Izotope Ozone 9 : Lots of Improvements & New Features

Izotope Ozone 9 offers vast improvements over Ozone 8 and has lower CPU usage and booting time. It supports NKS standard now which is widely popular and admired by professionals. Lets take a look on the new features in Ozone 9.

Master Rebalance

There is a new Master Rebalance module which will adjust the level of tracks without adjusting the original ones. In the Focus Level area, you can select whether to emphasize vocals, drums or bass. The focus levels can also be automated which gives more control and room for creativity.

Low End Focus

This module aims at adjusting bass intelligently. Two choices are available in this module, one of which is Punchy and the other is Smooth. The settings are pretty self explanatory.

New Vintage Mode in Master Assistant

Using this mode, you allow Master Assistant to intelligently place Izotope’s vintage EQ, Compressor and Limiter to the mastering chain. This will help you to get pleasing analog warmth without making much efforts.

NKS Support

People who use NKS supported hardware or Komplete Kontrol will know its importance. It will enable your NKS hardware or software to talk effortlessly with Ozone 9 making the workflow more intuitive.

Updated Tonal Balance Control

Tonal Balance Control now offers more Genres so you can accurately find the right balance for your mix. It also performs better than Ozone 8.

Updated Match EQ

Now you can select the specific frequency range of your mix to apply match EQ. This way you can leave the fine sounding areas just the way they are. Another improvement is the ability to use match EQ anywhere in the DAW as it is no longer confined to Izotope Ozone 9 plugin. If you like the results, you can save it a preset.

Improved Imager

The updated Imager in Ozone 9 offers new Stereoize II mode which features a smart algorithm to provide even better results. You can always switch between the previous and new stereoize mode.

Lower CPU Usage

Izotope Ozone 9 comes with enhanced efficiency with the help of which you can load more plugins without putting load on the CPU. As a result, this plugin boots at a much better speed.

We have covered all the information on new features of Ozone 9, but if you want details on how this plugin works, you can visit their official website here. For best deals on this plugin, visit Plugin Boutique.

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Ishaan Sarna

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