Welcome to Pro Tools | Ultimate
Pro Tools redefined the music, film, and TV industry, providing everything you need to compose, record, edit, and mix audio—in the studio or in the cloud, from anywhere. Whether you choose Pro Tools | Ultimate (formerly Pro Tools | HD), Pro Tools, or Pro Tools | First, working with music and sound has never been so fast, easy, or fun.
Create at the speed of inspiration
From new MIDI editing enhancements and retrospective MIDI recording, to track presets that enable you to save your favorite effects chains and instrument sounds, Pro Tools keeps your creativity flowing. That’s why top artists, musicians, and audio professionals choose it for everything they do. Because when you need to sound your best, nothing delivers like Pro Tools.
Work smarter and faster
When deadlines are looming, Pro Tools offers timesaving tools to streamline your creative workflow. Whether you’re making music or producing soundtracks for picture—on your own or collaboratively with others in the cloud or in the studio—Pro Tools maximizes your efficiency, so you can stay inspired and focused to deliver your best work possible.
Access Pro Tools your way
No matter who you are or what you do, there’s a Pro Tools for you. Get the lowest cost of entry with a subscription. Purchase and own the software outright. Upgrade your sound with a Pro Tools system. Or get started with Pro Tools | First, a free version of Pro Tools. The choice is yours.
Stay current, stay ahead
We strive to make Pro Tools the best creative tool you could ever want. That’s why we release a steady stream of new features and improvements throughout the year to all Pro Tools users with an active subscription or Software Updates + Support Plan (included with new perpetual license purchases). This ensures you always have access to the latest software, plus support whenever you need it.
Compose and Record
Record audio with up to 32-bit / 192 kHz and experience exceptionally low latency when paired with an Avid audio interface
Redesigned Avid Audio Engine and 64-bit performance delivers multiple times the processing power of previous versions of Pro Tools on the same hardware configurations
Loop recording/track comping workflows
Use QuickPunch to quickly replace any questionable section with a better performance
Easily create parts for practically any musical instrument using virtual instruments, a MIDI keyboard/controller or mouse, and the built-in MIDI editor
Includes virtual instruments and audio loops
Compose music using notation tools in the built-in Sibelius Score Editor
Export sessions as Sibelius (.sib) files for further work in Sibelius
Exchange sessions with any Pro Tools user or studio, or work on projects created in other audio and video software, including Media Composer, Logic, Cubase, and other third-party apps directly in Pro Tools
Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch processing
Fine-tune music and audio with sample-accurate editing tools available in a single window
Speed up editing and mixing using the Clip Gain Smart Tool
With the Beat Detective tool, quickly fix timing issues across multiple tracks, change the feel of a beat to get a different groove, or keep the rhythm section in the pocket by extracting the groove from a drumbeat and applying it to the bass part
Create and cut sound to picture using the built-in Timecode Ruler and video track
Record and edit voiceovers, Foley, and ADR with frame accuracy
Share audio mixes with Media Composer editors through AAF
Play HD video with the Avid Video Engine in a variety of HD video formats (such as QuickTime, XDCAM, and more) and Avid DNxHD sequences directly in the Pro Tools timeline without transcoding
Monitor the picture playback using optional video interfaces from Avid, AJA, and Blackmagic Design
Polish mixes with over sixty included effects, sound-processing and utility plug-ins
Includes reverbs, EQs, and compressors, guitar amp emulators, surround sound fold-down, channel strip dynamics, and more
Avid Channel Strip plug-in delivers exact replications of the renowned EQ and compression algorithms of the Avid System 5
Achieve phase-accurate mixes with Automatic Delay Compensation with four times the samples (16,383) to handle the largest mixes, no matter how many plug-ins used
Automate the settings of every element in the Pro Tools environment to add life to tracks and achieve the best mix possible
Speed up mix delivery with faster-than-real-time off-line bouncing with time-stamped automation
Get hands-on Pro Tools control with a choice of optional Avid Pro Mixing control surfaces and consoles, plus third-party boards
With direct SoundCloud support, share files privately with other collaborators, or share finished projects with the world
Bounce mixes to an iTunes library to share with others on a network