Pro Tools 2023.6 Now Available

The Pro Tools 2023.6 software update is now available, and delivers Track Markers, additional Track Widths (up to 9.1.6 and 7th order Ambisonics), guided Device Setup, surround monitoring support for Pro Tools | Carbon, and more.

Pro Tools 2023.6 is available to all Pro Tools customers on an active subscription or perpetual license with current a Software Updates + Support Plan, as well as all Pro Tools Intro users (see table below for what features apply to each product offering).

What’s New in Pro Tools 2023.6:

Add comments with Track Markers

With new Track Markers, users can add detailed, color-coded comments to any track, making collaborative workflows easier. Music producers can document performance and arrangement notes, lyrics, and other information to communicate ideas, feedback, and direction. Track Markers created in Media Composer will also now translate perfectly in Pro Tools to improve audio post-production workflows with better interoperability and compatibility.

Get support for more track widths (Pro Tools Studio and Ultimate only)

Pro Tools 2023.6 introduces new track widths to support more Dolby Atmos® and other immersive audio production formats, such as MPEG-H. Pro Tools Studio will support track widths from 5.0.2–7.1.6, while Pro Tools Ultimate will support from 5.0.2–9.1.6 for better spatial accuracy and precision when mixing immersive content. The 2023.6 update also adds higher-order Ambisonics support to Pro Tools Ultimate (fourth-, fifth-, sixth-, and seventh-order)—ideal for modern gaming engines and VR workflows.

Work more easily with MIDI

With the newly redesigned and improved Event Operations window, working with MIDI has never been easier. The UI layout and text labels have been tweaked to be more logical, intuitive, and consistent within and across all the processes. From quantizing and transposing notes to changing velocities, duration, and more, the intuitive new window layout provides fast access to fine-tune MIDI performances. Multiple processes can also be applied to MIDI notes much faster through multiple Apply buttons.

Get up and running faster with Device Setup

If you’re new to Pro Tools or your setup has changed from the last time you used it, you might not hear audio as expected if you don’t configure your playback engine first. The new guided Device Setup improves the first launch experience so that users can start using Pro Tools quickly and without frustrations. Pro Tools will ask users to select an audio device at launch if it’s their first time launching the software or the previously used device is no longer available.

And more…

  • Generate higher quality audio masters with support for 96 kHz Dolby Atmos ADM import and export (Pro Tools Studio and Ultimate only)
  •  Pro Tools | Carbon users will be able to monitor audio in surround with the latest Pro Tools release, opening up a whole new world of immersive mixing.
  • Numerous bug fixes and performance improvements

These new features align to the Pro Tools product offerings as follows:

Key FeaturesPro Tools IntroPro Tools ArtistPro Tools StudioPro Tools Ultimate
Track MarkersYesYesYesYes
Track WidthsNoNoLimited*Full**
Event Operations/UX ImprovementsYesYesYesYes
Guided Device SetupYesYesYesYes
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