In celebration of their recent alliance, Native Instruments and iZotope are making Hybrid Keys and Ozone Elements free to download. Plus, you can redeem a $25 voucher for both companies’ online stores. The free giveaway marks the beginning of iZotope’s annual Community Appreciation campaign.
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Ozone Elements is the entry-level version of iZotope’s AI-powered mastering suite, Ozone 9. Elements will provide you with the essential tools to master your music, with the Master Assistant onboard to help you get started. An Equalizer module lets you attenuate unwanted frequencies with mid/side and Analog modes, and the Imager will help you expand your track’s stereo image. For adding loudness and punch to your track, you can harness the power of the Ozone Maximizer. Ozone Elements runs in AAX, VST2, VST3, AU and NKS formats, meaning it will sit nicely in most workflows.
Native Instruments’ Hybrid Keys is a Kontakt instrument that boasts a range of pluck, piano, synth and mallet sounds. The vast blend of sounds can give you an edge in creating unique melodic parts and harmonic textures. A collection of presets and macros from professional sound designers can help you quickly find inspiration, with deeper editing options to make the sounds your own. You’ll need Kontakt Player to run Hybrid Keys, which is free from the Native Instruments website. Check out a demo from NI below.
The $25 vouchers are available to everyone, and can be redeemed at the brand’s respective stores by using the code iZotopeNI2021 at the checkout.
Native Instruments and iZotope’s giveaway follows news from March 2021 that the two brands have formed “a music tech alliance”. It’s unclear what else will come from this new alliance, but a press statement says: “Both companies share a vision of crafting a seamless creative experience to help you shape the future of music and audio production.
Download Hybrid Keys and Ozone Elements at native-instruments.com.