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Modern. Intelligent. Your complete mixing suite.

Mix smarter and faster with iZotope’s Neutron 4, your complete suite for crafting a professional mix. Sculpt sounds seamlessly while staying in your flow.

Meet your new mixing suite

Neutron 4 comes with 8 plug-ins including a mothership and 7 component modules. Use the component plug-ins individually or combine them in the mothership to sculpt your sound. Plus, you’ll get Visual Mixer, Relay and Tonal Balance Control 2 plug-ins to assist your mixing process.

  • New! Unmask Module
  • Exciter Module (New! Trash Mode)
  • Compressor Module (New! Punch Mode)
  • Gate Module
  • Improved! Sculptor Module
  • Transient Shaper Module
  • Equalizer Module
  • Visual Mixer Plug-in
  • Plus! Relay and Tonal Balance Control 2 Plug-ins

What’s New in Neutron 4?

Assistant View

Neutron’s beloved Mix Assistant is now modernized into the new Assistant View, your intelligent control center that produces fast, personalized results.

neutron assistant view

neutron unmaskUNMASK MODULE

Make Space.

The new Unmask Module discovers and fixes masking issues for you, enabling you to reach new levels of clarity. Make space between two competing tracks, balancing your bass and kick or allowing vocals to shine over your mix.

 

 

TRASH MODE IN EXCITER MODULE

Distort Responsibly. Or Not.

A slice of iZotope fan favorite, Trash, is now in Neutron 4. Distort and destroy sound with Trash Mode and dial in specific extremes with the Tone Slider and Tame button. Explore the boundaries of weird and wild.

 

 

neutron punch modePUNCH MODE IN THE COMPRESSOR MODULE

Punch it up.

Make an impact using the new Punch Mode to control and visualize how hard your sounds hit. Add more thump, punch or snap to breathe life into vocals, percussion, bass, and more.


Why Neutron 4?

Work faster and smarter

The Assistant View kicks things off right by suggesting a target level and allowing you to customize your starting point.

Stay in your flow

Neutron makes mixing a part of your flow. Make sweeping improvements with new Intent Controls and find clarity with ease using the new Unmask Module.

Get creative

Crush and destroy sound with the new Trash Mode and make an impact with Punch Mode, exploring the boundaries of your creative mixing.


New Features

Assistant View

Mix in the moment.

Neutron’s beloved Mix Assistant is now modernized into the new Assistant View, your intelligent control center that produces fast, personalized results.

Target Library

Magically match references.

Dynamically match the tone of your track to a sample or stem using the new Target Library with tone matching technology.

Unmask Module

Make space.

The new Unmask Module makes space between two competing tracks, balancing your bass and kick or allowing vocals to shine.

Trash Mode (In Exciter Module)

Distort responsibly. Or not.

Distort and destroy sound with Trash Mode allowing you to discover new extremes by blending between different textures.

Punch Mode (in Compressor Module)

Punch it up.

Make an impact using the new Punch Mode to control and visualize how hard your sounds hit.

Popular Neutron features

Unmask

Make space. Discover and fix masking issues to reach new levels of clarity.

Sculptor user interface

Sculptor

Remove resonance and add excitement to your tracks with the ultimate hands-off audio tool.

Transient Shaper

Change the contour of your sound and control attack and release with this mixing secret weapon.

Exciter

Add modern character or warm, vintage grit with our Exciter module.

Gate

Add impact and energy to your audio with our flexible multiband gate.

Compressor

Fit your tracks perfectly in the mix with our swiss-army-knife compressor.

Equalizer

Auto detect frequencies and remove masking with our intelligent EQ.

 

Neutron Feature Comparison

Whether you’re just starting to dive into mixing or you’re a music production or audio post professional, there’s a version of Neutron for everyone. Use the chart below to compare each version of Neutron: Neutron Elements, Neutron, and Neutron Advanced.

 Neutron ElementsNeutron StandardNeutron Advanced
Updated UI and metering NEW
Improved performance NEW
Resizeable window NEW
Mix Assistant NEW
Track Enhance (Track Assistant)
Auto-detect instruments
Balance
Choose Mix Focus
Communicate with Neutron & Relay
Sculptor NEW
Difference Metering
Set action region
Control amount, tone, and speed
Over 20 Targets
Equalizer
12-band EQ
Static EQ mode
Soft Saturation mode
Dynamic EQ mode
Masking Meter IMPROVED
Internal and external sidechain
Available as a plugin
Compressor
Compressor 1
Vintage mode
Sidechain mode
Compressor 2
Crossover learn
Multiband mode
Available as a plugin
Gate
Hold function
Analog-style hysteresis
Crossover learn
Multiband mode
Available as a plugin
Exciter
Emphasis modes
Crossover learn
Multiband mode
Available as a plugin
Transient Shaper
Sharp, medium, and smooth contour shapes
Precise, balanced, and loose modes
Crossover learn
Multiband mode
Available as a plugin
Output Section
Zero Latency mode
Stereo width
Panning
Sum to mono
Swap channels
Delay offset
Phase invert
BS. 1770-4 true peak limiter
3 limiting algorithms IRC II (transparency), IRCLL (low latency), and hard
Surround support up to 7.1
Visual Mixer Plugin
Talks to Neutron 3, Nectar 3, Relay, Vocalsynth 2
Mix Snapshots
Control volume, pan, & stereo width
View sonic activity with node metering
Automatic track labeling
Select, show, hide tracks
Run Mix Assistant
Relay Plugin
High-pass filter
Sum to mono
Swap channels
Delay offset
Phase invert
Tonal Balance Control Plugin
Import custom tracks to create your own targets
Broad or fine modes
Control Neutron or Ozone EQ
Low End Crest Factor meter

Operating Systems:

  • Mac: macOS Catalina (10.15.7) — macOS Monterey (12.3.x)*
  • Windows: Windows 10 — Windows 11
    *Supported on Intel Macs & Apple silicon Macs (Apple M1 chips) in Rosetta 2 and native.

Plugin Formats:

Plug in Formats: AAX, AU, VST3. All plug-in formats are 64-bit only.
Note: VST2 is no longer supported. 

DAWs/NLEs:

Logic Pro, Ableton Live 10.1 — 11, Pro Tools 2021 — 2022, Cubase 11 — 12, FL Studio 20, Studio One 5, REAPER 6, Bitwig Studio 4, Adobe Audition CC, Premiere Pro CC, Nuendo 12, Reason 12, Digital Performer 11.

Version 3.1.1 released December 16, 2019

Changes to Operating System Support & Bug Fixes:

  • Support for installation on macOS 10.15 (Catalina)
  • Bug fixes: Japanese file path crash

Version 3.1 released October 3, 2019

Bug Fixes & Improvements

  • Neutron and Relay support for TBC2
  • UI/UX enhancements
  • Japanese help documentation
  • Spectrum metering improvements
  • Performance improvements
  • Improved Product Portal support for Visual Mixer installations
  • Various bugfixes

What’s new in version 2.01?

New Features/Enhancements

  • Added Japanese translations to the Neutron 2 help documentation.
  • Added Japanese translations to the Tonal Balance Control help documentation. | Advanced Only
  • Added support for Nuendo 8 & Reason 10.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed slow session loading when opening sessions that contained several instances of Neutron 2.
  • Fixed persistent tooltip box that would appear in some host applications.
  • Fixed Search function in the help documentation.
  • Fixed latency compensation issue in Tonal Balance Control. | Advanced only
  • Fixed installer and help documentation path issues.

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