Waves Demo Activation & Installation Area

Note: Downloads not included in Waves Central: Tracks Live, Waves for DiGiCo, and Waves for Venue.  


Waves Central allows you to install products and demos registered to your account. This may come handy in situations such as hard drive reformat, installation on multiple computers, if you’re missing some plugins, or simply wish to trial Waves products prior to purchasing them.

Mac


1. Log into/create your Waves User Account > enter the required details and click 'Submit'. 

Note:
If you already have an existing Waves account set up and Waves Central Application installed, launch the program and skip to step 9 of the installation process.


  

2. A confirmation email has now been sent to the address that you used to register your account with > click the link to activate your account.

Note: Check the Spam/Junk folder of your registered email if the message is not visible within your inbox.

  


3. The registration of your account has now been approved and you are now able log into your account > enter your username and password and select 'Log In'.

  


4. Download your preferred Mac compatible Waves Central installer.

  

5. Once downloaded, locate and double-click the .dmg file to begin the installaton process.

6. Drag and drop the Waves Central icon into your computer's Applications folder.

  

7. Locate the Central Waves program from the Application selection and double-click it to launch the software.

  
8. Read through the End User Licence Agreement and select the option of your choosing > click 'I Agree'.
  

9. Select the 'Login' tab at the top right corner of the application and enter your username and password > click 'Login' (launch the Waves Central program from the Applications menu if you already have an existing Waves account).




  

10.  Visit the Waves website and select the 'Demo Products' tab. 
 


11. Search for the demo you wish to trial and click 'Get Demo'.



12. The chosen demo has been successfully registered to your Waves user account within the Waves Central application.



13. Click on 'Install Products'.

  

14. From the left panel, select the 'Online' option and log into your Waves account.



15. Within the main middle panel of the application interface, select 'My Products' to display only products and demos that are registered to your account. Select 'All Waves Products' to display the entire list of products available via Waves Central - this will allow you to install a specific plugin out of a that bundle you may own.




16. Select the product (s) that you wish to install, and click 'Install'.



17. The demo product has successfully been installed to your computer > click the 'OK' and select the 'X' symbol to close the application.




18. Locate and open the software within your DAW.

Note: Restart your DAW and rescan your plugin selection, in order to show the new installation (in the event it fails to appear).


The Demo Software is now Ready for Use Within Your DAW!

  

PC


1. Log into/create your Waves User Account > enter the required details and click 'Submit'.

Note:
If you already have an existing Waves account set up and Waves Central Application installed, launch the program and skip to step 11 of the installation process.


 

2. A confirmation email has now been sent to the address that you used to register your account with > click the link to activate your account.

Note: Check the Spam/Junk folder of your registered email if the message is not visible within your inbox.

 


3. The registration of your account has now been approved and you are now able log into your account > enter your username and password and select 'Log In'.

 


4. Download your preferred PC compatible Waves Central installer.

   

5. Once the installer has download to your computer, double-click the .exe file to begin the installation process > click 'Run'.

  

6. Setup is now ready to begin the installation process > click 'Next'.

  

7. Tick the available box to ‘Agree to the Licence Terms and Conditions’ > click ‘Next'.

  

8. Setup is now ready to install Waves Central to your computer > click 'Install'.

  

9. The installation of your software has successfully completed > click ‘Close'.

  

10. Read through the End User Licence Agreement and select the option of your choosing > click 'I Agree'.
  
  

11. Select the 'Login' tab at the top right corner of the application and enter your username and password > click 'Login' (launch the Waves Central program from the Applications menu if you already have an existing Waves account).




 

12.  Visit the Waves website and select the 'Demo Products' tab. 
 



13. Search for the demo you wish to trial and click 'Get Demo'.



14. The chosen demo has been successfully registered to your Waves user account within the Waves Central application.



14. Click on 'Install Products'.

  

15. From the left panel, select the 'Online' option.



16. Within the main middle panel of the application interface, select 'My Products' to display only products and demos that are registered to your account. Select 'All Waves Products' to display the entire list of products available via Waves Central - this will allow you to install a specific plugin out of a that bundle you may own.




17. Select the product (s) you wish to install, and click 'Install'.



18. The demo product has successfully been installed to your computer > click the 'OK' and select the 'X' symbol to close the application.


 

19. Locate and open the software within your DAW.

Note: Restart your DAW and rescan your plugin selection, in order to show the new installation (in the event it fails to appear).


The Demo Software is now Ready for Use Within Your DAW!

  


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