Avid Releases Pro Tools 12.2 Update

New Version of Pro Tools with Plug-in Bundles, New Features, Lower Pricing
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Avid in Burlington, Mass., recently announced Pro Tools Version 12.2 digital audio software with bundled plug-ins and a reduced price for perpetual licenses.

For its Pro Tools and Pro Tools | HD customers, Avid is providing annual upgrade and support plans and subscription licenses, a new release that includes access to premium AAX plug-in bundles, and a host of new features. New Pro Tools upgrade and support plans provide more value and flexibility to stay on top of the latest updates, access creative tools and get professional support.

Avid's annual upgrade plan provides access to all Pro Tools upgrades ($99). Its annual plug-in and support plan provides access to a new bundle of 17 high-quality plug-in effects and Avid standard support ($99). Finally, its annual upgrade and support plan provides access to all Pro Tools upgrades, a new bundle of 17 high-quality plug-in effects, and Avid standard support ($199)

Pro Tools customers with monthly and yearly subscriptions will also have access to the new bundle of 17 plug-ins, in addition to the latest updates and professional customer support.

For Pro Tools | HD, the new annual upgrade plans that were recently updated with a lower renewal price ($399) now also include access to 16 new stompbox effects and nine additional premium AAX plug-ins. Customers with active upgrade plans will get access to this plug-in bundle during the term of their plan, while all new Pro Tools | HDX and HD Native systems come bundled with the new annual upgrade subscription.

The new version of Pro Tools includes several key enhancements that are among the most requested by the Pro Tools community and will enable audio professionals to use advanced mixing workflows like VCA Masters, extended metering, gain reduction metering, and Disk Cache for high-performance playback and record, even when using slower storage.

Customers new to Pro Tools can now purchase and own a perpetual license for the new low price of $599. This includes a perpetual Pro Tools license with a one-year $99 annual upgrade plan and a year’s access to the new plug-in bundle. Customers can also add Avid Standard Support for $99.

The new Pro Tools 12.2 update is free of charge to Pro Tools 12 customers with upgrade plans.

The Annual Upgrade Plan for Pro Tools | HD systems starts at $599 for the first year and includes upgrades, access to the HD plug-in bundle and standard support for one year. All new Pro Tools | HDX and HD Native systems come bundled with this plan which can be renewed for $399 each year thereafter. Starting in 2016, plans that lapse can be reinstated for $999.

Pro Tools (Standard) 12 access plug-in bundle contains:

  • Space
  • Eleven Effects Stompboxes: BBD Delay, Black Op Distortion, Black Shiny Wah, Black Spring, C1 Chorus/Vibrato, DC Distortion, Flanger, Gray Compressor, Green JRC Overdrive, Orange Phaser, Roto Speaker, Studio Reverb, Tape Echo, Tri-Knob Fuzz, Vibe Phaser and White Boost

Pro Tools HD 12 access plug-in bundle contains:

• Avid Pro Series: Pro Compressor, Pro Expander, Pro Multiband Dynamics, Pro Subharmonic and Pro Limiter

  • Space
  • Eleven
  • ReVibe® II
  • Reverb One
  • Eleven Effects Stompboxes: BBD Delay, Black Op Distortion, Black Shiny Wah, Black Spring, C1 Chorus/Vibrato, DC Distortion, Flanger, Gray Compressor, Green JRC Overdrive, Orange Phaser, Roto Speaker, Studio Reverb, Tape Echo, Tri-Knob Fuzz, Vibe Phaser and White Boost

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