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Upgrade from Nectar Elements to Nectar 2 Production Suite - 30% OFF!

This is an upgrade version of the Nectar 2 Production Suite for registered users of Nectar Elements. Please paste your existing Nectar Elements serial number in the Comments box when you checkout.

Once your status as a registered Nectar Elements user has been verified we will send you a Nectar 2 serial number via e-mail. This should take no longer than one business day.

Try Nectar 2

iZotope Nectar 2 effects plugin for Mac and PC takes flawless vocal production to the next level whether you need to make quick corrections or looking for unlimited creative solutions.

Nectar 2 can bring a vocal track to life with modeled plate reverb, harmonic saturation, and a wealth of creative effects. Stay in tune and remove distracting breaths without tedious, time consuming editing. Instantly transform a single vocal take into a dynamic, harmonised ensemble.

Put simply, Nectar 2 delivers the best of digital innovation with analogue character for the only complete set of tools designed specifically for voice.

Key Features

  • Explore 11 powerful tools in one integrated plugin: Harmony, Plate Reverb, FX, Pitch, Delay, DeEsser, Saturation, Compressors, Gate, EQ, and Limiter.
  • Get smooth, pitchperfect takes quickly with dedicated Pitch Editor and Breath Control plugins.
  • Finesse your sound with surgical detail using powerful advanced controls.
  • Improve vocal production at all stages, from tracking through mixing.
  • Rapidly audition different vocal sounds with 150+ presets in a variety of genres.

The best of digital innovation and analog character
Whether you´re a producer, engineer, musician, or voiceover artist, Nectar 2 helps you easily recreate classic vocal styles or create brand new ones – all thanks to a wealth of intelligent tools designed specifically for voice.

New inspiration for powerful production
Transform vocals or subtly enhance them with Nectar´s extensive suite of creative vocal tools, both when mixing recorded vocals or when tracking your favourite vocal artist.

● Add harmonies to your vocal tracks for lush choruses or melodic backing vocals. Explore the new Harmony module to play with intelligent automatic settings, or define your own with a MIDI controller.
● Create rich, harmonic space and presence for your vocals using the redesigned Reverb module, a dedicated model of the legendary EMT 140 stereo plate reverb unit.
● Expand your palette of vocal sounds, whether subtle or out of this world, with seven new creative effects in the new FX module.
● Add warmth and grit to your vocal with five Saturation models, including Analog, Retro, Tape, Tube and Warm.
● Instantly capture the Motown vocal flavour with two analog modeled Compressors that can be run in parallel.

Innovative tools for outstanding results
The new Nectar 2 Production Suite includes two additional plugins for perfecting your vocal sound. Pitch correction is simpler than ever with the new Pitch Editor plugin, and get breathtaking results with the new Breath Control plugin.

● Stay in tune without ever leaving your DAW: everything you need is within the Pitch Editor´s deep control and flexible workspace.
● Transparently correct pitch and get natural sounding results with Nectar 2´s refined DSP and note detection.
● Avoid jumping back to your DAW´s transport controls by using ReWire technology to navigate the Pitch Editor workspace.
● Easily enhance or reduce the vibrato in your vocals to fine tune your performance.
● Remove unwanted breaths in an instant with the dedicated Breath Control plugin, featuring intelligent breath detection that saves you from time consuming vocal edits.

Quick corrections for perfect takes
Even the biggest superstars might need a little help here and there. Bring out the best in any vocal performance with Nectar´s corrective tools.

● Reduce unwanted or exaggerated "ess" sounds from your vocals with the intuitive DeEsser, primed for smooth results thanks to extensive modeling inspired by the DBX 902.
● Correct errant notes in your vocals automatically with realtime Pitch Correction, or recreate the robotic pitch effect made popular by Cher, TPain and Kanye West.
● Add tonal clarity and presence with Nectar´s transparent EQ, now including new Baxandall and Pultec inspired filters.
● Clean up vocal takes with the Gate to silence room tone or other unwanted noise with ease.
● Add loudness while mixing with the Limiter, or engage it while tracking to prevent audio clipping.

