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M-Audio M-Track (MKII) Series - Installing the Waves Plugins

mtrack entire familyThe M-Audio M-Track (MKII), M-Track Plus (MKII), and M-Track Eight include a collection of popular and powerful Waves plugins. This guide covers registering your product, downloading, and installing the Waves plugins. 

Installing the Waves plugins


  1. The included Waves plugins are provided as a download once you register your product.  

    Software Download Instructions card is included in the box with the product.  Follow the instructions on the card and visit the following site to begin your registration and download:
  2. Next, login to your account (or create one).
  3. Once logged in to your, go to your My Account page and click Register Product.

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  4. On the next screen, select your product from the drop down menu. Be sure to select the correct product; either M-Track (MKII), M-Track Plus (MKII), or M-Track Eight. Your serial number is found on the bottom of the M-Track beginning with (21) followed by 15 characters. Enter the Purchase Date in the MM/DD/YYYY format.

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  5. Once you have filled out the required fields, click the Register My Product button to complete your registration.

    You will now be directed to the My Products page and should see your M-Track series product listed along with the included Waves plugins and their serial numbers.

    M-Track (MKII) - AudioTrack, Kramer Effects Channel, TrueVerb 
    M-Track Plus (MKII) - AudioTrack, Kramer Effects Channel, TrueVerb 
    M-Track Eight - AudioTrack, Kramer Effects Channel, TrueVerb, L1 Ultramaximizer, MannyM Delay 
  6. Take note of the serial numbers, as you'll need them later to download the software.
  7. Click Download AudioTrack from Waves to begin. 

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  8. You will be directed to the Waves website log in page. If you do not already have a account, click Create New Account (requires email confirmation). Or, log into an existing account. 

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  9. After creating and/or logging into your account, you'll have several options on your main page. Select REGISTER NEW PRODUCTS

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  10. Enter the AudioTrack serial number that you were provided on your M-Audio account page (step 5), then click SUBMIT

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  11. You'll see a pop-up window confirming your serial registration. Click CLOSE.

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  12. Now repeat this serial number entry for all of the other Waves product serial numbers you have.  
  13. Next, visit the following website: 

    In the My audio computer is online section there are specific instructions for the Waves download and installation process. The first step provides links to download the Waves License Center installer. Download and run the appropriate "WOLI" installer program. 

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    NOTE: OS X 10.10 YOSEMITE users must download the Mavericks offline installer above as well as the YOSEMITE FIX Waves provides at the following link:

  14. The Waves InstallShield Wizard will allow you to install ANY Waves product. You'll only want to install the plugins you've registered. When prompted, scroll down to the Single Plug-Ins section and check the boxes for only the plugins you received in your M-Audio account.

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  15. On Windows, click Next and confirm that you've selected the proper Single Plug-Ins.  Click Next once more and click Install to begin.

    On a Mac, simply click Install after you've selected the proper plugins to begin.
  16. Allow the installation to complete. On Windows, click Finish when prompted. On a Mac, click Quit when prompted.
  17. Now open the Waves License Center.  This is found in the following directory:

    Windows: C:\Program Files (x86) > Waves > Applications > WLC
    Mac OSX: HD > Applications > Waves > Applications > WLC
  18. Upon opening the Waves License Center, enter your Waves login information (the same as you did on Step 6).
  19. You will now see all of your registered Waves licenses in the Select Licenses column, and available places to hold these licenses in the Select Destination column. You can deposit your licenses onto your computer or a USB thumb drive.

    Check the boxes for AudioTrackKramer FX, and TrueVerb in the Select Licenses column.  Select where you'd like to deposit them in the Select Destination column.  Then choose Send Licenses.

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  20. The Waves License Center will synchronize these licenses shortly, then confirm that they were sent successfully. Once your Waves product disappear from your Select Licenses column, the process is complete! 


Further Technical Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own an M-Audio product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the M-Audio technical support team is available to help!

Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: online community support, phone support, email support.