Technology Information for Undergraduate Students

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.

Core Software

Software Title Version
Apple Logic Pro 10.x
Avid Pro Tools 2022.x
Make Music Finale 27
Microsoft Office Office 365
EarMaster Cloud


Operating System

MacOS Version
MacOS Mojave 10.14.6
MacOS Catalina 10.15.7
MacOS Big Sur 11.6 and newer
MacOS Monterey 12.3 and newer

Software Updates

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.

Submit a support request

This policy is subject to change without notice.