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Pro Tools features

Windows Configuration show/hide channel plug-in feature

I have created windows configs in my templates so I can pull up all the plug-ins that are on a given series of track for I.E. all the floor tom, the left rack tom and the right rack tom's EQs, compressors, etc, or another would be the top and bottom snare processors, or all the vocal plug-ins, Master channel plug-ins, Delays, or Reverbs, so all can be pulled up in view simultaneously on my dual monitors for quick access ...more »

Submitted by (@jim0003)

Opertaing System(s) : n/a

Voting

2 votes

Pro Tools | Dock bugs

Hit 'Jog' when Pro Tools application is in background doesn't always enable Jog, then Dock is unresponsive

Making a cue sheet / spotting with spread sheet application in focus. Sometimes (not every time) when I hit 'Jog' on dock nothing happens , then the Dock becomes unresponsive, the iPad app also does not respond, even Pro Tools does not respond to any input. Switching application focus back to pro tools eventually makes the dock, ipad & pro tools start working again.

Submitted by (@studio13)

Opertaing System(s) : Windows 7

Pro Tools features

Proper looping functionality

Why can’t there be a setting for looping where we can always loop rather then having to select the loop or not when recording? And why does the audio break when changing the loop length? What about jumping to a new loop while playing? i.e. loop the verse > select the chorus and the new loop section plays after the previous looped section without breaking the audio. Or tab to the next looped section.

Submitted by

Opertaing System(s) : macOS 10.12

Voting

2 votes

Pro Tools features

Add Record-Pause to transport

This would allow recording to be paused and restarted without making a new file or new set of files. It would be helpful for recording radio scripts, podcasts, and the like, to allow having a single file for the editor to work with that omits discussions and conversations that happen intermittently while recording such things. Yes, we have the ability to delete and compact. This would save those steps, improving efficiency. ...more »

Submitted by (@elvenminstrel)

Opertaing System(s) : n/a

Pro Tools features

Windows Management

Improved windows layout and management options. Instead of making windows 'child' windows of the main application window (e.g. Edit or Mix windows) allow them to be float outside of the main application window, which will enable better use of multi-screen environments. For example, Sonar allows windows to be 'docked' or 'un-docked' to the main application window, which is also convenient for switching between single ...more »

Submitted by

Opertaing System(s) : Windows 10

Voting

6 votes

Pro Tools features

Different buffer sizes (96 Please!)

It would be great if you could select different buffer sizes in the playback engine. I have a lot of projects where it would be great to have a inbetween size from 64 to 128, 96 would be the perfect balance between lower latency and dramatically increased CPU usage. Many other apps allow buffer sizes in between the factor of 2 sizes.

Submitted by (@ryan003)

Opertaing System(s) : n/a

Voting

4 votes

Artist Series features

Pref for allowing hidden tracks in layouts/banking

Would be great to have the ability to include hidden tracks in layouts like you can on the S6. This way you can have layouts be totally independent of what tracks are currently showing on the PT screen, like you can with custom faders on the D-command/D-control. Could be a pref in eucon i guess.

Submitted by (@espron)

Opertaing System(s) : OS X 10.11

Voting

3 votes

Pro Tools features

Allow Softube Console1 To Import Pro Tools Track Numbers

As a Console1 user, the only real frustration I have when using it with Pro Tools is that the track orders in Pro Tools and Console1 don’t sync. This means that any time I move or add tracks in the Pro Tools session, the Console1 track layout must then be manually updated to match the new track layout in PT, a cumbersome and really unnecessary extra step. Softube have said that they can and will make this functionality ...more »

Submitted by (@aaron.meier)

Opertaing System(s) : n/a

Voting

6 votes

Pro Tools bugs

Pro Tools ignores "Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device" on Windows 10 and seizes exclusive control

So here's my issue: I open a browser to search for sound effects (I use soundsnap and audioblocks), I can play a sound through my main audio interface (Focusrite Saffire Pro 56) just fine. If I launch ProTools, even through I have "Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device" UNCHECKED ProTools still stops the computer's ability to play back audio through the browser. I've isolated the issue and ...more »

Submitted by (@jbsoundman)

Opertaing System(s) : Windows 10

Voting

3 votes

Pro Tools features

"Automatically Copy Files on Import" should be on by default

Too many mix engineers receive sessions with missing audio files all because the non-pro users do not know that the simple preference "Automatically Copy Files on Import" is not, by default, checked on their system.

Submitted by (@sambair)

Opertaing System(s) : n/a, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, macOS 10.12, OS X 10.11, OS X 10.10, OS X 10.9, OS X 10.8, OS X 10.7, OS X 10.6

Voting

19 votes