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iZotope Ozone Elements

Mastering Made Easy

Building on a 17 year legacy, Ozone 9 brings balance to your music with the latest advances in machine learning for mastering audio.

Why Ozone 9?

AI powered mastering

Master Assistant can add modern or vintage vibes and help you get the right loudness for streaming

Match to your reference

The new Match EQ module can give you a custom EQ curve taken from your favorite reference tracks.

NKS Support

NKS support puts the power of Ozone into your creative process, letting you master while making music with Maschine or Komplete Kontrol. Open Ozone on the fly and easily add professional polish while making music on your hardware, using hundreds of different presets and accessible parameters mapped to your hardware controls. Add loudness, width, and EQ without touching your DAW and keep the creative juices flowing.

What’s new in Ozone 9?

Never-before seen processing for low end, real-time instrument separation, and lightning-fast workflows powered by machine learning—it’s all here in Ozone 9. Watch the video and take a tour to learn what’s new!

Ozone 9 Features

Create with confidence using tools that polish and perfect your sound, and give you control the final result.

Read on to learn more about what’s in Ozone 9!.

Match your reference track

Load your favorite reference tracks into Ozone 9, loop any section, and compare your master with a single button press. Take a snapshot of your reference with the new Match EQ module, and save your favorite profiles as presets for other songs. Or, use Master Assistant to set up a custom chain based on your reference.

NKS Support

Put the power of Ozone into your creative process and master while making music with Maschine or Komplete Kontrol. Open Ozone on the fly and easily add professional polish while making music on your hardware, using hundreds of different presets and accessible parameters mapped to your hardware controls. Add loudness, width, and EQ without touching your DAW and keep the creative juices flowing.

Ozone for Streaming

Get your music ready for primetime in today’s world of streaming audio. Set intelligent loudness targets to prevent your music from being turned down by a streaming platform with Master Assistant and Maximizer. Use CODEC Preview mode in Ozone 9 Advanced to hear your music translated to MP3 or AAC. Upload a reference track to Tonal Balance Control, Master Assistant, or EQ Match, and ensure your music stacks up against the competition. Create with confidence knowing your music will sound great in any format!

What’s in Ozone?

IMPROVED! Imager

Add natural stereo width to narrow mixes with an upgraded “Stereoize” mode

  • NEW! Two modes for stereoize give you new flavors for widening your track
  • Sculpt your image in stereo with per-band widening and narrowing
  • Monitor stereo width and phase new fluid metering
  • Imager is available in all editions of Ozone 9

IMPROVED! Equalizer

Control the finest details of your sound with fluid metering and new HUD controls

  • Emulate classic analog EQs or modern digital models depending on your style
  • Use Mid/Side mode to correct frequencies in the sides of your audio
  • NEW! Enjoy smooth, fluid metering and a resizable window that lets you see more of your sound
  • Equalizer is available in all editions of Ozone 9

Track Referencing

Seamlessly compare your mix with a reference track at the touch of a button

  • Loop specific regions of your references and load up to 16 at once into Ozone
  • See your reference displayed in Ozone’s meters for easy visual comparison
  • Use Master Assistant to automatically match the tone of your loaded reference tracks

Maximizer

Make mixes LOUD while preserving dynamics with Ozone’s intelligent limiter

  • Intelligent Release Control (IRC) modes react to your sound to reduce distortion and pumping
  • Threshold Learn mode intelligently sets loudness to a target LUFS level
  • True Peak detection ensures your audio doesn’t clip after export
  • Maximizer is available in all editions of Ozone 9

Dynamic EQ

Make EQ boosts and cuts that respond to the dynamics of your audio

  • Make subtle boosts and cuts that occur only when frequencies are too loud or soft
  • Control threshold, attack, and release along with frequency and gain
  • More precise that a compressor and more subtle than a normal EQ!

Exciter

Mix and match between seven different types of distortion to add warmth and character

  • Use different flavors of distortion such as Tape, Retro, or Tube
  • Add different distortion modes on multiple bands to create your own unique tonal balance

Dynamics

The mastering engineer’s most versatile tool. Tame dynamic mixes and give your tracks energy.

