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Your dedication deserves the best tools available. Introducing Pro Tools 10, the next generation of the best sounding, most powerful audio production software for recording, composing, editing, and mixing music and sound for picture.
New Features in Pro Tools 10
Work the way you want
With Pro Tools, you have the flexibility to record, edit, and mix music and sound for picture your way. Pair the software with your favorite Avid or third-party audio interface to record and monitor vocal and instrument performances. Or record and create with just your computer and the software alone for ultimate portability.
Loop and punch your way to perfection
Nobody’s perfect, but with Pro Tools you can create a seamless performance from multiple takes. Let your spontaneity shine with Loop recording and comp together your best takes. Or use QuickPunch to quickly replace any questionable section with a better performance.
No instrument? No problem.
Easily create parts for practically any musical instrument using great-sounding virtual instruments, a MIDI keyboard/controller or your mouse, and the built-in Pro Tools MIDI Editor. Get started fast with the included virtual instruments and audio loops, and expand your arsenal with virtual instruments from Avid and third-party audio designers.
Compose with full MIDI and notation tools
Take your songwriting from sketchpad to final production. Create and edit virtual instrument and MIDI performances with the MIDI Editor. Or compose music using notation tools in the built-in Sibelius Score Editor. You can even export sessions as Sibelius (.sib) files for further finessing in Sibelius.
Work and collaborate on projects from other apps
Collaboration has never been easier. With Pro Tools, you can 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—right in Pro Tools.
For optimal performance and reliability, be sure that your computer or laptop meets the following minimum system requirements.
Important: Avid dedicates a significant amount of engineering resources and time to test and qualify specific platform configurations. While such systems may operate without problems, please understand we cannot provide support should you choose to use a non-qualified system.
Beginning with Pro Tools 9, drivers for your Avid, Digidesign, or M-Audio audio interface are not included with the Pro Tools installer. Please download and install the latest drivers for your hardware from the following page - Driver Downloads and Updates (www.avid.com/drivers)
Windows: AudioSuite, RTAS, and TDM plug-ins compatible with Pro Tools 9 on Windows are compatible with Pro Tools 10.
Mac OS: With a few exceptions on Mac OS Lion (listed below), AudioSuite, RTAS, and TDM plug-ins compatible with Pro Tools 9 on Snow Leopard are compatible with Pro Tools 10 on both Lion and Snow Leopard.
Known Plug-in Issues – Pro Tools 10 on Mac OS Lion:
Waves "Tune" renders AudioSuite offset by the handle length (PTSW-147635)Workaround: user must set handle length to "0" in order to properly align audioVocalign does not align audio with the guide track in Pro Tools (PTSW-149841)Will not properly process with handles. Fix from SynchroArts is in the worksMassey DRT issuesUpdate from Massey pending for full compatibility