Top Reasons to Upgrade to Ozone 8

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Ozone 8 and Neutron 2 provide seamless, futuristic mixing and mastering experiences. Improvements in Ozone 8 address new challenges in the mastering space and aim to give you a deeper level of control and connection with your audio. All of Ozone’s family members (Elements, Standard, and Advanced) received a refresh to their look and feel as well as updates for modern mastering workflows.

Check out our full features comparison page to see how each version stacks up, but if you’re upgrading let’s take a look at the new technology in Ozone 8 and how it compares to previous iterations.

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Top Reasons to Upgrade from Ozone 5 or earlier

By upgrading to... You can...
Ozone 8 Standard
  • Master your audio with access to 7 highly customizable multi-band modules: EQ, Dynamic EQ, Dynamics, Exciter, Maximizer, Imager, and Vintage Limiter

  • Create a custom preset molded to your audio with the help of Master Assistant, then tweak from there

  • Reference Tracks directly within Ozone instances or within the standalone application.

  • Apply Saturation modes to individual frequency bands within the Exciter

  • Updates to Ozone’s Maximizer including IRC IV, IRC Low Latency Mode, Stereo Independence (independent detection of Transient and Sustain), and Learn Threshold.

  • Use Ozone as a standalone application, save project files, and master multiple tracks.

  • Choose from over 300 new professionally designed presets

Ozone 8 Advanced
  • Have access to all of Ozone 8 Standard’s features

  • Use Tonal Balance Control to communicate with other instances of Ozone 8 or Neutron 2 to achieve a target sonic profile.

  • Use the new Spectral Shaper module to target and address harshness and tonal imperfections across the frequency spectrum

  • Use any of Ozone 8 Advanced’s 12 modules as an individual component plug-ins

  • Master your audio with all of Ozone 8’s highly-customizable modern and vintage-inspired multi-band modules: Spectral Shaper, EQ, Dynamic EQ, Post EQ, Maximizer, Imager, Exciter, Dynamics, Vintage Limiter, Vintage Tape, Vintage EQ, Vintage Compressor

  • Choose from over 300 new professionally designed presets

Top Reasons to Upgrade from Ozone 6-7

By upgrading to... You can...
Ozone 8 Standard
  • Create a custom preset molded to your audio with the help of Master Assistant, then tweak from there

  • Reference Tracks directly within Ozone instances or within the standalone application.

  • Apply different Saturation modes to individual frequency bands within the Exciter

  • Get updates to Ozone’s Maximizer including IRC IV, IRC Low Latency Mode, Stereo Independence (independent detection of Transient and Sustain), and Learn Threshold.

  • Use Ozone as a standalone application, save project files, and master multiple tracks.

  • Over 300 new professionally designed module and global presets

Ozone 8 Advanced
  • Use Tonal Balance Control to communicate with other instances of Ozone 8 or Neutron 2 to achieve a target sonic profile.

  • Use the new Spectral Shaper module to target and address harshness and tonal imperfections across the frequency spectrum.

  • Use the new 7.5 IPS setting in the Vintage Tape module

  • Use any of Ozone 8 Advanced’s twelve modules as an individual component plug-ins

  • Have access to all of Ozone 8’s highly-customizable modern and vintage-inspired multi-band modules: Spectral Shaper, EQ, Dynamic EQ, Post EQ, Maximizer, Imager, Exciter, Dynamics, Vintage Limiter, Vintage Tape, Vintage EQ, Vintage Compressor

  • Over 300 new professionally designed module and global presets

Top Reasons to Upgrade from Ozone Elements

By upgrading to... You can...
Ozone 8 Standard
  • Master your audio with access to 7 highly-customizable multi-band modules: EQ, Dynamic EQ, Dynamics, Exciter, Maximizer, Imager, and Vintage Limiter

  • Create a custom preset molded to your audio with the help of Master Assistant, then tweak from there

  • Reference Tracks directly within Ozone instances or within the standalone application.

  • Apply Saturation modes to individual frequency bands within the Exciter

  • Have access to all Maximizer modes including IRC IV, IRC Low Latency Mode, Stereo Independence (independent detection of Transient and Sustain), and Learn Threshold.

  • Use Ozone as a standalone application, save project files, and master multiple tracks.

  • Over 300 new professionally designed module and global presets

Ozone 8 Advanced
  • Use Tonal Balance Control to communicate with other instances of Ozone 8 or Neutron 2 to achieve a target sonic profile.

  • Use the new Spectral Shaper module to target and address harshness and tonal imperfections across the frequency spectrum

  • Use any of Ozone 8 Advanced’s twelve modules as an individual component plug-ins

  • Have access to all of Ozone 8’s highly-customizable modern and vintage-inspired multi-band modules: Spectral Shaper, EQ, Dynamic EQ, Post EQ, Maximizer, Imager, Exciter, Dynamics, Vintage Limiter, Vintage Tape, Vintage EQ, Vintage Compressor

  • Over 300 new professionally designed module and global presets

Top Reasons to Upgrade to a Bundle or Suite

By upgrading to... You can...
O8N2 Bundle

 

Get all the power of Ozone 8 Advanced as well as:

  • Neutron 2 Advanced: Achieve a clear, well-balanced mix with Neutron’s innovative new mixing and analysis tools. Control every aspect of your music, from the visual soundstage of your tracks to the tonal balance of your mix—all with iZotope’s award-winning digital signal processing.

  • Tonal Balance Control: The new visual analysis tool to communicate across all instances of Ozone 8 and Neutron 2. Compare your work with track references and genre standards informed by analysis on years of popular masters, achieve a target sonic profile, and ensure your delivery will translate for popular distribution channels.

 

Music Production Suite

 

Get all the power of Ozone 8 Advanced as well as:

  • Neutron 2 Advanced and Tonal Balance Control

  • RX 6 Standard

  • Nectar 2 Production Suite

  • VocalSynth

  • Trash 2 Expanded

 

 

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