Mastering a Song from Start to Finish with iZotope Ozone
iZotope has recently put up a great article on how to polish your track and prepare it for distribution using iZotope Ozone and Tonal Balance Control.
How to Master a Song from Start to Finish with iZotope Ozone
Audio mastering is the final stage of the audio production process during which you polish your mix and prepare it for distribution. While mixing is the process of editing and sculpting the individual elements—or tracks and instruments—that comprise a mix of a song, mastering music involves making subtle corrections and enhancements to every element of a song, simultaneously.
In this article we’ll walk you through how to master a song and how you can use the latest in audio mastering software to optimize your workflow using Ozone and Tonal Balance Control.
iZotope Ozone Advanced
Elevate your audio to the highest level with our definitive mastering suite.
Ozone 11 Advanced is the ultimate mastering tool, elevating your music with cutting-edge processing and AI workflows. The new Clarity module adds magic, ensuring smooth and captivating masters that maximize loudness without penalties. Fine-tune mixes with Stem Focus, control sonic elements with Transient/Sustain, and achieve dynamic sound using Upward Compress. Find perfect vocal balance with Assistive Vocal Balance. Ozone 11 Advanced is here for mastering engineers and producers who require the highest level of control and precision with their mastering.
iZotope Ozone Standard
Effortlessly get your tracks release-ready with cutting-edge, AI-powered technology.
Ozone 11 Standard includes even more features to perfect your sound, including the Maximizer, Imager, Match EQ, Dynamics, EQ, Exciter, and Vintage modules. Ozone 11 Standard is a great option for those who want a bit more control over their mastering session with additional modules to dial-in to taste.
iZotope Ozone Elements
Start your mastering journey with this easy-to-use set of tools.
Ozone 11 Elements is the most basic version of the software and offers essential tools for mastering your music, including features such as Master Assistant, Audiolens referencing, and intuitive metering. Ozone Elements is a great choice for those who are looking for easy, intuitive ways to get a professional-sounding master with just a few clicks at a budget-friendly price.
Posted by Kim Sternisha