A gigantic leap in sound and speed—now just a small step away
When you’re faced with dozens of audio sources, hundreds of tracks, and thousands of clips, only one system can give you the power to deliver. Pro Tools | HDX. And now it's even easier to bring HDX into your workflow, thanks to its new lower price. Create bigger, better sounding mixes. Get up to 5x more power than previous generations. And tackle the most massive music and post-production projects with the confidence that comes with guaranteed performance. And with Pro Tools | Ultimate (formerly Pro Tools | HD) software at its core, you have the most powerful, creative, and efficient DAW to deliver your best work ever, in the highest sound quality possible.
Get power on demand
Need to record a 100-piece orchestra or mix a soundtrack with thousands of clips. Pro Tools | HDX delivers the dedicated DSP and Pro Tools | Ultimate software essential for handling such demanding sessions. Work with up to 256 audio tracks with a single card system or up to 768 audio tracks with three cards. Mix up to 192 ins and outs. Get the power to run volumes more plugins. And take on projects of any size and scope with complete confidence.
Capture and play back performances in the absolute highest audio fidelity, with complete sound transparency. Simply add your choice of one or more premium Pro Tools | HD series audio interfaces to your core system. Record analog and digital sources in pristine sound clarity with the fully customizable HD I/O. Track, mix, and monitor up to 7.1 surround with the all-in-one HD OMNI. And capture great-sounding vocal and instrument performances through Pro Tools | PRE.
Whether you’re looking to upgrade your entire studio or replace an existing audio workstation, Pro Tools | HDX is an easy fit. Connect the system into any MADI-enabled broadcast, post-production, or live sound environment through HD MADI. Control multiple Pro Tools | HD systems from a single transport with the included Satellite Link. And keep Pro Tools | HDX and all other digital devices connected to it in perfect sync with SYNC HD.
Create without limits
Power your sound with the tools that power the industry. With Pro Tools | Ultimate software included, you can create, edit, and mix the most demanding music and soundtrack projects. Record audio at up to 192 kHz, 32-bit floating point resolution. Compose with virtual instruments, MIDI, and notation tools. Collaborate with anyone, anywhere. Edit with precision. Work with HD video. Accelerate mixing with advanced automation. And deliver the best sounding mixes possible faster.
Immerse yourself in Dolby Atmos®—just added
Today’s moviegoers have high expectations, demanding more bang for their buck. That’s why Dolby Atmos is the hottest thing in cinema and home theater, delivering bigger, more immersive audio experiences to viewers. And now you can get the most efficient Dolby Atmos mixing workflows in the industry—with support for Atmos 7.1.2 audio stems, native object panning, advanced automation, ADM BWAV support, and deep Avid control surface integration—right in Pro Tools | HDX with Pro Tools | Ultimate (formerly Pro Tools | HD) software.
Create with power
With Pro Tools | Ultimate software included, you can create and mix the largest, most complex productions easily. Record up to 256 audio tracks simultaneously, with near-zero latency. Keep sessions running smoothly with 64-bit performance and dynamic host processing. Experience exceptionally responsive recording and playback performance. And get infinite processing and mix control with unlimited busses and advanced automation.
Get access to a wide range of virtual instruments, plus full MIDI and notation tools, to compose the parts you need. Lay down beats with the drum machine, drum samples, or loops. Add real-sounding bass, guitar, piano, and other accompaniments. And layer in a variety of other sounds to build out your song—from orchestral instruments to sound effects. Your creative possibilities are endless.
Get advanced editing
Get the sophisticated tools you need to edit audio and MIDI with precision. Punch in and out of recordings. Change or fix tempo, time, and pitch. Comp together tracks with multiple playlists to create flawless performances. And speed up editing tasks with scrub trim, time compression, and other advanced tools.
Experience sheer speed
Experience snappy performance on even the largest projects, thanks to Disk Cache, RAM-based recording/playback, and real-time fades. Instantly keep all channel routing in check with bus interrogation. Work faster with pro-level tools, including Clip Gain, Auto Fades, and Automatch automation. You can even share sessions and collaborate with other audio and video professionals to complete projects faster.
Work with video
Creating music and sound for movies and television doesn’t get any easier. That’s because you have control of both sound and picture. Play and edit HD video and Avid DNxHD sequences right in your Pro Tools | Ultimate timeline. View and edit up to 64 video tracks to accommodate major projects. You can even share audio mixes with Media Composer editors—and vice-versa—enabling easy collaboration.
Achieve incredible sound
Build up your sonic canvas with access to over 100 sound processors, virtual instruments, and utility plugins. Shape sounds with high-quality EQ and dynamics. Create beautiful ambient spaces with reverb. Get the tones of the world’s greatest guitar amps. Design unique sound effects. And fold down surround mixes to stereo with ease.
Accelerate your mix
Deliver your final mix on time—with complete confidence. Create everything from mono to 7.1 surround or expansive Dolby Atmos mixes. Mix on the world’s most powerful control surfaces for the ultimate experience. View and optimize your mix using K-system, VU, and other professional metering standards. And with advanced automation tools, you can tackle even the largest, most complex mixes quickly.
Maximize your creativity
Looking to get a particular sound? Or maybe you want to round out your studio with more creative options. No need to get out of your chair. Shop the Avid Marketplace, right from the comfort of Pro Tools—no shirt or shoes required. Find everything from effects and sound processors to software add-ons. Or explore the over 1,000 AAX plugins available from Avid and other top audio developers in the Avid plugin finder.
Get dedicated DSP
Computers today are more powerful than ever. And many can be used natively to create big, great-sounding mixes. But they don’t have the power to track large-scale ensembles. Or handle mixes with large volumes of plugins. With HDX, you get dedicated DSP power to run Pro Tools and your plugins, plus host power too. Each card can also handle 256 voices—that’s 4x more than HD Accel. And more than what your computer can probably handle, freeing you from technical worries, so you can be more creative.
Got an old TDM system? Get up to 5x more power per HDX card than Pro Tools | HD Accel so you can do more with less expense. Create huge sessions with up to 768 audio and 512 instrument tracks. Double your ins and outs with up to 64 channels of I/O per card—or up to 192 I/O channels with three cards. And handle large plugin-heavy mixes easily with 4x more Automatic Delay Compensation.
Achieve pristine sound
Get the highest fidelity and sound transparency when you choose Pro Tools | HD Series audio interfaces, sold separately. Capture audio in stunning clarity at up to 32-bit, 192 kHz resolution. Get more headroom—and less headaches—thanks to 64-bit floating-point processing. Have more room to push things further, without clipping or obsessive gain staging. And get significantly greater dynamic range to elevate your mixes.
Scale up your power
Need more tracks and inputs? Take on the most demanding sessions by simply adding an extra HDX card or two to your computer and go from 256 audio tracks up to a massive 768 with three cards. You can also add more inputs and outputs to your setup as your needs or business grows—up to 192 channels.
Work the way you want
Pro Tools | HDX is completely modular, so you can create the perfect rig for what you do. Connect your choice of Avid and/or third-party analog and digital audio interfaces. Work on a Mac or PC. Mix on your full system or on the go with just a laptop. Accelerate mixing by adding a control surface. Integrate into broadcast, post-production, and live sound environments with MADI. And sync your entire studio together as one with included Satellite technology to get the best sound possible.