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Microphone Month 4


Is my Mac compatible with Pro Tools 9?

As of 11/5/10 the following Mac Computer are officially supported with Pro Tools9:

* Mac Pro
o Mac Pro “Westmere”(all models, all speeds)
o Mac Pro “Nehalem” (all models, all speeds)
o Mac Pro “Harpertown” one or two Quad-Core 2.8, 3.0, 3.2GHz
o Mac Pro “Clovertown” two Quad-Core 3.0GHz
o Mac Pro “Woodcrest” two Dual-Core 2.0, 2.66, 3.0GHz
* iMac
o Intel Core 2 Duo, i3, i5, i7
* Mac Mini
o Intel Core 2 Duo
* MacBook Pro
o 17-inch and 15-inch models with Core i5 and i7 processors
o 17-inch, 15-inch, and 13-inch aluminum “Unibody” models with Core 2 Duo “Penryn” processors
o 17-inch and 15-inch Core 2 Duo “Penryn” models (introduced early 2008, replacing “Santa Rosa” models)
* MacBook
o Supported with white and black models, which include a FireWire 400 port
o Intel Core 2 Duo processors
o Not supported with late 2008 and newer aluminum “Unibody” models, or 2010 white model*

* The late 2008 aluminum “unibody” MacBook models, all newer MacBook models, and all MacBook Air models are equipped with USB ports only. Because recording to the internal drive or USB drives is not recommended, these models are not tested or supported. There is no way to connect a FireWire drive (or FireWire audio interface) to Mac laptops without FireWire ports or ExpressCard slots.

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