Avid Pro Tools Tutorial: Keyboard Shortcuts

first_imgZoomer ToolCmd + 1 Select Unused RegionsShift + Cmd + U Track TypeCmd + Left or Right TRACK EDITING This video is provided by ThePureMixTutorials on their YouTube channel. Fit All Tracks to ScreenCtrl + Opt + Cmd + Up Zoom In or OutCmd + [ or ] R or T Full Horizontal Zoom OutOpt + A Duplicate RegionCmd + D Shortcut Keyboards for Pro ToolsFor professionals wanting to take their workflow to the next level, there are keyboards available that have the editing functions and advanced controls printed right on the keys. This is a great way to quickly start integrating these shortcuts into your editing workflow. Pretty soon, they’ll become second nature.What’s the one Pro Tools shortcut you can’t live without?Share in the comments below. Clear Selected RegionsShift + Cmd + B (option to remove all) Horizontal Zoom on SelectionOpt + F MuteShift + M New Tracks DialogShift + Cmd + N SoloShift + S Input MonitoringShift + I (HD) or Opt + K (record enabled) Repeat RegionOpt + R Consolidate RegionsShift + Opt + 3 Duplicate TrackShift + Opt + D Export RegionsShift + Cmd + K Don’t waste you or your client’s time by slaving around on a mouse. Utilize keyboard shortcuts into your workflow to complete your project faster.When editing or presenting your project to a client, the last thing they want to wait around for is an engineer with a slow workflow. Keyboard shortcuts can exponentially cut your editing time down, compared to editing without shortcuts. Never go back to editing the long way again or using a mouse to perform time-intensive edits. Let’s take a look at what this tutorial covers:Keyboard shortcutsWorkflow suggestionsEditing tips Track FormatCmd + Up or Down ZOOM NEW TRACK DIALOG Full Horizontal Zoom OutOpt + A Waveform HeightOpt + Cmd + [ or ] Pro Tools Keyboard ShortcutsHere’s a few of our favorite shortcuts for Pro Tools… RecordShift + R Add FieldCmd + ‘+’ Track HeightCtrl + (Opt) + Up or Downlast_img

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