Nectar Elements from iZotope is a software plug-in that allows for enhancing and fixing vocal recordings. Based on its more feature rich sibling Nectar 2, the software suite nonetheless provides a comprehensive variety of tools for making easy and substantive vocal treatments. Professionally-designed style presets in genres like rock, pop, folk, soul, and voice over and dialogue are provided as starting points for easily customizing your vocal sound.
The software allows you to choose between a variety of classic and creative vocal styles. Quickly get the '60s Motown sound, the early '90s grunge rock sound, a radio-ready podcasting sound, a subtle jazz vocal or a modern pop sound, everything from delicate improvements to highly-produced robotic pitch effects. Additionally, corrective tools can help salvage an otherwise perfect take. For home recording, the singer/songwriters, or the podcaster the software provides a clear workflow for achieving consistent results.
Define Your Style
Dozens of Styles that let you choose between a variety of classic and creative vocal styles
Quickly get punchy vocals with the loudness you need for consistency across your track
Help settle your vocals into your mix with delays and reverbs that add ambience and "smoothing"
Liven up your vocal sound, from gentle warmth to aggressive grit, with Styles that add vintage tube and tape harmonics
Thicken up your voice with doubling effects, adding up to four voices with varied pitch and panning
Experiment with additional per-style controls, each designed to perfectly complement the genre and style of choice
Bring out the best in any vocal performance with the included corrective tools
Enhance and sculpt the tone of your voice, or adapt any style to suit your needs with the built-in EQ
Easily remove unwanted "ess" sounds and sibilance using just one intelligent slider
Remove room tone and other unwanted noise quickly with the gate to get vocals crisp and broadcast-ready
Automatic pitch correction for fixing out-of-tune notes so you can keep those "almost perfect" takes
Two Simple Steps
Pick your genre and style from amongst dozens of built-in styles that set up the main view of the plug-in and the underlying vocal effects.
Experience the power of ten vocal processors with just one click
Each Style has unique producer-level controls that let you quickly adjust settings like presence, drive and grit directly in the main view
Experiment to personalize your sound then move on to tackle the levels and space
If needed clean up the vocal with the de-esser, breath control, gate, and pitch correction
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Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later (Intel-based Macs only)
PC Windows XP (32-bit), Vista (64-bit), Vista, Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit)
Plug-In Host Compatibility Compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit hosts, like GarageBand, REAPER, SONAR, Digital Performer, ACID, Vegas, Sound Forge, Ableton Live, Pro Tools 7.4 to 10, Cubase, Nuendo, WaveLab, Logic, Audition, and many more