Simple solutions for flexible workflows
Dive into Nectar 2 with a simple workflow to get immediate results, or dig deeper to reveal intuitive advanced controls.
● Make quick adjustments in the streamlined Overview panel, or switch to Advanced View to tweak each module´s powerful settings and controls.
● Hear instant results with over 150 new presets inspired by current and classic vocal styles.
● Operate in Tracking mode for low latency performance that´s perfect for live recording.
● Switch over to Mixing mode for higher quality processing and look ahead calculations to optimise your results.
● Get the precise sound you´re looking for by customising your vocal chain: simply reorder Nectar´s modules to adjust the signal flow.

Who’s Nectar 2 for?
Producers
Your time is precious. Spend it polishing your sound, not hunting for it. Nectar lets you set up your favourite vocal settings as presets and quickly recall them for next time.

Engineers
Forget hardware. Nectar offers in the box solutions with deep control and simple routing. Instantly assemble a custom vocal chain for any artist or situation.

Musicians
A distinctive vocal sound sets your act apart. Our professionally designed presets get you started quickly, but Nectar offers the deep flexibility you need to be unique.

Voiceover Artists
Get the vocal presence you´ve always wanted with Voiceover & Dialogue presets, then make quick corrections for pesky sibilance, volume fluctuations, and unwanted breaths.


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ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON FEATURES

Harmony Module
You´ll always have backup singers by your side with Nectar 2´s new Harmony module. Want great sounding harmonies quickly? Nectar 2 intelligently generates in-key harmonies using the lead vocal as a guide. Feeling more hands-on? Define your own custom harmonies by playing notes on your MIDI controller. Whichever method you choose, Nectar 2 provides flexible, natural sounding vocal accompaniments to enrich your vocal production.

● Automatically add in-key harmonies to your vocal tracks, then easily adjust their gain, pan, delay and more with an intuitive X/Y pad control.
● Define your own unique harmonies by using MIDI Control mode, which allows you to compose up to 12-voice accompaniments on-the-fly with a MIDI controller.
● Tailor the settings for only your harmonised accompaniments with Solo Voices mode, which allows you to to audition the module´s added voices independent of the guide vocal.
● Choose from suggested keys with Nectar 2´s Key Detection, or quickly set the track´s key yourself to inform harmonisation.

Plate Reverb
There´s nothing like a reverb for creating rich, harmonic space and presence for your vocals. Inspired by a timeless classic, Nectar 2´s reverb is fully revamped to model the iconic EMT 140 plate reverb. Combining retro feel with modern technology, the Reverb module captures the distinctive warmth and density of the EMT 140 while providing unique controls that were physically impossible in the original device.

● Add classic space and character to your vocals with an authentic modeling of the EMT 140modeled stereo plate reverb unit.
● Create overdriven, vintage reverb textures with the Saturation Control, which simulates a popular effect of the original EMT 140 preamp.
● Experiment in real time with controls never possible in the original, like Pre-delay, Cut-off Filters, Width, and Decay.

Pitch Editor
Stay in tune without ever leaving your DAW. The new Pitch Editor plugin, bundled as part of the Nectar 2 Production Suite, makes manual pitch correction simpler than ever. Nectar 2´s enhancements include a refreshed interface for graphical pitch editing and improved visual feedback, all within a resizable window. With a workspace that´s easy to navigate and a workflow that´s easy to follow, your vocal track will be pitch perfect in no time.

● Get optimal, transparent, and natural results with Nectar´s refined note detection and digital signal processing.
● Avoid jumping back to your DAW´s transport controls: navigate the timeline within the plugin seamlessly by using the iZotope ReWire Device.
● Enhance or reduce vibrato simply with one control to fine tune your performance.
● Quickly spot check pitch with just a single click on individual notes.

