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Pro Tools 8.0.4 Downloads & Details

June/July, 2010 — Avid is pleased to announce the availability of Pro Tools® 8.0.4, a free, downloadable update for Pro Tools 8.0-8.0.3 owners. This latest update offers many performance enhancements and fixes, including:
  • Automation
  • Editing
  • Avid Unity and Interplay Workflows
  • Recording
  • MIDI
  • Relinking and importing
  • Stability
For a select list of fixes in Pro Tools 8.0.4, please download the following PDF document:Pro Tools 8.0.4 also adds Windows 7 support for Pro Tools LE® and Pro Tools M-Powered™ systems. We've also included new PC drivers for Pro Tools LE 8.0.4, greatly expanding the number of compatible laptop and desktop computers. On the Mac side, Pro Tools LE and M-Powered 8.0.4 adds support for the latest i5 and i7 iMac and MacBook Pro models.

For more information about Pro Tools 8.0.4, please see the following page in the Products / Pro Tools / What's New section:
Summary of Updates

Pro Tools|HD® 8.0.4
  • Includes many performance enhancements and fixes
Pro Tools LE 8.0.4
  • Includes many performance enhancements and fixes
  • Full support for Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Full support for i5 and i7 iMac and MacBook Pro models
  • Adds new Windows drivers—broadening compatibility on PC desktops and laptops
Pro Tools M-Powered 8.0.4
  • Includes many performance enhancements and fixes
  • Full support for Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Full support for i5 and i7 iMac and MacBook Pro models

Compatibility Summary

Pro Tools 8.0.4 supports the same Pro Tools core systems as version 8.0.3, with the following operating systems:
  • Mac OS X 10.6.1 – 10.6.3 (Snow Leopard)
    • While 10.6.4 is not yet fully qualified with Pro Tools, our preliminary compatibility and performance testing has found no issues
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard)
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (Home or Professional, 32-bit)
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (32-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit)
    • Windows 7 is officially supported with Pro Tools LE and M-Powered version 8.0.4; and Pro Tools M-Powered Essential version 8.0.3
    • Pro Tools HD 8.0.4 can be used on Windows 7 as a public beta

Please Note:
Pro Tools 8.0.4 will be the last version of Pro Tools to support Macintosh Leopard (10.5.x), and Windows Vista operating systems. It will also be the last version of Pro Tools LE and M-Powered to support Windows XP.

Please read the EOSS (End of Software Support) Announcements for more information.

Not Compatible
Pro Tools 8.0.3 software and higher does not support some retired products:
  • Original Mbox
  • Expansion|HD Chassis
  • Macintosh PowerPC Computers
Please read the EOSS (End of Software Support) Announcements for more information.


Download Pages with Additional Details

Pro Tools HD 8.0.4 Updates — June 8, 2010
Pro Tools LE 8.0.4 Updates — July 7, 2010
Pro Tools M-Powered 8.0.4 Updates — July 7, 2010Note: These updates are for the full version of Pro Tools M-Powered; Pro Tools M-Powered Essential remains at version 8.0.3.


Please Note: The Pro Tools 8.0.4 Updates are only available by download. You will need to use a broadband connection to download the update for your system. If you are not able to download on your Pro Tools system, you can download the update from any broadband connection, then transfer the update to your Pro Tools system.


Additional Downloads

Pro Tools 8.0.4 Optional software Downloads
Links to downloads and installation instructions for owners of optional software, plug-ins, toolkits, MP3 Option, DigiTranslator, MachineControl, and more:

iZotope Updates Required
For AudioSuite compatibility with Pro Tools 8.0.4, users of iZotope plug-ins should download the latest versions from the iZotope website:
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