iZotope Announces Ozone 4 Mastering Suite
San Francisco, Calif — AES: iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in audio signal processing technology, announces iZotope Ozone 4, an update to its critically-acclaimed software mastering suite. Ozone 4 builds on the program’s reputation for superior sound quality and industry-standard mastering tools with new innovations. iZotope has updated and expanded Ozone’s processing algorithms, optimizing them for today’s low-latency DAW environments. Ozone 4 features a new Intelligent Loudness Maximizer, Perfect Reconstruction crossovers, mid/side processing for superior control over the sound stage, and a new True Envelope dynamics processing mode. In addition, numerous interface improvements and ease-of-use additions make Ozone even more accessible to musicians and engineers who want to quickly finalize their projects.
â€¢ Integrated mastering system combining analog warmth and digital precision
â€¢ New Intelligent Loudness Maximizer mode provides full-sounding masters while handling transients with unprecedented clarity
â€¢ New Perfect Reconstruction crossovers combine analog character with digital clarity
â€¢ New mid/side processing adds a whole new dimension of power to Ozone’s EQ, dynamics and harmonic exciter by letting you process different parts of the soundstage separately
â€¢ True Envelope dynamics processing introduces a new alternative to traditional Peak and RMS-based dynamics processing for exceptionally transparent compression, expansion and limiting
â€¢ Improved and enhanced preset system lets users adjust a few simple parameters to get amazing results
â€¢ Many more interface and ease-of-use additions
Pro Tools 7 (RTAS/AudioSuite), VST, MAS, Audio Units, and DirectX
Windows Vista, XP
Apple OS X (Universal Binary)
Pricing and availability:
Ozone 4 will ship in January of 2009 for $249 MSRP.
iZotope Ozone 4 will be distributed worldwide by M-Audio, and will also available direct from iZotope online. Ozone 4 will be available in January of 2009. Customers who buy Ozone 3 after October 1, 2008 are eligible for a free upgrade to Ozone 4 when it is released. Existing Ozone 3 customers will be able to upgrade for only $79 (US).
About iZotope, Inc.
iZotope is a research-driven audio signal processing company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Its hardware products, software products, and audio technology are used by millions of people in over 50 countries, from hobbyist musicians to GRAMMYÂ® Award winners. iZotope focuses on developing innovative audio technology for professional and consumer applications. This core technology is presented to customers in its award-winning product line and through its extensive licensing program.
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