Breath Control
Automatically remove unwanted breaths from recordings with the new Breath Control plugin, bundled as part of the Nectar 2 Production Suite. Featuring intelligent detection that can separate breath sounds from sung or spoken vocals, the Breath Control saves you from time consuming and tedious manual editing. Nectar will take your breath away, but keep you sounding natural.

● Aggressively reduce all breaths to a specific level when using Target mode.
● Transparently attenuate each individual breath by a set value when using Gain mode.
● Control the process used to detect breaths by adjusting the Sensitivity control.
● See the impact of your settings and monitor Nectar´s processing with intelligent metering views.
● Fine tune your settings by using the Breaths Only feature to audition what´s being removed.

FX Module
Tired of traditional vocal treatments? The new FX module is your new vocal playground. Unleash your creative potential with 7 new effects that allow you to reimagine your sound, whether it´s dark, dramatic, or completely destructive. Experiment with deeper customisation via tempo controls and the ability to adjust the FX signal flow in a series or parallel.

● Mangle your voice with Distort effects: Overdrive and Decimate.
● Create otherworldly vocal sounds with Modulate effects: Phaser, Flanger, and Chorus.
● Add creative space and impact with time-based Repeat effects: Shred and Rollout.

Presets
Recreate classic and modern vocal styles at the click of a button with over 150 new presets in genres like Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, Indie, Jazz, and Voice Over & Dialogue. Each preset is a custom configuration of Nectar 2´s modules, giving you a professionally designed effects chain for immediate results, along with the power to edit and customise as you please.

● Define your sound rapidly with 150+ presets, organised by genre for quick access to relevant vocal styles.
● Make each preset your own with simple adjustments in the Overview Panel or deep tweaks to individual modules in the Advanced view.
● Get production help with Utility presets, which contain basic settings for enhancing voice-over recordings and fixing common vocal issues.

DeEsser
Sibilance, or distracting "ess" sounds, can plague vocal tracks of all kinds, whether sung or spoken. Reduce unwanted or exaggerated sibilance with Nectar 2´s intuitive DeEsser, primed for smooth results thanks to extensive hardware modeling inspired by the DBX 902 DeEsser.

● Reduce sibilance consistently, regardless of your vocal´s changing volume, through Nectar 2´s intelligent processing.
● Customise the "ess" detection by making adjustments with the Frequency control.
● Check the impact of gain reduction and other settings through new metering views, then adjust to taste.

EQ
As a first step to vocal enhancement, add tonal clarity and presence with Nectar´s transparent EQ. Featuring the best of iZotope´s award winning EQ design, you´ll get high quality processing, a wealth of filter options, and a flexible graphical interface.

● Sculpt your sound freely using up to 8 filters and over 10 filter types.
● Transparently dial in a subtle bass cut or treble boost with new Baxandall filters.
● Create complementary EQ shapes with a single node using Pultec-inspired Vintage Shelf filters.

Compressor
Shape the dynamics of your vocal tracks by reducing the dynamic range of a recording, making it more consistent in volume, and increasing its average level. With a workflow that makes it trivial to set up parallel compressors with post filtering, you can instantly capture signature sounds like the Motown vocal flavour.

● Customise your compression by choosing between four different compressor types: Digital, Vintage, Optical, and Solid State.
● Perform parallel compression simply, without extensive routing, and easily mix between the two paths.
● Sculpt the tone of your compressed vocals with the shelf filters on the second compressor.

Additional Features and Modules
● Add warmth and grit to your vocal with five Saturation models, including Analog, Retro, Tape, Tube and Warm. A unique graphical display and simple roll-off EQ make it easy to further tailor your sound.
● Correct errant notes in your vocals automatically with real time Pitch Correction, or recreate the robotic pitch effect made popular by Cher, TPain and Kanye West.
● Dial a slapback echo into the Delay module to instantly magnify your vocals and achieve a classic rock sound.
● Clean up vocal takes with the Gate to easily silence room tone or other unwanted noise. The added Floor control allows you to preserve some noise floor for smoother results.
● Add loudness while mixing with the Limiter, or engage it while tracking to prevent audio clipping.
● Operate Nectar in Tracking mode for low latency performance that´s perfect for live recording, or switch over to Mixing mode for higher quality processing and lookahead calculations to optimise your results.
● Make quick adjustments in the streamlined Overview panel, or switch to Advanced View to tweak each module´s powerful settings and controls.
● Seamlessly integrate with Insight, iZotope´s essential metering suite – each instance of Nectar can be visually monitored via an internal Meter Tap.
● Get the precise sound you´re looking for by customising your vocal chain: simply reorder Nectar´s modules to adjust the signal flow or right click to restore the default.

