Pro Limiter


Maximize mix loudness

Developed from the ground up, the Avid Pro Limiter AAX plug-in lets you maximize the loudness of your mix—in up to 7.1 surround—without distortion or harshness. Designed to be completely transparent sounding, Pro Limiter prevents audio from clipping and pushes the volume of your mix further, while preserving the sonic quality and underlying dynamics of the performances.

Pro Limiter offers a variety of features that go beyond capabilities found in most other limiter products, providing detailed and nuanced control of the audio signal loudness. Thanks to AAX DSP optimization, Pro Limiter handles monster-sized Pro Tools | HDX mixes with ease, delivering exceptional sound quality and DSP efficiency. Featuring exceptionally clean and transparent sound, Pro Limiter sits well in the mix while maintaining tight control over output levels.

Pro Limiter is included with the Pro Tools | HD All Access Bundle and requires an Annual Upgrade and Support Plan for Pro Tools | HD to access and use. It's also available to try or buy for use with Pro Tools | HD, Pro Tools, and VENUE systems.


  • Unique Character knob

    Add soft saturation to get more loudness and a higher amount of gain reduction without unwanted digital artifacts of standard brick wall limiters.

  • True Peak limiting

    Limit incoming audio to the True Peak of the signal to prevent inter-sample peaks that introduce distortion during encoding or analog conversion.

  • Front/rear linking mode

    Work with surround sound material more easily and link channels for more consistent level management.

  • Prep your mix for broadcast audio

    Meet EBU specifications via onboard EBU R128 loudness metering

  • Full surround support

    Process up to 7.1 surround mixes in up to 192 kHz resolution, with full metering on all channels.

  • BS. 1770-3 loudness metering

    Pro Limiter complies with the ITU-R BS.1770-3 loudness metering standard, including True Peak, Integrated Loudness, and Loudness Range measurements, and is suitable for both EBU R128 and ATSC A/85 (CALM Act) broadcast workflows.

System requirements

 OS Windows 8, Windows 7 
 OS Mac OS 10.11.x, Mac OS 10.10.x, Mac OS 10.9.x, Mac OS 10.8.x. Mac OS 10.7.x 
 Pro Tools Pro Tools 12.x, Pro Tools 11.x, Pro Tools 10.x  
 VENUE VENUE | S6L or S3L-X System 
 Copy Protection iLok2 


 AAX Native 64
AAX AudioSuite 64
 AAX Native 32
 AAX AudioSuite 32



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