Pro Tools features

Simultaneously edit main and alternate playlists at once

There should be an option to simultaneously edit the main playlists AND alternate playlists together without having to open the tracks playtlist view and select all the lanes one by one. i.e: you decide to remove 8 bars from a song using the All group and shuffle mode. But many tracks do have alternate playlists if you mistakenly edit without selecting all and every alt playlist in every track, things can get complicated. ...more »

Submitted by (@santuariosonico)

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


36 votes

Pro Tools features

Playlists Follow Edit

As a post production mixer working in Film / TV and Radio - one of the most needed and often discussed features among my fellow engineers is a toggle feature that allows playlists to follow edits. This essentially would allow all playlists below the main track to follow the edits of the main track. Main uses for this are: re-conforming whole sessions in post to picture i.e. moving an entire mix by a few seconds or ...more »

Submitted by (@zachmcnees)

Opertaing System(s) : OS X 10.11


24 votes

Pro Tools features

Automation Playlists

It'd be great to have playlists for automation. I'm a composer who frequently mixes music to Voiceover. I'll often do final automation tweaks on the master music bus. I then have to find a way to bypass or change those automation tweaks if the client wants the music without VO for another purpose. If there were automation playlists, I could recall different automation needs within the same session without having to ...more »

Submitted by

Opertaing System(s) : OS X 10.9


17 votes

Pro Tools features

Mirrored Playlist Editing

It would be efficient to have a way to choose mirrored playlist editing in the same fashion as mirrored Midi editing. Especially when performing cut time or add time commands. A simple checkbox would suffice. When moving sections of a song around this is a workflow killer. For example. If you decide to copy and past a chorus to double it or remove an instrumental section, you need to be able to have the playlists follow. ...more »

Submitted by (@lescooper)

Opertaing System(s) : macOS 10.12


7 votes