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Pro Tools

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Requires Instruction?: 
No

Powerful audio production software for recording, composing, editing, and mixing music and sound for picture.

Pros

  • According to PCMag.com: Rock-solid recording and mixing engine. Clip Gain makes audio edits much easier. Fluid, transparent interface for audio recording. Cross-platform. New Avid Channel Strip plug-in sounds great. Comprehensive control surface support, including a full range of dedicated surfaces from Avid. High-end hardware and support policies are still tops in the industry.

Cons

  • Steep learning curve.

Help

Note that Gelardin New Media Center staff only offer basic tech support for Pro Tools. The program is primarily used by students in Recording Arts courses taught by Music Department faculty.

What you should know: 

Protools is located in the following locations:

If you are interested in recording a multitrack interview or podcast, both the Production Studio and Suite 7 have the Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Interfaces installed in them. The Focusrite Scarlett is also available for checkout from the 3rd floor Circulation Desk.