• Audio Tracks 256
  • Inputs 192
  • Plug-ins 85+
  • Sessions Unlimited

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Welcome to Pro Tools | HD

Get the most powerful DAW in the audio industry. Advance your workflow and capabilities with Pro Tools | HD. Your creative opportunities have never sounded better.

Pro Tools has an option for everyone

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Get Pro Tools | First

Make music using many of the same tools the pros use with this streamlined version of Pro Tools—available for free.

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Compose, record, edit, and mix music and audio with the industry standard—available to subscribe or own.

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Work on bigger productions with more tracks, surround sound, and advanced tools—available to subscribe or own.

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Create at the speed of inspiration

From numerous new MIDI editing enhancements and retrospective MIDI recording, to the ability to save your favorite effects chains and instrument sounds as track presets, Pro Tools | HD enables you to keep your creativity flowing. That’s why top artists, producers, and engineers choose Pro Tools for everything they do. Because when you need to sound your best, nothing delivers like Pro Tools can.

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Immerse yourself in Dolby Atmos®

Give audiences the most immersive audio experience in the theater and at home. It's now easier than ever with Pro Tools | HD providing the most integrated and efficient Dolby Atmos mixing workflows of any DAW in the industry.

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Collaborate in the cloud

Easily share tracks and work on projects with anyone—anywhere. As if you’re all together in the same studio. And now Avid Cloud Collaboration for Pro Tools is better than ever, enabling you to work with up to 10 collaborators and save projects locally.

Create, connect, and collaborate with talent around the world.

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Access Pro Tools | HD in more ways than ever

You now have even more choices in how you acquire and use Pro Tools. Make Pro Tools | HD available across your facility or university with new network site licensing (COMING SOON). Get the performance and sound quality you need with a Pro Tools | HDX or HD Native system. Purchase and own Pro Tools | HD software for creative mobility. Or get the lowest cost of entry with a subscription. And now that Pro Tools | HD supports iLok Cloud licensing, you no longer need a physical iLok to use the software.

Get massive power at massive savings

To take on the most demanding music and/or audio post productions, you need the pristine sound and relentless performance only Pro Tools | HDX and Pro Tools | HD Native deliver. But these systems aren't just for the big studios. With their affordable prices, indie pros and boutique studios can now gain a gigantic leap in sound and speed, without draining your budget.

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How can you make your mixes stand out? Use the same secret weapons studio pros rely on. Pro Tools | HD comes packed with over 60 professional-quality virtual instruments, effects, and sound processing plug-ins, so you can create the best sounding mixes possible. Plus, get access to 25 additional bonus plug-ins—including the Pro Series—and breathe new life into your projects.

Ready to smooth out sounds, amp things up, and shake the ground?

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Stay current, stay ahead

We strive to make Pro Tools | HD the best creative tool you could ever want. That's why we offer a steady stream of new features and improvements released throughout the year, plus priority support, to all Pro Tools users with an Avid upgrade and support plan, included with all new system and perpetual license purchases, upgrades, and subscriptions.

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