Steinberg WaveLab 9

Steinberg today announced the immediate availability of WaveLab Pro 9, a major update to their audio editing and mastering app, and WaveLab Elements 9, the basic version including all the essential tools. Both Pro and Elements versions come with a new look and feel, including the MasterRig mastering plugins, a new SoX-based Resampler and many workflow enhancements. MasterRig is WaveLab Pro’s new plugin suite consisting of six multi-band modules, including Imager, Limiter, Dynamic EQ, Compressor, EQ, and Saturator. The latter four support mid/side processing per band. In WaveLab Elements, MasterRig includes EQ, Compressor, Limiter, Saturator, and Imager.

WaveLab Pro 9 will be available today for $579.99, with upgrades starting at $99.99. WaveLab Elements 9 is also available today for $99.99, with upgrades starting at $24.99. Both require OS X 10.10 or later and an available USB port for their USB-eLicenser dongle.