Power your sound with the tools that power the industry
Pro Tools redefined the music, film, and TV industry, providing everything you need to compose, record, edit, and mix audio. From powerful recording and editing tools, easy loop workflows, and groundbreaking cloud collaboration, to top-notch effects and automated mixing, Pro Tools enables you to sound your best. Whether you choose Pro Tools, Pro Tools | Ultimate, or Pro Tools | First, working with music and sound has never been so fast, easy, or fun.
Create your sound
From new virtual instruments, samples, and sounds, to tons of MIDI enhancements and
track presets, Pro Tools keeps your creativity flowing. That’s why top artists, musicians, and audio professionals choose it for everything they do. Because when you need to sound your best, nothing delivers like Pro Tools.
Work smarter and faster
When deadlines are looming, Pro Tools offers timesaving tools to streamline your creative workflow. Whether you’re making music or producing soundtracks for pictures—on your own or collaboratively with others in the cloud or in the studio—Pro Tools maximizes your efficiency, so you can stay inspired and focused to deliver your best work possible.
Access Pro Tools your way
No matter who you are or what you do, there’s a Pro Tools for you. Get the lowest cost of entry with a subscription. Purchase and own the software outright. Upgrade your sound with a Pro Tools system. Make Pro Tools available across your facility with new network site licensing. Or get started with Pro Tools | First, a free version of Pro Tools. The choice is yours.
Stay current, stay ahead
Avid strives to make Pro Tools the best creative tool you could ever want. That’s why Avid released a steady stream of new features and improvements throughout the year to all Pro Tools users with an active subscription or Software Updates + Support Plan (included with new perpetual license purchases). This ensures you always have access to the latest software, plus support whenever you need it.
Features and benefits
The ultimate way to create, record, and mix
Thousands of instrument sounds. Precision punch and loop recording. Automated playlist tracking. Non-stop creation. Intelligent MIDI and notation tools. Unmatched mixing automation. And access to the most creative sound processing in the biz. All in pristine 24-bit/192kHz audio quality. Pro Tools comes with everything you need to create professional-quality music and audio. Just add your imagination.
Pro Tools | Ultimate—Work with up to 384 voices/audio tracks with the software alone—or up to 768 voices with Pro Tools | Ultimate Voice Packs or a 3-card Pro Tools | HDX system)—512 instrument tracks, 1,024 MIDI tracks, and 64 video tracks in mono, stereo, surround, and immersive sound, including Dolby Atmos and Ambisonics
Create infinitely with UVI Falcon
Give your music that fresh edge you’re looking for with UVI Falcon, an incredible-sounding hybrid virtual instrument included with Pro Tools. Generate sounds fast with drag-and-drop ease. Or roll up your sleeves with a deep set of tools that enable you to create and tweak sounds extensively. Plus, it comes with 1,000 patches of Factory Sounds and 2.6 GB of high-quality samples and loops to spark ideas and keep you inspired.
Collaborate in the cloud
Imagine being able to work on a project with other Pro Tools users online—as if you’re all working together in the same studio. You can with Avid Cloud Collaboration. Work with up to 10 collaborators on a single project. Access and work on projects from anywhere using any Pro Tools-equipped computer. Need more space? Get a premium cloud plan, starting at just $4.99/month.
Edit audio with ease
With Pro Tools, you can reshape sounds, fix issues, and edit tracks with ultimate flexibility and precision. Trim clips, edit notes and add fades with the Smart Tool. Change tempo or timing on the fly with Elastic Time. You can even make bad notes sound pitch perfect with Elastic Pitch.
Bring focus to your session with Folder Tracks
Take command of large sessions by organizing tracks into collapsible folders, enabling you to work more creatively and productively. Without the distraction of seeing numerous tracks and complexity on screen. Arrange, consolidate, and route tracks quickly with drag-and-drop ease. And group folders in folders and color-code them for even easier navigation.
Work with sound for picture
Pro Tools enables you to play and edit 4K/UHD and HD video and Avid DNxHD sequences right in the Pro Tools timeline (1 video track in Pro Tools, 64 video tracks in Pro Tools | Ultimate), so you can create and mix soundtracks in sync with the picture. Edit audio clips with timecode precision and position them perfectly in the scene. And clean up tracks and ensure every bit of dialog, music, and sound is heard using plugins and automation.
Mix with speed and precision
From VCA Masters, Track Freeze, and professional metering, to the unrivaled ability to automate practically every element in your mix, Pro Tools makes the art of mixing music and soundtracks fast and easy. You can even explore alternative versions of a song or soundtrack with Project Revisions. Work with mono and stereo mixes in Pro Tools. Or mix everything from mono and stereo sound, to 5.1/7.1 surround and immersive audio with Pro Tools | Ultimate.
Mix in Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos is the hottest thing in cinema, home theater, and now music, delivering higher quality, more immersive audio experiences to viewers and listeners. Pro Tools | Ultimate offers the most efficient Dolby Atmos mixing workflows in the industry—with support for Atmos 7.1.2 audio stems, native object panning, advanced automation, ADM BWAV support, and deep Avid control surface integration.
Edit and mix VR audio
Produce immersive full-sphere surround sound mixes for virtual reality content—from start to finish—right in Pro Tools | Ultimate. 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.
Take hands-on control of your mix
Experience the deepest level of integration when you pair Pro Tools with any EUCON-enabled control surface—including Avid S6, S4, S3, S1, and Avid Dock, as well as the free Avid Control app on your mobile device. Speed up recording, editing, and mixing tasks with access to tracks, plugins, and automation control right from the surface. You can even create custom keys to perform practically any Pro Tools function with a single button press.
Fuel your creativity with pro plugins
Polish mixes with access to HEAT and every audio plugin Avid offers in the Avid Complete Plugin Bundle, included with subscriptions and Software Update + Support Plans. From high-quality reverbs, EQs, and dynamics, to virtual instruments and guitar amp emulators, you have everything you need to shape, enhance, and fine-tune your sound. Want more? Shop the in-app Marketplace any time.
Connect, collaborate, and get discovered
With Avid Link in the Pro Tools interface, you can connect with other music creators and audio professionals to find collaborators and gigs, share your work, promote your skills, and expand your creative opportunities. Plus, get your music heard on Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, TIDAL, and dozens of other major streaming services with easy music distribution through AvidPlay.
Go further with Pro Tools | Ultimate
In addition to supporting more audio tracks, video tracks, surround sound, and immersive sound capabilities, Pro Tools | Ultimate provides advanced editing, mixing, and automation tools for those working in more demanding production environments:
- Support the largest productions with Pro Tools | Ultimate Voice Packs, enabling you to increase your voice count by 128 voices per pack—up to 768 total
- Apply real-time EQ and dynamics to a single clip or clip group with Clip Effects
- Get time-saving workflows for field recording, re-recording, and (with Pro Tools | HDX) in-the- box dubbing
- Edit audio and video with advanced editing tools and support for up to 64 video tracks
- Get advanced recording, mixing, and delivery capabilities, including TrackPunch, single file multi-stem bounce, and Netflix-compliant workflows
- Get advanced automation features such as Capture, Automatch, and Preview
- Get more power, pristine sound quality, and expanded workflow versatility with support for Pro Tools | HDX, HD Native, and all Pro Tools premium audio interfaces
- Control up to 12 Pro Tools | Ultimate workstations from a single transport with the included Satellite Link
- Integrate and control external audio and video devices from Pro Tools with the included Pro Tools | MachineControl