Digidesign gives away Pro Tools 3.4

Digidesign is giving away free copies of its professional audio software.The company this week said it will send a CD-ROM containing a full version of Pro Tools 3.

Digidesign is giving away free copies of its professional audio software.

The company this week said it will send a CD-ROM containing a full version of Pro Tools 3.4 to any person in North America. To receive the software, users must complete a form on the company's Web site.

The Pro Tools CD-ROM includes Pro Tools PowerMix, a Power Mac application that provides two simultaneous record tracks, up to 16 playback tracks, 64 virtual tracks and two bands of digital equalization per track.

The CD-ROM also contains an older version of Pro Tools with DAE (Digidesign Audio Engine) PowerMix, which costs $795 for Version 4.1.

Digidesign, a Palo Alto, Calif., division of Avid Technology Inc., can be reached at (650) 842-7900 or (800) 333-2137; fax (650) 842-7999; http://www.digidesign.com.