The Noodlist wrote:
Can someone explain this to me?? I recently updated my windows. In my previous windows, I could download both v9 and v10 plugins, but now in my newer windows the waves center only shows download option for plugins that have v10 license, and doesn't let me download my plugins that have v9 license? Wth is this
EDIT: It's stuff like this that will keep me from buying any more waves plugins
Legacy offline installer for V9.
Yes, you are certainly not the first (or last) one, who hits your head to the wall of Waves indifference .
I went through that few months ago, too.
The main reason to my antipation towards Waves is not the (stupud) way, how they have implemented the move ver. 9 - > ver. 10, but the cunning way, how the misslead their clients. When you are installing stuff and open the Waves Central, the installer says "will you install the updates", and if the poor client things, yes, will have the possible updates made to the plugins, and hits "yes", he is in trouble.
Namely, the Waves Central tries to force the move to all the existing ver. 9 plugins to ver. 10, and if there are not ver. 10 licensies to all plugins, but some are ver. 9 licensies, the system gets totally confused.
In Waves language "update" does not mean a new feature, or bug fix to the existing ver. 9 plugin, but move to the ver. 10, which doesn't include any new feature or add on value to the user. The whole ver. 10 update is made to force Waves loyal old customers to pay more, pay for nothing, to "update" to the ver. 10.
In addition the Waves Central reminds the ver. 9 user every time he opens the manager, by red writing "NEW UPDATES AVALABLE".
The Waves twisted philosophy of the "customer care", is made the non-updated to ver. 10 users' life as difficult as possible, with separate installing operations, missleading information and non-support (no existing WUP - no service) policy.
Waves has many great plugins, but their policy is classless. Waves has themselves chosen the low-pricing competition strategy, and now when they need more money, they twist the arms of their clients.