System requirements

  • Qualified Avid audio system:
    • Pro Tools | HDX (AAX DSP)
    • Pro Tools | HD Native (AAX Native*)
    • Pro Tools | HD or Pro Tools | HD Accel (TDM)
  • iLok USB Smart Key, iLok 2 for Pro Tools HD 11.0 and higher (for authorization; not included)


OSAAX DSP (32-and 64-bit)AAX Native* (64-bit)TDM HD AccelTDM HDTDM VENUERTASAudioSuite
Mac OS X      
Windows 7 and 8      
Windows XP          

Copy protection: iLok required (sold separately)
Maximum supported sample rate: 192 kHz

* While HEAT supports AAX Native, it can only be run natively in Pro Tools | HD software starting with v12.1.