WAVES has announced availability on the pre-release version of it's Version 3.HD to support Digidesign's new ProTools|HD hardware.
The Version 3.HD is a Pre-release Upgrade that will allow all Waves TDM processors to support Digidesign's new ProTools|HD systems. The Version 3.HD TDM Upgrade is free to any customers who have purchased any TDM product since January 1, 2002. Other TDM customers who desire the upgrade may purchase this for $400 MSRP, or they may prefer to purchase any new TDM Products or Product Upgrade and then receive the Version 3.HD Upgrade for free. A popular choice for existing TDM Gold customers will be to purchase a Platinum TDM Upgrade. This upgrade also includes three new processors from the new Masters bundle (with innovative Linear Phase Equalizer, Linear Multiband and award-winning L2 Ultramaximizer) and three processors from Renaissance Collection 2 bundle (with Renaissance VOX, Renaissance Bass and Renaissance DeEsser). A variety of Platinum TDM Upgrades are offered, tailored for specific customer needs. These vary from $400 MSRP to $1,600 MSRP depending on the TDM products the customer is already registered for. The Version 3.HD is available for download at www.waves.com and more detailed information is available from the Waves website.
"Waves was the first TDM Plug-In Development Partner for Digidesign and has grown to offer a uniquely broad and deep selection of Plug-Ins for our platform," stated Ed Gray, Director, Partnering Program at Digidesign. "The new Waves Platinum bundle is a particularly impressive toolset for ProTools|HD including essential tools like the Q10 Paragraphic Equalizer and SuperTap delay to the state-of-the-art processors such as the L2 Ultramaximizer and new Phase Linear Equalizer and Multiband. Waves continues to impress and amaze us with their audio expertise and we are very pleased with their rapid and complete support of Digidesign's latest product."