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Folders in the Region List

Stage: Active

Campaign: Pro Tools features

People have sessions of 100 tracks +, folders in the mix window would be nice too. 

The outdate GUI saga continues...

For better region management i would like to see folders in the region list. It would be great if you could assign one or multiple tracks to a folder in the region list and all the recordings and edits of the track(s) end up in the designated folder in the region list. This folder could then also be created in the Audio Files folder for even better file management.

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Pro Tools 64-bit Application

Stage: Completed

Campaign: Pro Tools features

I think this wish has been semi-mentioned inside other wishes, but I wanted it to stand out on its own. A full 64-bit build is a must-have in the near future. Everyone who has bought a Windows system in the past 2 years has now 64-bit hardware. The advent of Windows7 might push everyone there over to using a 64-bit OS. 32-bit OS's/apps will not be around for much longer. Having access to more memory is worth alone the ...more »

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Marker Improvements

Stage: Active

Campaign: Pro Tools features

I would REALLY love a change in the markers. Please have multiple marker rulers in the edit window. I would also like to be able to set custom colors to certain markers. Also, in the marker list, I would love to be able to re-sort alphabetically and renumber sequentially after re-sorting.

Primarily what this would allow me to do is set ADR markers, foley markers, music markers, dialog markers, etc...

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Offline Bounce To Disk

Stage: Completed

Campaign: Pro Tools features

Pro Tools should be able to Bounce To Disk faster than real-time.

Real-Time Bounce To Disk should still be an option since some sessions use outboard gear (hardware inserts, sound modules, etc.).

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756 votes
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Multiple sessions at the same time

Stage: Active

Campaign: Pro Tools features

the ability to open 2 sessions at the same time with only one session being active - the other one inactive (active/inactive switch). You then could compare two sessions and copy/paste instantly regions/region groups etc. without having to import/export whole tracks.

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Bus Soloing Feature

Stage: Active

Campaign: Pro Tools features

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We could use the ability to solo a bus instead of having to select all the individual tracks in order to hear the mix. As you can see in the image below, in order to hear all the tracks routed to "Break Mix" I have to solo each one. It's not so bad when there are 2 tracks but with big sessions this gets complicated. As you can see in that image there are two blank spots next to "Mute" and "Solo." These could be use ...more »

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Include a "Bounces" Folder When Creating a New Session

Stage: Completed

Campaign: Pro Tools features

Submitted one year ago. Hmm, this must be a very complex undertaking.

Currently when you bounce to disc, the audio file defaults to go to the regular audio folder. I always create a bounces folder in the main session folder and point all the bounces there.

It would be nice to have a separate folder already made when the session is made. Either in the main folder, or in the audio folder, or even have a preferences setting that lets the user decide where the bounces should go.

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575 votes
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Bounce to Wav and MP3 at the same time

Stage: Completed

Campaign: Pro Tools features

Bounce to WAV, MP3, MP3Surround, MP3HD, AAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AACv2, HD-AAC at the same time with Sonnox-Plugin @ 295.- GBP. http://www.sonnoxplugins.com/pub/plugins/products/pro-codec.htm

Would allow you to bounce your final mix, and save it as an mp3 as well as a wave file. Good for creating a final mix for a CD Master, and providing a client with a disc that they can use to put music online without having to convert it. And, we wouldn't have to hear the same song bounced twice.

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555 votes
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Batch Track Naming

Stage: Active

Campaign: Pro Tools features

In current PT If I need to name 30 tracks e. g. Foley 1--Foley 30 I need to do it one track at a time. This is rather time consuming when dealing with large sessions. It would be nice if I could select a number of tracks, type "Foley" and let Pro Tools assign consecutive numbers to "Foley" automatically. PT should be smart enough to understand that if I type "Foley 10" I need track names start from 10 and on. And it would ...more »

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VST Support!

Stage: Active

Campaign: Pro Tools features

FXPansion's VST to RTAS adapter is buggy, it crashes my system every time. Pro Tools should have it's own VST capability so us Pro Tools users can have a much wider pallet of instruments using only one DAW. That one DAW should be Pro Tools and nothing else. Does this make any sense to you guys?

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Standalone Eleven Rack editor

Stage: Completed

Campaign: Eleven Rack features

It is a huge drawback to be forced to install ProTools in order to properly edit sounds in a piece of rack equipment.  Not everybody who buys an Eleven Rack wants to set up a ProTools studio or have the software taking a substantial amount of space on the

A standalone editor for Eleven Rack (outside of ProTools) would be a crucial addition for Eleven Rack owners. Launching ProTools just to access Eleven Rack's editor is totally excessive, and uses up too much RAM and system resources.

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456 votes
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Smart Session Cleanup Function

Stage: Active

Campaign: Pro Tools features

I would like to have a smart, half-automated way for cleaning up sessions after a mix is done.

The function should allow me to remove unused playlists, consolidate all audio files, delete unused audio regions and put everything in a new folder that contains only the audio needed for the session.

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