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Name Pro Tools Session File
Version 10 onwards
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1727
Classification Text (Structured)
Description File created every time a user sets up a session in Pro Tools, music creation software made by Avid, which allows the user to create, record and mix music. Every time a session is started, a ptx file is created, containing all plug ins, audio and midi tracks and mixer settings. They do not contain actual audio, but have audio files linked to them.
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Avid
Supported by Avid
Source National Library of New Zealand / National Library of New Zealand
Source date 07 Jul 2022
Source description  
Last updated 07 Jul 2022
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