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Why Upgrade to Ozone 10? Here's What's New

by iZotope Team September 12, 2022

Explore the future of mastering:

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iZotope Ozone 10 is the industry’s most advanced audio mastering software, enabling creators to master faster than ever before with intuitive, AI-powered modules. Take a look at all of the new and improved features to add the final polish to your tracks and release them with confidence. 

Already own a copy of Ozone? Log into your iZotope account for special loyalty pricing. 

Why upgrade to iZotope Ozone 10? Check out these new features:

  • NEW Use groundbreaking matching technology for tone, dynamics and width in the improved Master Assistant [Standard and Advanced]
  • NEW Boost loudness while maintaining high fidelity audio with Magnify Soft Clip in the Maximizer module [Standard and Advanced]
  • NEW Reduce width without losing the sides with the new Recover Sides in the Maximizer module [Standard and Advanced]
  • NEW Sculpt a balanced sound with the Stabilizer module [Advanced]
  • NEW Intuitively control microdynamics with the Impact module [Advanced]

Match top masters with improved Master Assistant

Effortlessly achieve the sound of chart-topping hits or your favorite reference file using groundbreaking matching technology for tone, dynamics, and width. An updated Assistant View makes it faster than ever to customize your starting point, while the Tonal Balance curve allows for easy metering. With the new Master Assistant, you have a second set of (AI) ears that never get fatigued.

Zoom in with Magnify Soft Clip

Boost loudness while maintaining high fidelity audio with the new Magnify Soft Clip. Bring your track forward using the soft clipper to amplify the Maximizer’s IRC algorithms, used on countless hit records.

Learn more about the difference between soft clipping and hard clipping in mastering.

Get more from mono with Recover Sides

Reduce width, without losing the sides. The new Recover Sides feature maintains stereo information in mono so you can preserve depth and power when narrowing problem frequencies like a wide bass. 

Automate clarity with new Stabilizer module

Sculpt a balanced sound with the new Stabilizer module, an intelligent and adaptive mastering EQ. Dynamically shape your mix into a clear, natural tone, or tame problem resonance, carve away harshness and smooth transients for better translation across listening environments.

Add musical movement with Impact module

Enhance the rhythm and feel of your tracks by intuitively controlling microdynamics with the new Impact module. Four sliders work across different frequency bands to breathe life into your mix, adding punch and dynamic space, or gluing your track together for a thicker sound.

Additional Enhancements

Improved UI look and feel

Ozone 10 has a new look designed to improve your mastering process. With the new Assistant View, you can jump right into your intelligent control center for fast, personalized results.

New Master Assistant View in Ozone 10
New Master Assistant View in Ozone 10

New: Hear the difference

New buttons have been added that activate Delta monitoring, allowing you to hear just the frequencies that are being cut or boosted. This lets you know precisely how you are adjusting your track in the new Stabilizer and Impact modules.

Delta monitoring in iZotope Ozone 10
Delta monitoring in iZotope Ozone 10

Improved performance

Ozone 10 is compatible with Apple silicon native (M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max) chips for faster processing.

Start mastering your music with Ozone 10

Now that you know all of the AI-powered modules that can make your mastering process easier and faster, it’s time to get started on using Ozone in your next session. Dive even further into Ozone with a new tutorial on how to use compression in your master and learn how to use the new Master Assistant in Ozone. 

Already own a copy of Ozone? Log into your iZotope account for special loyalty pricing. 

Looking for more than mastering? Ozone 10 is also now included in Music Production Suite 5 Universal Edition. The all-in-one suite has even more innovative ways to get a professional sound and keep you in the flow, including 52 plug-ins with all you need from creative effects and sonic shaping, to assistive mixing, vocal production, intelligent mastering, repair, and balancing.

Learn more about mastering with Ozone

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