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Create. Collaborate. Be Heard. Make your mark with Avid Pro Tools 2018
Power your sound with the tools that power the industry. Create music or sound for film/TV and connect with a premier network of artists, producers, and mixers around the world. That’s why top artists, producers, and engineers choose Avid Pro Tools 2018 for everything they do. Because when you need to sound your best, nothing delivers like Avid Pro Tools can.
Create at the speed of inspiration. From numerous new MIDI editing enhancements and retrospective MIDI recording, to the ability to save your favorite effects chains and instrument sounds as track presets, Avid Pro Tools 2018 enables you to keep your creativity flowing.
Collaborate in the cloud. Easily share tracks and work on projects with anyone—anywhere. As if you’re all together in the same studio. And now Avid Cloud Collaboration for Pro Tools is better than ever, enabling you to work with up to 10 collaborators, including Pro Tools | First users. Create, connect, and collaborate with talent around the world.
Wish you had an awesome singer, drummer, or mixer to help you with a song? Or maybe you want to share ideas with friends across town or across the world. With Avid Cloud Collaboration, you can work with anyone, anywhere—as if you’re all in the same studio. All you need is the latest Pro Tools | First, Pro Tools, or Pro Tools | HD software and you can...
Avid Pro Tools 2018 includes 1 GB of free cloud space to get you started. Once you’re ready for some serious tracking, simply expand your cloud as needed to house more projects.
Elevate your sound. How can you make your mixes really stand out? Having professional-quality sound processors at your disposal helps. That’s why Avid Pro Tools 2018 comes packed with over 60 amazing virtual instruments, effects, and sound processing plug-ins, so you can sound your best. Get the sounds of natural sounding spaces and classic stompbox effects.
Avid Pro Tools 2018 – Key Features:
Create music more easily. We heard you. Based on your user requests, Avid Pro Tools 2018 features many new MIDI enhancements to help speed and ease your workflow. Quickly change Grid and Nudge sizes and Pencil tool commands using keystrokes. Record-enable, solo, and mute MIDI tracks right in the MIDI Editor. View chord names and notes as you play them to ensure input accuracy. Store and recall MIDI Editor lanes in window configurations. Constrain MIDI clips to edit selections while using the Smart Tool. And so much more.
Find the right loops and sounds fast. Need to find that perfect beat, groove, style, or sound for your project? Soundbase makes it a snap to browse, search, audition, explore, and experiment with loops, samples, and sound effects from nearly any sound library. This new Workspace pane provides customizable tag filtering, so you can find what you need quickly. Search your libraries by instrument, genre, tempo, key, time signature, and your own tags. And hear how content sounds in sync with your tracks.
Inspire and accelerate music creation. Get access to the latest loops created by the industry’s leading producers and sound designers. Avid Pro Tools 2018 now comes with a 2 GB high-quality loop library from Loopmasters to wake up your mix and give projects that sonic edge. Whether you need a rhythm section, a cool riff, instrumental accompaniment, or just something to help you get started, you’ve got hundreds of mini musical works, waiting to be discovered. And it’s easy to find and audition loops with Soundbase.
Experiment and share new ideas. Wish you could try out something creatively, but easily go back to a previous version of your project if you change your mind? With Project Revisions, you can explore new versions of a song or soundtrack, make notes, share ideas with others, and quickly jump back to any previous state from anywhere—without having to worry about breaking anything. That’s because Avid Pro Tools 2018 keeps all version history, audio files, notes, and other data organized for you.
Record with ease. Tracking vocals and instrument performances is now faster and easier than ever. Rehearse and record more easily with track input monitoring. Dial in cue mixes in a snap by copying fader settings to sends. And solo tracks in PFL (pre-fader listen) or AFL (after-fader listen) mode for optimal recording.
Go bigger. Working with a large multi-piece band or complex soundtrack for a movie or video? No need to worry about running out of tracks. With Avid Pro Tools 2018, you can simultaneously play back up to 128 audio tracks, 512 instrument tracks, and 512 MIDI tracks.
Capture amazing performances. Record pristine sound—at up to 32-bit/192 kHz—with a supported audio interface. Get exceptionally low latency for easier recording. Let spontaneity shine by tracking multiple passes of a section. Replace questionable sections non-destructively with QuickPunch recording. And create that flawless take by comping together the best performances.
Make music—virtually. No instrument? No problem. Get access to a wide range of virtual instruments to record the parts you need. Lay down beats with the drum machine, samples, and loops. Add bass, guitar, horns, strings, piano, and other accompaniments. And layer in a variety of other sounds to build up your song—from world instruments to sound effects. No matter what music genre is at hand, you’ll find thousands of possibilities to explore.
Turn ideas into masterpieces. Take your songwriting from sketchpad to final production with speed and ease. Create and finesse every virtual instrument or MIDI performance—from tweaking individual notes, to adjusting dynamics, timing, and more. Write music using standard notation tools in the built-in Score Editor. You can even export sessions to Sibelius for further finessing.
Create with power. When your creativity is flowing, you don’t want your software getting in the way. With Avid Pro Tools 2018, you get 64-bit performance and dynamic host processing to keep your sessions running smoothly. So go ahead and add all of the virtual instruments and effects you want.
Work with sound for picture. Avid Pro Tools 2018 is more than just sound—you can work with audio for movies, television, and other visual media too. Play HD video and Avid DNxHD sequences right in the timeline. Edit with precision using the built-in Timecode Ruler. Clean up sound using the included plug-ins. Create sound effects that define (or defy) reality. Work easily with AudioSuite-rendered clips. And record and edit voiceovers, Foley, and ADR with perfect frame accuracy. You can even share audio mixes with Media Composer editors through AAF.
Take control with your iPad. Forget the tedium of working with a mouse or trackpad. With our free Pro Tools | Control iOS app, you can take wireless touch control of Avid Pro Tools 2018 and other EUCON-enabled audio and video software to speed things along. Ride multiple faders with your fingertips. Trigger complex macros with a tap. Navigate through large mixes with ease.
Give yourself Space and some amazing effects. Get access to 17 incredible bonus plug-ins with your Avid Pro Tools 2018 license. Create natural sounding environments to add more life to tracks with the Space convolution reverb. And enhance guitar, vocal, and other instrument tracks with emulations of 16 of the most coveted stompbox effects, from screamin’ distortion and wah, to classic delay, reverb, and other vintage sounds.
Automate your mix. Add life to tracks and achieve the best mix possible through mix automation. With Avid Pro Tools 2018, you can automate the settings of nearly every element. Effortlessly. Plus, with Automatic Delay Compensation, you’ll get great sounding, phase-accurate mixes with even the largest sessions.