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.
Choose Thunderbolt or PCIe
When recording, the smallest distraction can affect your performance. The most frustrating—dealing with the latency USB and FireWire-based audio interfaces can bring. That’s why Pro Tools | HD Native elevates your recording experience with a choice of high-speed Thunderbolt or PCIe connectivity. This nearly eliminates that distracting delay you hear while recording, leading to better performances. With the Thunderbolt interface, you even get an audiophile-grade headphone output to hear every detail.
Moving up from a Pro Tools system? Get more power to create bigger, more complex mixes. Create huge sessions with up to 256 audio tracks and 512 instrument tracks. Capture and monitor up to 64 inputs and outputs at the same time. And handle the most intense virtual instrument and plug-in-heavy mixes easily.
Achieve pristine sound
Get the highest fidelity and sound transparency when you choose Pro Tools | HD Series audio interfaces, sold separately. Capture audio in stunning clarity at up to 32-bit, 192 kHz resolution. Get more headroom—and less headaches—thanks to 64-bit floating-point processing. Have more room to push things further, without clipping or obsessive gain staging. And get significantly greater dynamic range to elevate your mixes.
Create on the go
Free yourself from the confines of the studio and create wherever inspiration takes you. Pair the HD Native Thunderbolt interface with a single rack space HD OMNI audio interface and your laptop and you’ve got a fully mobile, full-powered recording rig. Or compose, edit, and mix with just Pro Tools | HD software on your laptop with your iLok for easy on-the-go creation.
Work the way you want
Pro Tools | HD Native is completely modular, so you can create the perfect rig for what you do. Connect up to four Avid and/or third-party analog and digital audio interfaces. Work on a Mac or PC. Mix on your full system or on the go with just a laptop. Accelerate mixing by adding a control surface. Integrate into broadcast, post-production, and live sound environments with MADI. And sync your entire studio together as one with included Satellite technology to get the best sound possible.