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 Pro Tools HDX gives you up to 5x more power per card than Pro Tools HD Accel

Mix bigger, better projects

With Pro Tools | HDX, you get up to 5x more power per card than Pro Tools | HD Accel, so you can focus on your mix—not your mixer—and do much more with less. Compare systems.

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Pro Tools HDX uses floating-point calculations for plug-in processing and mixing for best sound quality possible, with least effort

Get more headroom—less headaches

Pro Tools | HDX uses floating-point calculations for plug-in processing and mixing, enabling you to achieve the best sound quality possible, with the least effort.

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Pro Tools HDX integrates with Pro Tools HD software and your Mac or PC for optimized performance

The fastest workflows—yours

Pro Tools | HDX tightly integrates with Pro Tools | HD Software and your Mac or PC, giving you optimized performance from creation to completion.

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Pro Tools HDX delivers even higher fidelity audio

It's all about the sound

There’s a reason why more professionals trust the sound of Pro Tools than with any other DAW. Now you can get even higher fidelity audio with Pro Tools | HDX.

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Pro Tools HDX easily scales to provide versatility as your needs grow

The versatility you need—now and in the future

As your needs or business grows, you can easily scale Pro Tools | HDX to handle whatever comes your way, and take advantage of unique features and workflows.

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Software features

Pro Tools HD captures audio in pristine clarity with near-zero latency

Attain the highest sound quality and performance

Because Pro Tools | HD is designed and optimized to be part of an integrated hardware/software solution, you can capture audio in pristine clarity with near-zero latency. Even when mixing large, complex projects, you’ll experience uncompromised performance—on a Pro Tools | HDX DSP-powered system or on the host with Pro Tools | HD Native.

Pro Tools HD 11 provides advanded audio tools for recording and editin

Record and edit with advanced audio tools

Solo tracks in PFL (pre-fader listen) or AFL (after-fader listen) mode. Work more efficiently when punching performances with TrackPunch and DestructivePunch. And enhance and speed up editing tasks with Continuous Scrolling, Scrub Trim tool, Replace Clip command, Time Compression and Expansion Edit to Timeline Selection command, field recorder workflows, and more.

Pro Tools HD 11 makes it easier to edit and mix sound for large, complex video productions

Work more easily with video

Play and edit HD video and Avid DNxHD sequences directly in your Pro Tools timeline. Edit and mix sound for larger, more complex video productions, and display up to 64 video tracks in the timeline. Expand your post capabilities with advanced video features, including multiple video playlists and basic video editing tools. Share audio mixes with Media Composer editors (and vice versa) through AAF.

Pro Tools HD 11 lets you mix in surround sound, stereo, or mono

Mix in stereo or surround

With Pro Tools | HD Software, you can mix in everything from mono up to 7.1 surround or Dolby Atmos sound. Build up your sonic landscape and add movement to your mix with the built-in surround panner. Work with groups of tracks faster and easier with VCA Group mixing. And with advanced automation tools, you can tackle even the largest, most complex mixes with ease.

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Simultaneous voices 96 (up to 192 total) 256 (up to 768 total) 256
Audio tracks* 96/48/18 (up to 512 total) 256/128/64 (up to 768 total) 256/128/64
Latency** 0.96 ms 0.7 ms 1.7 ms
Instrument tracks 128 256 256
MIDI tracks 512 512 512
Aux tracks 160 512 512
Busses 256 256 256
Channels of I/O 32 (up to 96 total) 64 (up to 192 total) 64
Automatic Delay
Compensation (ADC)
4,096 samples 16,383 samples 16,383 samples
Processing depth 24-bit fixed 32-bit floating point 32-bit floating point
Mixer depth 48-bit fixed 64-bit floating point 64-bit floating point
DSP power 9 x 200 MHz processors (56k) 18 x 350 MHz processors (T1) n/a (CPU host)

* Audio tracks based on sample rates of 48/96/192 kHz, respectively. Installing additional cards will increase track counts to the maximum allowable.

** Latency calculated using a 96 kHz sample rate with a 64-sample buffer. Tests run using Pro Tools | HDX and Pro Tools | HD Native with Pro Tools | HD I/O, and Pro Tools | HD Accel with 192 I/O.