Create with power
With Pro Tools | HD software, you can create and mix the largest, most complex productions easily. Record up to 256 audio tracks, with near-zero latency. Keep sessions running smoothly with 64-bit performance and dynamic host processing. Experience exceptionally responsive recording and playback performance. And get incredible processing and mix control with unlimited busses.
Discover Pro Tools | HD
Get access to a wide range of virtual instruments, plus full MIDI and notation tools, to compose the parts you need. Lay down beats with the drum machine, drum samples, or loops. Add real-sounding bass, guitar, piano, and other accompaniments. And layer in a variety of other sounds to build out your song—from orchestral instruments to sound effects. Your creative possibilities are endless.
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Get advanced editing
Get the sophisticated tools you need to edit audio and MIDI with precision. Punch in and out of recordings. Change or fix tempo, time, and pitch. Comp together tracks with multiple playlists to create flawless performances. And speed up editing tasks with scrub trim, time compression, and other advanced tools.
Experience sheer speed
Experience snappy performance on even the largest projects, thanks to Disk Cache, RAM-based recording/playback, and real-time fades. Instantly keep all channel routing in check with bus interrogation. Work faster with pro-level tools, including Clip Gain, Auto Fades, and Automatch automation. You can even share sessions and collaborate with other audio and video professionals to complete projects faster.
Work with video
Creating music and sound for movies and television doesn’t get any easier. That’s because you have control of both sound and picture. Play and edit HD video and Avid DNxHD sequences right in your Pro Tools | HD timeline. View and edit up to 64 video tracks to accommodate major projects. You can even share audio mixes with Media Composer editors—and vice-versa—enabling easy collaboration.
Achieve incredible sound
Build up your sonic canvas with access to over 100 sound processors, virtual instruments, and utility plug-ins. Shape sounds with high-quality EQ and dynamics. Create beautiful ambient spaces with reverb. Get the tones of the world’s greatest guitar amps. Design retro or modernly unique sound effects. And fold down surround mixes to stereo with ease.
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Accelerate your mix
Deliver your final mix on time—with complete confidence. Create everything from mono to 7.1 surround or expansive Dolby Atmos mixes. Mix on the world’s most powerful control surfaces for the ultimate experience. View and optimize your mix using K-system, VU, and other professional metering standards. And with advanced automation tools, including Capture, and Preview, you can tackle even the largest, most complex mixes quickly.
Maximize your creativity
Looking to get a particular sound? Or maybe you want to round out your studio with more creative options. No need to get out of your chair. Shop the Avid Marketplace, right from the comfort of Pro Tools—no shirt or shoes required. Find everything from effects and sound processors to software add-ons. Or explore the more than 1,000 AAX plug-ins available from Avid and other top audio developers with the Avid plug-in finder.