Welcome to the exciting world of Avid Pro Tools. As the industry-standard DAW software, Pro Tools is truly in a class of its own. There's a reason why more industry professionals trust Pro Tools than any other DAW, and as soon as you get your hands on this incredible audio production system, you'll understand. From its straightforward user interface to its vast selection of available plugins, Pro Tools has all of the features and functions you need. Simply put, Pro Tools lets you do it all. Music recording, audio editing, scoring, composition, sound design, audio for video, and more – it's all possible with Avid Pro Tools!
Pro Tools' intuitive and streamlined 2-window layout lets you jump from recording or editing to mixing, without losing sight of your overall project. You can access most functions in multiple ways, including keyboard shortcuts, clickable icons, and drop-down menus. This lets you quickly establish a comfortable workflow, without having to remap keys or set preferences when you move from one Pro Tools system to another.
Pro Tools' workflow remains consistent from one version to the next – all the way through the entire lineup. So, if you learn your way around the Pro Tools Express software that came with your Mbox or Fast Track interface, you can jump over to a full-blown Pro Tools|HDX system without missing a beat. When you use Pro Tools you really are building valuable skills that will stay with you throughout your career.
Whether you need a simple system that will let you create demos with drum loops, guitars, and vocals, or a system that will handle the high demands and volume of professional studio work, there's a perfect Pro Tools system for you. And with tons of rock-solid plug-ins, expansion packages, and upgrade options, your Pro Tools system can easily grow to meet your future needs.
Considering the wide range of Pro Tools systems that are available right now, picking out the right version for you may not seem as simple as it really is. The best way to find the Pro Tools setup that best fits your needs is to start by looking at what each system as a whole has to offer, and then figuring out the hardware and software combination from there.
Whether you're an artist recording at home or a die-hard hobbyist looking for a complete all-in-one music-production rig you can expand to fit your needs, then a Pro Tools Express system is right up your alley. Pro Tools Express provides you with everything you need to record, score, and produce music. And since Pro Tools Express comes bundled with Avid’s Mbox, Fast Track Solo, and Fast Track Duo interfaces, it’s the most cost-effective way to experience what this powerful DAW has to offer.
For everyone from serious power users to full-time studios, Pro Tools 11 gives you the tools and the flexibility you need to record, edit, and create music or audio on a professional production scale. Whether you're running a versatile Mbox Pro, rocking an Eleven Rack, or equipped with virtually any other audio interface, you'll be able to take full advantage of one of the most flexible native production toolsets money can buy. And thanks to the massive selection of powerful AAX Native plug-ins and available Artist Series control surfaces, you can customize your Pro Tools 11 rig to perfection.
When it's time to step up to a music-production system that's built to meet the demands of a professional recording environment, then Pro Tools|HD Native is a great choice. With near-zero latency, the amazing sound of an Avid HD interface, and full access to the full native power of the Pro Tools HD environment, Pro Tools|HD Native lets you step up to the majors
With its incredible DSP-driven plug-ins and mix engine, Pro Tools|HDX systems are the only recording rigs that meet the demands of the most high-profile studios around the world. If you need a system that's 100% bulletproof and ready to handle the intense pit-crew pace of professional audio production, then there's nothing like Pro Tools|HDX!
|Pro Tools Express||Pro Tools 11||Pro Tools HD|
|Onboard DSP & HD
|*Pro Tools|HD DSP-accelerated system. Pro Tools|HD Native offers up to 64 inputs.
**Pro Tools|HD Native supports HD interfaces but not DSP acceleration.