May 29, 2024 by iZotope Team

Getting started with Music Production Suite 6.5

Elevate your music productions with iZotope Music Production Suite 6.5, featuring all-new plugins including Ozone 11, Nectar 4, and Guitar Rig 7 Pro. Discover essential tips and tricks for producing, mixing, and mastering your tracks for a professional sound.

In the ever-evolving world of music production, staying ahead of the curve with the latest tools and techniques is essential to getting your best sound. The new Music Production Suite 6.5 is a comprehensive suite of powerful plugins designed to elevate your production game.

With features like intuitive mastering capabilities in Ozone 11, powerful vocal mixing in Nectar 4, industry-standard audio clean up and noise removal with RX 11, and intelligent mixing assistance in Neutron 4, this suite offers a complete arsenal to help you achieve professional-grade results.

Whether you're a seasoned producer or just starting out, this blog will guide you through the exciting possibilities and functionalities that iZotope's Music Production Suite 6.5 brings to the table. 

Let's dive in and unlock the potential of your music. 

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Clean up your audio with RX 11

Recording vocals, acoustic instruments, and samples can be a headache in sub-par recording environments. iZotope RX 11 has powerful background noise removal and audio clean up features to easily remove problematic audio like plosives, fans, room noise, and more. 

Watch the video below to learn more about all of the noise removal features in RX 11 and discover tutorials on how to remove background noise, how to fix guitar issues, how to remove plosives from a recording, and how to isolate a vocal.

Design your sound with Guitar Rig Pro 7

With Guitar Rig 7 Pro, you get access to a world of limitless creativity and exploration. This powerful software offers an array of cutting-edge features, including a collection of meticulously modeled amplifiers, cabinets, and effects, all designed to deliver the most authentic and versatile guitar and bass tones imaginable. 

And Guitar Rig 7 Pro doesn’t stop at guitar. Its extensive set of powerful effects including distortion, reverb and delay, modulation, lo-fi, dynamics, and more can help you ignite your sonic potential with endless sound design possibilities. Check out what’s new.

Mix your music with Neutron 4

Neutron 4 is the complete suite for crafting a professional mix. Complete with eight plug-ins and AI-powered assistive audio technology, Neutron’s toolkit makes mixing easier and faster. 

Neutron’s AI-powered Mix Assistant View is your intelligent control center that produces fast, personalized results. Audiolens integration allows you to dynamically match the tone of your track to a sample or stem using Target Library with tone matching technology, and the Unmask module can help you fix muddy mixes in seconds.

Easily mix vocals with Nectar 4

Discover how to get professional-quality vocals effortlessly with Nectar 4. Complete with thirteen component plug-ins and AI-powered assistive audio technology to help you build and shape your vocals, Music Production Suite 6 gives you access to the improved features that bring you a modern and intelligent vocal production experience. 

Create complex vocal layers with Voices, manage dynamic vocals with the Auto-Level module, get a helping hand that gives you a tailored vocal sound with the new Vocal Assistant, and even more tools to help you mix your vocals professionally

Master your music with Ozone 11

Craft the perfect listening experience with Ozone 11, the ultimate mastering plugin. Whether you're putting the finishing touches on the next chart-topping hit or producing your first song, Ozone 11 delivers cutting-edge processing and AI-powered workflows.

Now including powerful stem processing functionality, transient and sustain processing, and assistive audio technology that includes a vocal checker as well as an improved Master Assistant to help you get a professional master, Ozone 11 brings you a groundbreaking mastering experience. 

Get a pro sound with Tonal Balance Control

Integrated with iZotope Ozone, Tonal Balance Control is a reference tool that allows you to see the tonal balance curve of your audio, to see how your mix stands up against other professionally produced tracks. Learn more about getting tonal balance in your mix.

Reference anything with Audiolens

The Audiolens desktop app analyzes audio from any streaming platform or audio source, without the need for downloading media files or setting up tedious audio routing setups. 

