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Pro Tools 11 and 11 HD system requirements.

Pro Tools 11:

Mac Systems

  • Computer: Avid-qualified Apple computer (details)
  • System Software: Mac OS X 10.8.4 (Mountain Lion)
  • Additional Notes:
    • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) and Mac OS X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion) are now supported with Pro Tools 11.1.1.
    • There are known issues with Mac OS X 10.9 (details)
    • Mac OS X 10.9.1 is supported with Pro Tools 11.1.2
  • Total System RAM: 4GB minimum, 8GB required for video playback

Windows Systems

  • Computer: Avid-qualified Windows-based computer (details)
  • System Software: (64-bit) Windows 8 Professional, Windows 8, Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate edition with Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    • Window 8.1 is not supported
  • Total System RAM: 4GB minimum, 8GB (or more) recommended

Additional Requirements

  • iLok 2: Original iLok 1 not supported (details)
  • Avid Audio Interfaces, Peripherals and Control Surfaces (details)
  • Audio Drive Requirements: One or More Hard Disk Drives Dedicated for Audio Record and Playback
  • System Hard Drive: Minimum 15GB free space on startup drive required for Pro Tools installation
  • Graphics Card: Dedicated Graphics Card highly recommended
  • Video Peripherals (details)
  • Third Party Audio Interfaces (details)
  • Audio File Type & Session Support:
    • Supported: BWF, AIFF, MXF
    • Not Supported: SD2 audio files and Pro Tools 4.x sessions and lower
      • Pro Tools 10.3.6 or higher automatically converts SD2 audio files to compatible audio files

Pro Tools 11 HD:

Mac Systems

  • Computer: Avid-qualified Apple computer (details)
  • System Software: Mac OS X 10.8.4 (Mountain Lion)
    • Note:  Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) and Mac OS X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion) are supported with Pro Tools 11.1.1.
    • There are known issues with Mac OS X 10.9 (details)
    • Mac OS X 10.9.1 is supported with Pro Tools 11.1.2
  • Total System RAM: 8GB minimum, 16GB (or more) recommended

Windows Systems

  • Computer: Avid-qualified Windows-based computer (see details)
  • System Software: Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate edition with Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    • NoteWindows 8 is not supported with Pro Tools HD 11.x
  • Total System RAM: 8GB minimum, 16GB (or more) recommended

Additional Requirements

  • iLok 2: Original iLok 1 not supported (details)
  • Pro Tools|HD Audio Interfaces (required), Peripherals and Control Surfaces (details)
  • Audio Drive Requirements: One or More Hard Disk Drives Dedicated for Audio Record and Playback
  • System Hard Drive: Minimum 15GB free space on startup drive required for Pro Tools installation
  • Graphics Card: Dedicated Graphics Card highly recommended
  • Video Peripherals (details)
  • Avid Shared Storage and Interplay (details)
  • Audio File Type & Session Support:
    • Supported: BWF, AIFF, MXF
    • Not Supported: SD2 audio files and Pro Tools 4.x sessions and lower
      • Pro Tools 10.3.6 or higher (Mac) will automatically convert SD2 audio files to compatible audio files

 

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