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Discover features and improvements to enhance your workflow. Create with Pro Tools on Intel-based Macs running macOS Big Sur. And elevate productions with two IK Multimedia plugins now included with all annual Pro Tools and Pro Tools | Ultimate subscriptions: Dial in brilliant guitar tones with AmpliTube 5 SE and shape your sound with a collection of compressors, limiters, EQ, reverb, tape echo, and more in T-RackS 5 SE.
When inspiration strikes, nothing empowers your creativity like Pro Tools. That’s why top artists, musicians, and audio professionals choose it for everything they do.
The ultimate way to record and create
Thousands of instrument sounds. Seamless punch and loop recording. Automated playlist tracking. All in pristine 24-bit/192kHz audio quality. With Pro Tools, you can make music with up to 768 audio and 1,024 MIDI tracks and use hundreds of plugins to create your sound. All you need is your imagination.
Compose with MIDI and notation
Nudge notes. Layer sounds. Switch instruments. Transpose parts. The flexible MIDI Editor makes it easy to create and perfect parts. You can even capture MIDI performances and improvisations retroactively. Or view MIDI as music notation in the Sibelius-style Score Editor.
Build up productions on the fly
With Track Presets, you can quickly save, catalog, and recall your favorite effects chains, instrument sounds, vocal processing, and other track settings. It eliminates tedious tinkering, so you can spend more time creating.
Jumpstart your sound with loops, samples, and VIs
Create the parts you need with a wide variety of virtual instrument sounds at your fingertips. Pro Tools music software comes with over 5 GB of high-quality sounds, so you can find the perfect beat, orchestral hit, or piano tone. Plus, you can browse and experiment with loops, samples, and sound effects in context with your tracks.
Get industry-leading audio editing
Pro Tools is renowned for its powerful editing toolset, enabling you to manipulate and perfect nearly every aspect of your audio and MIDI tracks. From trimming clips and reshaping sounds with a single click, to comping together a flawless performance, you can optimize any track with precision.
Edit intelligently with the Smart Tool
Perform multiple types of edits quickly and precisely with a single tool. The Smart Tool provides instant access to every editing tool, changing functions based on your cursor position, eliminating manual tool switching.
Fix timing and pitch with Elastic Audio
Easily tighten up and perfect performances without impacting your original sound. With Elastic Time, you can switch the entire session tempo, change a track’s timing to sit “in the pocket,” or beat-match audio for remixing—without affecting the pitch. Plus, make bad notes sound pitch-perfect or completely warp a track’s tuning to create something unique with Elastic Pitch.
Comp together a perfect performance
Easily comp together multiple takes of a recording to create a single flawless performance. Select portions of a performance and easily cycle through alternative takes. Or, use the Target Playlist to select the best performances from multiple playlists in Waveform view. It’s a great way to explore different improvisations to hear what works best.
Bring your mix to life
From professional-quality plugins and advanced metering, to the best mixing automation in the industry, you have the award-winning sounds and control you need to create and deliver your best mixes. Whether working in stereo, 5.1 surround, or Dolby Atmos, Pro Tools makes the entire experience easy.
Discover Dolby Atmos for music mixing
Automate volumes, pans, plugin settings, and more to create balanced mixes quickly. Isolate instruments. Punch up sounds. Create and alter effects. Add movement. Then, change up dynamics and intensity to bring everything together. It’s the easiest, most creative way to handle big complex mixes, without requiring manual performance.
Mix creatively and fluidly during playback
With non-stop production, you can stay in your creative groove. Create and delete tracks, add and change plugins, switch presets, adjust loop points and more as your music plays. Freely experiment with 115 different plugins, including emulations of classic hardware EQs, dynamics, and reverb units, without interruption.
Freeze tracks to optimize playback
Mix plugin-heavy sessions with ease. Track Freeze lets you temporarily render all plugin processing on a track with a click of a button to free up CPU power, providing smoother playback for writing and editing automation. It also enables cloud collaborators to hear your mix the way you intend it, without the same plugins. You can then unfreeze tracks to make changes.
UVI Falcon is an incredible virtual instrument that makes it easy to create real world and not-of-this-world sounds. Included with Pro Tools at no extra charge.
Create fresh sounds fast
UVI Falcon 2 comes with an expansive, curated sound pack that makes it easy to jump right in and start sculpting sounds immediately. Simply drag and drop samples and effects into UVI Falcon 2 to layer parts and build up sounds, quickly and effortlessly.
