Avid Pro Tools HD-Annual Subscription (with iLok)

SKU: PO HD annual subscription
$ 999.00

Get the Sound Backed by an Industry

Welcome to Pro Tools | HD

Get the most powerful DAW in the audio industry. Advance your workflow and capabilities with Pro Tools | HD. Your creative opportunities have never sounded better.

Get your tools—your way

For the first time ever, you now have more ways to get and use Pro Tools | HD. Pro Tools | HD software is available standalone. 

Get massive power at massive savings

To take on the most demanding music and/or audio post productions, you need the pristine sound and relentless guaranteed performance only Pro Tools | HDX delivers. But the system isn't just for the big studios. With its new lower price, indie pros and boutique studios can now gain a gigantic leap in sound and speed, without draining your budget.

Collaborate in the cloud

Easily share tracks and work on projects with anyone—anywhere. As if you’re all together in the same studio. Expand your creative possibilities—and work opportunities—with Avid Cloud Collaboration for Pro Tools, now available.

Create, connect, and collaborate with talent around the world.

Freeze and commit tracks

Quickly free up processing power on demand and share tracks with speed and ease—without the need for plug-in parity.

Get Track Freeze, Commit, and Bounce, now in Pro Tools.

Go Pro

How can you make your mixes stand out? Use the same secret weapons studio pros rely on. Pro Tools | HD comes packed with over 60 professional-quality virtual instruments, effects, and sound processing plug-ins, so you can create the best sounding mixes possible. Plus, get access to 25 additional bonus plug-ins—including the Pro Series—and breathe new life into your projects.

Ready to smooth out sounds, amp things up, and shake the ground?

Create with pure power

Want to work on high-profile music, movie, and television projects? Only Pro Tools | HD gives you the high performance, track counts, and advanced features you need to succeed.

Find out why our systems are the choice of the audio industry.

Get upgrades and support included

Want access to all new releases and support for a full year? Pro Tools | HDX and HD Native systems now come with an All Access Annual Upgrade and Support Plan. Or purchase a plan if you’ve already got Pro Tools | HD.

Ready to jump into Pro Tools | HD?


Pro Tools | HD


Ideal for... Audio and post pros who need maximum track counts, performance, and surround sound
Availability Subscribe annually, purchase and own, or get it bundled with a Pro Tools | HDX or HD Native core system

Pro Tools | HD


Maximum simultaneous audio tracks @ 48/96/192 kHz 256/128/641

(up to 768/384/192)2

Maximum inputs (hardware dependent) 1923
Audio recording (maximum simultaneous tracks) 256
Instrument 512
MIDI 512
Auxiliary 512
Busses Unlimited
Video 64

1. Per Pro Tools | HDX or Pro Tools | HD Native card
2. With Pro Tools | HDX systems only
3. Pro Tools | HD software supports up to 64 channels of I/O with HD Native hardware through DigiLink, and up to 32 channels of I/O through Core Audio and ASIO


Pro Tools | HD


Maximum supported projects/sessions Unlimited sessions stored on local or networked drives
Maximum sample rate supported (hardware dependent) 32-bit, 192 kHz
Maximum I/O (hardware dependent) 256
ASIO, Core Audio, and EUCON support (for third-party interface and control surface integration) Yes
Supported plug-in formats (virtual instruments, effects, and sound processors) AAX DSP (Pro Tools | HDX only), AAX Native, AAX AudioSuite
Bundled software Over 60 included virtual instruments (thousands of sounds), effects, sound processing, and utility plug-ins, with optional access to 25 bonus plug-ins

Pro Tools | HD


Composing, recording, sequencing, editing, and mixing tools +
Loop record/track comping +
MIDI Editor +
Sibelius Score Editor +
Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch +
Avid Cloud Collaboration +

Track Freeze, Commit, and Bounce

Automatic Delay Compensation 16k
Beat Detective Multitrack
Clip FX Apply, edit, and play
QuickPunch +
AAF/OMF/MXF file interchange +
Workspace +
Clip Gain +
Export to iTunes +
Offline bounce +
Timecode Ruler +
Full Import Session Data +
Variable stereo pan depths +
In-the-box dubbing +
Requires Pro Tools | HDX
Field recorder workflows +
Avid Video Engine +
Surround mixing +
Advanced metering with gain reduction +
Satellite Link +
Extended RAM/Disk Cache +
TrackPunch / DestructivePunch +
Input monitoring +
VCA mixing +
Solo bus AFL/PFL +

Advanced audio editing—Scrub Trim, Replace Region, Fit to Marks, Matching Channels, Back and Play, Auto Fades, and more


Advanced automation—Punch, Capture, Write on stop, Write to all enabled, Automatch, Preview, and more


Advanced video editing—multiple video tracks, multiple video playlists, and video editing tools


Pro Tools | HD



Pro Tools | HD I/O


Pro Tools | HD OMNI 


Pro Tools | HD MADI


Pro Tools | PRE


Pro Tools | SYNC HD


Pro Tools | Duet


Pro Tools | Quartet


Pro Tools | Eleven Rack


Pro Tools | Mbox (2nd and 3rd gen)


Pro Tools | Mbox Mini  (2nd and 3rd gen)


Pro Tools | Mbox Pro  (2nd and 3rd gen)


Pro Tools | Fast Track interfaces

Any Core Audio- or ASIO-compatible interface

Pro Tools | HD


C|24 +

Artist Control


Artist Mix


Artist Transport


MC Pro


Pro Tools | Control


Pro Tools | Dock


Pro Tools | S3


Pro Tools | S6


S5 Fusion


System 5


System 5-MC


D-Command ES


D-Control ES

Any analog or digital surface that supports the HUI protocol


Pro Tools | HD
Mac with Intel Core i7 processor ("Ivy Bridge," "Haswell," or "Westmere" recommended) 
See the latest system requirements
8 GB RAM (16 GB or more recommended)
Internet connection for installation
15 GB disk space for installation 
USB port for iLok authorization 
 PCIe slot for HDX or HD Native card (including one power connection on motherboard) or Thunderbolt port for HD Native, supported PCIe chassis or Core Audio-supported audio device
Supports 64-bit AAX DSP and AAX Native plug-ins
PC with Intel Xeon processor
Qualified Windows OS
See the latest system requirements
8 GB RAM (16 GB or more recommended)
Internet connection for installation
15 GB disk space for installation
USB port for iLok authorization 
PCIe slot for HDX or HD Native card (including one power connection on motherboard) or ASIO-supported audio device
Supports 64-bit AAX DSP and AAX Native plug-ins 


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