Designed for singer/songwriters and loop-based musicians, Pro Tools | Duet enables you to turn your Mac or PC into a powerful yet portable music creation and audio recording studio. Featuring industry-standard Pro Tools | Software and the best-in-class Duet by Apogee 2x4 audio interface, Pro Tools | Duet provides everything you need to create professional-level productions that will help you stand out from the crowd—from first note to final mix.
Pro Tools , Duet comes with Pro Tools | Software, giving you everything you need to compose, play, practice, record, edit, mix, and master music and audio on Mac and Windows. Pro Tools redefines professional production for today’s workflows with powerful audio and video engines that enable you to work with a wide variety of virtual instruments, effects, and HD video. Plus, with turbocharged 64-bit performance, you can take on the most demanding sessions and maximize your creativity—without holding anything back.
Create with a complete solution—from first note to final mix
Pro Tools | Duet gives you the best of both worlds—multi award-winning Pro Tools | Software, used and trusted by just about every top artist, musician, producer, mixer, sound designer, recording studio, and post-production facility around the world, and the legendary sound of the Duet by Apogee audio interface. With Pro Tools | Duet, you get a comprehensive and truly portable music recording and creation system that delivers exceptional performance, quality, and value—in your studio and on the go.
Pro Tools | Software is the longtime industry-standard digital audio workstation in music, film, and television, and has been honored by the industry with Grammy, Oscar, and Emmy awards. With Pro Tools, you can work with the same tools the pros use to create your favorite songs and soundtracks—with unparalleled speed and ease.
Get premium sound quality, designed by Apogee
The ultra-compact, best-in-class Pro Tools | Duet USB audio interface features cutting-edge technology that delivers a difference you can hear. From its state-of-the-art A/D and D/A conversion and world-class mic preamps, to professional-level I/O, you get the legendary sound quality you need to deliver the best mixes possible.
Maximize your creativity with 64-bit AAX plug-ins
Pro Tools | Duet comes complete with over 60 AAX virtual instruments, effects, sound-processing, and utility plug-ins, giving you an expansive sonic canvas and boundless resources to create music and the best sounding mixes. Plus, you can expand your creative palette even more with over 1,000 64-bit AAX virtual instruments and effects plug-ins available from Avid and more than 100 other top audio developers.
See it, select it, dial it in
With the included EUCON-enabled Pro Tools IO Control software, you can take direct control of your recording and monitoring experience through the software control panel, from the Pro Tools | Duet audio interface, or using any Artist Series controller. Plus, you’ll also experience the same tight integration between Pro Tools | Software and Pro Tools | Duet as you would with any Avid audio interface.
Get portability with reliability for the road
Pro Tools | Duet is solidly built with die-cast aluminum, steel, and a scratch-resistant display panel hardened by UV processing, providing a sleek yet robust chassis for added protection against daily abuse and the unpredictability of travel. Plus, its compact size makes it an easy fit in any desktop studio environment, or tuck it into your bag or backpack for on-the-go creation.
Avid welcomes Apogee Electronics as a Connectivity Partner
Apogee helped pioneer the digital recording revolution, pushing the envelope of digital audio quality with its legendary AD/DA conversion. And now that Apogee has come onboard as an audio I/O Connectivity Partner, you’ll have even more product choices that complement and integrate with Pro Tools and other Artist Suite solutions, delivering on the Avid Everywhere vision. With the simplified and connected experience the Avid MediaCentral platform brings, you can choose how you want to work, overcome challenges more quickly, and gain the edge you need to stand out in today's competitive industry.
Extend your I/O with the optional Duet breakout box
Available as an optional accessory, the Duet Breakout Box by Apogee is a solidly built aluminum device that features studio-quality I/O connectors and includes a 2-meter cable, enabling you to move your Pro Tools | Duet’s input and output connections away from your desktop to minimize cable clutter. It features two 1/4" inputs and two XLR inputs that support up to two simultaneous channels of input, and two balanced XLR outputs. (Please note that the breakout box does not enable extra I/O beyond the Pro Tools | Duet’s 2x4 capabilities.)