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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)

Pro Tools features

User definable allocation of GPU resources and or frame rates of plugin windows

Allow the user to determine or limit the refresh rate of windows. As many of us know, some plugin windows are GPU hogs, this can cause the timeline or mixer window to slow down to a crawl. This feature would give the user the ability to set the frame rate or possibly the update priority of each window on his or her system.

Submitted by (@glgsimpson)


3 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)


5 votes

Pro Tools features

More than one video/movie per Pro Tools session (Standard Pro Tools, non HD/Ultimate)

This functionality was available in LE. Sometimes (many times) while working in Post Production a group of movie clips will require the same audio source. In HD and Ultimate users can import more than one movie into the video track but in standard Pro Tools this is not possible causing the user to create multiple versions of the the source session within the project folder. This causes the directory structure to become ...more »

Submitted by (@jimdiaz)


6 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)


4 votes

Pro Tools features

Easier Drag&Drop for Inserts

If you have Inserts on i.e. the first for Insert-Slots and want to add an insert on the first position you have to take every single Insert an move it down by one slot. It would be great if you could just add an insert on a free slot and the drag it on the first position whilst the other inserts automatically move down one slot. Or even drop it in between to Inserts and the inserts below move down one slot.

Submitted by


22 votes

Pro Tools features

Add Track Count Statistics

In working with Pro Tools, we usually rely on receiving an error when you are monitoring how many tracks you have already used for the session. We can always count the tracks manually, but that does not work well when you are almost at the track count limits. To alleviate this, I propose that there be a Track Count statistics window, where the following information can be seen: "Current Track Count (Maximum Track Count ...more »

Submitted by (@z3rostr1fe)


8 votes