Avid Pro Tools Standard Perpetual License (Retail) comes with a 1-Year Software Updates and Support Plan that ensures access to the latest enhancements, future software updates, Standard support, and Celemony Melodyne essential, as long as the plan is active.
Pro Tools is the go-to audio-production software for songwriters, musicians, producers, and engineers working in the music, film, and TV industry. Found in most professional recording and post-production facilities (as well as project and home studios), it provides all you need to compose, record, edit, and mix audio. From powerful recording and editing tools, easy loop workflows, and groundbreaking cloud collaboration, to first-class effects and automated mixing, Pro Tools makes working with music or producing soundtracks for picture fast, easy, and efficient—all with pristine 32-bit / 192 kHz audio quality.
Pro Tools Standard Perpetual License offers up to to 64 I/Os, 256 (mono/stereo) audio tracks, 512 instrument tracks, 1024 MIDI tracks, and one mono/stereo video track. It also comes with 55 virtual instruments, effects, and sound-processor plug-ins. The Avid Complete Plug-In Bundle (available separately) gives you access to just about every audio plug-in Pro Tools has to offer—over 115 plug-ins in total—all for a period of one year. Automatic delay compensation corrects for delays incurred by plug-ins and mixer routing as well as side chains.
With Pro Tools, you can edit audio with ease. Reshape sounds, fix issues, and edit tracks with ultimate flexibility and precision. Trim clips, edit notes, and add fades with the Smart Tool. Change tempo or timing on the fly with Elastic Time. You can even make bad notes sound pitch-perfect with Elastic Pitch.
The software comes with Avid Cloud Collaboration, enabling multiple collaborators to contribute to the same Pro Tools project remotely. You can work on a song with anyone, anywhere in the world as if you were in the same studio—all you need is an internet connection.
Pro Tools runs on Intel-based Windows and Mac computers as well as on M1-based Mac computers. Choose to authorize Pro Tools either via cloud license with iLok Cloud or with a physical iLok 2 / iLok 3 key (available separately).
Perpetual License: What's Included
- Perpetual access to latest version of Pro Tools Standard software.
- 1-year access to all available Pro Tools Standard updates. Keep all installed updates after the 12-month period expires.
- 1-year access to Standard support with unlimited online technical support plus billing and account help—response within 24 to 48 hours.
- 1-year access to Celemony Melodyne essential.
- Perpetual access to 55 virtual instruments, effects, sound processors, and utility plug-ins.
- Perpetual access to 1GB of Cloud Collaboration storage, 2GB high-quality loop library, plus over 3GB of bonus samples and sounds for virtual instruments.
- Users who wish to retain access to software updates and Standard support after the initial 1-year period need to purchase a 1-Year Software Updates and Support Plan Renewal before their current updates and support plan expires. The active 1-Year Software Updates and Support Plan currently attached to your Perpetual license can be renewed at any time before it expires or up to 30 days after its original expiration date (30-day grace period).
- If you did not renew your 1-Year Software Updates and Support Plan before it expired and still want access to software updates and Standard support, you must either buy another Perpetual license, or switch to a Subscription by purchasing a Perpetual Crossgrade to 2-year Subscription license (surrender of Perpetual license is required for Crossgrade).