This page will help you determine if your system specifications meet the requirements to run various versions of Waves plugins, Waves Central, and Waves applications.
This page lists all DAWs officially supported for each version of Waves plugins.
Reference this page for the complete list of officially supported DAWs compatible with Waves StudioRack, in current and legacy versions.
Learn which platforms specific Waves plugins are supported on, including most DAWs, MultiRack Native and SoundGrid, DiGiCo consoles, StudioRack Native and SoundGrid, eMotion ST Mixer, eMotion LV1 Mixer and Avid VENUE 5.7 or later.
Check the highest sample rate supported by specific Waves plugins: 44.1, 48, 88.2 or 96 or 192 kHz.
With the release of Waves V13, we announce full support with Apple Silicon processors for the following host applications. In addition, we announce full official Apple Silicon support for V13 SoundGrid applications.
Learn how much latency is produced by each Waves plugin, in samples, per sample rate.
This convenient comparison chart displays the various channel components available for every Waves audio plugin: Mono, Stereo, Mono-to-Stereo and Surround.
Consult this page for up-to-date information on cable types and cable lengths that can be used in a SoundGrid audio networking and processing system.
Consult this page for up-to-date information on network switches that can be used in a SoundGrid audio networking and processing system.
All Waves Nx headphone mixing plugins include EQ correction for the 270+ headphone models listed on this page, by brands including AKG, Audio-Technica, Beyerdynamic, Sennheiser, Sony, and dozens more.
Displaying Waves plugins in UHD (4K) resolution display monitors is not yet officially supported in all host applications.
When building or purchasing a computer dedicated to hosting the Waves eMotion LV1 live mixer, follow the specifications and guidelines below.
Learn which plugins support double precision processing in TDM.
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).
While Waves products v9.6 or later no longer support the TDM format, there are a number of Waves plugins which can be used on legacy VENUE systems.
As of October 2015, Waves v9.6 or later no longer supports the TDM format. To run TDM-compatible plugins, you must use the Waves v9.3 offline installer.
This page presents general support notes and known issues, some with workarounds, with Waves computers such as Axis One and Axis Proton. We will update this page on an ongoing basis as issues are solved.