultiRack, SoundGrid Studio, and StudioRack, follow these instructions to revert your plugins to version V10/V9.
To display V10 or V11 SuperRack, eMotion LV1, SoundGrid Studio in full screen on HD & UHD (4K) resolution display monitors on Windows 10, either update to V12.8 which supports auto-scaling, or follow these steps:
Learn how to set up Reaper with Waves SoundGrid ASIO/Core Audio Driver and route audio to record or playback multiple tracks from or to your SoundGrid system. Session templates are included for download.
When setting up redundant SoundGrid servers with your live console system, there are a few ways to ensure optimal performance so you can be ready for anything that may occur during a live show.
If you encounter an “Application failed to initialize” message in a Waves host application, follow the instructions described in this article.
If you are trying to use your SoundGrid server in a Waves host application but the server does not appear in the inventory, follow these steps.
All SoundGrid Interface drivers are now pre-installed with each SoundGrid application. If you see this message, reinstall your SoundGrid application or the specific device driver via Waves Central's 'All Products' tab.
If you are trying to use your SoundGrid server in a Waves host but the server appears as N/A in the inventory, follow these steps.
Follow these instructions to set up a fully redundant DiGiCo SD7 & Waves MultiRack SoundGrid setup, incorporating two mirrored SD7 engines with separate, yet mirrored Soundgrid setups.
Follow these instructions to connect DiGiCo SD7 Quantum engines to MultiRack SoundGrid and SoundGrid server/s for audio processing, remote control and mirroring for dual engines, with or without server redundancy.
If you run MultiRack on OS X El Capitan or later and your computer freezes, clear the memory cache or restart the computer prior to your show. We also advise running MultiRack on Mac OS Yosemite.
In addition to SoundGrid-compatible plugins by Waves, you can use the following SoundGrid-compatible plugins by other manufacturers in Waves’ V9 host applications (SoundGrid Studio, MultiRack, eMotion LV1 and StudioRack).