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Compare the versions of WaveLab

WaveLab is available in three different editions: WaveLab Pro, WaveLab Elements and WaveLab LE. Each one features stunning performance and crystal clear sound quality due to Steinberg's highly acclaimed audio engine.

Processing

Wavelab Pro 10
WaveLab Elements 10
WaveLab LE 10
Bleep Censor Generator
Full
Full
Time-stretching and pitch correction
Full
Limited
Batch Processor incl. naming scheme
Full
Watch Folders Batch Processor
Full
EBU-compliant loudness processing
Full
Pan and Loudness Normalizer
Full
Audio Inpainting technology
Full
Mid/Side monitoring, editing and processing
Full
Auto split
Full
Batch process Audio Analyzer
Full
Batch process Audio Injector
Full
Batch process Audio Mixer
Full
Batch process DC Remover
Full
Batch process Delay Next Process Activation
Full
Batch process Fade In/Fade Out
Full
Batch process Instructor
Full
Batch process Level Normalizer
Full
Batch process Loudness Meta Normalizer
Full
Batch process Loudness Restorer
Full
Batch process Meta Leveler
Full
Batch process Resizer
Full
Batch process Stereo to Mono
Full
Batch process Trimmer
Full

Audio Analysis

Wavelab Pro 10
WaveLab Elements 10
WaveLab LE 10
3D Spectrum Analysis
Full
Full
Full
Spectrogram view
Full
Full
Spectroscope
Full
Full
Oscilloscope
Full
Full
Level meter
Full
Full
Global audio analysis
Full
Limited
Audio analysis and error correction tools
Full
Limited
Wavelet display
Full
Live Spectrogram
Full
Spectrometer
Full
Bit Meter
Full
Phasescope
Full
Wavescope
Full
EBU-compliant loudness meter
Full
Offline loudness analysis
Full
Encoder Checker for AAC, MP3, OGG
Full

Processing

Wavelab Pro 10
WaveLab Elements 10
WaveLab LE 10
Bleep Censor Generator
Full
Full
Time-stretching and pitch correction
Full
Limited
Batch Processor incl. naming scheme
Full
Watch Folders Batch Processor
Full
EBU-compliant loudness processing
Full
Pan and Loudness Normalizer
Full
Audio Inpainting technology
Full
Mid/Side monitoring, editing and processing
Full
Auto split
Full
Batch process Audio Analyzer
Full
Batch process Audio Injector
Full
Batch process Audio Mixer
Full
Batch process DC Remover
Full
Batch process Delay Next Process Activation
Full
Batch process Fade In/Fade Out
Full
Batch process Instructor
Full
Batch process Level Normalizer
Full
Batch process Loudness Meta Normalizer
Full
Batch process Loudness Restorer
Full
Batch process Meta Leveler
Full
Batch process Resizer
Full
Batch process Stereo to Mono
Full
Batch process Trimmer
Full

Plug-ins

Wavelab Pro 10
WaveLab Elements 10
WaveLab LE 10
AutoPan
Chorus
Compressor
Gate
Integrated real-time Resampler
Limiter
RoomWorks SE
StereoDelay
StereoEnhancer
StudioEQ
Brickwall Limiter
Channel Extractor
Distortion
Ducker
Internal Dithering
Leveler
MonoDelay
Peak Master
Resampler
RestoreRig
Silence
Standard Dithering
Stereo Expander
Tube Compressor
VSTDynamics
MasterRig plug-in suite
Full
Limited
iZotope MBIT+™ Master Dither
Signal and DTMF Generator
CurveEQ
DeEsser
DualFilter
EnvelopeShaper
Expander
Frequency
GEQ-10/GEQ-30
L/R to M/S, M/S to L/R
Leveler Multi
Magneto 2
Maximizer
REVelation
Mix6to2
Mix8to2
MonoToStereo
MultibandCompressor
MultibandEnvelopeShaper
PingPongDelay
MultibandExpander
Octaver
PostFilter
RoomWorks
Stereo Tools
StudioChorus
TestGenerator
UV22HR
VintageCompressor

Restoration

Wavelab Pro 10
WaveLab Elements 10
WaveLab LE 10
Spectrogram view
Full
Full
RestoreRig plug-in suite
Full
Full
Audio restoration functions
Full
Limited
Spectrum Editor
Full
Wavelet display
Full
External editor support
Full

Workflow

Wavelab Pro 10
WaveLab Elements 10
WaveLab LE 10
16-bit float high resolution waveform zooming
Full
Full
Full
Montage Inspector
Full
Full
Full
Performance monitor
Full
Full
Full
Real-time rendering
Full
Full
Limited
File exchange with other Steinberg DAWs
Full
Full
Single-window plug-in management
Full
Full
Panning tools and effects section
Full
Full
Auto Replay option
Full
Full
Key commands and remote control support
Full
Limited
Basic
Undo/Redo History
Full
Limited
Speaker Management System
Full
Timecode display
Full
WaveLab Control
Full
Monitoring options incl. meter freeze
Full
SuperClips
Full
Clip plug-in send automation
Full
Multi-track recording
Full
Montage inline editing
Full
Live input stream recording
Full
External effects support
Full
Reference track
Full
External editor support
Full

Formats & Export

Wavelab Pro 10
WaveLab Elements 10
WaveLab LE 10
AAC Encoding incl. AAC-HD, AAC-HE and more
Full
Full
Metadata support
Full
Limited
Basic
Extended support of various audio file formats
Full
Limited
Encoder Checker for AAC, MP3, OGG
Full
Multi-format rendering incl. presets chains
Full
5.1 surround rendering
Full
Rendering of multiple files incl. naming scheme
Full
Live input stream rendering
Full

System requirements

Wavelab Pro 10
WaveLab Elements 10
WaveLab LE 10
Operating systems (Windows)
Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 10 (64-bit)
Operating systems (Mac)
macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave, macOS Catalina
macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave, macOS Catalina
macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave, macOS Catalina
CPU minimum
64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core
64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core
64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core
CPU recommended
Intel i5 or faster
Intel i5 or faster
Intel i5 or faster
RAM minimum
4 GB
4 GB
4 GB
Hard disk free space
4 GB
4 GB
4 GB
Port
USB Type-A for USB-eLicenser
OS compatible audio hardware
Internet connection for
installer download, license activation, account sign up and product registration
installer download, license activation, account sign up and product registration
installer download, license activation, account sign up and product registration