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Pro Tools SE MP3 Export Option & Authorization
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MP3 Export Option

The MP3 Export Option lets you create MP3 files from Pro Tools sessions when exporting a region or a Timeline selection as a new audio file.  With the MP3 Export Option, the MP3 file type is available when using File > Export > Audio.  Pro Tools uses the Fraunhofer codec for encoding MP3 files.
 

Authorizing the MP3 Export Option

The MP3 Export Option is a paid option and can be purchased and authorized when you export an audio file as an MP3.  To authorize the MP3 Export Option using an authorization code:

  1. Launch Pro Tools.
  2. Open a session.
  3. Click on a region or make a Timeline selection and choose File > Export > Audio.
  4. Select Compressed MP3 as the File Type.
  5. Click Export.
  6. In the Pro Tools MP3 Option dialog, click Authorize.
  7. In the Pro Tools MP3 Export Option dialog, select Manual Activation, then click Next.
  8. In the Pro Tools MP3 Export Option dialog, deselect the Use my iLok Smart Key option, then click Next.
  9. When prompted, enter your Pro Tools MP3 Export Option serial code (authorization code).
  10. Click Next and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the authorization process.