Where are my Pro Tools plug-ins stored?

Where are my Pro Tools plug-ins stored?

Keep your plug-ins folder neat and tidy. Pro Tools plugins are stored in different locations depending on which version of Pro Tools is installed and which OS you are running.

Pro Tools plugin locations for macOS

On macOS your Pro Tools plugins are stored:

  • Macintosh HD > Library > Application Support > Digidesign > Plug-Ins (RTAS & TDM)
  • Macintosh HD > Library > Application Support > Avid > Audio > Plug-Ins (AAX)

Pro Tools plugin locations for Windows

Under Windows your Pro Tools plugins are stored:

  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Digidesign\DAE\Plug-Ins (RTAS & TDM)
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Avid\Audio\Plug-Ins (AAX)

  • Plugin format for Pro Tools 11+ : AAX 64bit
  • Plugin format for Pro Tools 10: AAX 32bit, RTAS, TDM
  • Plugin format for Pro Tools 9 & earlier : RTAS & TDM

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