Ozone 9 was released today with a bunch of new features, is it worth the upgrade from Ozone 8? In this video, I share my initial thoughts on iZotope Ozone 9 after testing it out. I tested the CPU efficiency, looked at the new GUI and checked out the new modules – ‘Low-End Focus’ and ‘Master Rebalance’. I also discuss many of the new features and how I think they could be used along with my hopes for the future :) Time Stamps: 0:40 – Overview 1:40 – Efficiency Improvements 2:35 – GUI Updates 3:50 – Workflow Tools 4:40 – Master Rebalance – A truly interesting new module 7:20 – Low-End Focus 9:20 – Master Assistant Update 10:25 – AI Discussion 10:50 – Tonal Balance 2!!! (My favourite plugin) The song being used is a remix of “Conditions” by The Workday Release and Solo Ray CPU test I tested using the same mastering chain with both versions in FL and Studio One. Both times Ozone 8 averaged 33% and 30% CPU usage respectively. Whereas Ozone 9 averaged 26% and 22% CPU usage. I checked the CPU usage on my task manager to ensure it was accurate. This is an improvement of around 20-25% on my system – Not a scientific test, but a real-world test!
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