Knoxville, TN, June 7, 2018Waves Audio, a leading provider of audio processing solutions, announces FLEX, a rent-to-own Waves plug-ins plan.


With Waves Flex, musicians, engineers and producers can now experience a flexible, affordable, simple and easy entry point into the industry’s largest selection of renowned professional tools and choose precisely the plug-ins they need, without having to pay extra funds for tools they may not be interested in acquiring. Users can pick 10 plug-ins of their choice, out of a vast and diverse assortment of 85 award-winning plug-ins. As an introductory offer, the user will be entitled to receive a time-limited bonus consisting of an extra three free plug-ins of their choice, from the 85 plug-ins on offer.


As opposed to other known subscription plans, Waves’ Flex allows the user, at the end of a 24-month period, to own the plug-ins they have been renting.

In addition, Flex owners receive full coverage of the Waves Update Plan (WUP), free of charge during the time they are on the Flex program, and they will receive an extra one year, free of charge, when they have completed the two-year Flex plan. This grants Waves users complete support for their Waves plug-ins, including plug-in updates, tech support and more.

Waves’ Flex rent-to-own costs $19.99 a month. Users can cancel their rental plan at any time.

About Waves Audio Ltd.

Waves is the world’s leading developer of audio DSP solutions for the professional, broadcast, and consumer electronics audio markets. Since its start in the early '90s with the introduction of the Q10 equalizer plug-in, Waves has gone on to develop a comprehensive line of over 150 audio plug-ins, including industry standards like the L1 and L2 Ultramaximizers, popular vintage console models, and innovative mixing tools like Vocal Rider and the Artist Signature Series. 

For its accomplishments, Waves received a Technical Grammy Award in 2011, and the Q10 was selected as an inductee into the TECnology Hall of Fame. In 2016, Waves released the eMotion LV1 mixer, a revolutionary live digital mixing console that provides real-time audio mixing for front-of-house, monitor, studio, and broadcast engineers. Waves technologies are now used to improve sound quality in virtually every sector of the audio market, from recording, mixing, mastering and post-production to broadcast, live sound, and consumer electronics. 

Waves has over 25 years of expertise in the development of psychoacoustic signal processing algorithms that leverage knowledge of human auditory perception to radically improve perceived sound quality. Waves’ award-winning processors are utilized to improve sound quality in the creation of hit records, major motion pictures, and top-selling video games worldwide. Waves offers computer software and hardware-plus-software solutions for the professional and broadcast markets. The company’s WavesLive division is a market leader in all live sound sectors, spearheading the development of solutions for all live platforms.