Avid Pro Tools

Version11(as of 12/4/2015)
PlatformsWindows, Mac
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Rating:3.5  |  25 Votes

Main Features

  • Produces audio recordings up to 32-bit/192 kHz
  • Offers helpful tools, such as Loop recording
  • Contains a large library of virtual instruments
  • Provides over 70 sound-processing and utility plug-ins

Software Overview

Avid Pro Tools is a digital audio workstation used to record and edit audio. The program is utilized for professional productions such as film scoring, music production, and television post production.

Pro Tools allows you to record, edit, and mix professional grade audio tracks. The application enables you to record audio up to 32-bit/192 kHz and use different bit depths and audio formats in the same session. Through Pro Tools’ Loop recording, you can create recordings by splicing together your best takes. This feature eliminates the pressure of having to lay down a perfect performance. The program also provides a large library of virtual instruments and audio loops that enable you to create music without having to record an actual instrumental performance.

Pro Tools offers advanced editing and mixing capabilities. You can experiment with your music in real-time. For example, you can change the timing or tempo of a clip or fix wrong notes, on the fly. Pro Tools allows you to edit and mix audio to video using the Timecode Ruler and video track. This function makes it easier to sync your audio to the visuals in your production. Pro Tools provides over 70 sound-processing and utility plug-ins, such as EGs, compressors, guitar amp emulators, and high quality reverbs. Pro Tools also works with Avid control surfaces for easier and faster editing.

Avid Pro Tools gives you advanced features used in professional arenas. You can create, edit, and mix audio to create everything from film scores to voice-overs. If you are looking for efficient audio editing software, use Avid Pro Tools for your next great production.

Primary File Type

ptx icon.PTXPro Tools Session File

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.PTXPro Tools Session File
.AAFAdvanced Authoring Format File
.AANPro Tools Elastic Audio Analysis File
.AAXPLUGINAvid Audio eXtension Plugin File
.AIFAudio Interchange File Format
.AIFFAudio Interchange File Format
.BWFBroadcast Wave File
.CGRPPro Tools Clip Group File
.MXFMaterial Exchange Format
.OMFOpen Media Framework File
.PIOPro Tools I/O Settings File
.PTFPro Tools Session File (Legacy)
.PTPPro Tools Preferences File
.PTSPro Tools Session
.PTTPro Tools Session Template
.PTXPro Tools Session File
.PTXTPro Tools Session Template
.REXReCycle Loop File
.RGRPPro Tools Region Group File
.RX2REX2 Audio File
.SDSound Designer Audio File
.SD2Sound Designer II File
.WFMPro Tools Wave Cache File

Additional Related File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.DDBDigidesign Database
.DPMPro Tools Plugin File
.PIMPro Tools Controller Plug-in Mappings File
.SD2FSound Designer 2 File
.SDIISound Designer 2 Audio File
Updated 12/4/2015