Waves has launched WLM Plus Loudness Meter, a plugin that provides precision loudness measurement, metering, correction and adjustment tools for broadcast, movie trailers, games, packaged media and more.
Fully compliant with all current ITU, EBU and ATSC specifications, the WLM Plus offers comprehensive Momentary, Short Term, Long Term and True Peak readouts, as well as a unique warning and logging system that keeps track of your levels, alerting you when you’ve exceeded them – or fallen short.
WLM Plus also features Gain and Trim controls for correction of loudness levels and a True Peak Limiter, which save you the need to utilize additional equipment or software. Ideal for content creators, post production houses and cable head-end facilities, WLM Plus is an affordable, all-in-one cross-platform, multi-format loudness metering software solution.
WLM Plus Loudness Meter features
- ITU 1770-3, EBU and ATSC compliant.
- Foreground, dialog, and average loudness measurements.
- Momentary, Short Term and Long Term readouts.
- Gain and Trim controls for loudness normalization and correction.
- True Peak meter and True Peak limiter.
- Mono, stereo, and 5.0, 5.1 components.
WLM Plus Loudness Meter is available to purchase for $400 USD (Native) / $600 USD (Soundgrid).
More information: Waves / WLM Plus Loudness Meter
Waves has announced that its Renaissance Bass plug-in is free in celebration of its upcoming Waves Black Friday 2013.
This weekend is our biggest sale ever.
To celebrate, we’re giving away a free plugin!
Renaissance Bass delivers richer, deeper lows that sound great on any system, and will make your tracks more powerful than ever.
And this weekend only – it’s completely free!
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Waves has announced its Refer a Friend program, offering Waves users a chance to earn Waves Rewards credit for referring friends.
I want to take this opportunity to express our gratitude for your loyalty and support as a Waves user. We share your strong passion for music and audio production, and one of our greatest rewards is knowing that our products may have played a part in helping you express your creativity.
Now we’d like to invite you to share your experience with Waves, and in return, receive a different kind of reward. We know that many of you have been kind enough to recommend Waves products to other musicians, producers and engineers, and we feel that you should be able to benefit from these referrals as well. That’s why we’ve decided to enable our loyal users to take advantage of a special rewards program that will allow you to earn Waves credit for every online referral you make that turns into a transaction.
Referral rewards credits are issued on new plugin and bundle purchases at waves.com only. (Upgrades, Waves Update Plan, Rentals, and YourWaves purchases are not included).
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Waves has announced the Dave Audé EMP Toolbox, a collection of 6 Waves plugins.
Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Madonna, Coldplay, Celine Dion, Chris Brown, U2 and Selena Gomez. All have graced the Billboard charts, and all have had #1 Dance Singles remixed by Dave Audé. (Dave has ninety Billboard #1’s to date.)
In order to meet the standard of excellence set by his A-list clients, Dave Aude puts his trust in Waves dynamics, effects and mastering tools. Hand-picked by Dave himself, the Dave Audé EMP Toolbox contains six cutting-edge Waves audio processors he uses most in his mixing and mastering sessions, including the highly intuitive Element synthesizer plugin.
The tools were chosen by Dave Audé. Their potential is up to you.
The bundle is available to purchase for the introductory price of $299 USD (regular $349 USD).
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Waves and Abbey Road Studios have launched the J37 tape saturation plugin, a precision model of the very machine used to record many of the greatest masterpieces in modern music.
With a variety of user-adjustable controls including Tape Speed, Bias, Noise, Saturation, Wow and Flutter, the Waves: Abbey Road J37 faithfully recreates the inimitable sonic signature of the original machine. In addition to the J37 itself, three exclusive oxide tape formulas have been modeled.
Specially developed by EMI during the ‘60s and ‘70s, each formula has its own unique frequency response and harmonic distortion behavior. In order to push the envelope even further, a comprehensive Tape Delay unit has been added to complement those warm tones.
The Waves: Abbey Road J37 tape emulation plugin will bring stunning analog warmth to your digital recordings, delivering a level of hardware realism never before experienced “in the box.”
Abbey Road J37 features
- Tape saturation plugin.
- Created in association with Abbey Road Studios.
- Modeled on the machine used to create countless classic ’60s tracks.
- Includes models of three exclusive tape formulas developed by EMI.
- Adds analog warmth to digital recordings.
- Controls for Bias, Wow, Flutter, Tape Speed and more.
- Comprehensive Tape Delay including three different delay types, Sync, LP and HP filter controls and more.
The J37 plug-in is available to purchase for the introductory price of $149 USD (Native) / $249 USD (Soundgrid).
More information: Waves / J37 Tape
Waves has announced that AAX Native plugin support is now available for its products.
Waves is pleased to announce the long-awaited release of AAX Native plugin support. Waves AAX-compatible plugins are available at no additional charge for all products covered by Waves Update Plan.
So if you’ve been waiting for AAX support but your coverage has lapsed, there’s never been a better time to renew it – and take advantage of Pro Tools 11 in all its 64-bit glory!
Note: Waves V9 plugins (v9r13) and Pro Tools 11 must be installed prior to AAX Native installation.
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Waves has announced the release of Waves MultiRack 9.5, the latest version of the live sound plugin host.
MultiRack 9.5 includes a variety of new features that are sure to make your life a whole lot easier. Like an improved streamlined graphic interface for smoother performance. The capability to record to two computers simultaneously. And best of all, the ability to run Waves Signature Series plugins, from Chris Lord-Alge, Tony Maserati, Jack Joseph Puig, Eddie Kramer and Manny Marroquin*, on any MultiRack Native or SoundGrid system. Get ready to take the stage – with MultiRack 9.5!
Changes in Waves MultiRack v9.5
- Improved, more responsive GUI.
- Record to two computers simultaneously.
- Load up to 1000 snapshots.
- Run Waves Signature Series plugins.
- Support for the upcoming DiGiGrid MGO & MGB MADI-to-SoundGrid interfaces.
- Waves OneKnob Wetter and Q-Clone plugins now MultiRack compatible.
- Chris Lord-Alge, Tony Maserati, Jack Joseph Puig and Eddie Kramer* Signature Series plugins added to SoundGrid Pro and SoundGrid Pro SD7 bundles.
Waves MultiRack 9.5 is available to download now.
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Waves has announced the release of its SoundGrid Extreme Server.
The most powerful SoundGrid DSP Server ever, Waves SoundGrid Extreme is pumped up and ready to tackle your heaviest processing challenges.
Try these numbers on for size: SoundGrid Extreme can run over 500 instances of Waves stereo SSL E-Channel or C4 Multiband Compressor plugins, with latency as low as 0.8 milliseconds! Featuring an Intel® i7 Extreme microprocessor which delivers over 40% more power than the SGS Server One, and housed in a rugged road-ready 2U chassis, the Extreme DSP Server is a massive upgrade to any SoundGrid system.
The SoundGrid Extreme Server is available to purchase for $2490 USD.
More information: Waves / SoundGrid Extreme Server