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Get everything you need to make beats, write songs, record vocals and instruments, and mix studio-quality music that’s ready to be heard across the world’s most popular streaming platforms. Pro Tools makes music creation fast and fluid, providing the GRAMMY® winning DAW toolset and plugins the pros use to create your favorite songs and albums.

CHOOSE YOUR MUSIC SOFTWARE

Pro Tools Artist

Get all the tools, instruments, loops, sounds, and effects you need to start making music

Pro Tools Studio

Get the industry-standard toolset and more plugins for professional music production

Pro Tools Flex

Get the advanced toolset of Pro Tools Ultimate in a powerful bundle for music and audio post

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WHAT'S NEW

Perpetual license owners—welcome to the Inner Circle!

Got a Pro Tools perpetual license with an active Software Updates + Support Plan? You're now a member of the Pro Tools Inner Circle! Get access to over $2,000 worth of additional plugins, sounds, and more—for FREE—with more to come throughout the year.

Don't have an active plan? Get one now and save up to 33% when you upgrade by September 30, 2022.

Meet the new Pro Tools lineup >
See what's new in Pro Tools 2022.6 >
Explore more of what's new in previous versions >

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WHAT'S NEW

Perpetual license owners—welcome to the Inner Circle!

Got a Pro Tools perpetual license with an active Software Updates + Support Plan? You're now a member of the Pro Tools Inner Circle! Get access to over $2,000 worth of additional plugins, sounds, and more—for FREE—with more to come throughout the year.

Don't have an active plan? Get one now and save up to 33% when you upgrade by September 30, 2022.

Meet the new Pro Tools lineup >
See what's new in Pro Tools 2022.6 >
Explore more of what's new in previous versions >

Get the latest Avid music and audio news

CREATE + COLLABORATE WITH EASE

Get inspired

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Spark ideas with a massive music software collection of plugins, loops, and samples—everything you need to get started. No matter what type of music you create, you’ll find tons of incredible sounds to explore and tweak.

Play virtually any instrument

Have thousands of instrument sounds at your fingertips with GrooveCell, SynthCell, Boom, Mini Grand, Xpand, and more included. Even connect your favorite electronic instruments and music apps through Ableton Link.

Make music with MIDI

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Build up songs quickly and create more realistic-sounding tracks with easy-to-use MIDI tools. Add loops that auto-conform to your session tempo. And freely create and experiment without stopping playback.

Collaborate with others

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Share ideas and work on projects with anyone, anywhere, with Cloud Collaboration. And take your music to any producer or studio around the world, as the Pro Tools session format is the industry’s universal language.

RECORD MUSIC WITH A POWERFUL DAW

Record high-quality audio

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Seamless punch and loop recording. Automated playlist tracking. All in pristine 32-bit floating/192 kHz audio resolution. With Pro Tools, you can capture performances that sound like a hit record from the start.

Capture inspired performances

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Ever have that moment where you play something amazing but didn’t hit record? With Retrospective MIDI Record, you can bring in those MIDI improvisations retroactively in your DAW to recoup that spontaneity.

Get seamless hardware integration

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Use any audio interface that meets your needs to record into Pro Tools. Or add an Avid audio interface or system and you can record through plugins with near-zero latency and get guaranteed performance.

Create the perfect take

Experience the easiest audio comping workflow for creating flawless performances quickly. You can even cycle through different playlist takes to hear what works best and create something truly inspired.

EDIT AUDIO AND MIDI PERFORMANCES

Edit your way

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When it comes to manipulating tracks in Pro Tools, there’s no right or wrong way. Shape, fix, chop, cut, and tweak audio and MIDI the way you want in a creative DAW that gives you limitless flexibility and freedom to play.

Tweak audio timing and pitch

Need to fix timing issues, have a recording sit “in the pocket,” or beat-match audio? Maybe correct bad notes, transpose keys, or change notes completely. Do it all with Elastic Audio, which makes music editing super easy.

Fine-tune MIDI performances

 

Quantize notes. Adjust note durations. Transpose recordings. Add dynamics by varying note velocities. Rearrange parts with Folder Tracks. And add more humanistic soul using MIDI Real-Time Properties.

Turn audio to MIDI and vice-versa

Drag an audio sample to a MIDI track or convert an audio track to MIDI, and you can change the instrument, switch out samples, and edit notes. Or drag a MIDI clip to an audio track for more creative editing possibilities.

MIX + MASTER YOUR MUSIC

Shape mixes with powerful plugins

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Get the classic sounds of legendary analog gear—from compressors and EQs to unique effects—with over 120 plugins to fine-tune tracks. Plus, get $2,000+ of additional plugins, sounds, and more with the Inner Circle.

Mix Dolby Atmos® music

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Give your fans a whole new way to experience your music. Get the capabilities to mix surround and immersive sound—including Dolby Atmos—with Pro Tools Studio and Pro Tools Flex. See what you can do >

Get unmatched mixing automation

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Pro Tools offers the most advanced and accurate automation of any DAW. Automate anything—from track volumes and panning to plugin settings and sends—to achieve your best mixes possible.

Take hands-on control of your mix

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Only Avid control surfaces—from the free Avid Control app to the modular S6—provide the unparalleled DAW integration needed to access tracks, plugins, sends, and more from the surface, speeding up editing and mixing.

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DISTRIBUTE YOUR MUSIC

Be heard around the world

Stream your music on Apple Music, Spotify, TIDAL, Deezer, TikTok, Amazon Music, and many other top streaming outlets. AvidPlay supports the highest quality audio (24-bit/192 kHz), including Dolby Atmos music, making music distribution easy and affordable. Grow your fanbase and keep 100% of your rights and earnings. See how >