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Pro Tools M-Powered Essential
Streamlined Edition of Pro Tools M-Powered



Pro Tools® M-Powered™ Essential gives you easy access to many of the same Pro Tools software features that professionals use every day to create Grammy® award-winning albums, Emmy® award-winning television shows, and Academy Award®-winning films. This easy-to-use software lets you create pro-sounding mixes with up to 16 mono or stereo audio tracks. You also get 60+ virtual instrument sounds to play and record, plus EQ and other effects to make your mixes sound professionally produced. It even comes with over 5.5GB of music-making tools to help you get started instantly.


Play, Mix and Record with the Creative Power of Pro Tools
Create original, professional-sounding music instantly with this easy-to-use, streamlined edition of Pro Tools—the same platform professionals use to record, edit, and mix the world's most popular music. Despite its awesome power, Pro Tools M-Powered Essential is so easy to use that you’ll be making music almost immediately.

Over 60 Virtual Instrument Sounds
Play solo or add other instruments to your tracks using the 60+ different studio-quality instrument sounds included in Pro Tools M-Powered Essential software. From piano, organ and synth to guitars, bass, strings and percussion, the powerful Structure Essential virtual instrument included with Pro Tools M-Powered Essential offers a broad sound palette to draw from. Of course, you can also easily incorporate your outboard synthesizers, samplers, and drum machines into your mixes with Pro Tools M-Powered Essential.

Create Songs in Minutes
Jump right into making music of any style—from hip-hop and funk to pop, jazz, rock and blues. Pro Tools M-Powered Essential software includes a variety of music-making tools, including a vast library of music creation templates and 3GB of audio loops so you can jam along with killer drum grooves or add your own percussion, bass and instrument lines. You’ll also have all the powerful MIDI editing tools and effects that pros use to make performances sound great.

Effects Galore
Make professional-sounding mixes using the included suite of pro effects processing plug-ins—including reverb, delay, EQ, compression, chorus, flanger and phaser effects. You even get the infamous sound of SansAmp classic amp modeling and distortion for great guitar sounds—without needing an amp.

Top Features

  • streamlined edition of Pro Tools M-Powered > record, edit and produce with the creative power of Pro Tools
  • easy to use > start creating music immediately using the same software platform the pros use
  • up to 16 simultaneous audio tracks > turn your computer into a full-fledged multi-track recording studio
  • cross platform > works with PC or Mac computers
  • over 60 virtual instrument sounds > be the entire band
  • powerful, pro-quality effects plug-ins included > make your mixes sound professional
  • includes the tools you need to make professional-sounding music in any style quickly and easily > create songs in minutes

Full Features

  • award-winning Pro Tools composing, recording, editing and mixing features
  • streamlined interface for easy use
  • mix up to 16 simultaneous mono or stereo audio tracks
  • integrated MIDI sequencing
  • supports up to 8 simultaneous virtual Instrument tracks and 8 MIDI tracks
  • includes powerful Structure Essential virtual instrument with 60+ sounds
  • powerful, pro-quality effects plug-ins included
  • built-in SansAmp classic guitar amp modeling and distortion effects
  • comes with over 3GB of audio loops
  • get started easily with music creation templates and demos covering multiple musical styles
  • supports 2 simultaneous audio inputs and outputs
  • compatible with PC and Mac computers

Minimum System Requirements (Mac)

  • OSX 10.5.5
  • 1.8GHz multi-core processor
  • 5400RPM hard drive
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • 4GB hard drive space (additional space required for loop content)

Minimum System Requirements (PC)

  • Windows XP (SP3)*
  • Windows Vista 32/64
  • 1.8GHz multi-core processor (Intel or AMD)
  • 5400RPM hard drive
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • 4GB hard drive space (additional space required for loop content)

    *Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Media Center Edition is not supported.