System Requirements

Windows

  • Computer:  Avid-qualified computer
  • OS: Windows 7 Home premium, professional, or Ultimate (32- or 64- bit)
  • RAM: 2 GB (4 GB recommended)
  • Hard disk space: 5 GB for Pro Tools Express
  • USB port: For Mbox connection
  • USB port: For iLok authorization (iLok included)

Mac OS X

  • Computer:  Avid-qualified computer
  • OS: Max OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X Lion (10.7)
  • RAM: 2 GB (4 GB recommended)
  • Hard disk space: 5 GB for Pro Tools Express
  • USB port: For Mbox connection
  • USB port: For iLok authorization (iLok included)

Compatibility

  • Interface:Works with ASIO, Core Audio, WDM, MME, and multi-client drivers.
  • Plug-ins:Supports AAX Native, RTAS, and AudioSuite formats in Pro Tools and Pro Tools Express

From the Knowledge Base

Included Software

Pro Tools Express

Compose, record, edit, and mix at the speed of your creativity—and get the professional tools you need to sound your very best. Pro Tools Express, included with Mbox interfaces, offers many of the same industry-standard tools of its big brother, Pro Tools, to help you turn the song in your head into reality, with professional results.

Key features

  • Create music and sound for picture using many of the same industry-standard tools used by top producers, engineers, and artists
  • Take your projects to the next level—and to studios around the world—with session file compatibility across all Pro Tools systems
  • Sound your best when using professional-grade Mbox interfaces
  • Record and mix up to 16 stereo audio tracks at 96 kHz (Mbox) resolution
  • Compose music easily with virtual instruments, MIDI editing, and Sibelius notation tools
  • Create pro-quality mixes with a collection of high-quality plug-ins and Automatic Delay Compensation
  • Get a gigantic leap in sound and speed—and save over 25%—when you upgrade to Pro Tools 11

Bundled plug-ins

Virtual Instruments

  • Boom drum machine and sequencer
  • Structure Free sample player (based on Structure)
  • Xpand!2 multitimbral synth and sample workstation

Sound processing, effects, and utility

  • Duplicate
  • Eleven Free (guitar amp emulator based on Eleven)
  • Expander/Gate
  • Invert
  • Normalize
  • Reverse
  • Time Compression Expansion
  • TL InTune digital tuner

What's in the Box

Mbox

  • Mbox interface
  • Pro Tools Express software activation card (download required)
  • Drivers installation disc
  • iLok 2 USB key
  • USB cable
  • Mbox quick setup guide
  • Registration card