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Explore, experiment, and go deep
Create unique sounds with deep control over every aspect of your patches. With 15 oscillators, 80+ effects, and all the sample and synthesis modulation, mixing, and scripting capabilities you could ever want, your sonic possibilities are endless.
Spark ideas with tons of patches
UVI Falcon 2 includes Factory Sounds, a versatile and extremely high-quality collection of 1,000 patches. Explore your creative possibilities—from classic synths, percussion, and physical modeling, to sample-driven multi-granular soundscapes and multi-oscillator hybrids.
Get inspired with 2.6 GB of top-quality samples
UVI Falcon 2 and UVI Workstation come with Plugsound Avid Edition, a great-sounding sample library loaded with high-quality keyboard sounds, synthesized sounds, loops, drums, percussion, fretted instruments, and more to help get you started.
Massive power, infinite possibilities
- Generate and layer together sounds with 15 sample-based and synthesis oscillators optimized for efficient performance
- Shape sounds with over 80 high-quality effects at your fingertips—from EQs and dynamics, to delays, reverbs, filters, distortion, and more
- Slice, stretch, silence, shift, and scrub samples with the full-fledged sample editor
- Produce multichannel, multidimensional sounds in up to 10.2 surround
Explore, experiment, and go deep
Work with a wide variety of audio loops, samples, files, and instruments, including Soundbanks (.ufs), AIFF, FLAC, MP3, MP4, REX1, REX2, SDII, WAV, SFZ, SND, CAF, and EXS
- Save your own presets for nearly any module, so you can easily recall ideas for future use
- Add motion with eight modulation generators that can be used to affect almost anything in the UVI Falcon 2 environment
- Create your own event processors and skinned instruments from scratch using scripting, or create fully customized macro-driven interfaces
- Expand your sonic palette with a wide variety of UVI instruments and sounds available from Avid
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Play and tweak sounds with UVI Workstation
UVI Workstation 3 is included for free, providing a powerful sample player and multitimbral instrument to create unique sounds. Play audio content, layer and manipulate parts, and employ an army of effects that’ll make your projects stand out.
Create and manipulate sounds with ease
- Get started fast with the included Plugsound Avid Edition, a high-quality collection of versatile sounds that can be layered and tweaked
- Freely shape and mangle sounds with a full suite of effects, including dynamics, delays, distortions, EQs, filters, and reverbs
- Work with a variety of loops, samples, audio files, and UVI instruments, including Soundbanks (.ufs), AIFF, FLAC, MP3, MP4, REX1, REX2, SDII, WAV, SND, and CAF
- Create classic arpeggiated parts with the Advanced Arpeggiator
- Explore a world of sound with a wide variety of UVI instruments and sounds available from Avid
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UVI Falcon 2 and Plugsound Avid Edition are included with Pro Tools and Pro Tools | Ultimate subscriptions and 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plans at no additional cost (a $498 USD value!). UVI Workstation 3 is included for free with Pro Tools | First.
Fuel your creativity with pro plugins
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Classic compressors and EQs. Groundbreaking virtual instruments. Legendary stompboxes. Powerful reverbs. The world’s greatest guitar amps, and much more—all at your fingertips. Get access to an entire studio full of gear with the Avid Complete Plugin Bundle, 3 months of Auto-Tune Unlimited, and HEAT now included with all Pro Tools subscriptions.
Stream and sell your music worldwide
Get your music on Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, TIDAL, Deezer, TikTok, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, and many more of the most popular streaming outlets around the world. AvidPlay makes music distribution easy and accessible to all, enabling you to grow your fanbase and keep 100% of your rights and earnings. It’s the easiest way to take control of your career and get discovered.
AVID CLOUD COLLABORATION
Work with anyone, anywhere
Imagine being able to collaborate on a project with bandmates, another artist, songwriter, or producer without anyone leaving their house. With Avid Cloud Collaboration, endless creative possibilities and opportunities await. All you need is Pro Tools audio-production software and an Internet connection.
Connect. Collaborate. Get discovered.
With Avid Link in the Pro Tools interface, you can find and connect with a community of music creators and audio professionals to collaborate and expand your creative opportunities. Plus, get your music heard on Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, and dozens of other major streaming outlets with AvidPlay.
AUDIO POST PRODUCTION
Power your sound with the tools that power the industry. Pro Tools redefines what’s sonically possible in film and television.
Create sound for picture
Capture, design, and build up rich sonic elements and ambience that bring life to moving pictures. With up to 768 voices/audio tracks and 64 HD/UHD video tracks at your disposal, you can create larger-than-life soundtracks with impeccable clarity across all dialogue, overdubs, sound design, music, and effects.
