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Pro Tools features

Pro Tools HD Graphics Engine on a Mac must be revamped thanks to Apple Metal Technology.

Why Pro Tools HD meters lose their smooth motion with the beat of the mix as soon as one plug-in such as a mastering limiter is inserted into the session. This is a shame. Listen up Avid: You cannot support the Mac without supporting what the mac is good at. You are in contradiction with mac users's purpose of using the Apple's platform. Remember that Pro Tools started as a Mac software only. My reluctance for 2018 subscription ...more »

Submitted by (@yaluabe)

Opertaing System(s) : macOS 10.12

Artist Series features

Transport Online with Eucon - Feature Request - Mimic the two states

Transport online has two states in Pro-tools... when it's waiting (the transport online button is flashing) and when Protools is locked and chasing (transport online is actively chasing).


If I assign 'transport online" to a button on my MC Transport.. the light is always solid, regardless of the state.


This should mimic the button in protools... either fully off, flashing, or solid when chasing is active.

Submitted by (@neilparfitt)

Opertaing System(s) : n/a


2 votes

Pro Tools | Control features

EQ III window scaling.

One of the plugins I use the most is EQ III.

When I have populated all of the 7 bands, the tiny little window can be quite cluttered and difficult to read.

I would suggest that we should be able to re-scale the window, so we can get much more detail and control over the curve.

Then even people like me who likes to EQ with a microscope, get to be happy. 😺


Posted in the wrong category. Great!

Submitted by (@plasmingo)

Opertaing System(s) : n/a


4 votes

Pro Tools bugs

ProTools.exe is detected as a Threat while scanning for Malware, Virus

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/products/scanner https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/malicious-software-removal-tool-details.aspx?id=9905 ProTools HD12.7 Quick Scan... False Positive.? for a complete scan use a very fast M.2 pcie 3.0 x4, with SATA-2 it will take more than 12 hours for a complete scan. Quick Scan is minutes. for a Complete Scan Erase all Temp folders first & Recycle Bin. Temp folders are located ...more »

Submitted by (@juan.c)

Opertaing System(s) : Windows 8

Pro Tools features

Apply track color on audio import, based on user definablekey words

This could be a check box part of the import audio dialogue and would effectively search for, user definable, key words for each audio file imported and apply a track color based on those key words. For example I could apply the key words: “kick”, “kik”, “snare”, “snare top”, “snare bottom”, “snr”, “snares”, “rim”, “stick” To the color red. Meaning that any audio file containing those words would be imported and it’s ...more »

Submitted by (@hbadger30)

Opertaing System(s) : macOS 10.12


3 votes

Pro Tools features

Sort selected tracks by track color

This command would effectively sort selected tracks by their track color. The order of those colors could either be user defined or follow the rows on the color pallette. I think it would be useful feature for initial session organisation. Currently when I import audio for a song, I color the kick, snare, hi hat, ride all one color but they are usually spread out vertically across all the tracks in a session in the order ...more »

Submitted by (@hbadger30)

Opertaing System(s) : macOS 10.12


6 votes

Pro Tools features

Link Mix/Edit Group Enables preference

I was just informed that in Pro Tools 12.8.2, going forward, AVID programmers have abandoned the link feature altogether in preferences because they can't figure out how to fix it.. This means now you have to continuously enable groups every time you want to edit grouped tracks and then disable to avoid mixing grouped faders unwantingly. Please vote to make them figure out how to fix it. What's next?

Submitted by (@jim0003)

Opertaing System(s) : n/a


8 votes

Pro Tools bugs

Zoom toggle with playlist crash

Steps to reproduce (Protools 12.8.1 on OSX 10.10.5) :


- create new session

- create one audio track

- set the zoom toggle preferences to : track view : LAST USED

- toggle zoom on the track (E key). Set the track view to PLAYLIST. toggle zoom one more (E key) (back to normal)

- close the project and reopen

- toggle zoom (E) on the track : CRASH


Thanks to have a look at this

Submitted by (@redj00)

Opertaing System(s) : OS X 10.10


5 votes