Shortcuts Pro Tools for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Pro Tools for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 156 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

File Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+N New session...
Ctrl+O Open session...
Ctrl+Shift+O Open recent
Ctrl+Shift+W Close session
Ctrl+S Save
Ctrl+Alt+B Bounce to - Disk...
Alt+Shift+I Import - Session data...
Ctrl+Shift+I Import - Audio...
Ctrl+Alt+I Import - MIDI...
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+I Import - Video...
Ctrl+P Print score...
Ctrl+Q Exit

Edit Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Z Undo
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo
Ctrl+Alt+Z Restore last selection
Ctrl+X Cut
Ctrl+C Copy
Ctrl+V Paste
Ctrl+B Clear
Start+Shift+X Cut special - Cut clip gain
Start+Shift+C Copy special - Copy clip gain
Alt+M Paste special - Merge
Ctrl+Alt+V Paste special - Repeat to fill selection
Ctrl+Start+V Paste special - To current automation type
Start+Shift+B Clear special - Clear clip gain
Ctrl+A Select all
Alt+Shift+5 Selection - Change timeline to match edit
Alt+Shift+6 Selection - Change edit to match timeline
Alt+[ Selection - Play edit
Alt+] Selection - Play timeline
Ctrl+D Duplicate
Alt+R Repeat...
Alt+H Shift...
Ctrl+Shift+E Insert silence
Ctrl+T Trim clip - To selection
Alt+Shift+7 Trim clip - Start to selection
Alt+Shift+8 Trim clip - End to selection
Ctrl+E Separate clip - At selection
Ctrl+H Heal separation
Alt+Shift+3 Consolidate clip
Ctrl+M Mute clips
Ctrl+U Strip silence
Alt+Shift+U TCE edit to timeline selection
Ctrl+Alt+H Automation - Copy to send...
Ctrl+Alt+T Automation - Thin
Ctrl+/ Automation - Write to current
Ctrl+Alt+/ Automation - Write to all enabled
Ctrl+Shift+/ Automation - Trim to current
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+/ Automation - Trim to all enabled
Alt+/ Automation - Glide to current
Alt+Shift+/ Automation - Glide to all enabled
Ctrl+F Fades - Create...
Alt+D Fades - Fade to start
Alt+G Fades - Fade to end

View Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Alt+M Narrow mix

Track Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+N New...
Ctrl+G Group...
Alt+Shift+D Duplicate...
Alt+K Set record tracks to input only
Ctrl+Alt+F Scroll to track...
Alt+C Clear all clip indicators

Clip Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+L Edit lock/unlock
Alt+Start+L Time lock/unlock
Alt+Shift+B Send to back
Alt+Shift+F Bring to front
Ctrl+Alt+Start+NumPad0 Rating - None
Ctrl+Alt+Start+NumPad1..5 Rating - 1..5
Ctrl+Alt+G Group
Ctrl+Alt+U Ungroup
Ctrl+Alt+R Regroup
Ctrl+Alt+L Loop...
Ctrl+R Capture...
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R Rename...
Ctrl+, Identify/Remove sync point
Ctrl+0 (zero) Quantize to grid
Alt+NumPad5 Elastic properties

Event Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Alt+NumPad1 Time operations - Time operations window
Alt+NumPad2 Tempo operations - Tempo operations window
Alt+NumPad3 Event operations - Event operations window
Alt+0 (zero) Event operations - Quantize...
Alt+P Event operations - Change duration...
Alt+T Event operations - Transpose...
Alt+Y Event operations - Select/split notes...
Alt+NumPad4 MIDI real-time properties
Ctrl+NumPad8 Beat detective
Ctrl+I Identify beat...
Ctrl+Shift+. All MIDI notes off

Options Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Alt+L Loop record
Ctrl+Shift+P QuickPunch
Ctrl+Shift+T TrackPunch
Ctrl+J Transport online
Ctrl+Shift+J Video track online
Ctrl+K Pre/post-roll
Ctrl+Shift+L Loop playback
Ctrl+Start+P Dynamic transport
Shift+/ Link timeline and edit selection
Ctrl+Alt+P Auto-spot clips
Start+Shift+T Edit/Tool mode keyboard lock

Setup Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+NumPad2 Session

Window Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Alt+J Configurations - Window configuration list
Ctrl+Alt+Start+W Hide all floating windows
Ctrl+W Close window
Ctrl+= Mix
Start+= MIDI editor
Alt+Start+= Score editor
Alt+= MIDI event list
Alt+N MIDI editors - Bring to front
Alt+Shift+N MIDI editors - Send to back
Alt+' Task manager
Alt+; Workspace
Alt+O Project
Alt+J Browsers - Bring to front
Alt+Shift+J Browsers - Send to back
Ctrl+NumPad1 Transport
Ctrl+NumPad3 Big counter
Ctrl+NumPad4 Automation
Ctrl+NumPad5 Memory locations
Ctrl+NumPad7 Video universe
Ctrl+NumPad9 Video


Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+Space Half-speed playback
Ctrl+Shift+Space, Shift+F12 Half-speed record

Numeric Keypad Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
NumPad0 Play/Stop
NumPad1 Rewind
NumPad2 Fast-Forward
NumPad3 Record
NumPad4 Loop Playback toggle
NumPad5 Loop Record toggle
NumPad6 Quick Punch toggle
NumPad7 Metronome toggle
NumPad8 Countoff toggle
NumPad9 MIDI Merge
NumPadEnter Add Memory Location
NumPad* Main Counter Select
NumPad/ Selection Counter Select
NumPad+ Nudge Forward
NumPad- Nudge Backward
CtrlNumPad1 Transport
CtrlNumPad2 Session Setup
CtrlNumPad3 Main Counter
CtrlNumPad4 Automation Enable
CtrlNumPad5 Memory Locations
CtrlNumPad6 Machine Track Arming
CtrlNumPad7 Video Universe
CtrlNumPad8 Beat Detective
CtrlNumPad9 Video
AltNumPad0 Quantize (in Event Operations window)
AltNumPad1 Time Operations
AltNumPad2 Tempo Operations
AltNumPad3 Event Operations
AltNumPad4 Real-Time Properties
AltNumPad5 Elastic Properties
ShiftNumPad/ Link Timeline and Edit Selection
NumPad.(Number). Recall Memory Location
NumPad.+ Add Windows Configuration
NumPad.(Number)+ Add Windows Configuration (specific number)
NumPad.(Number)* Recall Windows Configuration
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Date of change: 24.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program