Edit with surgical precision
Work directly with 4K/UHD video, H.264 media, and higher frame rates, enabling you to place and edit sound to picture with greater precision and accuracy. From trimming clips and nudging video frames, to adjusting gain levels and working with 3D audio, Pro Tools makes it fast and easy to tweak and sync sounds to picture.
Collaborate with video teams
Pro Tools makes it easy to import and conform sequences from video editorial for audio post production. It supports 4K/UHD and other video formats natively, enabling you to start working your audio magic without editors needing to transcode video first. You can also quickly exchange mixes between audio and video teams as AAF files.
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Apply real-time effects to clips
With Clip Effects, you can apply real-time EQ and dynamics to a single audio clip or clip group, enabling multiple clips to have different effects and settings without affecting the rest of the track. It’s ideal for fine-tuning dialogue and voiceovers with variance between clips. Not only does it save you time, it provides better session efficiency.
Mix and deliver any size audio production
Get the mixing power and hands-on control you need to handle the most complex Dolby Atmos and Ambisonics productions. Automate anything—levels, plugins, pans, and more—and Pro Tools will handle the multitude of element adjustments, dynamics, and complex movement tasks for you. So you can focus on creating and delivering your best mix.
Manage large sessions with ease
Mix soundtracks comprised of hundreds of tracks and thousands of clips efficiently with groups. Create a Mix Group to make adjustments to multiple tracks simultaneously. Use VCA masters to adjust overall group levels while maintaining individual track automation. When using a control surface, you can spill VCA groups across your controls to make quick tweaks to individual tracks.
PRO TOOLS | ULTIMATE
Mix for Netflix with confidence
Pro Tools | Ultimate is now part of the Netflix Production Technology Alliance. We’ve worked closely with Netflix to ensure that Pro Tools solutions support Netflix’s technical and workflow requirements today, and into the future. That means you can deliver Netflix-ready mixes quickly, easily, and confidently.
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Deliver multiple mixes in a single file
Deliver mixes between audio post-production teams and organizations easily, with the ability to bounce multiple Pro Tools stems into a single WAV file. Recipients can then open the stems in separate Pro Tools tracks on file import, preserving the original mixes.
Experience the most powerful immersive audio mixing solution
Together, Pro Tools software, hardware, and Avid control surfaces are the most widely used solution for mixing immersive audio in Hollywood. Whether you’re mixing Dolby Atmos or other 3D audio for film or TV, working in a large mixing stage or a small editing suite, Pro Tools provides the performance and flexibility to meet your needs.
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Mix Dolby Atmos productions
Get the most efficient Dolby Atmos mixing workflows in the industry. Work natively with Atmos 7.1.2 audio stems and object panning. Mix faster while preserving audio fidelity with advanced automation and ADM BWAV support. And get deep Avid control surface integration to accelerate the entire mixing process with hands-on precision.
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Simplify Dolby Atmos “in the box” mixing
With the latest Dolby Atmos Production Suite and enhanced Core Audio support for Dolby Audio Bridge, you can now send 130 channels from Pro Tools (up from 32) to the Dolby Atmos Renderer. Streamline your mixing and monitoring workflow with a solution that enables you to pre-mix Dolby Atmos projects in any room.
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Edit and mix VR audio
Create immersive full-sphere surround sound mixes for virtual reality productions—from start to finish. Easily edit and mix audio in a 3D space with support for first-, second-, and third-order Ambisonics formats across your Pro Tools tracks and busses. Then output and deliver content to the required format for playback.
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Expand your voice count
SURFACES + HARDWARE
Pro Tools is more than just software. It’s an ecosystem of tightly integrated software, hardware, and control surfaces that work together to accelerate your workflow.
Get wireless control of your mix
Take control of Pro Tools and more with a free app for iOS, iPadOS, and Android devices. Record and mix faster and easier than working with a mouse and keyboard alone.
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Built to capture brilliance
For artists, bands, and producers, Pro Tools | Carbon is a new breed of audio interface—built to capture brilliance. It’s a hybrid audio production system that features incredible sound quality and combines the power of your native CPU with onboard HDX DSP acceleration. So you can push your computer to the limit when you mix and record through AAX DSP plugins with near-zero latency monitoring. All at the touch of a button. All in Pro Tools.
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Power to push limits
In recording studios and on soundstages, Pro Tools | HDX Systems make the world’s biggest productions possible. Engineered for the highest performance, customization, and expansion. And featuring software, DSP acceleration, and hardware I/O perfectly joined together as one system. They enable music and audio post professionals to deliver their most demanding work. Without constraint.
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