Avid announced Pro Tools 12 at NAMM 2015. Pro Tools 12 is the next generation of the industry-standard digital audio software.
Pro Tools 12 sets the stage for Avid Cloud Collaboration, the upcoming Avid Marketplace, and flexible options, so you can access the industry standard in more affordable ways than ever. Create with a low-cost subscription. Own the software or a complete system outright.
Features of Avid Cloud Collaboration for Pro Tools:
- Secure and hassle-free setup
- Comprehensive workflows
- Simplified project and media management
- Built-in communication tools
- Find new talent and start new collaborations
- A new channel for artists to monetize their work
- Get plug-ins and apps immediately
Pro Tools 12 delivers new flexible licensing options, allowing customers to subscribe by as little as $29.99 per month, or to buy it outright. With these new options, users can stay current with future software updates and innovations as soon as they are released via the cloud, at no additional charge. This flexible licensing now provides artists with access to the same tools used by the top industry pros, at a price point they can afford.
17 new plug-ins and nine new plug-in bundles are now available in the Avid Marketplace and as in-app purchases in Pro Tools.
Avid also announced the Pro Tools | First, a free version of Pro Tools 12, with some limits.
No release date has been offered on Avid’s website, it is just announced as ‘coming soon’, but they will have to release it within 3 months now they have made a formal announcement at NAMM 2015.
If you own Pro Tools 11 you’ll automatically get Pro Tools 12 for free, plus one year of future updates, upgrades, and support.
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