Nectar Elements Release Notes

Version 3.9.0 released June 21, 2023

Compatibility Updates & Improvements

Added macOS Ventura support.

Added AAX Apple silicon native support.

Added Apple silicon native support to the Nectar 3 Elements installer. Rosetta is no longer required to install Nectar 3 Elements on an Apple silicon Mac. 

Bug fixes

Fixed issue in UAD LUNA where all instances of Nectar 3 Elements would become unresponsive to automation upon interacting with a control after adjusting or trimming an automation envelope.

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Version 3.8.0 released September 8, 2022


  • Added native support for Apple silicon Macs (Apple M1 chips).
    Note: VST2 instances of Nectar 3 Elements are only available in DAWs or NLEs opened using Rosetta on Apple silicon Macs.
  • Added support for macOS Monterey.
  • Added support for Windows 11.
  • Deprecated support for macOS Mojave (10.14) and earlier.
  • Deprecated support for Windows 8 and earlier.

Bug Fixes & Improvements

  • Fixed hang that could occur when loading a saved session containing multiple instances of Nectar 3 Elements.
  • 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 window after certain interactions.
  • Fixed crash that could occur when Vocal Assistant was run on certain types of audio.
  • Fixed inconsistent manufacturer name used in effect insert menus by certain plug-in formats. Nectar 3 Elements will now appear under the manufacturer name "iZotope" for all plug-in formats.
  • Fixed crash on instantiation when certain 3rd party plug-ins were present in a given session.
  • Fixed issue where inline edit text boxes are not visible in AAX instances on macOS Big Sur / Monterey.
  • Moved help documentation installation directory to root level alongside the uninstaller.

Version 3.0.0a released October 20, 2020

Bug Fix:

  • Windows installer: Fixed cleanup behavior when a customized installation is aborted.