Key features and benefits
Create big, great-sounding mixes
Pro Tools comes with everything you need to create professional-quality music and audio. From powerful recording, MIDI, and score editing tools, to studio-staple sound processors and full mixing automation, Pro Tools is fast and fluid for composing, editing, and mixing big productions with up to 128 audio tracks, 512 instrument tracks, and 1,024 MIDI tracks.
Sound your best
Pro Tools is renowned for its sound, whether you’re tracking through an audio interface or directly to your computer. Hone performances with powerful tools, including loop recording and track playlists, and comp together a flawless performance from multiple passes ( see it in action ). You can even replace mistakes non-destructively with QuickPunch recording.
Collaborate in the cloud
Imagine being able to work on a project with other Pro Tools users online—as if you’re all working together in the same studio. You can with Avid Cloud Collaboration. Work with up to 10 collaborators on a single project. Access projects from anywhere using any Pro Tools-equipped computer. Need more space? Get an Avid Premium Cloud Plan, starting at just $4.99 USD/month.
Edit audio with ease
With Pro Tools, you can reshape sounds, fix what’s funky, and edit tracks with ultimate flexibility and precision. Trim clips, edit notes, and add fades with the Smart Tool. Change tempo or timing on the fly with Elastic Time. You can even make bad notes pitch-perfect with Elastic Pitch.
Take hands-on control of your mix
Experience the deepest level of integration when you pair Pro Tools with any EUCON-enabled control surface—including Pro Tools | S6, Pro Tools | S3, Pro Tools | Dock, Pro Tools | Control, and Artist Mix. Speed up recording, editing, and mixing tasks with access to tracks, plugins, and automation control right from the surface. You can even create custom keys to perform practically any Pro Tools function with a single button press.
Mix quickly and creatively
From VCA Masters, Track Freeze, and professional metering, to the unrivaled ability to automate practically every element in your mix, Pro Tools makes the art of mixing music and soundtracks fast and easy. You can even explore alternative versions of a song or soundtrack with Project Revisions. And take remote control from an iPad with the free Pro Tools | Control app.
Fuel your creativity with pro plugins
Polish mixes with a collection of studio-staple effects and sound processing plugins. From high-quality reverbs, EQs, and dynamics, to guitar amp emulators, you have everything you need to shape, enhance, and fine-tune your sound. Want more? Shop the in-app Marketplace—or get every audio plugin we offer* with the Avid Complete Plugin Bundle.
Connect and share your work
Pro Tools makes it easy to share your music and mixes with the masses. With Avid Link integrated into its interface, you can connect with a community of creatives, find collaborators, and promote your work and skills.
Go further with Pro Tools | Ultimate
Need surround sound or immersive audio capabilities and more advanced audio editing and automation tools? Pro Tools | Ultimate is ideal for artists, musicians, producers, engineers, and mixers working in demanding music and audio post-production environments.
Move up to Pro Tools | Ultimate
Here are some key advantages that Pro Tools | Ultimate offers over Pro Tools:
- Create massive mixes with up to 384 simultaneous audio tracks, or up to 768 audio tracks with additional voice packs or a Pro Tools | HDX system with additional cards
- Edit and mix multichannel and immersive audio, including 5.1/7.1 surround, Dolby Atmos, and Ambisonics
- Get access to the Avid Complete Plugin Bundle, which includes all Pro Series plugins, ReVibe II, Reverb One, Space, Eleven, vintage stompbox effects, and more
- Apply real-time EQ and dynamics to a single clip or clip group with Clip Effects
- Get timesaving workflows for field recording, re-recording, and (with Pro Tools | HDX) in-the-box dubbing
- Edit audio and video with advanced editing tools and support for up to 64 video tracks
- Get advanced automation features such as Capture, Automatch, and Preview
- Control up to 12 Pro Tools | Ultimate workstations from a single transport with the included Satellite Link
- Integrate and control external audio and video devices from Pro Tools with the included Pro Tools | MachineControl