New Waves COSMOS is a free sample management tool



Waves teased Cosmos a sample management tool comes with 2,500 free royalty-free one-shots and loops.


Waves Cosmos is a free sample management tool that organises all your loops and one-shots and then lets you search for the sound you are looking for.


Cosmos is designed to bring order to your sample collection, putting all the loops and one-shots on your hard drive into one easy-to-search place. Waves says that its Neural Networks technology can analyse, auto-tag and sort your samples, leaving you with a single unified database where you can easily find everything you have.


You can ‘see’ your samples in three different views: Waveform, List and Cosmos. All of your one-shots and loops can be filtered and searched by instrument, BPM, key and sonic characteristics, and WAV, AIFF, OGG and FLAC files are supported.


Once the analysis has been done, the theory is that (for example) you can then find a distorted kick drum simply by typing the words ‘distorted’ and ‘kick’ into the search bar, regardless of how your sounds are named. Files can be previewed within Cosmos, and then dragged and dropped into your sampler or DAW.



Cosmos runs as a standalone app and also integrates with Waves’ CR8 creative sampler plugin. You can download it now from the Waves website.


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