Music software offers academic pricing

Avid® has announced global academic pricing for Pro Tools® version 9 and Sibelius® version 6. College-level students, teachers and educational institutions can purchase Pro Tools Academic for $295 US MSRP and Sibelius Academic for $295 US MSRP. Students purchasing Pro Tools Academic will also receive four years of free upgrades.

Additionally, current Pro Tools LE® Academic customers with Mbox® 2 series hardware or higher, and Pro Tools® M-Powered™ Academic customers, can crossgrade to the latest version of Pro Tools Academic for $125 USMSRP and $175 USMSRP, respectively. All student crossgrade customers receive four years of free upgrades as well.

Additionally, Avid MC Control v2, MC Mix and MC Transport controllers now support the Windows 7 operating system.