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Old 04-05-2012, 07:43 AM
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Default What is the best Software mastering package available??

Hi everyone,

I have been using IK Multimedia's T Racks Software for mastering....I'm am not totally happy with it.

What in your opinion is the best software solution for mastering available for MAC??

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Old 04-05-2012, 09:43 AM
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Old 04-05-2012, 10:35 AM
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Best is always subjective!

If you want professional results, there are the ears of Mastering Engineers.

In case you need to do it yourself ITB, you could try Ozone5.
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Old 04-05-2012, 06:20 PM
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I use t racks ,, give t racks a chance,, I also have ozone 5 whihc is cool and sometimes i mater with some waves plug ins
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What is it that you don't like about T-RackS?

I think an engineer with good ears could do an amazing job with T-RackS 3, as well as with any other mastering suite. Don't blame the software, just keep working at it.
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Old 04-05-2012, 09:13 PM
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For an all in one, affordable solution, I would suggest Ozone 5, as the other guy did.
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A friend, who owns a local pro facility, has been using Wavelab for years. He is the reason why I just purchased Wavelab Elements. I like it so far.

Otherwise I use individual plugins on the master fader to achieve the desired final sound with Ozone's Maximizer and Dither being last on the chain.
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Waves Native power pack has a lot of great Mastering tools. I have used it for years.



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I just finished a long project "Vocal Eyes Vocalize" - intending to be mastered by a pro (which I did, and have for other projects). I took the project as far as I could using iZotope OZONE 4 and saved it (put it aside). Then I removed OZONE 4 and sent it out to be mastered. When I got the mastered disc back (EQ and compression, LR balance etc) I compared it over and over to the 9 songs on my disc >> back and fourth (over and over). I can say OZONE 4 did a fantastic job. Over all - it takes a second set of ears to get the job done completely - having said that - Ozone got 95% of the way there.

I just ordered Ozone 5 (CPU hog and all)
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Did you get regular Ozone 5 or Advanced?
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