New bundles for home and project studios pair M-Audio interfaces with new Pro Tools MP software 07/04/11
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Avid has announced the availability of Pro Tools MP 9, the latest version of the Pro Tools software, which enables M-Audio hardware enthusiasts to harness professional-quality recording, editing, and mixing features in their home or project studios. Avid also announced all-new bundles that combine Pro Tools MP 9 software with select M-Audio interfaces to deliver industry-leading music creation solutions at an extraordinary value. Here's the press release with all the details...
Pro Tools MP 9 leverages the same core functionality found in Avid's Pro Tools software, the top choice for music and audio professionals. New Pro Tools MP 9 features include Automatic Delay Compensation for great-sounding, phase-accurate mixes; and MP3 export capability, which enables users to easily share their creations with the world. Avid's Pro Tools MP 9 software will be offered standalone for use with select M-Audio interfaces, as well as in all-new, value-packed bundles with the M-Audio MobilePre, Fast Track Pro or Fast Track Ultra interfaces, providing the essential tools that customers need to create professional-quality music.
Specifically designed to work with select Avid's M-Audio audio interfaces, Pro Tools MP 9 delivers a professional, stable platform intended for personal studio and mobile music creation. The software features:
Studio-standard composing, recording, MIDI sequencing, editing, and mixing features
Support for a wide variety of M-Audio hardware interfaces, providing robust, complete solutions that are easy to set up and use
48 simultaneous 24-bit mono or stereo tracks and up to 96 kHz fidelity, enabling rich, layered productions
Over 70 virtual instruments and effects plug-ins for creating and polishing professional-sounding mixes
Automatic Delay Compensation and MP3 export, delivering the most requested Pro Tools updates to Pro Tools MP 9 users
Session compatibility with professional Pro Tools studios around the world, facilitating collaboration
"Avid's Pro Tools MP 9 and the new bundles represent the continued expansion of the Pro Tools product line, delivering solutions that customers have been asking for--at every price point," says James Woodburn, Avid Senior Product Manager. "Users at every level now have access to rock-solid, best-in-class recording solutions that provide everything they need to compose, record, edit, and mix their projects. From top-of-the-line professional Pro Tools | HD and HD Native systems, to Pro Tools 9 software and the new Mbox family solutions, and now Pro Tools MP 9 and bundles, professional-quality music creation has never been more accessible." Pricing and Availability:
Pricing for Pro Tools MP 9 is $299.95, and upgrades are available to existing Pro Tools M-Powered™ users for $199.95. Pricing for Pro Tools MP 9 bundles begins at $329.95 for Pro Tools MP 9 + MobilePre, $399.95 for Pro Tools MP 9 + Fast Track Pro and $549.95 for Pro Tools + Fast Track Ultra. All prices USMSRP. All options will be available worldwide on May 16, 2011.