REQ: Avid Pro Tools Ultimate 2023.9
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.
Keep pace with any creative processFrom idea to final mix, Pro Tools offers seamless end-to-end audio production that covers every stage of the creative process. Start with non-linear Sketches in which can play with loops, MIDI, and recordings, and then move to the timeline to refine arrangements using Pro Tools’ world-class editing and mixing tools.
A common language across audio
Trusted by top professionals and aspiring artists alike, Pro Tools is used on almost every top music release, movie, and TV show. And because the Pro Tools session format is the industry’s universal language, you can take your project to any producer or studio around the world.
The DAW that keeps on giving
Beyond the comprehensive assortment of included plugins, instruments, and sounds, your Pro Tools subscription/license also delivers quarterly feature updates, new plugins, and sound content every month with Inner Circle* rewards and the Sonic Drop to keep you inspired.
SKETCH + CREATE
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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.Invite ideas to happen
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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.Make music with MIDI
Pro Tools interface showing multiple tracks with focus on piano control
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.Play virtually any instrument
Pro Tools interface with mutiple tracks showing 16 pads and knob controls
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
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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.Get seamless hardware integration
Pro Tools DAW timeline highlighting tracks set to strings and vocals
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.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.Create the perfect take
Different Pro Tools tracks with highlight on lead vocal group track in DAW software
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.
MIX + MASTER
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 a monthly Sonic Drop of new content and $2,500+ of additional plugins, sounds, and more with the Inner Circle.Get unmatched mixing automation
Pro Tools music software window for automating volume shifts and other modifications
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.Mix Dolby Atmos® music
Pro Tools DAW software window for surround sound settings
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 UltimateTake hands-on control of your mix
Music editor working with Pro Tools using Avid Control audio hardware
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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