AVID PRO TOOLS 2022.4 - Frequently asked questions

Is AVID discontinuing all unlimited Pro Tools licenses?

Will Pro Tools Artist support EUCON?

Will my Pro Tools Ultimate license be renamed to a perpetual "Pro Tools Flex" license?

What happens to my license on April 26?

Will Pro Tools Studio support Pro Tools | Sync X?

Will Pro Tools Artist be available as a multiseat license?

Ist Beat Detective in Pro Tools Studio enthalten?

Does Pro Tool Studio support Surround mixing Dolby Atmos?

Will all versions of Pro Tools still require iLok?

Is AVID discontinuing all Pro Tools perpetual licenses?

Yes. AVID will no longer sell perpetual licenses for Pro Tools (Standard) and Pro Tools | Ultimate as of April 26.

What happens to on April 26 with my license

Customers with active subscriptions and current Update + Support plans (unlimited) will automatically receive the appropriate tier in the future:

  • Pro Tools -> Pro Tools Studio
  • Pro Tools | Ultimate subscription -> Pro Tools Flex subscription
  • Pro Tools | Ultimate unlimited -> Pro Tools Ultimate unlimited

Will Pro Tools Artist be available as a multiseat license?

No, only Studio and Flex subscriptions support multiseat licensing for EDU institutions.

Does Pro Tool Studio surround mixing support Dolby Atmos?

Yes, is supported.

Will Pro Tools Artist support EUCON?

Yes, is supported.

Will Pro Tools Studio support Pro Tools | Sync X?

No. Pro Tools Studio does not support HD hardware, including Sync X - that requires Pro Tools Flex/Ultimate.

Is Beat Detective included in Pro Tools Studio?

Yes, is included.

Will all versions of Pro Tools still require iLok?

Yes, including iLok Cloud.

Will my Pro Tools Ultimate license be renamed to a Pro Tools Flex perpetual license?

No. "Pro Tools Flex" refers to the subscription bundle that includes the Pro Tools Ultimate and a collection of additional third-party solutions.

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