• Software

Avid ProTools

  • Description
  • Features

Create. Collaborate. Be Heard. 

Make your mark with Pro Tools

Pro Tools redefined the music, film, and TV industry, providing everything you need to compose, record, edit, and mix audio—in the studio or in the cloud, from anywhere.

From doubling your MIDI track counts and providing non-stop workflows, to more virtual instruments and sounds, 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 picture—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. Or get started with Pro Tools | First, a free version of Pro Tools. The choice is yours.

Stay current, stay ahead

We strive to make Pro Tools the best creative tool you could ever want. That’s why we 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 is fast and fluid for composing, editing, and mixing big productions with up to 128 audio tracks, 512 instrument tracks, and 1,024 midi tracks.

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. And take remote control from an ipad with the free avid control app.

Sound your best - pro tools is renowned for its sound, whether you’re tracking through an audio interface or directly to your computer. Hone performances with powerful tools, including loop recording and track playlists, and comp together a flawless performance from multiple passes (  see it in action ). You can even replace mistakes non-destructively with quickpunch recording.

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 guitar amp emulators, you have everything you need to shape, enhance, and fine-tune your sound. Plus, get access to every audio plugin we offer* with the avid complete plugin bundle and heat, now included with all pro tools subscriptions. Want more? Shop the in-app marketplace.

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.

Connect and share your work - pro tools makes it easy to share your music and mixes with the masses. With avid link integrated into its interface, you can connect with a community of creatives, find collaborators, and promote your work and skills.

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 pitch-perfect with elastic pitch.

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 s6avid s3avid dockavid 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.