Play your chosen audio through the selected output of your device and the application will collect data on key sonic characteristics, helping you to visualize, compare, and match your favorite reference tracks and sounds.

Now integrated with Neutron, Ozone, and Nectar. 

Design unique spaces with Neoverb

iZotope Neoverb is an intelligent reverb plug-in for music producers. Save time and leave the trial and error behind and design unique spaces for vocals and instruments in seconds, without muddying the mix.

The real-time Reverb Assistant guides you in selecting and blending reverbs according to your creative needs. An AI-powered EQ section listens to your audio and helps you avoid artifacts, mud, and masking. And the deep Advanced panel and dozens of presets for vocals and instruments, and add your personal touch. Learn more about how to use reverb in your mix

Get responsive metering with Insight 2

Insight 2 is an intelligent metering plugin that gives you a customizable interface to fit any professional audio mixing and production workflow.

Explore industry-standard loudness profiles and level analysis, view your sound in responsive spectrograms to monitor the spectral content of your mix, and use interplug-in communication to truly understand what is happening in your mix in regards to stereo, phase, and frequency content.

Design realistic reverbs with Exponential Audio

The Exponential Audio reverbs provide realistic reverbs for post production and music. You can use Stratus and Symphony, two lush, colorful reverbs to achieve a host of multi-effects for creative sound design.

Shape your vocals with Vocalsynth 2

Using your voice to arrange, compose, and transform sounds in your sessions can open your music productions to new sonic possibilities. Using VocalSynth 2 on your creative sessions will transform your vocals and even other instruments into vocoder-inspired effects in Auto, MIDI, and Sidechain mode.

Dial-in your sound with processing from Brainworx

Music Production Suite 6 comes with a complete creative mixing set from Brainworx that includes a variety of plugins to finesse your sound, including:

bx_delay 2500

A clear, intuitive interface that allows you to get to the delay effect you want quickly. Its glitch-free delays are perfect for automated delay time changes for stunning non-static sounds.


bx_boom allows you to tune, attenuate or boost the impact of your kick drum sound at any point during the audio production workflow—even after the final mix or within a full drum loop.

bx_cleansweep Pro

A simple yet powerful hybrid High-Pass and Low-Pass Butterworth filter that implements gentle curves (6 dB per octave) in order to achieve a musical and non-intrusive effect when zeroing-in on a sound’s intended character.


bx_subsynth integrates a mix of classic and modern low end processing, giving music tracks, cinematic special FX and DJs’ sound systems a bottom end that goes all the way to the Earth’s core.


bx_refinement reduces harshness and breathes life into recordings, with dynamic or modulation-based damping of unwanted frequencies. 

bx_saturator V2

The bx_saturator V2 is an M/S & multi-band saturation tool that’s ideal for mastering, mixing and sound-design.

Explore sonic possibilities with Native Instruments effects

The new Music Production Suite also includes eight effects plugins from Native Instruments to tweak your sound, including dynamics processing, distortion, reverb, and more. 


A high fidelity creative reverb that sculpts everything from subtle spaces to huge, granular textures.

Crush Pack effects series

Three expansive plug-ins spanning bit-crushing, distortion, frequency shifting, and more. 

Mod Pack effects series

An innovative collection of chorus, flanger, and phaser effect plugins that will take your music to the next level. 

Supercharger GT 

Harness the power of tube compression with additional saturation and character controls. 

Replika XT

A comprehensive delay plugin for intricate rhythms, mixing tricks and more. 

Solid Mix Series 

The Solid Mix Series includes high quality mixing tools that include compression, EQ, and dynamics control. 

Transient Master

Get instant dynamic control that enhances the attack on drums and percussion as well as fixes muddy recordings.


A creative distortion plugin that creates amazing textures from subtle to devastating.

Start producing music with Music Production Suite 

iZotope Music Production Suite 6.5 has a myriad of tools to elevate your productions. With its extensive range of powerful tools and innovative features, you have the capacity to transform your musical ideas into polished, professional-quality tracks. Get started using it today.

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