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Pro Tools Most Wanted Features

Avid Pro Tools Tips & Techniques
Published May 2017
By Mike Thornton

Avid’s Media Composer already has sophisticated marker functions, which would be very welcome in Pro Tools.Avid’s Media Composer already has sophisticated marker functions, which would be very welcome in Pro Tools.

Pro Tools users have requested five feature additions above all others. But can you work around their absence?

The official Pro Tools Ideascale web site, at, allows users to make their own feature requests and vote on other people’s, giving Avid useful feedback as to how their customers would like to see the program develop in the future. At the time of writing, 12 of the current top 20 feature requests have yet to be implemented (see table, at the end), so last month and this, we’ve been looking at these ‘missing’ features and how their absence might be worked around in the current version of Pro Tools 12. This month, we get to the six most-requested features that are still yet to be implemented, starting with...

8: Undo Delete Tracks

Judging by the feedback on the Ideascale web site, this is clearly a request that has polarised users. Currently, if you delete a track, everything goes and you cannot get it back. To be fair, you...

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Published May 2017