Overview of iZotope Ozone 11 Advanced
iZotope Ozone 11 Advanced takes the art of mastering to new heights with its range of innovative and highly effective features. Some of the notable features include a fully redesigned master assistant, stem focus mode, and an all-new Clarity module. Ozone 11 also introduces the transient sustain mode, dynamic matching, width matching, and a stabilizer control to fine-tune your mix.
Master assistant has been significantly overhauled in Ozone 11, offering a suite of new functionalities and an enhanced user interface. It offers controls for tone balance, overall loudness, vocal balance control, dynamics matching and even the width matching clarity amount. There’s also a handy stabilizer control.
The new iteration of the software can smartly detect where your using artificial intelligence technology. Additionally, the vocal balance control takes into account where your vocals are and intelligently adjusts them enabling you to have the best possible balance between the vocals and the instrumental components. Other improved features include the Clarity module, a spectral processing tool that flattens the spectral information across 250 bands. This gives you more perceived loudness and removes the muddiness from the mix.
Perhaps the most intriguing feature is the introduction of the stem focus mode. In Ozone 11, users can switch the processing focus to different elements like vocals, bass, and drums to fine-tune their mix. Whether it is dull vocals or a prominent snare drum, it becomes easier to control individual elements of the mix in a granular level.
The transient sustain mode is another noteworthy addition to the software. It basically operates by controlling only the transient or the attack of the signal and not the tail or the release of the signal. It is particularly useful for controlling the stereo width of transients.
Lastly, iZotope Ozone 11 Advanced introduces an upward compression mode, bringing up the quiet points in your mix and increasing the perceived loudness. It does this by increasing the consistency of elements in your mix that might be getting lost at lower levels, contributing to a more balanced and professional sounding mix.
A true powerhouse of mastering tools, iZotope Ozone 11 Advanced is a valuable addition to any audio engineer’s toolbox. Its characteristic AI technology offers accurate and fast results while maintaining superior audio quality.