Pro Tools AAX Plugins

Pro Tools AAX Plugin FormatPro Tools AAX Plugins are essential if you are using Pro Tools 11 since Pro Tools 11 only supports AAX 64 Bit Plugins, and no longer supports RTAS plugins. Here is a list of software companies that are currently developing plugins for the AAX format (in addition to Avid).

If you know of any Pro Tools AAX plugins that are not listed here, please feel free to email it to me and I will add it to the list.

Learn the Essentials of Pro Tools

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The Best Pro Tools 9 External Hard Drives

Finding a reliable and compatible hard drive for your laptop or portable Pro Tools system is a critical but time consuming task.

This post will help you find the right Pro Tools hard drive by introducing you to three Avid Approved Pro Tools external drives and giving you a short guide to some of the Pro Tools 9 Hard Drive requirements [Read more…]


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Free Plug-Ins: FreqAnalyst Spectrum Analyzer

A Pro Tools Spectrum Analyzer plug-in is a very helpful tool to have and is worth spending some money on. But if there’s one that is legitimately free – all the better. [Read more…]

Air Users Blog

The Air users blog is run by a ShowMeProTools reader named [Read more…]

Sonalksis FreeG Custom Fader Plugin

The Sonalksis FreeG is an intuitive tool that can be used for a variety of applications to increase [Read more…]

Download Peter Gabriel Games Without Frontiers MultiTrack

Peter Gabriel has made his classic song Games Without Fontiers available in multitrack format [Read more…]

Fxpansion BFD2 B.O.M.B Expansion Pack

Fxpansion BFD 2 has become one of my favorite Pro Tools plug-ins. I was blown away by the drum kit sounds [Read more…]

Free Plug-Ins from Nomad Factory

2011 Update: It looks as though another great set of free plug-ins have been discontinued. [Read more…]