All currently enrolled students at Berklee College of Music are provided with access to powerful, cutting-edge music technology, which is an integral part of the college curriculum. Access to this music technology empowers students to create professional-quality content with a range of innovative tools.
Compatible Software Versions
Listed below are the currently approved versions of the software included in the Core Software Package as well as compatible MacOS versions.
Berklee approves versions of software that are tested and evaluated to ensure compatibility needs of the college and its curriculum. In some cases, the most current version of a piece of software may be one or two versions ahead of what is actually used at Berklee.
This software is not required for students enrolled at Boston Conservatory at Berklee or students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in music industry leadership and innovation program.
|Apple Logic Pro||10.x|
|Avid Pro Tools||2022.x|
|Make Music Finale||27|
|Microsoft Office||Office 365|
|MacOS Big Sur||11.6 and newer|
|MacOS Monterey||12.3 and newer|
As a Berklee student, updates to the Core Software applications will be provided to you at no cost during your enrollment. A free upgrade to Pro Tools is not provided, and a renewal fee is required after the first year.
You can submit a support request to obtain an updated software license and registration information for the latest compatible software versions.
This policy is subject to change without notice.