Create account and download WAVELAB LE9 FOR FREE.

How does one who already has an account get it, or is that not allowed???

You need a Download Access Code from a hardware purchase that includes a Wavelab LE code, like if you buy a Zoom recorder. It’s not free for everybody with a Steinberg account.

Ah ok. Any idea how it compares to Elements?

Sorry I don’t know, but maybe somebody else does. You could look through the manuals that are on the installer pages:

Try to register but didn’t work.