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Please note: Pro Tools | Quartet has been discontinued. We will continue to provide support through December 31, 2021, so you can keep creating with peace of mind—get more details here. Thank you for choosing Avid—we appreciate your continued support and understanding.

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Quickstart templates

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Build a session from scratch

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Writing and riffing

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Building it out

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In the pocket

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Simplicity in mixing

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And We're Done

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