iZotope Updates Ozone To Version 4
iZotope has announced Ozone 4, an update to its software mastering suite for PC and Mac.
iZotope has updated and expanded Ozone’s processing algorithms, optimizing them for today’s low-latency DAW environments. Ozone 4 features a new Intelligent Loudness Maximizer, Perfect Reconstruction crossovers, mid/side processing for superior control over the sound stage, and a new True Envelope dynamics processing mode. In addition, numerous interface improvements and ease-of-use additions make Ozone even more accessible to musicians and engineers who want to quickly finalize their projects.
Features & Enhancements:
» Integrated mastering system combining analog warmth and digital precision
» New Intelligent Loudness Maximizer mode provides full-sounding masters while handling transients with unprecedented clarity
» New Perfect Reconstruction crossovers combine analog character with digital clarity
» New mid/side processing adds a whole new dimension of power to Ozone’s EQ, dynamics and harmonic exciter by letting you process different parts of the soundstage separately
» True Envelope dynamics processing introduces a new alternative to traditional Peak and RMS-based dynamics processing for exceptionally transparent compression, expansion and limiting
» Improved and enhanced preset system lets users adjust a few simple parameters to get amazing results
» Interface and ease-of-use additions
iZotope’s Ozone 4 will be available in January of 2009 for $249, and comes in the Pro Tools 7 (RTAS/AudioSuite), VST, MAS, Audio Units, and DirectX flavors. More information on iZotope Ozone 4.