WHAT´S NEW - AT A GLANCE

Harmony Module - Add harmonies to your vocal tracks for lush choruses or melodic backing vocals. Experiment with intelligent automatic settings or define your own with a MIDI controller.
Reverb Module – Add classic space and character to your vocals with an authentic modeling of the EMT 140modeled stereo plate reverb unit.
Pitch Editor Plugin - Stay in tune without ever leaving your DAW. The new Pitch Editor plugin gives you deep control in a flexible workspace, making pitch correction simpler than ever.
Refined DSP & Note Detection - Transparently correct pitch and get natural-sounding results with Nectar 2´s refined DSP and note detection.
ReWire Control - Avoid jumping back to your DAW´s transport controls by using ReWire technology to navigate the Pitch Editor workspace.
Vibrato Control - Easily enhance or reduce the vibrato in your vocals to fine-tune your performance.
Note Auditioning - Quickly spot check pitch with just a single click on individual notes.
Breath Control Plugin - Automatically remove unwanted breaths from recordings, with intelligent breath detection that saves you from time consuming
vocal edits.
FX Module - Unleash your creative potential with 7 new effects that allow you to re-imagine your vocal sound. Includes distortion, modulation, and time-based
effects.
Presets - Recreate classic and modern vocal styles at the click of a button with over 150 new presets in a wide variety of genres.
Overview Panel - Make quick adjustments in the streamlined Overview panel, or switch to Advanced View to tweak each module´s powerful settings and controls.
New EQ Filters - Dial in a subtle bass cut or treble boost transparently with new Baxandall and Pultec-inspired Vintage shelf filters.
Key Detection - Define your track´s key easily with Nectar 2´s Key Detection, helpful for informing both pitch correction and harmonisation.
Enhanced Metering - See how your settings affect your sound with enhanced metering in every module, helping you to make informed decisions about your vocal production.
Meter Tap - Seamlessly integrate with Insight, iZotope´s essential metering suite. Each instance of Nectar can be visually monitored via an internal Meter Tap.
Gate Floor Control - Hear smoother results when gating unwanted noise – preserve some of the noise floor with the new Floor control.
Redesigned Interface - Inspired by Ozone 5 and Alloy 2, the new, larger interface makes even more controls accessible on the front of the plugin, helping you click less to achieve your desired results.

 


Press Reviews

Music Tech Choice Award "Nectar 2 keeps the best bits from the original, but updates it’s algorithms and GUI to offer a more pro sounding plug-in. There are also a wealth of useful and unique new features to help you get the best sounding vocal track, and also to spark your creativity." - Music Tech, Rated 9/10 Read full review

"If you’re sweeting any sort of vocal track, you need Nectar 2. Sure, there are other ways to get some of the processors that come in the suite, but you simply cannot find a more complete solution for vocal treatments." - MacProVideo.com

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System Requirements
Windows

  • Windows XP SP3 or later, x64, 7, 8
  • Please note: The Pitch Editor plug-in included with Nectar 2 Production Suite is not compatible with some hosts like Sound Forge, GarageBand, ACID, Audition, and Samplitude

MAC

  • OS X 10.6.8 or later (Intel-based Macs only)
  • Please note: The Pitch Editor plug-in included with Nectar 2 Production Suite is not compatible with some hosts like Sound Forge, GarageBand, ACID, Audition, and Samplitude
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