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    Popular vocal production plugins: Waves Tune Real-Time, Vocal Bender, Waves Harmony, and beyond. Analog models from Abbey Road to API to SSL. All CLA plugins. The classic Renaissance series. The innovative AI-powered Clarity Vx series. Mastering tools used on countless releases. Waves offers the most complete set of pro-quality audio plugins, anywhere.

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    Always be up to date with the latest versions of your plugins—no hassle, no extra cost. Now you, and everyone you collaborate with, can always produce and mix with the same updated versions of your plugins.

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    Watch your plugin collection grow as more new plugins are released. Select new plugins will be added to Waves Essential, and even more new plugins will be added to Waves Ultimate—all at no extra cost.

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    Available exclusively in Waves Creative Access, Waves Gemstones are a growing collection of creative effects that can transform any track into pure audio magic. Each Gemstone is designed with a unique sonic signature, giving you a fresh set of exciting textures and instant creativity boosters. All Gemstones are included in Waves Ultimate, while many are included in Waves Essential: Learn more

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Frequently Asked Questions
  • Do I get all plugin updates at no extra cost?

    Yes, updates are included. You will not need to pay extra for any software updates to the plugins included in your subscription.

  • Can I cancel my subscription at any time?

    Yes, you can cancel at any time during your subscription, through your Waves account. Your subscription would then stop at the end of your current monthly or annual subscription period.

  • Can I upgrade or downgrade between Waves Ultimate and Waves Essential?

    Yes, you can easily upgrade or downgrade between the two options, on the My Products page of your Waves account.

  • Should I get a plugin subscription, or buy perpetual licenses?

    It all depends on your preferences. This comparison article will help you make the right choice based on your needs.

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