(@neve73)

Pro Tools features

Audio to Midi

Where is audio to midi?!? Digi, its 2009! You have a great program but sometimes I wonder... If we had this, we wouldn't have to buy Drumagog to replace live drum sounds. We'd do audio to midi, then use the new midi track with BFD or DFH Superior.

 

We could sing a bass line and then have XPand play it on the bass!

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421 votes
(@bill00)

Pro Tools features

humanize MIDI

I'd like a MIDI "humanize" function that would make random adjustments to velocity, starts and durations of selected MIDI notes. A simple dialog where the user would check or uncheck what he wants randomized (velocity, start times and durations) and how much randomization for each in ticks. The last setting entered is remembered. This is not a new concept or idea. All other DAWs have this. Many have had it for over ...more »

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83 votes
(@railrogut)

Pro Tools features

Export MIDI Regions as Files

Pro Tools has a function to Export Audio Regions as Files, but there is no MIDI equivalent. The workaround is very time consuming.

 

Please add "Export MIDI Regions as Files"

 

EDIT: I'm aware that you can Export the track as one MIDI file -- Export Audio Regions as Files lets you export all separated regions on a track or in the Region List as separate Audio files. There is no MIDI equivalent.

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91 votes

Pro Tools features

Keyboard As MIDI Controller

This is a MUST now that Pro Tools is more mobile. Ableton has it and Logic both have it. It is a necessity for easily auditioning Software Instruments or even laying down ideas on the go - ie on a laptop. Why this hasn't been implemented into Pro Tools yet is absolutely mind blowing. Solution: It is very simple. Just like there is a keyboard focus button which activates all the shortcuts there could be a "Midi Keyboard" ...more »

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199 votes
(@kerrysmith)

Pro Tools features

MIDI note names in MIDI Editor

Take a page from Cubase's book and have an option (or default) where each note in the piano roll of the MIDI Editor also displays it's note name.

 

In dense parts or score, being able to quickly read where a "bad" note is or how the part is laid out in Piano Roll mode would make life SOOOOOOO much better for those of us writing music daily.

 

Attached picture is low-res, but you get the idea.

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35 votes
(@shelbypeaze)

Pro Tools features

Midi Note Movement with Keystrokes

This is probably one of the largest setbacks to Pro Tool's Midi Platform. Being able to move around midi notes with the numerical keyboard is a must have feature that would take little to no time to program into the software. Key features such as moving around notes with the arrow keys, lengthening and shortening notes with a secondary key command, and octave skips are necessary in such a program as Pro Tools.

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14 votes
(@sloanlogic)

Pro Tools features

Midi real time controls behave like Logoc Pro X

Please have the midi real time controls behave like Logic Pro X so while you are playing a midi clip you can fine tune and adjust midi data (quantize, velocity, etc) with sliders. This would eliminate hitting "Apply". Truly in realtime and accessible in the midi window like Logic Pro X's midi editor window on the left. Logic has collapse mode which gives focus to only the data recorded and not the whole piano roll. Very ...more »

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0 votes
(@sloanlogic)

Pro Tools features

Midi real time controls behave like Logic Pro X

Please have the midi real time controls behave like Logic Pro X so while you are playing a midi clip you can fine tune and adjust midi data (quantize, velocity, etc) with sliders. This would eliminate hitting "Apply". Truly in realtime and accessible in the midi window like Logic Pro X's midi editor window on the left. Logic has collapse mode which gives focus to only the data recorded and not the whole piano roll. Very ...more »

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13 votes
(@take77)

Pro Tools bugs

MIDI Thru issues w/EZplayer Pro & Kontakt (12.3 & 12.4)

Experiencing MIDI Thru delay when using EZplayer Pro to audition MIDI drum files thru an instrument track with Kontakt & Steven Slate Drums 3.5. Configured correctly, the MIDI drum patterns lag audibly while auditioning the EZplayer libary thru Kontakt. Once I drag the pattern to the Kontakt instrument track, the patterns play fine. When playing back MIDI drum patterns on an instrument track along w/audio, the instrument ...more »

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5 votes
(@mr.shade)

Pro Tools features

Prevent Pro Tools from pausing/skipping.

Every time when I play my Pro Tools project and while playing I try to add an instrument track, or an audio track, or an effect, or a send or change the cycle Pro Tools will pause for a moment. When you are producing a track that is so annoying and it takes you out of your creative flow. I know no other sequencer on the market that has this issue. And this can't be a CPU or a Ram issue because the competition clearly ...more »

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17 votes