Steinberg WaveLab Essential Mastering Software (Windows)

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Intel / AMD Processor 800 MHz minimum

256 MB RAM

80 MB of free disk space

Windows XP or Windows Vista (32-bit only)

Windows MME compatible audio hardware is required (ASIO compatible audio hardware recommended)

Internet connection required for license activation

*NOTE: Windows-only program, will not work with Mac OS or Linux OS systems.

Where is the "protection device"?

After the installation of Sequel, a wizard pops up asking you to download and activate the Sequel license. Now do not get confused, if the wizard wants you to download the license to a copy protection device (also called Steinberg Key or just a "dongle"). You do not have such a thing and you do not need it for Sequel! The license for Sequel is stored in a container file (they call it "soft-eLicenser") on your harddisk. So, just follow the wizard and ignore the word "protection device".
(54 ratings)
Submitted February 15, 2008 by a customer from
"Read the fine print very carefully"
An internet connection is required for activation. Why would anyone connect their studio system to the internet? I'm certainly not going to risk anything on my studio system to an internet virus. Steinberg needs to think ahead more and provide much better technical support (like being able to contact them), and other product activation options.
Manufacturer Support
There is no support. No technical support phone numbers are available. They don't want to be bothered by you.
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