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What's new in Pro Tools 2021.6

HDX-Sync X-MTRX Studio

With its June release, Avid adds more power to HDX Systems, support for M1 Macs, more voice tracks and I/O, and much more. Additionally, annual subscribers will receive more than $1,500 in plugins, sounds and trainingn content for free with the new Pro Tools Inner Circle program. 

More power to HDX with the Hybrid Engine

 HDX Systems with the Hybrid Engine uses native and DSP processing more harmoniously. With 2,048 voices in Pro Tools | Ultimate and immediate access to HDX’s onboard DSP, users can run bigger sessions more smoothly—even with one-card systems. Users also can toggle between Native and DSP modes on a track-by-track basis to nullify the distracting effects of latency with the click of a button.

Support for M1 Macs

Pro Tools | First, Pro Tools, and Pro Tools | Ultimate as well as Pro Tools | Carbon systems can run on the latest Macs that use Apple’s new M1 silicon processors.

Record and mix bigger sessions with more I/O, tracks, and voices

Pro Tools and Pro Tools | Ultimate now support a maximum 64 channels of I/O—up from 32. Pro Tools now supports a maximum 256 mono or stereo audio tracks at all sample rates—up from 128 at 48 kHz. And Pro Tools | Ultimate now supports a maximum 2,048 voices and audio tracks at all sample rates—5x more than previous versions. Users will be able to track bigger sessions and work with  more outboard gear using any Core Audio or ASIO interface.

Customize the Dark and Classic UI themes

Users can now change the brightness and saturation of almost every aspect of the user interface. Users can save favorite settings as presets and switch between them at any time as well as toggle between the Dark and Classic UI themes dynamically, without having to restart Pro Tools.

Learn more about all the features in Pro Tools 2021.6.