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iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software  

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Getting a great vocal sound doesn't need to be hard. Whether you're recording or you're mixing, Nectar Elements makes vocal treatment a snap. Get gre...Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      All the essentials from Izotope's Nectar vocal processing software.

      Getting a great vocal sound doesn't need to be hard. Whether you're recording or you're mixing, Nectar Elements makes vocal treatment a snap. Get great results quickly by loading one of Nectar's professionally-designed Style presets in genres like rock, pop, folk, soul, and voiceover and dialogue. From there, easily customize your sound by adjusting special per-Style controls like Presence, Drive, and Grit. Need to fix pitch problems, remove pesky "ess" sounds, or reduce room noise in your recording? Nectar Elements has you covered there, too. With 10 powerful vocal processors working hard behind the scenes, Nectar Elements offers simple, intelligent controls that let you focus on your sound, not your setup.

      Define your Style. Make it your own.
      Nectar Elements features dozens of Styles that let you 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. Each Style includes special per-Style controls like Clarity, Warmth, and Sparkle, as well as standard controls like Levels and Space.

      Levels: Quickly get punchy vocals with the loudness you need for consistency across your tracks.
      Space: 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 Styles that feature doubling effects, adding up to four voices with varied pitch and panning.
      Explore all the Styles to experiment with additional per-Style controls, each designed to perfectly complement the Genre and Style of choice.

      Nobody's perfect. Let Nectar Elements fix it.
      Even the biggest superstars might need a little help here and there. Bring out the best in any vocal performance with the corrective tools in Nectar Elements.

      EQ: Enhance and sculpt the tone of your voice, or adapt any Style to suit your sound's needs.
      De-Esser: Easily remove unwanted "ess" sounds and sibilance using just one intelligent slider.
      Gate: Remove room tone and other unwanted noise quickly to get vocals crisp and broadcast-ready.
      Automatic Pitch Correction: Fix out-of-tune notes so you can keep those "almost perfect" takes.

      Two simple steps. One perfect vocal.
      Pick your Genre and Style: Nectar Elements comes with dozens of built-in Styles that set up the plug-in's Main View and the underlying vocal effects. Experience the power of 10 vocal processors with just one click.

      Adjust in the Main View: Each Style has unique producer-level controls that let you quickly adjust settings like Presence, Drive and Grit. Experiment to personalize your sound, then tackle the Levels and Space. If needed, clean up the vocal with the De-Esser, Breath Control, Gate and Pitch Correction. Everything you need, in one convenient place.

      FEATURES
      • Professional, intuitive vocal-processing software
      • Overview panel for quick access to customized macro control
      • Multiple Style presets with customized signal chains for unique vocal processing
      • Track your vocals seamlessly with low-latency processing
      • Intelligent vocal processing including compression, reverb, doubling, and more
      • Smoothly fix errant, out-of-tune notes with Automatic Pitch Correction
      • Easily reduce unwanted noise and room tone with the Gate
      • Sculpt or enhance your vocal tone with the Equalizer

      The quick solution to professional-style vocal treatment, order Nectar Elements today.

      SPECIFICATIONS

      Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software

      • System Requirements
      • Supported operating systems:
      • Windows: XP (32-bit), Vista (64-bit), Vista, 7 (32- & 64-bit), 8 (32- and 64-bit)
      • Mac: OS X 10.5.8 or later (Intel-based Macs only)
      • Plug-in formats:
      • RTAS, AudioSuite, AAX (32-bit), VST, VST3, Audio Unit, DirectX
      • 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 7.4–10, Cubase, Nuendo, WaveLab, Logic, Audition, and many more.
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      iZotopeNectar Elements Vocal Processing Software
       
      3.1

      (based on 11 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (3)

      64%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Easy to navigate (4)
      • Versatile (4)

      Cons

        Best Uses

            • Primary use:
            • Personal (10)
            • Computer Platform:
            • PC (8), Mac (3)

          Most Liked Positive Review

           

          Great value!

          I recently added Nectar Elements to my collection of vocal processing plugins. To date, I have the Waves Maserati collection and the Waves JJP vocal plugins.

          Nectar Elements is similar to...Read complete review

          I recently added Nectar Elements to my collection of vocal processing plugins. To date, I have the Waves Maserati collection and the Waves JJP vocal plugins.

