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Ozone 9 Standard Release Notes

Version 9.12.1 released June 8, 2022

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue where certain Exciter module settings could cause session audio output to stop in Logic and Ableton Live when running natively on Apple silicon Macs.
  • Fixed issue that resulted in Ozone 9.12.0 continuing to appear as available to update in Product Portal after the update had been installed.

Version 9.12.0 released April 8, 2022

Updates & Improvements

  • Adds native support for Apple silicon-based Macs.
    • Ozone VST2 plug-ins are only available in DAWs or NLEs opened using Rosetta.
    • VST2 plug-in hosting within the Ozone app is only available when the app is opened using Rosetta.
  • Adds support for macOS Monterey (12.3.x).
  • Adds support for Windows 11.
  • Updated the preset system to install read-only factory presets to root directories and write user presets to the user documents directory.
  • Improved EQ composite curve drawing in Analog Mode.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue that could cause sessions with multiple instances of Ozone to hang when opening a session or exporting.
  • Fixed missing resource file error that could occur when attempting to run Master Assistant on machines with multiple user accounts.
  • Fixed issue with Match EQ cutoffs not processing correctly after reopening a saved session.
  • Fixed error message or blank plug-in UI that could appear in Logic on Apple silicon-based Macs upon closing and reopening the plug-in after certain interactions.
  • Fixed Brickwall High-pass & Low-pass filter instability when processing above the Nyquist frequency.

Version 9.11.1 released December 21, 2021

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed crash that could occur upon interacting with the Ozone preset manager when Voiceover Utility is enabled on macOS.
  • Fixed crash that could occur upon interacting with the Ozone preset manager when using third-party Finder utility and window management applications on macOS (such as: DefaultFolderX, BetterSnapTool, etc...).
  • Fixed a hang that could occur when opening sessions or when working with multiple instances of Ozone on macOS High Sierra (10.13).
  • Fixed crash that could occur upon changing session sampling rate when multiband processing was enabled in the Dynamics module.
  • Fixed Ozone 9 NKS resource file issue that caused Ozone plug-in names and images to display incorrectly in Komplete Kontrol and MASCHINE selection menus.

Version 9.9 released November 1, 2021

Operating System Support Changes

  • Added support for Rosetta on Apple Silicon ARM-based Macs (macOS Big Sur).

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed AU validation failure that could occur on macOS Big Sur (Intel & Apple Silicon Rosetta).
  • Fixed crash that could occur when Ozone was added to sessions alongside certain 3rd party plug-ins (MAAT, InaGRM, Sonnox, etc...).
  • Fixed invisible inline edit text field boxes in AAX instances within Pro Tools on Big Sur (Intel & Apple Silicon Rosetta).
  • Fixed failure to display reference track level in input meters when the associated option was enabled.
  • Fixed crash that could occur on playback if a mono audio file was loaded in the Reference panel.
  • Fixed long instantiation times on Windows machines that do not have PACE drivers installed.
  • Fixed help button in the Options window.
  • Fixed issue where NKS resources would be installed even when deselected during installation.
  • Fixed issue where NKS resources were not properly installed when using Product Portal to install Ozone.
  • Fix possible crash when loading a preset in the Ozone mothership plug-in that was saved in the Ozone app when plug-ins were in the module  chain.
  • Corrected errors in the Ozone 9 help documentation.
  • Various additional bug fixes.

General Updates

  • Ozone 9 now appears under the manufacturer name "iZotope" (instead of "iZotope, Inc.") in all DAWs/NLEs.
  • Maximizer Threshold Learn button has been moved to the module header area.

Version 9.1 released March 19, 2020

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Added ability to scrub (click and drag) to adjust text based values in the EQ HUDs.
  • Added "Extra Curves" displays to the EQ.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed LP/HP filter Slope value resetting to 6 dB/oct if value was changed using the inline edit field in the EQ HUD.
  • Fixed incorrect Q value display for bands that are disabled by default in the All Bands view of the EQ.
  • Fixed issue where double-clicking on an .ozn project file would open an empty Ozone app project instead of the selected project.
  • Fixed incorrect module panel being shown when switching between tracks with different signal chain contents in the Ozone app.
  • Fixed missing playhead indicator in the Reference panel.
  • Fixed missing Initial State entry in the Ozone mothership plug-in undo history list.
  • Fixed module panel remaining visible after the module was removed from the chain by stepping back through events in the history list.
  • Fixed inconsistent behavior when selecting bypass events in the Ozone app history list.
  • Fixed missing undo history events for module bypass and solo for any module that is not included in the factory default signal chain.
  • Fixed missing undo history events for adding or removing bands in the Dynamics, Exciter, and Imager modules.
  • Fixed intermittent crash in the Ozone application when bulk importing files of varying sample rates.
  • Fixed intermittent crash that could occur after running Master Assistant several times in certain DAWs.
  • Fixed crash opening non-44.1k Ozone app projects that contain plug-ins in the signal chain of any track.
  • Fixed intermittent crash when loading Ozone app projects, sessions, or host presets with reference tracks of varying sample rates or file formats.
  • Fixed crash/hang on playback when using Reference tracks within dual mono instances of Ozone in Logic.
  • Fixed inaccurate output meter clipping indication in the Ozone app.
  • Fixed inconsistent behavior when loading module presets in the mothership or app preset manager.
  • Fixed inconsistent bandwidth value settings when loading some EQ module presets.
  • Fixed track waveform display issues when resizing the Ozone application.
  • Fixed delayed update to the composite curve after adjusting Frequency resolution in the EQ options.
  • Fixed latency between the scrolling waveform and gain reduction trace.
  • Fixed display of track waveform data when zoomed in to the sample level.
  • Fixed incorrect default I/O meter type.
  • Fixed layout and styling of the plug-in selection list in the Ozone application.
  • Fixed alignment of the correlation trace center line in the Imager.
  • Fixed alignment of text elements in the Master Assistant panel.
  • Fixed overlapping scale labels in the EQ and Match EQ.

Operating System Changes:

  • Added support for macOS 10.15 (Catalina)

Version 9.0.3 released December 17, 2019

Changes to Operating System Support & Bug Fixes:

  • Installer support for macOS 10.15 (Catalina)
  • Bug fixes: Japanese file path crash

Version 9.02 released October 8, 2019

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes NKS preset loading issue
  • Fixes session serialization issue that could occur when upgrading from Ozone 9.0.0 to Ozone 9.0.1

Version 9.01 released October 3, 2019

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes crash on instantiation of the Ozone 9 mothership plug-in and Ozone 9 application on Windows 10 Version 1903
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