Back in January, Avid announced the imminent release of Pro Tools 12, which offers customers the opportunity to purchase the latest version of the audio production platform in a subscription format for the first time. Giving instant access to the latest software upgrades, updates and support, Pro Tools 12 is once again changing how audio experts handle their creation process and workflow.
Avid has released Pro Tools 12 today and Vintage King has the new software for you to purchase. We also have the answers to many questions you may have about which version you will need for your system. Whether you're already a Pro Tools user, need to upgrade or are completely new to the software, read on to discover how you can bring home the latest version today.
How do I get Pro Tools 12?
You now have a choice about how to own/purchase Pro Tools. Pro Tools 12 is available for purchase as a subscription, standalone software (or perpetual license), as part of a Pro Tools hardware/software system, or as a software upgrade/crossgrade.
You’ll need to carefully select the right option for you, depending on what Pro Tools hardware and software you currently own. If you're still confused and need help, just give us a call at 888.653.1184, Vintage King's Avid Certified Experts are standing by and ready to help.
Pro Tools HD Owners:
Do you own Pro Tools HDX or HD Native hardware with Pro Tools HD 9, 10 or 11 software, or Pro Tools 9 or 10 and the Complete Production Toolkit? You will need Avid Pro Tools HD Upgrade with 12-Month Advanced Support - Activation Card. Own an older Pro Tools HD system? Software support for older “TDM” Pro Tools rigs ended at Pro Tools HD 10 software. Give us a call to chat over your upgrade options.
Pro Tools Owners:
If you own one of these (non-HD) Pro Tools versions, you'll need the Avid Pro Tools with 12-month Standard Support - Activation Card and iLok:
• Pro Tools 9, 10 or 11
• Pro Tools Express bundled with Pro Tools | Mbox, Fast Track Solo, or Fast Track Duo interfaces only
• Pro Tools M-Powered 6–8, or Pro Tools MP 9
New Pro Tools Owners:
If you don't own any of the versions of Pro Tools listed above, you have a choice of how you can access Pro Tools 12. You can purchase a new perpetual license for Pro Tools, with 12 months of upgrades and support included. There is also the option of a 1-year subscription to Pro Tools for just $299 or you can purchase a special bundle including Pro Tools software and either Avid HDX/HD Native or Apogee hardware.
If you're still having issues or want to know more about Pro Tools 12, give us a call or send us a message, our Avid Certified experts are standing by and ready to help however they can!