Designed to introduce users to the powerful possibilities of editing audio within the RX platform, iZotope’s RX 8 Elements comprises select modules and plug-ins from RX 8, alongside their standalone audio editor. This provides the ability to use the spectrograph to visualize audio, whereupon you can use the tools provided to process specific segments of the audio spectrum.
Four modules double as single plug-ins: De-click, De-clip, De-hum, and Voice De-noise. De-click allows you to eliminate troublesome clicks or pops that can arise from any number of errant issues. De-clip can significantly improve the quality of audio that has been pushed past the digital ceiling into the realms of unpleasant distortion.
De-hum is useful in eliminating unwanted droning elements from recordings (such as refrigerator hums). It has been significantly tweaked for RX 8. The zero-latency Voice De-noise has been designed to focus on dialogue and vocals, giving you an optional Adaptive mode that can adjust to a changing noise floor in real time. There are also optimization modes for dialogue and music. When optimized for music, Voice De-noise can attenuate unwanted background noise from air conditioners or street noise, removing it from vocals in apartment-recording scenarios.
Third-party plug-in loading is available, as is the Module Chain and other workflow enhancements such as controls over polarity, fades, gain, and more. Editing is made easier with the addition of horizontal scrolling.
This software is available for download and can operate either as a standalone application or as a plug-in for Mac- or Windows-based DAWs. It is compatible with RTAS, AU, VST and AAX formats.