Wave Observer Pro

The professional oscilloscope and monitoring plug-in for time-domain audio analysis

Watch your waves

Wave Observer Pro is an oscilloscope and monitoring plug-in for time-domain audio analysis. It visually supports mixing, mastering and sound design by offering a number of unique features.

  • Smooth continuous presentation of input signals (left, right and stereo)
  • Wide time range (from one millisecond up to 16 seconds)
  • Stabilization algorithm for fixing single waveforms on screen
  • Freeze function including the ability to scroll through history
  • Threshold indicator

Exclusive features of the Pro version

Wave Observer Pro is being developed with professional users in mind and extends the functionality of the free version of Wave Observer.

  • Extended time range (up to 16 seconds instead of 4)
  • Dark color themes
  • Threshold indicator
  • Zen mode (expanding the oscilloscope view)
  • Selection and analysis
  • Sidechain input
  • L / R split view
  • Auto Zoom
  • Mouse position indicator

Observer modes

Two different observer modes allow distinct types of monitoring. The envelope mode offers long sweep times suitable for the analysis of the shape of envelopes and signal dynamics. The waveform mode allows you to view individual waveforms and oscillations by activating a specifically developed stabilization algorithm.

Additional features

  • peak level meter
  • support for high-dpi / retina displays
  • UI customization (window scaling and custom theme colors)
  • Keyboard shortcuts


Check out the changelog to see what’s new in the latest release.

To activate Wave Observer Pro, you must purchase a license code. You will be prompted to enter your email and license code the first time you open the plug-in window. You may want to try the free version before purchasing.

System requirements and compatibility

  • Mac OS X 10.13 or higher
  • Apple silicon or Intel-based Mac
  • 64-Bit host application
  • Plug-in formats: VST, VST3, AU, AAX
  • Windows 10 or higher
  • 64-Bit host application
  • Plug-in formats: VST, VST3, AAX