Get dedicated DSP
Computers today are more powerful than ever. And many can be used
natively to create big, great-sounding mixes. But they don’t have the
power to track large-scale ensembles. Or handle mixes with large volumes
of plug-ins. With HDX, you get dedicated DSP power to run Pro Tools and
your plug-ins, plus host power too. Each card can also handle 256
voices—that’s 4x more than HD Accel. And more than what your computer
can probably handle, freeing you from technical worries, so you can be
Got an old TDM system? Get up to 5x more power per HDX card than Pro
Tools | HD Accel so you can do more with less expense. Create huge
sessions with up to 768 audio and 512 instrument tracks. Double your ins
and outs with up to 64 channels of I/O per card—or up to 192 I/O
channels with three cards. And handle large plug-in-heavy mixes easily
with 4x more Automatic Delay Compensation.
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.
Scale up your power
Need more tracks and inputs? Take on the most demanding sessions by simply adding an extra HDX card or two to your computer and go from 256 audio tracks up to a massive 768 with three cards. You can also add more inputs and outputs to your setup as your needs or business grows—up to 192 channels.
Work the way you want
Pro Tools | HDX is completely modular, so you can create the perfect rig for what you do. Connect your choice of 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.
Pro Tools|HDX Card Software features:
Create with power
With Pro Tools | Ultimate software included, you can create and mix the
largest, most complex productions easily. Record up to 256 audio tracks
simultaneously, 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
infinite processing and mix control with unlimited busses and advanced
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.
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 unique
sound effects. And fold down surround mixes to stereo with ease.
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, 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 over 1,000 AAX plug-ins
available from Avid and other top audio developers in the Avid plug-in finder.