          Nectar Elements is similar to the Waves plugins in that the processing chain has been put together for you and you have some control over the individual parameters; eq, delay, etc. I like the amount of control that you have in Nectar. It allows you to tweak the large library of presets to fit into your mix.

          The preset library is impressive and the quality is top notch. I spent a couple of hours going through the presets with an existing vocal track. Several times I found myself latching on to a preset and tweaking the parameters and saving my own preset. It should be mentioned that the parameters that you can adjust vary by preset style. Some will have settings for the delay and reverb, others might have a chorus. In all of them you can adjust the eq.

          Not having formal training as an engineer and years of experience working with compressors and EQs, the vocal processing plugins I have help an enormous amount. For some styles, particularly when working with female vocalists, the Waves JJP Vocal is an instant perfect fit. I can see giving Nectar a first look now with a track.

          Overall this is a great sounding addition to my toolbox. I got it on a Stupid Deal offering, but I'd find it to be an excellent value at full price.

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          Most Liked Negative Review

           

          Good Vox Channel Strip

          This is a pretty good vocal fixer upper, mostly works using presets. Can't really get under the hood, you are left with only broad edits using the modules. That being said, the...Read complete review

          This is a pretty good vocal fixer upper, mostly works using presets. Can't really get under the hood, you are left with only broad edits using the modules. That being said, the presets sound good and there are a lot of them to wade thru. The pitch correction module is a little disappointing, somewhat glitchy with not a lot of tweaking available for fine tuning, it does work okay with slight intonation problems, but not too well when massive tuning help is needed.

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          4.0

          Better than I expected ...

          By KC

          from Home

          Pros

          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software:

              performance outshines anything else at this price

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • Mac

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              4.0

              Pretty Interesting Effects

              By caseyraywilson

              from Fort Worth, TX

              About Me Novice Recording

              Pros

              • Cool Effects
              • Easy to Navigate
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • Nothing Fancy

              Best Uses

              • Home Recording
              • Voice Overs

              Comments about iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software:

              I received this software with a purchase of Fruity Loops 12 and I must say it is pretty cool. Not anything like what you would get at a professional studio but still pretty interesting.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • PC

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Makes a standard mic sound much better

              By David G

              from Jupiter, Florida

              About Me Experienced

              Ask me a question

              Pros

              • Easy to Customize
              • Easy to Navigate

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Studio

                Comments about iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software:

                I have many microphones from good to bad. This will take an average microphone like a NT-1A or Studio Projects C1 and make it sound awesome. With a good mic like an AKG214 is will only marginally sound better. So you're better off spending less on a mic and using this software. Loudness is so so. Reverb is so so. Presets are awesome. I like acoustic pop. Desser is not bad but not awesome. Maybe the full version has better control. I'm very satisfied with this person. Can't beleive that people are giving it low ratings as a result of not being able to install it correctly. Works awesome with Reaper as a VST. I click on add FX and the interface comes up for minor adjustments. Everything is located centrally without the need to spend 15 minutes coordinating half a dozen plugins instead. Happy I got this. Returning an expensive mic since my MXL910 with upgraded RK-7 sounds super awesome. There may be other plugins out there that are better if you have the time and more money. But this will give you studio quality sound with an average mic. I hope Nectar improves on this product or has good upgrades. It's a keeper.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Computer Platform:
                • Mac

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                quick fix for vocals

                By Ben-jammin

                from ohio

                Pros

                • Versatile

                Cons

                • No Harmony With Elements

                Best Uses

                • Recording

                Comments about iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software:

                Nice easy program to add preset vocal effects to a track. I can get the same results or better doing it myself but it takes drastically longer. Easy to install and use if you know how to use your DAW and effects with it. Apparently this is not common knowledge though reading the reviews. Definately a waste of shipping and paper to ship me the code. I wish musicians friend would have just emailed it to me so I could have used it that day and not waited for it to come in the mail.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Computer Platform:
                • PC

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Works as advertised.

                By HCPRo

                from Tucson, AZ

                About Me Music Pro

                Pros

                • Compatible With Sonar X3
                • Works as advertised

                Cons

                • Difficult to Navigate
                • No Vst Instructions

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Audio - Not Pro

                Comments about iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software:

                I expected, based on the instructions, to have immediate access to online authorization but I didn't get it until I changed preferences to include VST in the layout view. I spent an inordinate amount of time trying to start and authorize the program. After several searches I found the answer. Once that was done it worked as advertised. Occasionally It gives me static when I start playback. I have to stop and restart to get rid of the static.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Computer Platform:
                • PC

                Comment on this review

                (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Doesn't work with ProTools 11

                By GHerz

                from Oceanside CA

                Pros

                • None For Me

                Cons

                • No Protools 11 Support

                Best Uses

                  Comments about iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software:

                  If you use ProTools 11, this is useless. I didn't figure it out until after installing and registering. :-( Even as Stupid Deal of the Day it's a total loss.

