Compare The Versions Of WaveLab

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

WaveLab Pro 12
WaveLab Elements 12


Table title
Maximum supported sample rate384 kHz96 kHz
Maximum number of audio tracks>10005
Internal processing64-bit floating point64-bit floating point
Real-time VST 3 effect plug-ins5835
Offline processors2516
Master Section slots168
Final Effects/Dithering slots21
Playback Processing slots50
Maximum number of clip effects per clip162
Multichannel interleaved audio file editingup to 22.2up to 5.1
Docking systemFullFull
Startup dialogFullFull
High DPI supportFullFull
Apple Touch Bar supportFullFull
Audio file browserFullFull
Single-window user interfaceFullFull
Metadata supportFullLimited
Video playback supportFullFull
Audio Montage environmentFullLimited
Audio File environmentFullLimited
Recording optionsFullLimited
Marker toolsetFullLimited
Editing toolsetFullLimited
Transport panelFullLimited
CD burning engineFullLimited
Project ManagerFullNo
DDP supportFullNo
Unlimited audio file sizeFullFull
External effects supportFullNo
Reference track with automatic loudness compensationFullNo
External editor supportFullNo
Startup Assistant with web display panelYesYes
Visualization of Keyboard and Mouse InputYesYes
WaveLab Pro 12
WaveLab Elements 12