Can you customize Pro Tools Shortcuts?

Can you customize Pro Tools Shortcuts?

Select Keyboard & Mouse from the Hardware section of the System Preferences window, then choose the Keyboard Shortcuts tab, and you will get to the window from which you can add, edit and delete keyboard shortcuts.

What are the shortcuts on Pro Tools?


  • Start/stop playback. Spacebar.
  • Half-speed playback. Shift+Spacebar.
  • Pause (pre-prime deck for instant playback. and record)
  • click, on Transport Play button. Start+Spacebar, or Alt-click.
  • Enable/disable online playback. Command+J, or.
  • Ctrl+J, or Alt+Spacebar.
  • selection exceeds window.
  • selection exceeds window.

Is the Pro Tools keyboard worth it?

Plus, you can get paid well as a quick Protools operator in recording studios. Time is Money to large client studios and the faster a session gets done, the more clients they can book. So I highly recommend this product! Its worth every penny!

How do I change hotkeys in Pro Tools?

Custom keyboard shortcut for the Gain function in Pro Tools. Click on the Apple icon in the upper left of the screen and navigate to System Preferences. Choose Keyboard. Click the Shortcuts tab and choose App Shortcuts in the left hand column.

How do I create shortcuts?

Building a new keyboard shortcut to a program, file, or folder in Windows is easy. In File Explorer, right-click on whatever you want to open with your keyboard combination, and choose Create shortcut. A new icon will appear, which is the shortcut to the program, file, or folder—it’s not a keyboard shortcut yet.

Why are my Pro Tools Shortcuts not working?

In Pro Tools, be sure to enable Commands Keyboard Focus Mode by clicking the AZ button in your Edit window (see attached picture). It should be highlighted yellow once active. When enabled the settings on the keyboard should now work properly.

What does command k do in Pro Tools?


Action Command Shortcut
Open the Command Editor Keyboard Customization Option-Command-K
Minimize Final Cut Pro Minimize Command-M
Open an existing library or a new library Open Library Command-O
Open the Final Cut Pro Preferences window Preferences Command-Comma (,)

What is the Pro Tools shortcut to cut a clip?

Whenever the playback cursor gets to where you want to cut, hit the down arrow and that will drop the edit insertion cursor at that point in time. Then just use the seperate region command, Cmd+E. Have fun.

What does R do in Pro Tools?

A-Z Of Pro Tools – R Is For Record Modes.

What does Extd keyboard do?

A keyboard for Macintosh computers that contains up to 15 function keys above the alphanumeric keys, and a numeric keypad. It is sometimes called an enhanced keyboard because of its similarity to the PC enhanced keyboard.

How do I nudge in Pro Tools without a numeric keypad Mac?

Re: How do I nudge without a numeric keypad? Use the “fn” key on the bottom left, along with the “?/+” to move forward, and the “:;-” to move back.