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iZotope Nectar 2 Production Suite - Vocal Enhancement Software (Download)

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Product Highlights

  • 150+ Presets Based on Music Genres
  • Mixing and Tracking Modes
  • Harmony Module
  • Pitch Editor
  • Breath Control
  • EMT 140-Modeled Plate Reverb Module
  • 11 Vocal Processing Modules
  • Compression, Reverb, Delay, Saturation
  • EQ, Gate, De-Esser
  • Mac OS X, Windows
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The Nectar 2 Production Suite from iZotope is a vocal enhancement plug-in designed to alter the sound of vocals and dialogue recordings for music, video, and broadcast. It's useful for mixing engineers, remix artists, podcasters and voiceover artists who want to correct problems in vocal takes and adjust the character of their sound.

The software includes a streamlined overview panel with over 150 style presets ranging from classic to modern sounds. Metering tools provide visual feedback of the signal and automatic pitch correction allows for fixing errors in the original recording. The software also includes seven new creative effects in the FX module that can subtly or radically change the sound.

The software features an EMT 140-modeled plate reverb module that emulates the sound and control parameters of the classic Elektromesstechnik plate reverb unit from 1957. A harmony module provides the ability to easily add melodic backing vocals or create choruses using the software's automatic settings, or with the use of a MIDI controller.

A Pitch Editor plug-in that is bundled as part of the Nectar 2 Production Suite, makes manual pitch correction simple with enhancements that include a refreshed interface for graphical pitch editing and improved visual feedback, all within a resizable window. A Breath Control plug-in allows for removing unwanted breaths from recordings using intelligent detection that can separate breath sounds from sung or spoken vocals.

150+ Presets
Over 150 different tonalities from classic to modern to give your vocals a recognizable character such as the early 1990's grunge or 1960's Motown sound
Harmony Module
Create melodic backing tracks or choruses using the software's automatic settings or with a MIDI controller
Pitch Editor
Get optimal, transparent and natural results with refined note detection, digital signal processing, while navigating the timeline within the plug-in using the iZotope ReWire Device, and enhance or reduce vibrato simply with one control
Breath Control
Automatically remove unwanted breaths from recordings using intelligent detection that can separate breath sounds from sung or spoken vocals
EMT140 Plate Reverb
Emulates the sound and control parameters of the 1957 Elektromesstechnik Plate Reverb unit
Automatic Pitch Correction
Corrects errant notes in real time for in-key tracking or apply pitch effects such as the Cher, T-Pain, Kanye West, or robot effects
Provides visual feedback of the waveform during editing
Adjusts dynamics of a signal using digital, analog, optical, or solid-state compression models
Host Tempo Sync
Set the delay parameters to the tempo of a track to create rhythmic effects
Provides controls over predelay, damping, and diffusion
Reduces unwanted room tone and noise with controls such as ratio and RMS detection
Saturation Models
Adds grit and warmth to a vocal using analog, retro, tube, tape, or warm models
Adds up to four additional panned and pitched voices to a track
Adds a slapback echo to vocals
Adds loudness to a signal while mixing or can be used to prevent audio clipping
Analog-Modeled Compressors
Enables parallel compression to emulate a Motown sound
Enhance tonal clarity with a targeted EQ
Reduces unwanted "ess" sounds in vocals
Advanced View
Expands the number of settings and controls available for each vocal module
Tracking and Mixing Modes
Switch between low latency tracking mode for live performance, and mixing mode with higher quality signal processing
Custom Signal Flow
Allows for re-routing the software's modules to design a custom vocal chain
System Requirements Mac
Intel only processor
OS X 10.6.8 or later
Host software that supports AAX, Audio Units, RTAS/AudioSuite, or VST 3 plug-in formats

Windows XP (32-bit SP3), Windows 7, Windows 8
Host software that supports AAX, RTAS/AudioSuite, or VST 3 plug-in formats

The Pitch Editor plug-in is not compatible with some hosts like Sound Forge, GarageBand, ACID, Audition, and Samplitude


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The best I've found for voiceover work

By Jeffery

from New Orleans

Comments about iZotope Nectar 2 Production Suite - Vocal Enhancement Software (Download):

The only thing I could ask for with this software is more presets. That's not to say the presets sre lacking...they aren't. Bot for a non-engineer like myself, the presets are fantastic. I use about 5 microphones in rotation, depending on the environment. It takes me about 15 seconds to find the best preset. I do fiddle with some other noise reduction plugins after the fact, but
i could use Nectar 2 by itself with some studying and experimentation.

For voice talent (and less, like me), this is the closest thing to a no fuss silver bullet. Get the best mic you can afford, and Nectar 2 will make it better.

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By Silk

from New Jersey

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    Comments about iZotope Nectar 2 Production Suite - Vocal Enhancement Software (Download):

    I'm a musician/producer, Nectar 2 vocal software is so simple to use. Nectar make vocals come to life with just the click of a mouse...Simply "Awesome" man!!! what's "GREAT" about it is the quality of sound...smooth pop, urban or contemporary verbs. This is the best vocal software I've ever worked with. The harmony stacks are out of this world. I've worked with many vocal software, but Nectar 2 is the one to beat. There's not one thing i can say bad about Nectar 2 Vocal enhancement. If you don't have it in you production arsenal...BUY IT TODAY!!!

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