Formatting a USB key for use with a Waves license

If you are having issues with using a USB key containing a Waves license for a CDC console that has been generated on an Apple Mac, or on a new USB key, you will need to follow the instructions below on how to reformat the key.

On the Mac open: Applications | Utilities | Disk Utilities.

Then erase the USB key as per the screen shot:

Waves USB key formatting

Then open Waves Central and add the license to the USB key as normal.

If you don’t first do the erase / reformat step on a new, or Mac formatted, USB key a PC, or CDC console, cannot see the USB key – however a Mac and Waves Central will.