System requirements

Mac OS X


Additional system requirements and approved hardware options

  • Pro Tools | HD audio interface required: (see details)
  • Audio drive requirements: One or more hard disk drives dedicated for audio record and playback (details)

Included software

For large-scale projects that demand the utmost in sound quality and performance, Pro Tools | HD Software enables you to compose, record, edit, and mix the most complex productions quickly and easily.

Learn more about Pro Tools | HD Software

Bundled AAX plug-ins

Create music and polish sounds with a huge collection of over 60 virtual instruments, effects, sound processing, and utility plug-ins.

Virtual instruments and audio content

  • Boom drum machine and sequencer
  • DB-33 tonewheel organ emulator with rotating speaker simulation
  • Mini Grand acoustic grand piano
  • Vacuum monophonic vacuum tube synthesizer
  • Xpand!2 multitimbral synth and sample workstation

Effects, sound processing, and utility plug-ins

  • 1-Band EQ III
  • 7-Band EQ III
  • AIR Chorus
  • AIR Distortion
  • AIR Dynamic Delay
  • AIR Enhancer
  • AIR Ensemble
  • AIR Filter Gate
  • AIR Flanger
  • AIR Frequency Shifter
  • AIR FuzzWah
  • AIR KillEQ
  • AIR Lo-Fi
  • AIR MultiChorus
  • AIR Multi-Delay
  • AIR Nonlinear Reverb
  • AIR Phaser
  • AIR Reverb
  • AIR Spring Reverb
  • AIR StereoWidth
  • AIR Talkbox
  • AIR Vintage Filter
  • AutoPan panning effects
  • BF76 Compressor 1176 emulator
  • Normalize
  • Pitch II
  • POWr Dither
  • Recti-Fi harmonic synthesis
  • Reverse
  • SansAmp PSA-1 tube amp simulator
  • Sci-Fi ring modulator
  • Signal Generator
  • Time Adjuster
  • Time Compressor Expansion
  • Time Shift time/pitch stretching
  • Trim
  • Vari-Fi speed shifter

Want more plug-ins?

Check out all of the sound processors, effects, virtual instruments, and utilities available for Pro Tools | HD Native here.

What's included

  • Pro Tools | HD Native Thunderbolt interface or PCIe card
  • Pro Tools | HD Software activation card (all software requires download)—covers:
    • Pro Tools | HD Software
    • Bundled virtual instruments, sound processing, and utility plug-ins
  • User guides
  • iLok USB Smart Key (for software authorization)
  • Registration card and software activation cards
  • 12-foot DigiLink Mini cable for Pro Tools | HD Series interface connection
  • DigiLink to DigiLink Mini adapter for older Pro Tools interface connection
  • Your choice of Pro Tools | HD Series interface