Get the Sound Backed by an Industry
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, Pro Tools, or Pro Tools | First, working with music and sound has never been so fast, easy, or fun.
Create your sound
From increasing your audio and MIDI track counts and providing non-stop workflows, to more virtual instruments and 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.
Key features and benefits
Create massive mixes
Pro Tools | Ultimate comes with everything you need to take on more demanding music and immersive audio productions. With advanced recording, editing, and automation tools and full surround sound support, you can create large-scale mixes with up to 384 audio and 1,024 MIDI tracks using just the software—or up to 768 audio tracks with the addition of three Pro Tools | Ultimate Voice Packs or with a three-card Pro Tools | HDX system.
Mix and automate multichannel audio
From mono and stereo sound, to 5.1, 7.1, and immersive audio, Pro Tools | Ultimate provides the most efficient workflows and advanced automation to handle the largest music, soundtrack, Dolby Atmos, and Ambisonics productions. Plus, VCA Masters, Track Freeze, and a built-in surround panner accelerate the mixing process. You can even explore alternative versions of a mix with Project Revisions.
Take hands-on control of your mix
Experience the deepest level of integration when you pair Pro Tools with any EUCON-enabled control surface—including Pro Tools | S6, Pro Tools | S3, Pro Tools | Dock, Pro Tools | Control, and Artist Mix. Speed up recording, editing, and mixing tasks with access to tracks, plugins, and automation control right from the surface. You can even create custom keys to perform practically any Pro Tools function with a single button press.
Sound your best
Pro Tools is renowned for its sound. Get the most pristine sound quality when tracking to a Pro Tools | HDX or HD Native system. And you don’t have to nail a perfect performance to create that perfect take. Hone performances with powerful tools, including loop recording and track playlists, and comp together a flawless performance from multiple passes (see it in action ). And replace parts quickly with punch-recording workflows.
Fuel your creativity with pro plugins
Polish mixes with a huge and powerful collection of studio-staple plugins. From high-quality virtual instruments and guitar amp emulators, to emulations of classic effects, you have everything to get started shaping and enhancing your sound. You also get access to every audio plugin we offer* in the Avid Complete Plugin Bundle, plus Pro Tools | MachineControl. Want more? Shop the in-app Marketplace any time—no shoes, shirt, or pants required.
Collaborate in the cloud
Imagine being able to work on a project with other Pro Tools users online—as if you’re all working together in the same studio. You can with Avid Cloud Collaboration. Work with up to 10 collaborators on a single project. Access projects from anywhere using any Pro Tools-equipped computer. Need more space? Get an Avid Premium Cloud Plan, starting at just $4.99/month.
Connect and share your work
Pro Tools makes it easy to find new collaborators and clients to expand your creative opportunities. With Avid Link integrated into Pro Tools, you can connect with a community of creatives, find collaborators and gigs, share your mixes, and promote your skills.
Edit audio with ease
Pro Tools | Ultimate offers advanced editing tools, so you can reshape sounds, fix what’s funky, and edit tracks with ultimate flexibility and precision. Quickly trim clips, replace regions, create automatic fades, and batch process fades and clip names. Change tempo or timing on the fly with Elastic Time. You can even make bad notes sound pitch-perfect with Elastic Pitch.