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Avid Pro Tools 2018 Music Production Software (Perpetual License) with 1 Year of Upgrades

The industry-standard DAW! Own the full boxed version of Pro Tools 2018 in perpetuity -- plus a year of free Avid upgrades, with access to bonus plug-ins. Rate and review this product
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Avid Pro Tools 2018 Perpetual License

This full-boxed version of Pro Tools 2018 (perpetual license) includes a 1-year Annual Upgrade Plan, which provides access to all new Pro Tools releases, renewable annually for $99/year. Plus, you get access to an amazing collection of bonus plug-ins -- included free for the first year.

Avid Pro Tools 2018 includes major improvements and new features for the industry standard digital audio workstation (DAW) software. 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, Pro Tools 2018 enables you to keep your creativity flowing.

Pro Tools provides everything you need to compose, record, edit, and mix audio. And now you can create at the speed of your imagination with new MIDI enhancements and timesaving tools. Whether you subscribe or own the software outright, working with music and sound has never been so easy or fun.

New Features in Pro Tools 2018:

- Retrospective MIDI Record: Capture MIDI performances when not recording
- MIDI Editing Enhancements: Arrow keys editing, transpose in-key, extract chords
- Track Presets: Browse presets with embedded media and build sessions on the fly
- Improved Import Session Data: New Track Data To Import dialog with presets
- Playlist Comping Enhancements: Comp playlists in Waveform view, target playlist
- Mix Window EQ Curves: Shows combined EQ effects inserted on a track
- Mixing UI Enhancements: Color indicators for Automation and Pre-Fader Sends
- "Start Collaboration" File Menu Item: Convert to project files and invite collaborators
- iLok Cloud Support: Cloud licensing option available
- Network Site Licensing: Administer Pro Tools across your enterprise, team, or facility

Build Sessions On the Fly with Track Presets

Kick time-consuming tasks to the curb. With Track Presets, you can quickly save, catalog, and recall your favorite effects chains, vocal processing, session import criteria, and other track settings, and spend more time exploring the depths of your creativity.

Capture Performances Retroactively

Capture MIDI performances and advance your musical ideas, even when Pro Tools is not recording. Quickly add your improvisations and practice runs into your session with a simple key command.

Take Deeper Control of Your MIDI

Making music has never been easier. With numerous MIDI improvements and enhancements, you can fix and finesse every note to perfection from transposing and trimming notes with the arrow keys, to building chords and scores faster than ever before.

Comp Together the Best Takes

Build a Target Playlist of the best performances from multiple playlists right in Waveform view. It's ideal when working with grouped tracks, making playlist management and viewing no longer a challenge. You can also now cycle through different takes within a clip using the arrow keys for faster review.

Retire Your iLok Key

Pro Tools and all Avid audio plug-ins now support iLok Cloud. That means you now have the option to work iLok-free, and reclaim an extra USB port for a MIDI keyboard or audio interface. Or continue using your iLok as before.

Get a Better View of Your Mix

With new EQ curve graphs on all Mix window channel strips, you can see how your settings and automation are impacting each track in real time even those with multiple EQs (supported plug-ins only). In addition, pre-fader sends and Automation lane view menu entries are now color-coded, making them easier to distinguish.

Start Collaborating More Easily

Got a session that you're dying to work on with others? Select File > Start Collaboration, and Pro Tools will automatically save your current session, close it, and reopen it as a project in the cloud, with all tracks converted and ready to be shared.

Get Easy Network Licensing

Need Pro Tools for your post facility, broadcast enterprise, or educational institution? You can now purchase a multi-seat Pro Tools Network Site License, which offers many benefits for larger organizations.

Plus, New Features Added in Pro Tools 2018.7:

Search to access the plug-ins and busses you need
Forget scrolling through lengthy menus to find the plug-in or bus you need. With tag-like search capabilities integrated into the Inserts, Sends, Inputs, and Outputs menus, you can simply start typing and Pro Tools will instantly display all matching items, enabling you to assign VIs, effects, and busses much faster than before.

Speed up multi-item menu selections
Pro Tools now makes it easy to select multiple items in a menu in one fell swoop to boost your workflow speed. Control-click (Mac) or Start-click (Windows) on a track Insert, Send, or I/O mapping slot and select as many items as desired from the context menu. And quickly select multiple view, toolbar, window, and other preferences using checkboxes in pop-over menus.

Edit audio in the groove
Don’t want everything to perfectly align to the beat when rearranging a session? You can now have Pro Tools maintain the relative grid position when copying, cutting, and pasting audio and MIDI clips and note selections. Not only does this expedite the editing process, it preserves the perfectly imperfect feel of unquantized music by retaining all correct offsets established in your timeline.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Avid Audio products.
Included:
- Pro Tools 2018 software (shippable box)
- Pro Tools 2018 software activation card--download required (includes software/plug-in installers and user guides)
- Drivers installer disk
- Registration information card
- 1-year Annual Upgrade Plan (includes access to all new Pro Tools releases for one year)
- 1-year plug-in bundle access
- Installation support (for use within the first 7 days after activation)

System Requirements:Avid-qualified Mac or Windows-based computer

iLok not required -- iLok Cloud Support cloud licensing option available
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 0.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 1 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 9935-71826-00
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