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Waves Makes Over 70 Plug-ins NKS-Ready for Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol and Maschine - EMusician

Knoxville, TN, April 16, 2018 — Waves Audio, a leading provider of audio processing solutions, announces that over 70 Waves plugins are now NKS-ready for Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol and Maschine.

Waves’ virtual instruments, which have been NKS-ready since 2017, are now joined by 63 more Waves plugins adapted to NKS (Native Kontrol Standard) with seamless integration, allowing producers and musicians direct control of plugin parameters from NI’s hardware and software. All of Waves’ NKS-ready plug-ins and instruments provide expert plugin mapping from NI hardware controllers, as well as tag-based preset browsing from NI software.

For maximum speed and creative control, Waves’ NKS-ready plugins now load with their key parameters pre-mapped across the control knobs of NI hardware, and plugin presets appear in NI’s powerful tag-based software browsers. Critical plugin parameters are always at your fingertips, for maximum speed and creative control, and presets can be searched by plugin, vendor, type and keywords. You can hear instant sound previews of each preset as you browse, making it faster than ever before to find the perfect sound.

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Mick Olesh, Waves EVP of Sales & Marketing, comments, “Waves is excited to collaborate with Native Instruments, enabling NKS ready plugins to work seamlessly with Komplete Kontrol and Maschine, thus furthering our ongoing commitment to providing tools and solutions, enhancing producers and musicians’ creative process and workflow.”

“Waves shares Native Instruments’ commitment to innovation,” says Daniel Haver, Native Instruments CEO, “and it is fantastic that they have chosen to be a launch partner for NKS effects. Their large portfolio of highly respected sound processors is the perfect showcase for NKS software and hardware integration.”

Learn more about NKS (Native Kontrol Standard) integration.

See all NKS-ready Waves plug-ins.

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 plugin, Waves has gone on to develop a comprehensive line of over 150 audio plugins, 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. Under its Maxx brand, Waves offers semiconductor and licensable algorithms for consumer electronics applications. Waves technologies dramatically enhance audio performance and are used by industry leaders such as Dell, Google, Fitbit, Acer, Asus, Hisense and more.