iZotope – Elements Suite upgraded Inc. is an audio technology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. iZotope develops professional audio software for audio recording, mixing, broadcast, sound design, and mastering which can be used in wide range of Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) programs. In addition, iZotope creates and licenses audio DSP technology including noise reduction, sample rate conversion, dithering, time stretching, and audio enhancement to hardware and software companies in the consumer and pro audio industries.
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Alloy 2 (released August 14, 2012) — channel strip plugin with EQ, Transient Shaper, Dynamics, Exciter, Limiter, and De-Esser ANR-B (released May 10, 2007) — iZotope’s only hardware unit — adaptive realtime noise reduction for broadcast audio BreakTweaker (released January 23, 2014) — drum sculpting and beat sequencing machine that blurs the line between rhythm and melody DDLY Dynamic Delay — responds to track musical dynamics to create unique delays Insight (released November 13, 2012) — CALM Act compliant essential metering suite Iris 2 (released November 19, 2014) — spectral sampling re-synthesizer featuring spectral selection tools Nectar 2 (released 11/2013) — vocal production suite
Neutron and Neutron Advanced (released October 5, 2016) — audio mixing plug-in suite including advanced analysis and metering
Ozone 7 and Ozone 7 Advanced (released November 3, 2015) RX 6 and RX 6 Advanced (released April 20, 2017)— complete audio restoration suite
Stutter Edit (released January 13, 2011) — sample stutter effects and slicing Trash 2 (released November 19, 2012) — 64-bit modeling of guitar amplifiers, distortions, delays and filters Vinyl (released February 1, 2001) — record simulation and lo-fi effect Mobile applications
Spire — iOS recording app
iDrum and iDrum Mobile (acquired on December 4, 2006) — virtual drum machine Music and Speech Cleaner — audio cleanup and enhancement suite Sonifi — mobile remix mobile application developed by Sonik Architects The T-Pain Effect (released July 20, 2011) — beat and vocal recording software with pitch correction
Ozone Maximizer Rack Extension (released June 14, 2012) for Reason — Reason 6.5 Rack Extension
Mastering Essentials (released January 20, 2012) for Acoustica Mixcraft Pro Studio 6
Radius (released May 19, 2006) — world-class time stretching and pitch shifting for Logic Pro and SoundTrack Pro
Ozone MP — analog modeled audio enhancement for Winamp and Windows Media Player
pHATmatik PRO — loop-based sampler
PhotonShow — photo slideshow software
PhotonTV — photo slideshow software
Spectron (released March 6, 2003) — 64-bit spectral effects processor Compatible software
iZotope’s software can be used with Pro Tools, Apple’s Logic Pro and GarageBand, Cakewalk SONAR, Nuendo, Digital Performer, WaveLab, Adobe Audition, Magix VEGAS, Reaper, FL Studio, Ableton Live etc.
Izotope recently launched an iPhone-driven physical recording device competing with Zoom and Tascam, branded Spire Studio. It works wirelessly with the Spire IOS app and includes a 4 gig hard drive and XLR/TS ports for instrument jacks and mics in addition to the on board, internal mic. It is small, portable and not rack mounted and appears to be targeted to smaller bands and single musicians as well as home studios, as well as the podcasting and meeting sectors.
iZotope has recently branched out its business to include software and technology licensing after ten years of developing audio processing algorithms and tools for their own software. iZotope offers development of technology for Mac and Windows platforms, Mobile, Video Game, and Embedded DSP. Clients have included Sony, Adobe, Xbox, Harmonix, Smule, Sonoma Wire Works, and most recently, Blue Microphones. Algorithms are delivered as a plugin or SDK for easy implementation. To date, iZotope technology has shipped in nearly 68 million products worldwide.
Mac/PC iZotope has audio technology readily available in the form of VST, DirectX, AudioUnits, RTAS or AudioSuite plug-ins. Typical uses for licensed technology for Mac or PC applications include audio finalizing, music production, audio for video, presentation audio, metering to address broadcast loudness standards, and media playback. Categories of available licensed technologies include audio enhancement, voice enhancement, audio repair tools, creative tools, DJ tools, audiophile tools, time manipulation and audio for video.
Video Games iZotope has developed plugins for use directly in Audiokinetic WWise for audio enhancement, voice effects occlusion and room modeling. In addition, iZotope has developed sound design tools and special effects for sound designers using the FMOD middleware engine. For middleware engines supporting XAudio and Multistream formats, iZotope has a collection of licensable DSP for use in music related games or karaoke.