Pro Tools makes music creation fast and fluid, providing a complete set of tools to create, record, edit, and mix audio. Get inspired and start making music with a massive collection of plugins, instruments, and sounds. Tackle your most ambitious visions with proven features that power you through the most demanding projects.
SKETCH + CREATE
Spark ideas with a massive music software collection of plugins, loops, and samples—plus, get a Sonic Drop of fresh new content each month. No matter what type of music you create, you’ll find tons of incredible sounds to explore and tweak.
Make music with MIDI
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.
Invite ideas to happen
Trigger samples and loops, record audio, and capture MIDI performances with the new Sketch window and iPad app to quickly work up ideas. Drag-and-drop clips and experiment with arrangements to create something you love.
Play virtually any instrument
Have thousands of instrument sounds at your fingertips with GrooveCell, SynthCell, PlayCell, Boom, Mini Grand, Xpand, and more included. Even connect your favorite electronic instruments and music apps through Ableton Link.
PERFORM + RECORD
Record high-quality audio
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
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
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 + MIDI
Edit your way
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
Easily fix timing, beat match audio, and correct notes with Elastic Audio. Or with Melodyne now integrated directly into Pro Tools via ARA 2, you can quickly manipulate pitch and time in real time—without roundtripping audio.
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
Shape mixes with powerful plugins
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 a monthly Sonic Drop of new content and $2,500+ of additional plugins, sounds, and more with the Inner Circle.
Mix Dolby Atmos® music
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 Ultimate. See what you can do >
Get unmatched mixing automation
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
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.
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. Plus, distribution of your first music single is free, on us! See how >