January 2011We're excited to announce the release of the new Waves Version 8. V8 adds the horsepower of the vintage-modeled V-Series to selected Waves bundles, and brings a fresh new look to several classic plugins. V8 includes a host of new technical features and bug fixes. In addition, more Waves plugins than ever are now available individually.
Integrated support for Novation Automap application (V3.8 or higher) and Novation controllers. (Waves supports "unwrapped" mode only.)Enhanced support for ICON control LED indicators for all EQ & Dynamics pluginsPro Tools AudioSuite improvements:Added support for 'overwrite files'Improved control responsiveness during previewSmoother response of meters and other status indicators during previewMouse wheel support for plugin controlsMouse cursor displays a spinning Waves icon during plugin scan (Windows only)Most plugins now available individuallyNew lower prices across the Waves product lineBug Fixes:Dorrough Meters graphic refresh rate no longer drops when multiple instances are openedVarious keyboard event-stealing issues were eliminatedSingle click text entry in Pro Tools now registers correctly in Undo/RedoAll controls now update sound upon mouse down event instead of mouse upMultiRack SG for Yamaha New Features:Record MultiRack-processed tracks direct-to-DAW in the same computerAdvanced side-chaining capabilities
Important NotesV6, V7, and V8 can all run concurrently on the same computer. However, V8 and Waves versions V4 and V5 cannot. All previous versions of products that you update will be removed from your iLok and replaced by V8. After updating to V8, you will not be able to use these versions again.V8 is not supported on Mac G5 and below. To ensure your system is compatible with Waves V8, check our Tech Specs pageImportant Note for DiGiCo Users:Waves V8 does not support DiGiCo consoles at this point. Please do NOT update your V7 products to V8 yet. If you have already updated or purchased a new product registered as V8 – please contact Waves Tech Support at +1-865-909-9200 ext. 1.Important Note for Yamaha Users:Waves V8 is NOT backward compatible.If you wish to continue using V7 plugins - do NOT update your system to V8.If you have already updated – please contact Waves Tech Support at +1-865-909-9200 ext. 1.V8 is available at no additional charge to all Waves products covered by Waves Update Plan.
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