Avid Pro Tools | 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. And it keeps getting better, with new MIDI features that enable you to create at the speed of inspiration, tons of timesaving tools, and more flexible licensing. 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.
Avid Pro Tools in one take
- Create big mixes, with up to 128 audio tracks, 512 instrument tracks, and 1,024 MIDI tracks
- Create fluidly with non-stop playback interaction and tons of flexible MIDI tools
- Find the right loops, samples, and sound effects fast with Soundbase
- Get inspired with over 5 GB of high-quality loops, samples, and sounds included
- Share tracks and collaborate with anyone, anywhere, with 1 GB of free cloud storage
- Compose the way you want with both MIDI and Score Editors
- Play HD and 4K/UHD video in the timeline
- Get access to 115* AAX virtual instrument and effects plugins, including UVI Falcon, the Avid Complete Plugin Bundle, and HEAT
- Speed up mixing with industry-trusted automation tools
Create your sound
From numerous new MIDI editing enhancements and retrospective MIDI recording to the ability to save your favorite effects chains and instrument sounds as track presets, Pro Tools enables you to keep your creativity flowing. That’s why top artists, musicians, producers, mixers, engineers, sound designers, freelancers, recording studios, and post facilities choose Pro Tools for everything they do. Because when you need to sound your best, nothing delivers like Pro Tools can.
Work smarter and faster
When deadlines are looming and timing is critical, Pro Tools offers tons of timesaving and creativity-enabling tools to streamline your workflow. Whether you’re making music or producing soundtracks for picture—on your own or collaboratively with others in the cloud or in the studio—Pro Tools maximizes your efficiency, so you can stay focused and deliver your best work possible.
Everything you need for any workflow
Pro Tools comes with everything you need to compose, record, edit, and mix audio. Record and mix huge sessions with the highest production values. Compose music with virtual instruments, MIDI tools, and a built-in Score Editor. Improve and polish tracks with access to 115 virtual instruments, effects, sound-processing, and utility plugins. And turnaround projects faster with unmatched mixing automation.
Access Pro Tools in more ways than ever
No matter who you are or what you do, there’s a Pro Tools for you. Make Pro Tools available across your entire facility or university with new network site licensing. Get pristine-quality audio I/O with a Pro Tools | HD hardware/software system. Purchase and own Pro Tools or Pro Tools | Ultimate software for creative mobility. Get the lowest cost of entry with a subscription. Or get started with Pro Tools | First, a free version of Pro Tools.
Stay current, stay ahead
Avid strive to make Pro Tools the best creative tool you could ever want. That’s why they release 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.
Create big, great-sounding mixes
Pro Tools comes with everything you need to create professional-quality music and audio. From powerful recording, MIDI, and score editing tools, to studio-staple sound processors and full mixing automation, Pro Tools makes it easy to compose, edit, and mix big productions with up to 128 audio tracks, 512 instrument tracks, and 1,024 MIDI tracks.
Sound your best
Pro Tools is renowned for its sound, whether you’re tracking through an audio interface or directly to your computer. And you don’t have to nail a perfect performance to create that perfect take. With loop recording and track playlists, you can comp together a flawless performance from multiple passes. And replace mistakes non-destructively with QuickPunch recording.
Create at the speed of inspiration
Pro Tools empowers and accelerates your creativity without getting in the way. Experience the fastest multitrack editing and automation workflows in the industry. Bring life and expression to your work with intelligent MIDI tools. Craft sounds with drag-and-drop ease with UVI Falcon, plus over 5 GB of samples included. Build sessions on the fly with Track Presets. You can even capture MIDI performances retroactively—even if you didn’t hit record.
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 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 what’s funky, 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.
Mix quickly and creatively
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.
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 Pro Tools | S6, Pro Tools | S3, Pro Tools | Dock, Pro Tools | Control, and Artist Mix. 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 a collection of studio-staple effects and sound-processing plugins. 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—or get every audio plugin Avid offers with the Avid Complete Plugin Bundle.
Connect and share your work
Pro Tools makes it easy to share your music and mixes with the masses. Use Avid Link to connect online with an extensive network of media professionals in the Avid Artist Community, where you can find collaborators and promote your work and skills.
- 115 virtual instruments, effects, sound processing, and utility plugins
- Over 5 GB of high-quality sound content from Avid, UVI, and Loopmasters
- Software Updates + Support Plan