Master with machine learning
Ozone 9 helps make mastering easier with AI powered assistive tools that give you an instant starting point. New source separation technology in Master Rebalance lets you correct instrument levels before starting your master, or add excitement to key sections. Have the final say in any mix, with complete control of your sound.
Control lows, mids, and highs
Tame harshness harshness in high end and bring out your low end instruments with industry first tools like the Spectral Shaper and Low End Focus modules. Use intuitive, fluid controls to target specific regions to easily smooth out issues or create unique effects.
Match your reference track
Load your favorite reference tracks into Ozone 9, loop any section, and compare your master with a single button press. Take a snapshot of your reference with the new Match EQ module, and save your favorite profiles as presets for other songs. Or, use Master Assistant to set up a custom chain based on your reference.
Tonal Balance Control
Finalize and fine tune your master in any listening environment using target curves for different genres. Quickly fix issues where you see them by calling up Ozone's EQ against your target. Use Tonal Balance Control in your mix session and adjust gain and EQ for Nectar, Neutron, and Relay plug-ins to keep frequencies in line.
NKS support puts the power of Ozone into your creative process, letting you master while making music with Maschine or Komplete Kontrol. Open Ozone on the fly and easily add professional polish while making music on your hardware, using hundreds of different presets and accessible parameters mapped to your hardware controls. Add loudness, width, and EQ without touching your DAW and keep the creative juices flowing.
Ozone for Streaming
Get your music ready for primetime in today’s world of streaming audio. Set intelligent loudness targets to prevent your music from being turned down by a streaming platform with Master Assistant and Maximizer. Use CODEC Preview mode in Ozone 9 Advanced to hear your music translated to MP3 or AAC. Upload a reference track to Tonal Balance Control, Master Assistant, or EQ Match, and ensure your music stacks up against the competition. Create with confidence knowing your music will sound great in any format!
Adjust volume on drums, bass, or vocals in ANY audio track, even a bounced mix.
Master Rebalance works in real time...no need to render or bounce your tracks
Use DAW automation to add excitement in song sections with small gain changes
Twin spectrum meters let you see rebalanced source against the rest of your track
Master Rebalance is is available in Ozone 9 Advanced only.
Low End Focus
Get clear and punchy low frequencies and avoid artifacts from EQ and compression. “Punchy” and “Smooth” modes let you find the right setting for percussive or sustained low end issues
Set a Boundary region to add or remove contrast anywhere in your low end
Use the Listen button to hear what’s being removed and avoid over-processing
Low End Focus is available in Ozone 9 Advanced only.
Add natural stereo width to narrow mixes with an upgraded “Stereoize” mode
NEW! Two modes for stereoize give you new flavors for widening your track
Sculpt your image in stereo with per-band widening and narrowing
Monitor stereo width and phase new fluid metering
Imager is available in all editions of Ozone 9
Control the finest details of your sound with fluid metering and new HUD controls
Emulate classic analog EQs or modern digital models depending on your style
Use Mid/Side mode to correct frequencies in the sides of your audio
NEW! Enjoy smooth, fluid metering and a resizable window that lets you see more of your sound
Equalizer is available in all editions of Ozone 9
Seamlessly compare your mix with a reference track at the touch of a button
Loop specific regions of your references and load up to 16 at once into Ozone
See your reference displayed in Ozone’s meters for easy visual comparison
Use Master Assistant to automatically match the tone of your loaded reference tracks
Make mixes LOUD while preserving dynamics with Ozone’s intelligent limiter
Intelligent Release Control (IRC) modes react to your sound to reduce distortion and pumping
Threshold Learn mode intelligently sets loudness to a target LUFS level
True Peak detection ensures your audio doesn’t clip after export
Maximizer is available in all editions of Ozone 9
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.
Extended the range of the Gain control in Master Rebalance.
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 missing 'Sum to Mono' button in the I/O panel of the Ozone 9 Imager component plug-in.
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 incorrect latency reporting when Codec Preview is enabled.
Fixed intermittent crash when writing Dynamic EQ plug-in automation.
Fixed crash when global mothership presets were loaded in an Ozone component plug-in.
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 custom install location for Tonal Balance Control 2 on Windows.
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 labeling of Mid/Side mode in Low End Focus.
Fixed layout and styling of the plug-in selection list in the Ozone application.
Fixed alignment of the correlation trace center line in the Ozone 9 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)
Mac: OS X 10.11 El Capitain–macOS 10.15 Catalina
PC: Win 7 64-bit (Latest Service Packs)–Win 10