Pro Tools features

Dual playhead

Probably almost impossible to implement. But, when dubbing a movie, It would be really helpful to be able for two people to work on the same session at once - in different places. The mixer can carry on mixing whilst the editor can make changes at a different point in the session (listening to a separate sub feed routed to headphones) A full set of "sub" tools would be required. Double processing power would be needed ...more »

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Pro Tools features

Add a simple text window

A window that can except text that remains open as you wish. This would be super simple yet super helpful. Great for holding lyrics while writing and recording, mix notes from clients for revisions, production notes, etc.

When I'm at the studio with multiple monitors I can accomplish this but when it's just a laptop screen it's no good.

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Opertaing System(s): OS X 10.8

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Pro Tools features

Waveform on Importing Menu

I think there should be a waveform representation of the sound we want to import. For instance, with you are searching for a sound in the middle of a thousand more, it's really boring not having the waveform of the sounds because there are those silence intervals between the beggining of the clip until the actual sound

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

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Pro Tools features

Graphics Offset While Using Plugs With Long Sample Delays

I'd be nice if there was a toggle to set an offset to match the max delay compensation setting while using plug-ins with really long sample delays. I've recently stumbled onto some wrapped VSTs that makes the sound delayed a few seconds after it shows up onscreen. It would be nice if the video graphics of ProTools matched the audio out (even if the transport remains delayed in response.) Ultimately not ideal but certainly ...more »

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S3 features

Direct Monitoring path for S3

Currently (June 2015) when using the S3 as an AVB audio interface there is a high latency (8ms) at even the lowest available buffer size in PT12. If you could from within the S3 allow direct monitoring of inputs the audio interface would fulfil its potential. As it stands, with the latencies experienced now, tracking is not really an option. Vote for me!

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Opertaing System(s): OS X 10.10

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Pro Tools bugs

Continuous scrolling is erratic with PT12 on Win 8.1

Open session set to continuous scrolling.

Mouse around the time line or mix window

Expected Result: should just work

Actual Result: GUI is very jerky with very slow response to mouse and keyboard..

Workaround: Set scrolling to page

Additional Regression Notes: Eucon on or off made no difference.

Environment: OS Windows 8.1

Platform native with HD software

Memory Mode 64 bit

OS Language English

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Version(s) Affected: 12.0

Version(s) Addressed In: 12.1

Opertaing System(s): Windows 8

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Pro Tools bugs

Changing all tracks heights is very slow

Create a new session

Create 100 tracks

In the edit window select all the tracks

Use the "Control+Alt" +Up/Down Arrows (Mac) to change the track height of tracks

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Version(s) Affected: 11.3.1-12.0

Version(s) Addressed In: 12.1

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Pro Tools bugs

Mono subpaths of stereo paths cannot be individually delay-compensated using the Native mixer (not a problem on HDX).

1. create a new session 2. add 2 mono audio tracks 3. add 2 mono aux tracks 4. import or create one mono audio file with rhythmic material 5. add the same audio file to both audio tracks in the same position 6. make sure you have (at least) one stereo bus with 2 mono subpaths left & right. I will refer to the stereo bus as "Bus LR", L mono subpath "Bus L", right "Bus R" 7. set audio track 1 output to "Bus L"; audio track ...more »

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Version(s) Affected: 11.0-12.0

Version(s) Addressed In: 12.1

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Pro Tools bugs

Keyboard Shortcut for Entering Timeline Location is Broken (Option+[/] on Numeric Keypad)

Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open or create a session. 2. Unlink Timeline and Edit Selection (Shift+/). 3. Open the Transport window (Command+[1] on Numeric Keypad). 4. Press Option+[/] on the Numeric Keypad, which should highlight the Play Selection Start field in the Transport window. Expected Result: The Play Selection Start field in the Transport window should become active, allowing you to enter a start time for the Timeline ...more »

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Version(s) Affected: 11.3.1-12.0

Version(s) Addressed In: 12.1

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Pro Tools bugs

Edit selection is being moved to the beginning of the note when separating a MIDI note.

1. Create an Inst track in notes view with a single MIDI note.

2. Set Pro Tools to Slip mode.

3. Separate the MIDI note with Cmd+E or "B" in command focus mode.

The edit selection should stay in place after separating the note, but the edit selection moves to the beginning of the MIDI note.

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Version(s) Affected: 10.3.8-12.0

Version(s) Addressed In: 12.1

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Pro Tools bugs

"Default Output" changes when exchanging a PT12 session with PT11

Start PT12 Make a new session based on supplied template In I/O setup; Bus; see that Default output is set to MIX for both mono and stereo Make a new Stereo Bus, with subpaths. Call it "NOT HERE" Move the bus "NOT HERE" to the top, so above the bus called "MIX" Save the session. Start PT11 Open I/O setup ( no need to open the just saved session! ) Look at Default Output Bus Expected Result: I would expect that the default ...more »

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Version(s) Affected: 12.0

Version(s) Addressed In: 12.1

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Pro Tools bugs

When importing tracks from another session, the bus names do not always import

Import tracks from another session. Make sure the track input and/or output buss assignments have been named something other than the default. Expected Result: Tracks should be imported with all bus names intact Actual Result: Sometimes the buss names have reverted back to their default names (Bus 1-2, Bus 3-4, etc) Workaround: N/A. You have to rename the busses in the new session. Additional Regression Notes: This doesn't ...more »

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Version(s) Affected: 12.0

Version(s) Addressed In: 12.1

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Pro Tools bugs

"Exception: Failed to get the sample temporal offset from the AMA plug-in" in PT with XDCAM MXF media created from still images

To repro from scratch: (1) In Media Composer, right-click in a bin, choose to import a still image, e.g. .pct, .tiff, .jpg etc (2) In the Video Resolution pop-up choose XDCAM HD 50 or XDCAM EX 35 (3) Cut the resultant clip into a sequence and export as AAF or check into Interplay (4) Import sequence into Pro Tools (or find raw MXF created in step (2) and AMA link to it in MC [requires enabling AMA_AvidMXF in the Console]) ...more »

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Version(s) Affected: 11.0-12.0

Version(s) Addressed In: 12.1

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Misc

Avid Sync HD - Timecode - Window Dub

The current Avid Sync HD is only capable to overlay Window Dub (Timecode) on SD video.

It onyl has a SD Video In and no HD Video In (SDI, HDMI, etc.)

it should step up to it's name and be capable to do this.

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

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Pro Tools bugs

Machine Control does not go back to starting point when stopped

Since Protools 10.3.8, an external machine controled with Machine Control (tested with Sony 9pin and MMC) does not go back to starting point when playback is stopped, while Protools does (with Insertion Follows Playback disactivated, of course). This was not the case before 10.3.8. At the beginning, I was thinking I've missed some Preferences settings, but when I reinstalled Protools 10.3.7, everything was working fine ...more »

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Opertaing System(s): OS X 10.8 OS X 10.7

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