Avid unveiled the newest version of Pro Tools; Pro Tools 12.6 which offered a large variety of new features that makes their audio editing software better than ever before.

So what's new?

Single-system re-recorder workflows – in the box

Now you can get even more precise, click free sound by completing all single system post re recorder workflows “in the box”. The system calibrates and time aligns your stems, so no latency or audio when you place in and out of switch tracks. *Pro Tools HDX only*

Apply real-time effects to clips

The new Clip effects feature lets you apply real-time EQ and dynamics to a single clip or clip group on your timeline, allowing you to create different settings across multiple clips on a track.

Edit layers of audio more easily

Making it easier to handle overlapping clips, a new multi-layer editing mode has been put in place. It quickly clear overlaps, heal clips, trim starts and ends, and get faster access across multiple playlists with new key commands.

Edit playlists more easily

It is now easier to manage and access all of your playlists in Pro Tools. You can switch quickly between playlists with brand new key commands. You can also easily scan and verify if there are multiple playlists on any given track with visual indicators. Overlapped clips can be automatically be sent to new or existing playlists.



Easily adjust fades in real-time

In Pro Tools 12.6 users can now adjust a fade quicker than ever, or the shape of a crossfade directly in the Edit window using the Smart Tool with real-time waveform updates. Pro Tools 12.6 includes new Task Manager and Freeze status icons in the edit window, stability improvements and much more.

Introducing standalone Pro Tools | HD software

The new standalone purchasing options for Pro Tools is great, the HD software makes it more affordable and flexible than ever to your hands on the industry’s premier recording, editing and mixing toolset. Users can also purchase a perpetual license of Pro Tools HD software and create, edit and mix practically anywhere.

Reduced Pricing and Options for Pro Tools | HD 

Audio professional that require guaranteed performance, extremely low latency, and the ability to work with channel counts, now has never been a better time to purchase Pro Tools HDX or HD Native. HDX and HD Native hardware pricing has been lowered so users can experience the highest performance of any host based audio workstation, at a price that fits a budget.

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