  • Compress in up to four bands, or with the Detection Filter mode
  • Use Auto-release mode for a smooth, natural response

Advanced Tools

Dither

For when you’re ready to export, Ozone’s extensive suite of dithering options help you ensure no audible loss of audio quality.


iZotope Ozone Comparison Chart

 ElementsStandardAdvanced
Updated Metering NEW
Improved performance NEW
Resizable Windows NEW
UI Improvements NEW
Ozone global presets NEW
Ozone module presets NEW
Track Referencing NEW
Stand-alone app NEW
Plug-in Hosting (app only) NEW
Sample rate conversion (app only) NEW
Signal Chain IMPROVED
Dither
Codec Preview
Native Instruments NKS Support NEW
Accessible preset integration
Macro controls for NKS hardware
Master Assistant IMPROVED
Modern Mode
CD & Streaming targets
Vintage Mode NEW
Reference target
Loudness Targets - High, Medium, & Low
Updated Interface
Match EQ IMPROVED
Available as module
Source & Target snapshot
Amount/smoothing controls
Set match region boundary
Save snapshots as presets
Available as plug-in
Master Rebalance NEW
Available as module
Available as plug-in
Separate Drums, Vocal, & Bass
Real time processing
Spectrum meter
Source meter
Low End Focus NEW
Available as module
Available as plug-in
Low End spectrum meter
Set Action Region
Punchy & Smooth modes
Gain Control
“Listen” mode
Tonal Balance Control plug-in IMPROVED
More genre targets
Band solo
Fluid metering
Control Nectar, Neutron, & Ozone EQ
Control Relay gain
Import custom targets
Broad & Fine view mode
Low End Crest Factor meter
Maximizer
Available as module
Stereo Independence
Threshold learn
Threshold & ceiling link
Transient Emphasis
IRC I & II
IRC LL (Low Latency)
IRC III & IV
Available as plug-in
Imager
Available as module
Stereoize II NEW
Stereoize I
Vectorscope
Stereo Width meter
Correlation meter
Antiphase prevention
Multi-band
Crossover learn
Link bands
Available as plug-in
Equalizer
HUD Display NEW
Mid/Side Mode
Surgical Mode
Per-band filter selection
Available as module
Additional Post-EQ module
Available as plug-in
Vintage Modules
Vintage Limiter
Vintage Compressor
Vintage EQ
Vintage Tape
Available as plug-ins
Spectral Shaper
Available as module
Available as plug-in
Dynamic EQ
Available as module
Available as plug-in
Exciter
Available as module
Available as plug-in
Dynamics
Available as module
Available as plug-in

Operating Systems:
Mac: OS X 10.8.5 (Pro Tools 10 only), OS X 10.9 – macOS Sierra (10.12)
Windows: 7, 8 & 10

Plug-in Formats:

  • AAX (64-bit Real-time)
    • AAX-AS (64-bit AudioSuite)
  •     RTAS (32-bit Real-time)
    • DPM (32-bit AudioSuite)
  •     VST 2
  •     VST 3
  •     AudioUnit

Supported Hosts:
Pro Tools 10-12, Logic Pro X, Ableton Live 9, Cubase 9, FL Studio 12, REAPER 5, Reason 9.5, Bitwig Studio 2, Studio One 3, Nuendo 7, Sonar, Digital Performer

Updates

What’s new in version 8.1?

New Features/Enhancements:

  • Improved Master Assistant EQ results to be less subtle.
  • Improved gain trace drawing in Vintage Limiter module.
  • Improved threshold meters in Maximizer to show more accurate, independent L/R channel gain reductions.
  • Added Japanese translations to the Ozone 8 help documentation.
  • Input level meter will display a different color for reference levels when the “Replace input with reference” option is selected.
  • Added support for Nuendo 8 and Reason 10.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed slow session loading when opening sessions that contained several instances of Ozone 8.
  • Fixed issue where Matching EQ processing was not being applied properly during export from the Ozone 8 application.
  • Fixed persistent tooltip box that would appear in some host applications.
  • Fixed Search function in the help documentation.
  • Fixed gain reduction drawing in the threshold meters when working with mono files.
  • Fixed possible crash when closing and re-opening the Ozone interface when certain I/O meter types selected.
  • Fixed overlapping text labels in the Options menu.
  • Fixed installer and help documentation path issues.
  • Fixed issue with signal chain updating in the Ozone application when using the same third-party plug-in in multiple track tabs.