iZotope Nectar 3
Vocals, in the mix
Get your vocals to sit in the mix with the most sophisticated set of tools designed for vocal production. From corrective to creative vocal production all the way to the final polish, Nectar 3 brings out your intended performance in isolation and in the context of the mix. Put your vocals in their place with everything you need for a clear, professional sound.
Everything in its place
Nectar 3's Vocal Assistant creates a custom preset for your vocal to get it to sit right in the mix. Like an extra pair of trusted ears, Vocal Assistant listens to your audio and gets you started by detecting and auto-adjusting level inconsistencies, identifying resonant peaks, timbre variations, and harsh frequencies. Vocal Assistant will intelligently set EQ nodes, analyze dynamics and set suggested compression settings, remove pesky sibilants, create space, ambience, and more. Once you've arrived at an optimal starting point, add your personal touch.
Vocal Assistant: Unmask
Nectar 3 adds the ability to address masking of any vocal with Vocal Assistant: Unmask. Unmask directly communicates with the rest of your mix to place your vocal at the forefront by moving other mix elements out of the way. Through inter-plugin communication, Unmask will communicate with any instance of Nectar 3, Neutron 2 Advanced (available separately), or iZotope Relay (included with Nectar 3) to create the perfect nest for your vocal.
In addition to Unmask, Nectar 3 communicates through inter-plugin communication to give you a complete view of your entire production by sending essential vocal information to Neutron 2, connecting your vocal track with the instrument tracks in your mix. Appearing in the Visual Mixer, Masking Meter, Tonal Balance Control, and Insight 2's Intelligibility Meter, Nectar 3 sits alongside instances of VocalSynth 2, Insight 2, Ozone 8, and Relay to seamlessly streamline the mixing process.
Neutron 2, VocalSynth 2, Insight 2, Ozone 8, and Tonal Balance Control are available as part of Music Production Suite 2.
Brand new to Nectar 3
- Vocal Assistant: One-click custom preset creation created with machine learning technology to help your vocal fit in the mix in seconds.
- Unmask puts your vocal at the forefront of your mix by carving away other competing mix elements directly from Vocal Assistant's menu screen.
- Dynamic EQ with new Follow EQ Mode to track down pesky resonances and remove them in real time, saving valuable time and energy.
- Auto Level Mode adjusts the level of your vocal before it even starts processing, eliminating the need for corrective dynamics or riding the fader.
- Inter-plugin Communication: Nectar 3 can communicate with other instances of iZotope plug-ins in your session to address mix issues, tonal balance, masking and more.
- Component RX 7 Breath Control plug-in for reducing unwanted breaths without sacrificing audio quality with the power of iZotope RX 7.
- Melodyne 4 essential for GRAMMY-award winning time and pitch correction.
iZotope Relay: your hub for intelligently connecting your entire mix to your iZotope plug-in collection.
Hundreds of professionally-designed presets for music and dialogue applications.
Twelve redesigned and updated modules for completely vocal-focused production and mixing including: Corrective and Creative Dynamic EQs, Compression, Harmony, Pitch, De-Esser, Saturation, Reverb, Gate, and Dimension.
Improvements to modules include:
Delay: Two brand new modes and new independent controls for stereo support.
De-esser: New interactive threshold design experience that can be auto-set with Vocal Assistant.
Saturation: Two new Saturation modes, Decimate and Distort.
Harmony: Increased number of voices you can add from 4 to 8, improvements to MIDI mode experience for easier playability.
EQ: Ability to add two EQ instances of up to 24 bands with Dynamic processing for frequency and pitch.
Compressor: Ability to add two Compressors. New interactive threshold design with interactive visualization.
Reverb: Additional third EQ node for additional shaping flexibility; immersive visual display.
Dimension: New Chorus and Phaser modes with interactive UI.
Nectar 3, Relay, and RX 7 Breath Control
Melodyne 4 essential
- Nectar 3
- RX 7 Breath Control
- Melodyne 4 Essential