Pro Tools | HDX


Real-time mixing and processing power for Pro Tools | Ultimate

Pro Tools | HDX is the real-time mixing and processing engine at the heart of a fully optimized Pro Tools hardware, software, and control surface solution. As the hardware extension of Pro Tools | Ultimate software, it delivers the DSP power, scalability, and reliable performance that make the most demanding music and audio post-production workflows possible.

Unrivaled DSP power Zero audible latency Guaranteed performance

18 processing cores

6.3 GHz aggregate speed

0.7 ms

The lowest in the industry

Up to 768 voices and

192 I/O channels

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The heart of a complete Pro Tools solution

Pro Tools is more than just software—it’s a complete hardware, software, and control surface solution. And Pro Tools | HDX makes this fully optimized system a reality. Integrate modular, pristine-sounding Pro Tools hardware interfaces to meet any I/O need. Take deep hands-on control with an Avid control surface. And bring the power of HDX to your desktop or studio rack with the Pro Tools | HDX Thunderbolt 3 Chassis, built in partnership with Sonnet.

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Get unrivaled DSP power

Driven by 18 TI DSP cores per card providing 6.3 GHz aggregate processing, HDX is more powerful than any other DSP solution, providing precision-timed mixing, routing, automation, and plugin performance without taxing your computer’s CPU. Record and mix thousands of tracks and plugins in real time. And monitor your system performance, so you always know if you have the headroom to add more AAX DSP plugins to your mix.

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The professional DSP tracking and mixing experience

The professional DSP tracking and mixing experience

Experience the most intuitive, creative, and flexible DSP plugin workflow in the industry. Set effects chains for tracking and mixing entirely in Pro Tools | Ultimate. Toggle between DSP and native processing to get the best of both worlds—without requiring a secondary application. You can even use the same AAX DSP plugins in native processing mode—without your HDX hardware connected—freeing you to create on the road or in another studio.

Track with the industry’s lowest latency

Because HDX handles all mixing, routing, automation, and processing, it can achieve an ultra-low 0.7 ms of latency, enabling vocalists, artists, and talent to deliver their best performances.

Integrate outboard gear with ease

Work with your favorite hardware processors as easily as inserting plugins. The system automatically calculates the input delay compensation, so you can spend more time creating.

Create with an expansive plugin platform

Track and mix without maxing out your CPU with over 70 AAX DSP plugins included with Pro Tools | Ultimate. Go further with hundreds more available from Avid and our partners.

Scale your system for any production

Whether tracking a 5-piece band, full orchestra, or re-recording a theatrical Dolby Atmos mix, you can scale the system’s DSP and physical I/O to any project requirement. Gain more workflow versatility and work opportunities with a system that lets you go from mono tracking to multi-workstation Dolby Atmos mixing with ease.

Work with up to 768 voices

Track and mix up to 256 voices/audio tracks with a single HDX card system. Or install up to three HDX cards to support up to 768 voices for more demanding projects. Guaranteed.

Get all the ins and outs you need

Connect multiple Pro Tools hardware interfaces to a single HDX card to get 64 channels of the I/O you need. Or up to 192 I/O channels in a 3-card HDX system.

Control 12 systems from one

Sync and control up to 12 Pro Tools | Ultimate workstations from a single transport using Satellite Link and map tracks from each to your Avid control surface faders.

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