"Pro Tools is the audio workstation that redefined the music and post-production industries, providing everything needed to create high-caliber audio mixes," said Chris Gahagan, senior vice president of Products and Technology at Avid. "With Pro Tools | First, we've taken the most powerful, proven, and trusted DAW and streamlined it into a version that's available to everyone for free, whether they dream of a career in music and are just starting out, or are more experienced and want to give Pro Tools a try. Now users of all levels can start off their musical journey on the right path."
Pro Tools | First offers software instruments, audio effects, AAX plug-ins, and "First" bundles on the Avid Marketplace for creating, shaping, and enhancing sounds quickly and easily. Pro Tools | First is also compatible with Avid Cloud Collaboration. It is certainly a big, welcomed news for independent musicians and students worldwide who cannot afford the professional Pro Tools