Edit and mix VR audio—just added
The demand for virtual reality content is on the rise. Now you can take advantage of its popularity and produce immersive full-sphere surround sound content—from start to finish—right in Pro Tools | HD. Easily edit and mix audio in a 3D space with support for first-, second-, and third-order Ambisonics formats across your Pro Tools tracks and busses. Then output and deliver content to the required format for playback.
Speed up Dolby Atmos tasks—just added
With the new front/rear position knob link, you can easily control both parameters as one when writing panning automation from the Pro Tools interface or a control surface, with all subsequent automation being written following suit. You can also set up Pro Tools sessions in seconds based on the connected Dolby Atmos Renderer configuration. And repurpose existing pan automation data to instantly generate height automation.
Create music more easily—just added
We heard you. Based on your user requests, Pro Tools | HD features many new MIDI enhancements to help speed and ease your workflow. Quickly change Grid and Nudge sizes and Pencil tool commands using keystrokes. Record-enable, solo, and mute MIDI tracks right in the MIDI Editor. View chord names and notes as you play them to ensure input accuracy. Store and recall MIDI Editor lanes in window configurations. Constrain MIDI clips to edit selections while using the Smart Tool. And so much more.
Gain greater efficiency—just added
Got tons of tracks and countless clips? Giving them all meaningful names is now a much faster and easier affair with Batch Rename. This powerful new feature enables you to rename batches of tracks or clips in a variety of ways, including find and replace, adding prefixes and/or suffixes, and applying various numbering conventions.
Connect teams with Avid NEXIS
With new support for Avid NEXIS storage systems, you and your entire creative team can easily connect into the industry’s most efficient media production environment. Access shared projects. Gain new collaborative audio workflows. And increase productivity, while maximizing content turnaround speed, by eliminating the time wasted moving files between systems.
Get more from the cloud
With the latest release, you can now work with up to 10 collaborators in the cloud on a single project. You can also choose to save projects locally or in the cloud using Selective Project Sync, giving you easy access to all of your cloud-based work from any Pro Tools-equipped computer—from anywhere you log into your account. And if you need more storage, you can now expand your cloud space for as little as $4.99 a month.
Immerse yourself in Dolby Atmos®
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—only in Pro Tools | HD.
Experience the most integrated Dolby Atmos mixing workflows—right in Pro Tools | HD
- Work with a variety of Dolby Atmos speaker configurations for editorial and sound design, with support for 7.1.2 and 7.0.2 stem formats, as well as built-in fold-down logic
- Easily make mixing decisions on the fly right from your Pro Tools mixer with 3D object routing and panning, eliminating the need for the Dolby Atmos Panner plug-in
- Dial-in mixes with ultimate fluidity using synchronized audio and automation punches while re-recording
- Get the greatest power and value with complete Dolby Atmos workflow integration in Pro Tools | S6, delivering the most affordable console for mixing the industry’s leading immersive audio format
- Monitor and route hundreds of audio inputs and outputs through Pro Tools | MTRX, which provides the bandwidth and sonic fidelity preservation required for mixing any large-scale immersive audio format
- Repurpose content faster with support for ADM BWAV files with embedded print master metadata
Maximize your sonic palette
Pro Tools | HD comes stock full of pro-caliber virtual instruments and sound processors to improve and enhance any production. And now you can expand your creative possibilities with access to every audio plug-in Avid has to offer*—at a fantastic price. Subscribe to the Avid Complete Plug-in Bundle and have the sounds of classic compressors and EQs, studio-staple effects, vintage synths, powerful reverbs, the world's greatest guitar amps, and much more—all at your fingertips.
Find the right loops and sounds fast
Need to find that perfect beat, groove, style, or sound for your project? Soundbase makes it a snap to browse, search, audition, explore, and experiment with loops, samples, and sound effects from nearly any sound library. This new Workspace pane provides customizable tag filtering, so you can find what you need quickly. Search your libraries by instrument, genre, tempo, key, time signature, and your own tags. And hear how content sounds in sync with your tracks.
Inspire and accelerate music creation
Get access to the latest loops created by the industry’s leading producers and sound designers. Pro Tools now comes with a 2 GB high-quality loop library from Loopmasters to wake up your mix and give projects that sonic edge. Whether you need a rhythm section, a cool riff, instrumental accompaniment, or just something to help you get started, you’ve got hundreds of mini musical works, waiting to be discovered. And it’s easy to find and audition loops with Soundbase.
Experiment and share new ideas
Wish you could try out something creatively, but easily go back to a previous version of your project if you change your mind? Now you can. With Project Revisions, you can explore new versions of a song or soundtrack, make notes, share ideas with others, and quickly jump back to any previous state from anywhere—without having to worry about breaking anything. That’s because Pro Tools keeps all version history, audio files, notes, and other data organized for you.