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Pro Tools bugs

alt-command-U brings up strip silence in 2018.4

without a selection or a selection over the empty time-line hitting alt-command-U (ungroup) brings up the strip silence window., Seems like a new bug, Doesn't happen in 2018.1. The command for strip silence is command-U not alt-command-U. The later is ungroup.


Please fix as this messes up workflow when conforming recuts.

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Pro Tools bugs

Cut Time on locked clip crashes Pro Tools 2018.4

Using the Cut Time function on a locked clip will cause Pro Tools to crash on macOS. I've tested this with PT2018.4 on both macOS 10.12 and on 10.13 with the same result.



1. Create a new audio track.

2. Create a new clip through consolidate.

3. Apply Edit Lock on the clip.

4. Make a Timeline Selection within the clip.

5. Use Cut Time.

6. Click Allow to confirm.

Submitted by (@mikaeljorhult)


2 votes

Pro Tools bugs

Proper interface scaling in Windows (high DPI support)

Pro Tools doesn't scale correctly in Windows. For this reason, its interface is rendered very poorly on high DPI screens. Even experimenting with Windows' high DPI settings, there are several glitchy configurations and only one configuration that makes the interface usable. I provide two screenshots which explain the problems experienced with 200% scaling on a 4K display. They show Pro Tools 2018.4 (current version ...more »

Submitted by (@marcoober)


7 votes

Pro Tools bugs

Assertion Error when "Bounce To" location is moved or renamed on macOS

Pro Tools throws up an Assertion Error if it is unable to find a "Bounce To" location after bouncing in an open session. For example, if the "Bounce To" path is renamed or moved after a bounce, Pro Tools throws up an assertion error, instead of defaulting back to the Bounced Files folder. No other bounces can take place until the session is closed and reopened. Pro Tools then defaults back to the Bounced Files folder. ...more »

Submitted by (@yessianmusic)


6 votes

Pro Tools bugs

On OMF Import - Main Volume Automation turned off, by default

Starting with Pro Tools 2018 (and continuing through past few updates), I noticed that OMF imports were not including volume automation by default, even though the "Import Volume Automation" radio button is checked. I discovered that I need to go into the "Track Data to Import" options, and RESELECT the 'Default' option in order to actually turn on "Main Volume Automation and Setting" (and others, though I realize OMF ...more »

Submitted by (@danieldzula)

Pro Tools bugs

Video Sync Offset Malfunctioning

Currently with video sync offset if you enter an offset in Milliseconds the actual offset only changes in a 40 ms intervals. In our system if I put in 61ms it produces an offset that is still out of sync by 20ms, if I enter 62ms then the sync jumps to -20 ms our of sync when measured. This is using the app catchin sync to measure.


Running 2018.4 with a AJA Kona LHi card.

Submitted by (@nruyle)


4 votes

Pro Tools bugs

Renaming Clip and Disk File

Please, Avid, I'm so tired of having to click OK in the dialog box when I'm renaming 384 files. In PT8 we could hold down the enter key and it would cycle each one. Please bring this back, or even the ability to "Option-Click OK to name all". We rename THOUSANDS of files per day, and this would make our workflow so much better (and so much quieter). To reproduce: Record hundreds of separate dialog files. Command-A ...more »

Submitted by (@guesthouseaudio)


10 votes

Pro Tools bugs

Audiosuite plugins losing CLIP BY CLIP setting on session reload in v2018

Audiosuite plugins that are set to CREATE INDIVIDUAL FILES and CLIP BY CLIP will lose the CLIP BY CLIP setting when the session is closed and reloaded. When the session reopens (some of) those plugins will be switched to ENITRE SELECTION. This is also true of templates built with audiosuite plugins loaded; creating a new session from a template results in those plugins losing their CLIP BY CLIP setting that was present ...more »

Submitted by (@maskeeper)


9 votes

Pro Tools bugs

Confirmed bug; having undo history window open breaks Group Bin Keyboard focus

Anytime the Undo History window is open it breaks the group selection by keyboard functionality. IOW, I can enable keyboard focus to the group bin and enable/disable groups by pressing the group ID letter on the keyboard, BUT if the Undo History window is open anywhere on the screen, this functionality is broken!


Confirmed on other systems.


PT2018.4, MacOS10.12.6

Submitted by (@rich.b)


3 votes