Pro Tools | GrooveCell
Pro Tools | GrooveCell is a virtual drum machine and sequencer that makes it easy to create intricate beats and drum patterns in Pro Tools. Designed for quick workflows and inspiration generation, it’s built for serious creators who want total creative control over their grooves.
Centered around a classic 16-pad layout, GrooveCell has all the parameters you need to tweak single samples or a whole kit at once. Fine-tune your kit to make it punch through the mix. Add reverb and delay sends and make new textures and unexplored soundscapes. Get surgical with your grooves using the 32-step sequencer or get inspired with functions like Randomize and probability. And add finishing touches with the effects on the master. With GrooveCell, you have everything to push your production to the limits.
This powerful Pro Tools drum machine is included with all Pro Tools Artist, Pro Tools Studio, and Pro Tools Flex subscriptions and active 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plans.
16 sample slots
Build a unique drumkit using your favorite samples. Layer up to three samples per pad, with control over the pitch, envelope, EQ, distortion, and more. Add distinct flavor with texture emulations of the legendary E-mu SP-1200*, Korg Super Percussion*, and more in the Drum Mode menu. And shape or slam drums further with creative Drive and Dynamics presets.
Flexible audio routing
Output audio on up to 16 channels for maximum control over your drum production. Send your sequencer lanes to their own channels or leave them all in one. And send audio pre- or post-FX. There are no rules to routing with this Pro Tools drum machine.
32-step Pro Tools drum machine sequencer
Get your ideas down fast. Or stumble across new ones even faster with the Randomize button. With 16 slots, 32 steps, and parameters for velocity, pitch, swing, pan, and probability, there are infinite combinations and discoveries to be made. And with the ability to save presets and export MIDI, sequencer lanes, audio, and samples, you’ll always be able to re-create the magic you made.
Shape and enhance your drum kit sounds with a host of effects. Add atmosphere with the reverb send effect. Create movement with the delay send effect. And add color, character, and punch to your whole kit at once with global EQ, distortion, and compressor effects in the Master FX panel.
* Pro Tools | GrooveCell is not affiliated with or sponsored or endorsed by the owners of the E-mu, SP-1200, Korg, and Super Percussion names. These names are used solely to identify the classic drum machines emulated by GrooveCell.