When it comes to creating music or sound for picture, high quality doesn’t have to come at a high price. Get the same pristine sound of Pro Tools | HDX for less with Pro Tools | HD Native. Instead of dedicated DSP, HD Native harnesses the power of your Mac or PC, so you can take on large, complex sessions. Escape the latency lag of USB and FireWire interfaces. Get the advanced tools and near-sample-accurate lock to timecode you need to keep things in sync and turn around projects faster. And now with new lower pricing and flexible options, you can get the highest performance of any host-based audio workstation for less.
Pro Tools | HD Native now comes as a lower priced core system with your choice of system interface and Pro Tools | HD software (audio interfaces sold separately). For dedicated studio use, the HD Native PCIe card easily installs into your existing tower, desktop computer, or chassis. If you want creative mobility, choose the HD Native Thunderbolt interface, which can be connected to a laptop or compact computer for on-the-go creation.
Capture and play back performances in the absolute highest audio fidelity, with complete sound transparency. Simply add your choice of one or more premium Pro Tools | HD series audio interfaces to your core system. Record analog and digital sources in pristine sound clarity with the fully customizable HD I/O. And track, mix, and monitor up to 7.1 surround with the all-in-one HD OMNI.
Looking to upgrade an existing studio? Pro Tools | HD Native is an easy fit. Connect the system into any MADI-enabled broadcast, post-production, or live sound environment with the HD MADI option. And keep your HD Native system and all other digital devices connected to it in perfect sync with SYNC HD.
With Pro Tools | HD software included, you can create any type of music or soundtrack project imaginable. Record high-quality audio. Compose with virtual instruments, MIDI, and notation tools. Collaborate with anyone, anywhere. Edit with speed and precision. Work with HD video. Resolve your system to house reference with near-sample-accurate lock to serial timecode. Accelerate mixing with advanced automation. And deliver your best sounding mixes possible.
Immerse yourself in Dolby Atmos®—just added
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—right in Pro Tools | HD Native with the latest Pro Tools | HD software.
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Create with power
With Pro Tools | HD software included, you can create and mix the largest, most complex productions easily. Record up to 256 audio tracks, with near-zero latency. Keep sessions running smoothly with 64-bit performance and dynamic host processing. Experience exceptionally responsive recording and playback performance. And get incredible processing and mix control with unlimited busses.
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Get access to a wide range of virtual instruments, plus full MIDI and notation tools, to compose the parts you need. Lay down beats with the drum machine, drum samples, or loops. Add real-sounding bass, guitar, piano, and other accompaniments. And layer in a variety of other sounds to build out your song—from orchestral instruments to sound effects. Your creative possibilities are endless.
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Get advanced editing
Get the sophisticated tools you need to edit audio and MIDI with precision. Punch in and out of recordings. Change or fix tempo, time, and pitch. Comp together tracks with multiple playlists to create flawless performances. And speed up editing tasks with scrub trim, time compression, and other advanced tools.
Experience sheer speed
Experience snappy performance on even the largest projects, thanks to Disk Cache, RAM-based recording/playback, and real-time fades. Instantly keep all channel routing in check with bus interrogation. Work faster with pro-level tools, including Clip Gain, Auto Fades, and Automatch automation. You can even share sessions and collaborate with other audio and video professionals to complete projects faster.
Work with video
Creating music and sound for movies and television doesn’t get any easier. That’s because you have control of both sound and picture. Play and edit HD video and Avid DNxHD sequences right in your Pro Tools | HD timeline. View and edit up to 64 video tracks to accommodate major projects. You can even share audio mixes with Media Composer editors—and vice-versa—enabling easy collaboration.
Achieve incredible sound
Build up your sonic canvas with access to over 100 sound processors, virtual instruments, and utility plug-ins. Shape sounds with high-quality EQ and dynamics. Create beautiful ambient spaces with reverb. Get the tones of the world’s greatest guitar amps. Design retro or modernly unique sound effects. And fold down surround mixes to stereo with ease.
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Accelerate your mix
Deliver your final mix on time—with complete confidence. Create everything from mono to 7.1 surround or expansive Dolby Atmos mixes. Mix on the world’s most powerful control surfaces for the ultimate experience. View and optimize your mix using K-system, VU, and other professional metering standards. And with advanced automation tools, including Capture, and Preview, you can tackle even the largest, most complex mixes quickly.
Maximize your creativity
Looking to get a particular sound? Or maybe you want to round out your studio with more creative options. No need to get out of your chair. Shop the Avid Marketplace, right from the comfort of Pro Tools—no shirt or shoes required. Find everything from effects and sound processors to software add-ons. Or explore the more than 1,000 AAX plug-ins available from Avid and other top audio developers with the Avid plug-in finder.