ANSATA

Compare Pro Tools Artist, Pro Tools Studio, and Pro Tools Flex subscriptions to see which one is right for you.

For aspiring music creators, songwriters, and producers

Get all the tools, instruments, loops, sounds, and effects you need to start making music

For serious music artists and indie producers and engineers

Get the industry-standard toolset and more plugins for professional music production

For audio post facilities and music studios

Get the advanced toolset of Pro Tools Ultimate in a powerful bundle for music and audio post

Pro Tools is always getting better with new features and improvements. And with your active plan, you get them as soon as we release them. See what’s new in Pro Tools.

Pro Tools Artist
Pro Tools Studio
Pro Tools Flex
Included Pro Tools softwarePro Tools ArtistPro Tools StudioPro Tools Ultimate
Included third-party softwareCelemony Melodyne 5 essentialCelemony Melodyne 5 essential, SoundFlow Cloud Avid Edition*
Simultaneous recording inputs1664256 (Core Audio, ASIO), 192 (HDX Hybrid Engine, HDX Classic), 64 (HD Native)
Audio tracks32 (mono/stereo)512 (mono/stereo/surround)2,048 (mono/stereo/surround)
Voicesn/a2,048 (non-HDX) 2,048 (HDX Hybrid Engine) 256 per card (HDX Classic)
MIDI tracks641,024
Instrument tracks32512
Aux Input tracks321281,024
Routing Folder tracks321281,024
Basic Folder tracks2,000
Video tracksn/a164
Bussesunlimited
Included plugins100+120+
Bit depth, sample rate32-bit floating point, 192 kHz
* Included with annual subscriptions only

Pro Tools Artist
Pro Tools Studio
Pro Tools Flex
Automatic plugin delay compensation+++
Elastic audio+++
Soundbase/Workspace+++
Retrospective MIDI recording+++
Track Presets+++
Time signature changes+++
MIDI Editor+++
Audio-to-MIDI+++
Sibelius Score Editor+++
Track comping+++
Beat Detective+++
In-the-box dubbing+
(Requires HDX)
TrackPunch / DestructivePunch+
Field recorder workflows+

Pro Tools Artist
Pro Tools Studio
Pro Tools Flex
Supported plugin formats
AAX Native, AAX AudioSuite
AAX Native, AAX AudioSuite; supports AAX DSP when used with Pro Tools | Carbon
AAX Native, AAX AudioSuite; supports AAX DSP when used with Pro Tools | Carbon or Pro Tools | HDX
Track Freeze and Commit
+
+
+
Clip FX
Playback only
+
+
Clip Gain
+
+
+
Advanced metering with gain reduction
+
+
Timecode ruler
+
+
+
VCA mixing
+
+
Solo bus AFL/PFL
+
+
Surround mixing
+
+
Dolby Atmos mixing
+
+

ADM Export

+
+
Ambisonics VR mixing
+
+
Advanced automation
+
+
Single file multi-stem bounce
+
+

Pro Tools Artist
Pro Tools Studio
Pro Tools Flex
Ableton Link support
+
+
+
MIDI Keyboard
+
+
+
Folder Tracks
+
+
+

Space Clips

+
+
+
AAF/OMF/MXF file interchange
+
+
Batch renaming
+
+
Extended RAM/Disk Cache
+
+
Satellite Link Remote
1 per Satellite network
Up to 2 per Satellite network without Pro Tools | HD hardware; up to 12 per Satellite network with Pro Tools | HD hardware

Pro Tools Artist
Pro Tools Studio
Pro Tools Flex
Video tracks
n/a
1
64
Avid Video Engine
+
+

4K/UHD support

+
+
Advanced video editing
+

Pro Tools Artist
Pro Tools Studio
Pro Tools Flex
Cloud collaboration
+
+
+
Cloud storage
1 GB

Pro Tools Artist
Pro Tools Studio
Pro Tools Flex
PRO TOOLS SYSTEMS AND INTERFACES
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
Pro Tools | HD OMNI
+
+
+
THIRD-PARTY HARDWARE
Core Audio compatible interfaces
+
+
+
ASIO/WASAPI compatible interfaces
+
+
+
AVID CONTROL SURFACES
Avid Control (free mobile app)
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
THIRD-PARTY CONTROL SURFACES
HUI-compatible control surfaces
+
+
+
AVID A/V INTERFACES
Avid Artist | DNxIQ
+
+
Avid Artist | DNxIV
+
+
Avid Artist | DNxIP
+
+
Avid Artist | DNxID
+
+

Pro Tools Artist
Pro Tools Studio
Pro Tools Flex

See the latest system requirements

Avid New Subscriber Deal
0