Pro Tools features

When Clip Groups are Created, color or shade differently

When you hit command + opt + G and group a series of clips, it's currently to hard to distinguish that group short of the tiny little text at the top left, that many of us with high res monitors can barely see. I propose that when you group clips, that group is either colored differently or at the very least has a slightly different (darker or lighter shade) than the rest of the clips on that track. Example of use in ...more »

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13 votes

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Listen to users

Some of the most popular feature requests on here were originally posted in 2009. Things like track folders, which are available in virtually every other DAW, but even more needed in Pro Tools, where film mixers have several hundred tracks to grapple with. That's a lot of scrolling. Instead of focusing on things like Atmos integration, which affects a tiny fraction of your users, please implement the features your larger ...more »

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34 votes

Pro Tools features

Sequence as tab

Working with video projects or productions with multiple versions, it's always bugging me how I have to create X amount of new sessions and re-import everything, including a plethora of audio tracks, fades, plugin settings etc. all of which will be duplicated on my local drive. Wouldn't it be more simple if Pro Tools allowed us to create "Sequences" the way video editors do? The way I see it, we could open a "new sequence ...more »

Submitted by (@alexandrepigeot)

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Pro Tools features

Option to Retain Track Height on Import

In my standard session format, I like to have, for example, each kit piece at a 'Mini' size, so it's easier to navigate. Trouble is, whenever I import that to a different session, it makes them all whatever size is being used most recently there, meaning I have to resize all 12 tracks every time!

 

Would be great if the session data import screen had a checkbox option to retain origin track height.

Submitted by (@theneil)

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7 votes

Pro Tools features

Playlist Features: Add Double / Quad Comp buttons

Currently in playlist mode you have two options under the playlist name: "Solo" and "Up Arrow". When comping vocals it is very common to track a bunch of takes and make main vocals, double vocals, and quad vocals. The same could be said for comping guitar tracks or anything that needs doubles or quads. If you look on the left, those two buttons leave enough real-estate for possibly 5 more buttons. The buttons I would ...more »

Submitted by (@adrianrobison)

Opertaing System(s) : macOS 10.12

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10 votes

Pro Tools features

Mixer Update - more intelligent soloing

Pro Tools seriously lags behind its competitors here. Here is a non-exhaustive list of improvements, if you have any more please add to comments. If I solo the 'Drum Aux' all tracks associated with that Aux should play, it is silly I have to solo all the tracks manually. If I have a delay and reverb send on my Vocal channel, when I solo the Vocal channel, I should also hear the delay and reverb. Yes, I can 'solo safe' ...more »

Submitted by (@djstyleee)

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19 votes

Pro Tools features

Mixer Update - Show Only '' tracks

The ability to show only audio tracks or show only VCAs or Aux etc, it would be nice if you could select a combination like Aux and VCA for example, and the option to always keep the master fader presnets.

This would be good for setting up Window Configurations that you could quickly switch between on busy mixes.

Submitted by (@djstyleee)

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6 votes

Pro Tools features

Ordnerspuren mit VCA Funktion (Amalgamate Tracks combined with VCA Function)

Vorschlag: - Audio und Instrumentspuren können in einer Ordnerspur zusammengefasst werden. Alle Edits, die an dieser Ordnerspur vorgenommen werden, wirken auf sämtliche sich in der Ordnerspur befindlichen Spuren. - Es wird im Arrangier als auch im Mixfenster eine Ordnerspur erzeugt. Die beinhalteten Spuren können jederzeit durch das Aufklappen der Ordnerspur sichtbar gemacht werden. Im Arrangierfenster wird eine Ordnerregion ...more »

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4 votes

Pro Tools features

Enable Pinch-to-Zoom Gestures

The majority of applications for Mac (and also some for Windows) support the two-finger pinch-to-zoom in/out gesture on touchpads, yet Pro Tools does not.

 

Cmd [ ] is great, but having this gesture-based functionality enabled would definitely make for faster workflow when moving around a session.

 

The two-finger drag works, so why not this?

Submitted by (@theneil)

Opertaing System(s) : 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

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10 votes

Pro Tools | Control features

Custom plug-in Mapping on Any Controller

Let us Custom plug-in map any parameter to "Any" Midi Controller (not just Avid apporaved ones) using the 'Right-click' button on our mouse? New Assignments would always overwrite Old Assignments Just right-click and just select controller of your choice, then may be 'save' my choice as MIDI Preset in some kind of drop down menu on the plugin, where you can bring up the settings again to overwrite the current settings ...more »

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16 votes