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What is Pro Tools SE? What are the Features & Limitations?
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Q: What is Pro Tools SE?

A: Pro Tools SE is a streamlined edition of Pro Tools M-Powered.  Click here for an overview of Pro Tools SE.


Q: What are the feature/limitations of SE vs M-Powered?

A: Pro Tools SE provides:

  • Award-winning Pro Tools composing, recording, editing, and mixing features
  • Mix up to 24 tracks (16 audio tracks, 8 virtual instrument tracks)
  • 2 simultaneous audio inputs and 2 simultaneous audio outputs
  • Powerful, pro-quality effects including reverb, EQ, and guitar amp/distortion effects
  • Integrated learning tools make it easy to create music
  • Comes with over 3 GB of audio loops to quickly construct songs and ideas
  • Built-in composing features, including MIDI sequencing and Score editing
  • Includes over 100 different virtual instruments


Q: Can I add any additional instrument plug-ins or effects to Pro Tools SE?

A: No, Pro Tools SE is limited to the included instruments and effects.  If you wish to install any additional Digidesign or 3rd party plug-ins, you must purchase the full version of Pro Tools M-Powered.