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MDWDRC2 & MDWEQ6 GUI

 

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UA MDWEQ SUPPORT
*For MDWEQ UA bug reports please contact UA support.

MDWEQ AAX SUPPORT FROM AVID
*For MDWEQ6 AAX license authorizations for plug-ins purchased from Avid, please contact Avid Support.

MASSENBURG DESIGNWORKS SUPPORT

For AAX, VST & AU license authorizations purchased from MDW for MDWEQ6 and MDWDRC2-Native, Please click here to submit and view support tickets.

Downloads & Plug-in Guide

MDWDRC2-Native (AAX Native, VST3 & AU) Installs

There is a single MDWDRC2-Native installer each for Mac OSX and Windows...

Once downloaded to your Download Folder, please click on the downloaded file to complete installation. Destinations for each of the plugins are as follows:

  • Mac
    MDWDRC2-Native AAX: /Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins folder.
    MDWDRC2-Native VST: Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST3
    MDWDRC2-Native AU: Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components
  • Win:
    MDWDRC2-Native AAX: C:Program FilesCommon FilesAvidAudioPlug-Ins
    MDWDRC2-Native VST: C:Program FilesCommon FilesVST3

Plugin User Guide

This will be available soon. We will contact all users once the new User Guide is published.

Downloads & Plug-in Guide

MDWEQ6-AAX+ and MDWEQ6-Native+ Installs - 64-bit

There is a single MDWEQ6-AAX installer each for Mac OSX and Windows (Jul 20th 2022)...

Once downloaded to your Download Folder, please click on the downloaded file to complete installation. Destinations for each of the plugins are as follows:

  • Mac
    MDWEQ6-AAX: /Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins folder.
    MDWEQ6 VST: Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST3
    MDWEQ6 AU: Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components
  • Win:
    MDWEQ6 AAX: C:Program FilesCommon FilesAvidAudioPlug-Ins
    MDWEQ6 VST: C:Program FilesCommon FilesVST3

MDWEQ6-AAX Downloads

(This is the older EQ6 version without the new VST and AU installs and was available from the Avid store or as an upgrade from the MDW shop from EQ5)

There is a single MDWEQ6-AAX installer each for Mac OSX and Windows (July 13th 2021)...

Once downloaded to your Download Folder, please click on the downloaded file to complete installation. The MDWEQ6-AAX plugin will be installed in the /Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins folder.
Note: The Catalina Build (MDWEQ6-AAX Installer 6.0.3r43x64.dmg.zip) will work from macOS 10.11 and later — and is 64-bit only.

Plug-In Guide

Latest Version for MDWEQ6-AAX+ and MDWEQ6-Native+

Previous Versions for Pro Tools EQ6 AAX Native and DSP only

If you need MDWEQ5-AAX or any legacy installers, please read MDWQ5-AAX FAQ or contact us via support form.

Which Version of MDWEQ Do I Own?

Check your ‘iLok Manager’ application to determine the version of MDWEQ you own.

MDWEQ6-AAX+
Includes MDWEQ6 AAX DSP & Native, VST & AU – purchased from the MDW Shop
MDWEQ6-AAX+ iLok License Text

MDWEQ6-Native+
Includes MDWEQ6 AAX Native, VST & AU – purchased from the MDW Shop
MDWEQ6-Native+ iLok License Text

MDWEQ6-AAX
Includes MDWEQ6 AAX DSP & Native for Pro Tools – purchased from the Avid store or upgraded from EQ5 from the MDW Shop
MDWEQ6-AAX iLok License Text

MDWEQ5-AAX
Includes MDWEQ5 AAX DSP & Native for Pro Tools – purchased from the Avid Store

MDWEQ5-AAX Native
Includes MDWEQ5 AAX Native for Pro Tools – purchased from the Avid Store
MDWEQ5-AAX and MDWEQ5-AAX-Native iLok License Text 

MDWEQ6 Latest Version Release Notes - 6.0.3r48 (AAX DSP & Native) and 6.0.42 (VST & AU)

July 20th 2022

AAX DSP & Native 6.03r48, VST & AU 6.0.42

  1. Added Resize functionality (you can now resize the UI to 3 size options)
  2. Added Apple Silicon ARM support for M1/M2 chips.  Pro Tools still is non-native so MDWEQ6 will run under Rosetta 2
MDWEQ6 Version Release Notes - 6.0.3r43 (AAX DSP & Native) and 6.0.33 (VST & AU)

Feb 7th 2021

AAX DSP & Native 6.03r43 – Updates since 6.03r39

  1. Use shared graphics for all instances to reduce load times and memory usage
  2. Reduce some repainting

VST & AU 6.0.33 – Updates since 6.0.16

  1. Fixed Color Picker related crashes where if you closed the UI with the Color Picker open, it could hang or crash
  2. Fixed mouse wheel preferences so the preference would be retained between re-instantiations
  3. Fixed crash on closing the UI in Cubase on Windows
  4. Fixed Live issue on Windows where we had to throttle the automation data being sent to the host
  5. Increased text input of Gain to 6 characters and increased resolution to avoid any rounding
  6. Minor updates to the Windows installer related to the EULA and the uninstaller path
  7. Fixed node updates issue when using A/B
  8. General stability updates
  9. General graphic issues when using VST3 on Live/Pyramix/Cubase and some other DAWs

Previous versions: 6.0.3r39 (AAX DSP & Native) and 6.0.16 (VST & AU)

Upgrades from MDWEQ5-AAX

In order to upgrade to MDW Hi-Res Parametric MDWEQ6-AAX (DSP & Native), you must have one of the following licenses on your iLok account:

  • MDW Hi-Res Parametric MDWEQ5-AAX-Native
  • MDW Hi-Res Parametric MDWEQ5-AAX (DSP & Native) v5.0.2.34

When you upgrade to v6 you will surrender your earlier license for MDWEQ5. This earlier license will be replaced by your license for MDW Hi-Res Parametric MDWEQ6-AAX (DSP & Native), iLok license name: “MDWEQ6-AAX”.

Please note: This license is for the MDWEQ6-AAX (DSP & Native) version only, it will NOT authorize earlier versions of MDWEQ (RTAS or TDM) and/or MDWEQ5-AAX NFR (not for resale license). 

MDWEQ6-AAX 64-bit Install Procedure for Mac/Windows

MDWEQ6-AAX 64-bit Install Procedure for Mac
The current MDWEQ6-AAX 64-bit (v6.x.x) installer does not write over existing MDWEQ5-AAX plug-ins on Mac. If you have the older versions of MDWEQ5-AAX already installed, and want to install 64-bit MDWEQ6-AAX v6.x.x, you will need to follow one of these procedures.

FAQ

MDW Hi-Res Parametric EQ Version MDWEQ6-AAX FAQ
Answers to common questions here regarding the MDW Hi-Res Parametric EQ Version 6 plug-in
MDW Hi-Res Parametric EQ Version MDWEQ5-AAX FAQ
Answers to common questions here regarding the MDW Hi-Res Parametric EQ Version 5 plug-in