If you have visited the Avid site recently you might have seen a pop-up banner telling you about $750 worth of free gifts to all Pro Tools users with an active upgrade plan. Currently, they are offering a free copy of BioTek, a virtual synthesis instrument worth $150 from Tracktion, a free Pro Sound Effects First Library, with 350 royalty-free sound effects worth $99 and 50 professional, royalty-free production music tracks for your projects from Sound Ideas worth $495.
Who Is Eligible?
Pro Tools, Pro Tools Ultimate and Pro Tools for Education customers with an active monthly or annual subscription or a 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan (perpetual licenses) are eligible to receive these gifts. Avid say that "It’s our way of saying thank you for being a great customer!" Note that none of these offers are available to Pro Tools First users.
Biotek From Tracktion
with this Avid loyalty reward, you get a full copy of Biotek from Tracktion worth $150. Biotek is a software synth designed to combine the sounds of nature with a synthesis engine to create weird and wonderful organic soundscapes. This should be perfect for sound designers and music creators, as BioTek has been created to provide truly unique sounds with endless possibilities.
- Blend various patches into new sounds and morph them in real-time
- Create simple, or extremely complex, instruments with unlimited sound layers
- Tweak every parameter of sound with 200 modulation routes and 32 modifier routes
40 Sounds From Film Composer Christian Halten
Christian Halten’s work can be heard on soundtracks for Catwoman, The Ring 2 and Double Take as well as documentaries and video games. Exploring new instrumental sounds is always his first step toward fresh material. Christian created this video to introduce 40 new sounds he’s added to the BioTek library.
Pro Sound Effects First Library
With this loyalty reward from Avid, you get 350 royalty-free sound effects at your fingertips worth $99. The Pro Sound Effects First library has been collated to be a starting point for sound designers and music producers in need of a first library and was created to give a glimpse into the quality, depth, and breadth of PSE’s Hybrid Library and Master Library.
This library includes a wide variety of sound effects—from ambience, crowds, environments, and rumblings, to crashes, stings, and Foley sounds. Check out these samples.
Get access to royalty-free music from Sound Ideas—a $495 USD value
With this Avid Loyalty Reward, you will get 50 professional, high-quality production music tracks for your projects from Sound Ideas worth $495. This royalty-free music library allows you to use these tracks on any project, as the music comes with a worldwide license, so you never have to worry about where in the world your production may be watched or used.
The collection includes techno/dance/house, motivational/inspirational, classical, rock/pop, world music, jazz, comedy/cartoon, Christmas, and new age tracks.
How Do I Get These Free Gifts From Avid?
If you are an existing or new customer on an active subscription or upgrade plan, these gifts will be readily available in your Avid account. If you have allowed your plan to lapse you will receive these free gifts when you take advantage of a Reinstatement Plan.