                  • Computer Platform:
                  • PC

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Can't use it with Sonor X3

                  By HCPRo

                  from Tucson, AZ

                  About Me Pro Musician

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Can't Get Sonar X3 To
                    • Difficult to Navigate

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software:

                      I have not been able to use this plug-in with Sonar X3. I find it in the plug-in drop down list but it never opens so I am sitting here in limbo. Tried several net searches but couldn't find an answer to the issue. I'm not sure if this is a case of, "You get what you pay for" or just a blind spot in my brain.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Computer Platform:
                      • PC

                      Comment on this review

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great value!

                      By Part-time Rocker

                      from Omaha

                      About Me Musician

                      Ask me a question

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Navigate
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Vocal Processing

                        Comments about iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software:

                        I recently added Nectar Elements to my collection of vocal processing plugins. To date, I have the Waves Maserati collection and the Waves JJP vocal plugins.

                        Nectar Elements is similar to the Waves plugins in that the processing chain has been put together for you and you have some control over the individual parameters; eq, delay, etc. I like the amount of control that you have in Nectar. It allows you to tweak the large library of presets to fit into your mix.

                        The preset library is impressive and the quality is top notch. I spent a couple of hours going through the presets with an existing vocal track. Several times I found myself latching on to a preset and tweaking the parameters and saving my own preset. It should be mentioned that the parameters that you can adjust vary by preset style. Some will have settings for the delay and reverb, others might have a chorus. In all of them you can adjust the eq.

                        Not having formal training as an engineer and years of experience working with compressors and EQs, the vocal processing plugins I have help an enormous amount. For some styles, particularly when working with female vocalists, the Waves JJP Vocal is an instant perfect fit. I can see giving Nectar a first look now with a track.

                        Overall this is a great sounding addition to my toolbox. I got it on a Stupid Deal offering, but I'd find it to be an excellent value at full price.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Computer Platform:
                        • PC

                        Comment on this review

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        I'm glad it was a Stupid Deal

                        By J Mas

                        from West Chester, PA

                        About Me Home Studio Recording

                        Ask me a question

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Navigate
                        • Fast

                        Cons

                        • Limited Editing
                        • Not Enough Audio Tools

                        Best Uses

                        • Vocal Mixes

                        Comments about iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software:

                        The program comes with many presets but most are not useful for my music. There are a couple that I did hit on. You can edit somewhat but it doesn't really tell you what your editing in a specific way. There are more generic names so you assume that Loudness is a Compressor or Limiter. Pitch Correction is only good for short background vocals as you would not want to leave it on for the whole lead vocal track. The De-esser is nice.
                        Honestly, the best thing about it is the EQ. It has a spectrum analyzer overlay that I love.
                        The product is worth the Stupid Deal price (hint). There are other products that are suppose to make mixing EASY (hint) but it is best to learn how to mix. Whatever this program can do you can get the same results with stock plugins. For the price I thought, "what the hell." I can see how the full version would be a totally different story with the ability to really tweak settings.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Computer Platform:
                        • PC

                        Comment on this review

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Good Vox Channel Strip

                        By tomb

                        from so portland, ME

                        Ask me a question

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to use
                        • Sounds Good

                        Cons

                        • Not Enough Audio Tools
                        • Not Very Customizable
                        • Not Very Powerful
                        • Pitch Correction Is So So

                        Best Uses

                        • Home Studio Beginner

                        Comments about iZotope Nectar Elements Vocal Processing Software:

                        This is a pretty good vocal fixer upper, mostly works using presets. Can't really get under the hood, you are left with only broad edits using the modules. That being said, the presets sound good and there are a lot of them to wade thru. The pitch correction module is a little disappointing, somewhat glitchy with not a lot of tweaking available for fine tuning, it does work okay with slight intonation problems, but not too well when massive tuning help is needed.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Computer Platform:
                        • PC

                        Comment on this review

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