Pro Tools features

Selection Behavior for MIDI Event Operations

I'd love to see the MIDI Event Operations window behavior changed so that the current track selection is active when the window is first opened. I'd like to be able to select a range of notes in the timeline, then open the Operations window to make adjustments to the selection without having to reselect the notes first. With the current behavior the Apply button is grayed out initially and only becomes active for notes ...more »

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Opertaing System(s): Windows 7

Pro Tools bugs

Video Engine Playback Delay

Compared to ProTools 10 the video engine playback delay is way to big. It is almost a second from hitting space to play.

That`s way to long for a professional HDX system in a professional studio on a new Mac Pro. Pro Tools 10 is instant playback. Really fast and flowing.

Please fix this or give us the option to work with the old quicktime engine when needed. Thanks

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Opertaing System(s): OS X 10.9

Pro Tools bugs

Uninstantiated UAD2 plugins still get delay compensation

If you open a session that has a UAD2 plugin, and that plugin cannot be instantiated (say, you've run out of DSP horsepower on the card), then ProTools still thinks that the plugin is active, and applies the delay compensation. But of course, since there really is not a plugin active, the track has now been over-compensated, and thus plays too early. This is with the last iteration of PT 11. I have no clue if it's fixed ...more »

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Opertaing System(s): OS X 10.9

Pro Tools features

Shortcut for Show Hide TRACKS GROUPS column in Edit Window

Shortcut Request:

In Edit window a keyboard equivalent of the |< in the lower left corner that shows and hides the Tracks and Groups column on the left side of the edit screen. Same thing for CLIPS column on right side of edit window.

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

Artist Series bugs

Avid Artist Series mixers and Eucon Software

Avid have changed plugin mappings on the artist series controllers with EQIII and Chanel Strip beginning in protools 11 and on, that's all I've personally noticed; this might have happened with other Avid plugins as well! In protools 10 we'd have access to freq/gain/Q all on one page and now in 11 and up Q is only accessible when you hold down the shift key and touch the frequency knob or if your working in plugin flip ...more »

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Opertaing System(s): OS X 10.8

Pro Tools features

Option to switch Mini-Keyboard to Drum note names in MIDI Editor

Add an option so you could swap out the Mini-Keyboard in the MIDI editor for the names of the drums. The word "Snare" is much more friendly than just seeing a piano keyboard on the left side of the editing area. Sonar has had this and you can edit and save different "drum maps" as it calls them which are only used for display purposes instead of images of piano keys. This way you can select a different list depending ...more »

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Opertaing System(s): n/a

Pro Tools features

Additional HD advanced metering option for inserts

Because gain staging is so important and many modern plugins are optimally designed for -18 to -12dBFS, it would be very nice to be able to quickly read from the mixer window the level either leaving or entering each insert position. Certain plugins, especially those used for saturation or eq boosts, can really boost the signal and cause clipping at the next insert I the chain. I frequently use trim plugins in between ...more »

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Opertaing System(s): n/a

Pro Tools bugs

ProTools 12.1 not importing double-bussed tracks from template

I have a session that I made as a template. It has tracks that are assigned to two busses. If I open the template session, I see the double bussing as expected. When I import tracks from the template session into another session and have the "Output assignment" field checked in the import tracks menu, those tracks appear with only one bus routing path.

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Opertaing System(s): OS X 10.8

Pro Tools features

Complete and integrated menu with all MIDI Tools and Features

Make a complete menu in a vertical rack, with all MIDI windows, integrated and where everything is open and available (no pull-down menus, which make us waste time), especially in the MIDI editor. It would be a huge step forward. The features are there, but we need to facilitate accessibility. Currently, it is as if a carpenter had to open a drawer and close it to select each tool each time.

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Opertaing System(s): Windows 7

Pro Tools features

"Show only tracks with active data" & "show/hide or delete tracks with no active data"

It would be great if PT had a command that "shows only audio&midi tracks containing active data" at the cursor/playback position without having to create a custom memory location/group.

Additionally, a "show/hide or delete tracks with no active data" command would be helpful to keep things organized.

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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

Pro Tools bugs

Score editor & MIDI editor both Crash with sessions containing 512 midi tracks.

Score editor & Notation View both Crash with large sessions containing 512 midi tracks in PT 11. (Screenshot included)

AVID tech support was able to confirm this on their end.

Importing Session data from these large sessions also takes forever.

Also, it would be great if we could see the note names in the MIDI editor.

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Opertaing System(s): OS X 10.8

Pro Tools features

Multitouch support

Products such as the Slate Raven and PreSonus Studio One V3 are demonstrating the potential of touchscreen manipulation of DAWs. The benefits far exceed control surface features. Though physical control surfaces are adequate for transport and fader functions, I have never had a satisfactory experience manipulating plugin parameters. With all the various 3rd party and stock plugins, it is impossible to assign a limited ...more »

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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

Pro Tools bugs

Grid set to clips and markers will recognize the markers even when they are hidden

When setting the gird to clips/markers PT will still take markers into account even when they are hidden. Leading to false snap to grid placements.

Please ignore the markers when the marker-track is hidden. Just like when you hide the audio tracks and the clips are not used for the grid.

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Opertaing System(s): OS X 10.10 OS X 10.8

Pro Tools features

Mute Behavior Options

When the mute button is engaged it currently mutesf the audio at the next zero point crossing (or so it seems). This still causes random pops and clicks and have to be manually checked and really disrupts the console workflow when muting with a controller. PLEASE, allow the user to set options of mute behavior. 1) Normal ... as is. 2) Fade In\Out time of mute. This way one can set the mute to actually fade out the ...more »

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