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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

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

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

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

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

15 votes

Pro Tools features

Automatically delete unused playlists

Hey all! Up to Pro Tools 12.6, I could delete empty playlists by simply switching from the playlist view to the waveform view and then back again. The playlists without audio content would be gone. This feature was extremely helpful for things like huge loop recording efforts - say you'd have five vocal phrases that would be looped onto ten playlists each. That's fifty playlists which could then be combined onto five ...more »

Submitted by (@hmbuff)

Opertaing System(s) : OS X 10.11

Voting

5 votes

Pro Tools features

Default playback engine

There are a lot of devices (hardware and software alike) that hijack the playback engine after a crash or even restarting pro tools. Would be epic if you guys made a "default" go to playback engine.

Submitted by (@mc.norzov)

Opertaing System(s) : 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

13 votes

Pro Tools features

Record Enable and Input Through stereo channels separately

I would like to be able to "Record Enable" the left and right channels separately. Maybe with a right click on the record enable button or some other modifier key combination to get to a drop down with a list of separate channel choices or all channels. Then you could record the left side first, then record another take on the right side of a stereo track. Otherwise you have to track to two mono tracks, output the two ...more »

Submitted by (@emailopenallhours.com)

Opertaing System(s) : n/a

Voting

-6 votes