Avid Pro Tools
Avid Pro Tools
Pro Tools gives you everything you need to compose, record, edit, and mix great sounding music and film/TV soundtracks. Faster and more easily.
Avid Pro Tools
More choice, infinite possibilities
Avid Pro Tools redefined the music, film, and TV industry, providing everything you need to compose, record, edit, and mix audio. And now with Pro Tools 12, you can create bigger, better sounding mixes, faster than ever before. At a lower price than ever before.
Why get Pro Tools 12?
- Free up CPU power and collaborate easily with Track Freeze, Commit, and Bounce
- Create even bigger mixes with new support for up to 128 simultaneous audio tracks and 512 instrument tracks
- Work with new advanced tools and features, right in Pro Tools:
- Mix and control groups of tracks faster and easier with VCA Masters
- Mix with confidence using 17 advanced metering options, including K-system, VU, and other professional standards
- Get gain reduction metering on every channel to gauge dynamics
- Experience smoother performance and highly responsive recording and playback with the extended disk cache, which loads entire sessions into RAM—no matter how large
- Rehearse and record more easily with track input monitoring
- Dial in cue mixes in a snap by copying fader settings to sends
- Solo tracks in PFL (pre-fader listen) or AFL (after-fader listen) mode for optimal recording
- Get access to Space, a high-quality convolution reverb plug-in, plus 16 jaw-dropping stompbox effects emulations—free for the first year
- Unleash your creativity with multiple times more processing power than ever before
- Add epic numbers of virtual instruments and effects to create richer sounding mixes
- Get unrivaled sound quality and powerful 64-bit performance to handle bigger mixes
- Play HD video right in the Pro Tools timeline—without transcoding
- Polish mixes with over 75 64-bit AAX virtual instrument and effects plug-ins
For complete details, visit the Pro Tools product page.
Get upgrades, bonus plug-ins, and more
Not only do you get access to all new Pro Tools releases through your Annual Upgrade Plan, renewable annually for $99/year, but also to an amazing bonus collection of high-quality effects and sound-processing plug-ins—at no additional cost. And if you need support, you can add an Annual Plug-in and Support Plan for just $99/year.
For details about what these plans include, visit the Pro Tools Licensing page.
* All Pro Tools upgrades are now only available through an All Access Avid Annual Upgrade Plan. To continue receiving access to new Pro Tools releases, you will need to renew your plan annually. If you allow your plan to expire before renewing, you can reinstate your plan at any time for $299 (first year for an Annual Upgrade Plan reinstatement, and $99/year thereafter).
What's included with Pro Tools 12 Software Perpetual License (shippable box)?
- Pro Tools 12 software activation card—download required (includes software/plug-in installers and user guides)
- iLok 2 key (for software authorization)
- Drivers (requires installer download)
- Registration information card
- 1-year Annual Upgrade Plan (includes access to all new Pro Tools releases for one year)
- 1-year plug-in bundle access
- Installation support (for use within the first 7 days after activation)
What's included with Pro Tools 12 Subscriptions (monthly and annual)?
- Pro Tools 12 software—download required (includes software/plug-in installers and user guides)
- Access to all new Pro Tools releases, bonus plug-ins, and support
What's included with Pro Tools 12 Upgrade with Annual Upgrade Plan?
- Pro Tools 12 license and activation—download required (includes software/plug-in installers and user guides)
- 1-year Annual Upgrade Plan (includes access to all new Pro Tools releases for one year), renewable annually
What's included with Pro Tools 12 Upgrade with Annual Upgrade and Support Plan?
- Pro Tools 12, 11, and 10 licenses and activation—download required (includes software/plug-in installers and user guides)
- 1-year Annual Upgrade Plan (includes access to all new Pro Tools releases, renewable annually)
- 1-year Annual Plug-in and Support Plan (includes access to bonus plug-ins and support, renewable annually)
Standard support subscription includes:
- All available Pro Tools updates and upgrades
- Unlimited billing and account help— response within one business day (Monday through Friday)
- Unlimited online technical support— response within one business day (Monday through Friday)
- Technical support by phone—1 call per month
- Access to the Avid video library, Knowledge Base, and forums
- Avid-qualified Mac or Windows-based computer (see details)
- USB port (for iLok authorization; iLok 2 required)
- iLok Smart Key requires iLok Client software and driver for Windows or Mac OS X
iLok MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS (WINDOWS)
- OS: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7
- Recommended Browsers: Internet Explorer 6.0 and greater or Firefox
- Available USB port
iLok MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS (MAC)
- OS: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher (except 10.4.4)
- Recommended Browsers: Safari or Firefox
- Available USB port