This page presents existing issues, some with workarounds, that we are working to solve in SoundGrid Studio and StudioRack. We will update this page on an ongoing basis as more issues are solved.
Reference this page for the complete list of officially supported DAWs compatible with Waves StudioRack, in current and legacy versions.
Follow the steps below to install Waves SoundGrid applications and activate their licenses to your computer in one go, using Waves Central’s “Install Products” page.
Learn how to update your eMotion LV1, SuperRack and SoundGrid Studio licenses and software to the latest Version.
Learn how to set up ‘SG Connect’ to offload plugin processing to a dedicated SoundGrid server, using a non-SoundGrid audio interface, SoundGrid Studio application and the StudioRack plugin. This setup is intended for mixing purposes only.
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.
Follow these important steps to install SoundGrid applications such as eMotion LV1, SuperRack, SoundGrid Studio, SoundGrid QRec and the SoundGrid Driver on Apple Silicon Mac computers.
Learn how to use the SoundGrid Studio application to stream multi-channel audio between your DAW and a SoundGrid audio interface.
Learn how to set up SoundGrid Studio application and StudioRack plugin to offload plugin processing, record using real-time monitoring and stream multi-channel audio to and from your DAW using a SoundGrid Server, SoundGrid Interface, Switch & Driver.
Learn how to seamlessly switch StudioRack between input and playback monitor modes. In Reaper and Bitwig Studio, this is done with a simple auto-sync setting. In DAWs such as Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase and Studio One, this is done by setting up HUI.
Are you seeing blank GUIs of Waves plugins or applications (V12 and up) after installing the latest version on your Mac? Follow these steps to roll back to an earlier version that does not require ‘Metal’ support and will display properly.
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.
This page will guide you through setting up your Windows for hosting SoundGrid applications, driver and networks.
Learn how to calibrate touch screens on Windows computers for use with Soundgrid applications such as eMotion LV1, SuperRack and SoundGrid Studio.
Here are basic ground rules for powering your SoundGrid Setup on and off in a controlled manner.
If you cannot find Waves plugins in eMotion LV1, SuperRack, or SoundGrid Studio, follow these instructions to make them available.
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.
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.
Netgear M4250 & M4300 series network switches offer a profile for SoundGrid networks that is officially supported and recommended. Follow the instructions below to configure the profile accordingly.
If you encounter an “Application failed to initialize” message in a Waves host application, follow the instructions described in this article.
If your system or host application does not support Waves V12.7 software and you have inadvertently updated, follow these steps to roll back to V12.0.
If your system or host application does not support Waves V12.7 and you wish to install the earlier software version 12.0, follow these steps.
Learn how to update or downgrade SoundGrid Server Firmware. This may be required when transferring a SoundGrid server from one setup to another, or when updating or downgrading your SoundGrid to match firmware and software versions.
With the release of Waves Creative Access, we now offer a new way to try all Waves plugins for free via a demo. Now, installed Waves plugins will appear in your DAW even without a license, but will load in Demo mode.
Learn how to use Waves plugins in OBS Studio, via the Waves ‘StudioRack for OBS’ plugin chainer.
Learn how to upgrade your Waves Creative Access subscription from Waves Essential to Waves Ultimate, or from monthly to annual with just a few clicks on the ‘My Products’ page in your Waves account. Your license will be upgraded immediately.