The Avid Pro Tools 10 LE Crossgrade Activation Card enables users of Pro Tools LE to upgrade to the latest ground-breaking update of Pro Tools, Version 10, the world's most popular music and audio production platform. It offers Pro Tools LE users over 50 new features which range from workflow and user enhancements to compatibility and performance improvements. Protools 10 builds upon the success of Pro Tools 9 and now includes 64-bit compatibility. Avid have also improved the disk scheduler ensuring Pro Tools 10 achieves maximum performance from you network attached storage (NAS).
Those choosing to crossgrade to Version 10 will also benefit from additional features such as 'Clip Gain', this is a separate gain manipulation workflow which is an alternative to fader automation. 'Clip Gain' enables estimated levels to be applied without the need for traditional track automation. Avid have invested a great deal of time improving and enhancing the existing supplied plug-ins, even adding AAX plug-ins - an entirely new format. AAX is a 64-bit ready platform, available to both HDX-accelerated and native workstations. Avid Rack plug-ins are also updated with an enhanced user interface, Audio Suite has also seen some major enhancements.
Other features and improvements include: real-time fades, improved EUCON support, Low Latency Mode for ASIO/Core Audio, input monitoring improvements, new Avid Channel Strip plug-in and much, much more.
Mix it up-at higher resolution
With Pro Tools 10, you can mix multiple audio file formats and bit depths within the same session-including interleaved-without any file duplication to cause project bloat. Plus, with support for 32-bit floating-point file formats, you'll get higher resolution sound when recording or importing, with more headroom to preserve the integrity of your audio from beginning to end.
With better performance Gain better recording and playback performance when working on a laptop with an external drive or a network-attached storage device. Speed up editing and mixing with Clip Gain. Work more easily with AudioSuite-rendered clips. Get 4x more Automatic Delay Compensation and 2x more busses to handle bigger mixes with more plug-ins. And get snappier performance when working on sessions with lots of fades.
Plug into legendary sound
With the included Avid Channel Strip plug-in, you get the renowned channel strip of the Avid (formerly Euphonix) System 5, one of the most sought-after consoles used to create some of the greatest mixes ever produced. Work with exact replications of the console's EQ and compression algorithms to add life to your mix.
Record and compose music and audio
Get top-quality sound and performance with Avid hardware Whether you're tracking vocals, guitars, or an orchestra, you'll get the best possible sound and optimized performance when you pair Pro Tools with an Avid audio interface. Record high-resolution audio-up to 24-bit/192 kHz-and experience exceptionally low latency to capture your best performances easily.
Work the way you want
With Pro Tools, you have the flexibility to record, edit and mix music and sound for picture your way. Pair the software with your favorite Avid or third-party audio interface to record and monitor vocal and instrument performances. Or record and create with just your computer and the software alone for ultimate portability.
Loop and punch your way to perfection
Nobody's perfect, but with Pro Tools you can create a seamless performance from multiple takes. Let your spontaneity shine with Loop recording and comp together your best takes. Or use QuickPunch to quickly replace any questionable section with a better performance.
No problem Easily create parts for practically any musical instrument using great-sounding virtual instruments, a MIDI keyboard/controller or your mouse and the built-in Pro Tools MIDI Editor. Get started fast with the included virtual instruments and audio loops and expand your arsenal with virtual instruments from Avid and third-party audio designers.
Compose with full MIDI and notation tools
Take your songwriting from sketchpad to final production. Create and edit virtual instrument and MIDI performances with the MIDI Editor. Or compose music using notation tools in the built-in Sibelius Score Editor. You can even export sessions as Sibelius (.sib) files for further finessing in Sibelius.
Work and collaborate on projects from other apps
Collaboration has never been easier. With Pro Tools, you can exchange sessions with any Pro Tools user or studio. Or work on projects created in other audio and video software-including Media Composer, Logic, Cubase and other third-party apps-right in Pro Tools.
Stretch your creativity with Elastic Time and Pitch
Freely experiment without the time or effort investment. With Elastic Time, you can change the tempo or timing of any clip or an entire composition-on the fly. And with Elastic Pitch, you can fix wrong notes, create harmonies and transpose clips-in real time-without altering the tempo.
Edit with precision
Shape and fine-tune your music and audio with professional, sample-accurate editing tools. Create a flawless performance by comping together tracks. Speed up editing with the Smart Tool. And smooth transitions with crossfades. Everything you need to perfect your tracks is available right from within a single Edit window.
Snoop out grooves with multitrack Beat Detective
With the versatile Beat Detective tool, you can quickly fix timing issues across multiple tracks or change up the feel of a beat to get a different groove. You can even use it to keep your rhythm section "in the pocket" by extracting the groove from a drumbeat and applying it to the bass part.
Create and cut sound to picture
With Pro Tools, you can create, edit and mix audio to picture using the built-in Timecode Ruler and video track. Use the included plug-ins to clean up sound. Create sound effects that define (or defy) reality. And record and edit voiceovers, Foley and ADR with perfect frame accuracy. You can even share audio mixes with Media Composer editors through AAF.