Steinberg Updates WaveLab Pro, WaveLab Elements To Version 9


has released WaveLab Pro 9 and WaveLab Elements 9, major new releases of its audio editing and mastering apps.

The company says that WaveLab Pro 9 and WaveLab Elements 9 ‘reinvent creative mastering’ with a new user interface, the powerful MasterRig plug-in suite and direct exchange with Cubase.

Here’s what’s new:

Key Features of WaveLab Pro 9:

  • Up to 384 kHz sample rate support
  • New user interface with innovative windows docking system
  • New master section with 12 effect slots, plus extended monitoring and processing functions
  • Fully M/S compatible: comprehensive M/S audio editing, processing and monitoring
  • MasterRig high-end mastering plug-in suite including 6 modules, 8 instances and full M/S support
  • Advanced EBU R128-compliant loudness metering, including a loudness graph, loudness meta normalizing and true peak support
  • High-quality SoX-based Resampler, Multiband Expander and Multiband Envelope Shaper
  • WaveLab Project Manager and customizable naming scheme
  • Direct exchange of audio files with Cubase and Nuendo

Key Features of WaveLab Elements 9:

  • Audio editing and mastering software, tailored to hobby musicians, podcasters, journalists and home studio owners
  • New user interface and innovative windows docking system
  • New master section with 5 effect slots
  • MasterRig mastering plug-in including 5 plug-in modules: EQ, Compressor, Limiter, Saturator and Imager
  • High-quality SoX-based Resampler, plug-in management and organization for simplified overview of all plug-ins used within the project
  • Enhanced editing workflow with volume clip handles and auto-replay option
  • CD burning engine and metadata support for multiple formats
  • Direct exchange of audio files with Cubase and Nuendo

Here’s a look at the new features:

Pricing and Availability

  • WaveLab Pro 9 is available now for US $579.99.
  • WaveLab Elements 9 is available for US $99.99

Upgrade pricing is also available. See the Steinberg site for details.

5 thoughts on “Steinberg Updates WaveLab Pro, WaveLab Elements To Version 9

  1. i use a dongle its easy cheap ,however if i use ilok the ilok program causes lag bad on my laptop ,
    so i love cubase but on a downside the bundled synth /drums are not enough so you need lots of plugins,

  2. Love the upgrade and love dongles as it makes Steinberg products truly portable.
    I can install Cubase and Wavelab on as many computers I want and run the programs as soon as I plug the dongle in – super easy and mega convenient.

  3. Hate dongles and never use my cubase as a result. Traveling musicians don’t wanna risk being locked out of their daw in case they accidentally lose their dongle. Look at Propellerheads’ implementation, it’s perfect.

  4. It’s an insult to ask for that kind of money and at the same time force down your clients mouth the dongle..
    They are bound to dissolve into complete nothingness if they don’t change their policies..

    Why don’t they charge 3000eu for an audio editor?

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