DAW Software and Hardware

What is Pro Tools?

Pro Tools redefined the music, film, and TV industry, providing everything you need to compose, record, edit, and mix music and audio. Create without bounds and work at the speed of your creativity, so you can take on the most demanding sessions and deliver the best sounding mixes possible.

And now Pro Tools 12 sets the stage for Avid Cloud Collaboration, the upcoming Avid Marketplace, and flexible licensing options, so you can access the industry standard in more affordable ways than ever. Create with a low-cost subscription. Own the software or a complete system outright.

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Get easy access to the audio industry's most trusted tool

The latest version of Pro Tools is now more easily and affordably accessible than ever. In addition to the software being available to own and upgrade as before, you can now subscribe to Pro Tools software on a low-cost monthly or annual basis, enabling you to pay only for the software when you need it. And you’ll always have access to the latest updates, upgrades, and support through the included Avid upgrade and support plan. Plus, when updates are available, you can get them delivered to you straight from the cloud. Or if you’re new to music and audio creation, get your feet wet with Pro Tools | First—a free version of Pro Tools that offers a basic set of music creation features to help you get started in the world of Pro Tools.

Stay current, stay ahead

All Pro Tools purchases, upgrades, and subscriptions now come with an Avid upgrade and support plan that ensures you always have the latest features at your fingertips. This means that you'll get all future software updates and upgrades (as long as your plan is active), including the upcoming Avid Cloud Collaboration and other features mentioned below, and 24x7 access to our Customer Care team experts to get help and advice whenever, wherever, and however you need it.

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Pro Tools | HD Family

For professionals who demand the highest sound quality and power, tightly integrated Pro Tools | HD hardware/software systems deliver unparalleled performance, pristine audio quality, and easy scalability for total music and audio post production.

Pro Tools | HDX

Break all audio production barriers with the fastest, best sounding, most powerful DSP-accelerated digital audio workstation in the world.

Pro Tools | HD Native

Get the lowest latency, highest performance, and best sound quality of any host-based workstation, now available for Thunderbolt- and PCIe-equipped computers.

Pro Tools | HD Hardware

For professionals who demand the highest sound quality and power, tightly integrated Pro Tools | HD hardware/software systems deliver unparalleled performance, pristine audio quality, and easy scalability for total music and audio post production.

 

    

Pro Tools HD I/O

HD I/O is a high-performance Pro Tools | HD Series audio interface that’s designed to completely integrate with Pro Tools | HD systems. The interface features premium A/D and D/A conversion and advanced circuitry, giving you pristine sound quality and clarity and the lowest possible latency. Plus, with three configurations to choose from and a modular design, you can expand and customize the interface for your connection needs. 

      

Pro Tools | HD MADI

HD MADI is a versatile, all-digital interface that provides 64 channels of MADI I/O, making it easy to integrate Pro Tools | HD systems into post-production and broadcast environments. Get great connection flexibility, fuss-free use through built-in sample rate conversion, and the ability to send and receive audio between your Pro Tools setup and MADI devices up to 2 km (1.24 miles) away.

    
      

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Pro Tools | PRE

PRE is a high-performance, remote-controllable microphone preamp, enabling you to record performances in pristine-quality sound from anywhere in your studio. The 8-channel interface features eight matched-transistor mic preamp circuits, provides a transparent signal path, and easily accommodates your mic, line, and direct instrument (DI) level inputs. Pair it with a Pro Tools | HD family system to achieve the highest sound quality or standalone. 

      

Pro Tools | HD OMNI

HD OMNI is an all-in-one professional preamp, I/O, and monitoring interface for Pro Tools | HD family systems. Capture pristine, high-resolution audio through premium mic preamps, connect your gear to a wide array of analog and digital I/O, and monitor your sessions in up to 7.1 surround—with ultra-low latency—all in one compact, cost-effective interface

     
      
     

Pro Tools | SYNC HD

Keep even your largest Pro Tools | HD and audio-video productions in total sync. SYNC HD attains near sample-accurate lock to serial timecode (through RS-422), LTC, or bi-phase/tach signals, incorporating a high-fidelity, low-jitter master Word Clock that supports operations up to 192 kHz, as well as standard pull-up/pull-down rates for film and video applications. 

      

 

Audio I/O options

Get the best sound quality and performance when you pair Pro Tools with an Avid audio interface, which tightly integrates the hardware and software with your Mac or PC.