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Waves V13 – Frequently Asked Questions

Last updated on: 6/13/2022 8:27:05 AM

This page refers to a previously released version. You can still install and use V13 software with V13 and higher licenses.

  • See the V14 FAQ for more information on V14.

We know that a major update always raises many questions, so here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about the new Waves V13 plugin update. Click on each of the questions below to reveal the answer.

V13 Compatibility and Support

Is my setup compatible with V13?

Do V13 plugins work in Waves applications (StudioRack, SoundGrid Studio, eMotion LV1, SuperRack, MultiRack)?

What’s New in V13

Which new features are available in V13?

Updating to V13

Do I have to update to V13?

How do I update my plugins to V13?

Not sure which license version/s you have, or whether your products are covered by the Waves Update Plan?

I want to update my plugins to V13 but my Waves Update Plan has expired. What should I do?

Will using the new version of Waves Central (V13) automatically update my current Waves software version?

I've recently purchased a new plugin or bundle, or upgraded to a new bundle. Do I have to pay in order to update that plugin or bundle to V13?

I have 2nd licenses of previous versions (such as V12) – how do I get them in V13?

I'm trying to install my plugins but can't find them in Waves Central. Where are they?

I have V13 licenses, but my system is compatible only with an earlier Waves version. What can I do?

Can I run multiple plugin versions on the same system?

Should I uninstall my older version of Waves plugins before updating to V13?

I'm not yet ready to update to V13. How do I install my V9/V10/V11/V12 plugins?

I still have some older versions of Waves products on an older system. How can I move my older licenses to a new system?

Can I create an offline installer for my products using the latest version of Waves Central?

None of the above worked? Contact Technical Support.

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