The De-reverb module in iZotope’s RX audio repair software can help reduce reverb components immediately surrounding source audio where conventional tools, such as a noise gate, are less effective. Also this module can boost the source audio to increase intelligibility and presence. In this recipe, we will look into using the De-reverb module to reduce the reverb without losing the character of the dialogue or ambience.
This dialogue track from a documentary film has a substantial amount of natural reverb from the cathedral it was recorded in. De-reverb can help improve the intelligibility without sacrificing the ambience.