Waves NLS & 64 bit (v9)
Old 7th March 2012
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Okay. So, what about the people who bought their plugs on Jan. 10? Or Feb 12?

Lol.
Waves must be like Santa Claus - they keep a list of who's naughty or nice, and release bug fixes and new revisions accordingly. So I think I we know who's been a bad boy . . .
Old 7th March 2012
  #272
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does anyone even remember the last time waves needed to release a bug fix?
From what I've seen they are constantly releasing minor bug fixes. They are point updates, not new versions like this. Kind of makes the above statements void.
True though, they are very solid from the get go anyway
Old 7th March 2012
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Waves did run that huge special at the end of last year, and i then purchased their entire mother load as i suspect a few others did to.... They set us up!!!! Hahahaha...
Old 7th March 2012
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Okay. So, what about the people who bought their plugs on Jan. 10? Or Feb 12?

Lol.
Waves will release the update July 13. the next year.
Old 8th March 2012
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From what I've seen they are constantly releasing minor bug fixes. They are point updates, not new versions like this. Kind of makes the above statements void.
True though, they are very solid from the get go anyway
sorry, i forgot about the 'r' updates. but most of these are for new venues versions or the odd minor graphic fixes and are never charged for.

i just mean ive never needed an update to run my waves bundles
Old 8th March 2012
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Yeah i wonder if they are just timing it so the max number of WUPs expire right before they update :-)

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lol : crazy 50% off on december ....updates from fev to april ......so yep !
Old 8th March 2012
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sorry, i forgot about the 'r' updates. but most of these are for new venues versions or the odd minor graphic fixes and are never charged for.

i just mean ive never needed an update to run my waves bundles
Excact ...the real deal for me was V8 with mouse scroll ...a must
Old 8th March 2012
  #278
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Waves did run that huge special at the end of last year, and i then purchased their entire mother load as i suspect a few others did to.... They set us up!!!! Hahahaha...
I wanted to pull the trigger on Mercury sooooo bad. Next Christmas, and a repeat of last holiday's special - oh yes it will be mine!!!
Old 8th March 2012
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I wanted to pull the trigger on Mercury sooooo bad. Next Christmas, and a repeat of last holiday's special - oh yes it will be mine!!!
Same here i missed the mercury buy because of one day !! dates are not synchronised bewteen them and france ...was supposed to end wednesday ...but it ended one day before ...:(
Old 8th March 2012
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Most audio software companies have big end of years sales, no? Been doing it for years? WUP anniversaries should fall predominantly around the holidays? Does this make sense?

So it's very attractive to do the WUP thing around the holidays. Last year's deal was awesome. I bet they'll do it again this year. Maybe not as awesome, perhaps merely super.

And then Waves does a version up shortly afterwards and that's a bad thing? It's win-win to me.
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Most audio software companies have big end of years sales, no? Been doing it for years? WUP anniversaries should fall predominantly around the holidays? Does this make sense?

So it's very attractive to do the WUP thing around the holidays. Last year's deal was awesome. I bet they'll do it again this year. Maybe not as awesome, perhaps merely super.

And then Waves does a version up shortly afterwards and that's a bad thing? It's win-win to me.
WUP is based on the purchase date. The WUP end date can also vary if you have other overlapping purchases.
Old 8th March 2012
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From what I've seen they are constantly releasing minor bug fixes. They are point updates, not new versions like this. Kind of makes the above statements void.
True though, they are very solid from the get go anyway
Yes, I think that because they have a pretty solid product out of the box (I've had a couple of issues, that were eventually fixed), and by the sheer number of revisions per version they have been releasing - 13 for version 8? - they've clearly been hard at work - and I give them credit for that - I'd say Waves stands above their peers in this regard.

Now I've been somewhat critical of WUP and how it was implemented in the past. But I think Waves is clearly on the right track lately. Their prices have become more reasonable to someone like me. They're dropping the iLok. All good for me.

A certain DSP card-based platform would be getting my money, if their hardware wasn't so overpriced and under-powered
Old 8th March 2012
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WUP is based on the purchase date. The WUP end date can also vary if you have other overlapping purchases.
I'm saying Waves sells a lot of plugs during the holiday's sale - maybe Tony can weigh in on that. I guess I'm also assuming the biggest part of Waves customer base would tend to buy stuff on sale. Home studios, small studios, etc. As opposed to a more professional studio where if you need it now you buy it now.

All I know is I'm liking it
Old 8th March 2012
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I'm saying Waves sells a lot of plugs during the holiday's sale - maybe Tony can weigh in on that. I guess I'm also assuming the biggest part of Waves customer base would tend to buy stuff on sale. Home studios, small studios, etc. As opposed to a more professional studio where if you need it now you buy it now.

All I know is I'm liking it
I think that more sales during the holiday is logical for most consumer products in general.
Major & select studios are probably comped.
Old 8th March 2012
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errrr...i buy plugins mostly when i'm drunk....just like most consumers buy most stuff on line....
that's why prices have dropped...to make it a..''ohh,,,why not''...decision!
not complaining..just saying...
Old 8th March 2012
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Hey folks,

V9 and 64 bit is right around the corner (count the days).

Just got confirmation that it's a free update for everyone who has their WUP up to date.
So i guess it's less than 7 days and counting.. not weeks right?

My guess it's sometime Next week
Old 8th March 2012
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Waves has big sales all year round. Some bigger than others. Will the new NLS summing plugin come in the V9 release?
Old 8th March 2012
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does anyone even remember the last time waves needed to release a bug fix?
No, I have had waves plugins since the mid nineties and never experienced any bugs that I can remember.

Speaking of long ago, still have this old kswavesdongle and no
nice upgrade offers anywhere, haha.

Old 8th March 2012
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No, I have had waves plugins since the mid nineties and never experienced any bugs that I can remember.
The only one I remember after all these years was the H-EQ issue on TDM. They fixed it fairly quickly though.
Old 8th March 2012
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Question : if waves V9 isn't for us , is there a way to buy V8 versions of bundles ?

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Old 8th March 2012
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Question : if waves V9 isn't for us , is there a way to buy V8 versions of bundles ?

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Buy it today and don't upgrade.
Old 8th March 2012
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Buy it today and don't upgrade.
+1 Exactly
Old 8th March 2012
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Really hope waves pull out all the stops with this one.

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Old 8th March 2012
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really looking forward to the NL plugins....should make the rest of the range really shine.
Old 9th March 2012
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If we buy V8 mercury , do we got all the new upcoming V9 plugins ? and how they live together ?
Old 9th March 2012
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So i guess it's less than 7 days and counting.. not weeks right?

My guess it's sometime Next week
Yes, the next week or so. Get ready.

64 Bit! And, I can't wait to try the NLS.
Old 9th March 2012
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Yes, the next week or so. Get ready.

64 Bit! And, I can't wait to try the NLS.
This is so cool! I've been waiting for 64 bit for forever. I just emailed you the other day, and got the link to the new discount page for the Waves plugs. Will the NLS be up there?
Old 9th March 2012
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This is so cool! I've been waiting for 64 bit for forever. I just emailed you the other day, and got the link to the new discount page for the Waves plugs. Will the NLS be up there?


Nice... You've seen the new secret page! We just started that a couple of weeks ago. Glad it's working for you.
Old 9th March 2012
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Grrrrrraaaahhh i can't wait for nls!!!
Old 9th March 2012
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could this be the tipping point where more users take the 64bit OS plunge ??

still holding out on W7 32, even though I have 16gig of ram installed.....

might be the time once waves hits 64bit
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