121 Shortcuts for Pro Tools (MacOS)  [edit]

Comprehensive list of Pro Tools shortcuts can be found in "Pro Tools Shortcuts Guide" (part of Pro Tools documentation).

minusplus1. File Menu
+N New session...
+O Open session...
+Shift+O Open recent
+Shift+W Close session
+S Save
+Option+B Bounce to - Disk...
Option+Shift+I Import - Session data...
+Shift+I Import - Audio...
+Option+I Import - MIDI...
+Option+Shift+I Import - Video...
+P Print score...
+Q Exit

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minusplus2. Edit Menu
+Z Undo
+Shift+Z Redo
+Option+Z Restore last selection
+X Cut
+C Copy
+V Paste
+B Clear
Control+Shift+X Cut special - Cut clip gain
Control+Shift+C Copy special - Copy clip gain
Option+M Paste special - Merge
+Option+V Paste special - Repeat to fill selection
+Control+V Paste special - To current automation type
Control+Shift+B Clear special - Clear clip gain
+A Select all
Option+Shift+5 Selection - Change timeline to match edit
Option+Shift+6 Selection - Change edit to match timeline
Option+[ Selection - Play edit
Option+] Selection - Play timeline
+D Duplicate
Option+R Repeat...
Option+H Shift...
+Shift+E Insert silence
+T Trim clip - To selection
Option+Shift+7 Trim clip - Start to selection
Option+Shift+8 Trim clip - End to selection
+E Separate clip - At selection
+H Heal separation
Option+Shift+3 Consolidate clip
+M Mute clips
+U Strip silence
Option+Shift+U TCE edit to timeline selection
+Option+H Automation - Copy to send...
+Option+T Automation - Thin
+/ Automation - Write to current
+Option+/ Automation - Write to all enabled
+Shift+/ Automation - Trim to current
+Option+Shift+/ Automation - Trim to all enabled
Option+/ Automation - Glide to current
Option+Shift+/ Automation - Glide to all enabled
+F Fades - Create...
Option+D Fades - Fade to start
Option+G Fades - Fade to end

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minusplus3. View Menu
+Option+M Narrow mix

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minusplus4. Track Menu
+Shift+N New...
+G Group...
Option+Shift+D Duplicate...
Option+K Set record tracks to input only
+Option+F Scroll to track...
Option+C Clear all clip indicators

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minusplus5. Clip Menu
+L Edit lock/unlock
Option+Control+L Time lock/unlock
Option+Shift+B Send to back
Option+Shift+F Bring to front
+Option+Control+NumPad0 Rating - None
+Option+Control+NumPad1..5 Rating - 1..5
+Option+G Group
+Option+U Ungroup
+Option+R Regroup
+Option+L Loop...
+R Capture...
+Option+Shift+R Rename...
+, Identify/Remove sync point
+0 (zero) Quantize to grid
Option+NumPad5 Elastic properties

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minusplus6. Event Menu
Option+NumPad1 Time operations - Time operations window
Option+NumPad2 Tempo operations - Tempo operations window
Option+NumPad3 Event operations - Event operations window
Option+0 (zero) Event operations - Quantize...
Option+P Event operations - Change duration...
Option+T Event operations - Transpose...
Option+Y Event operations - Select/split notes...
Option+NumPad4 MIDI real-time properties
+NumPad8 Beat detective
+I Identify beat...
+Shift+. All MIDI notes off

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minusplus7. Options Menu
Option+L Loop record
+Shift+P QuickPunch
+Shift+T TrackPunch
+J Transport online
+Shift+J Video track online
+K Pre/post-roll
+Shift+L Loop playback
+Control+P Dynamic transport
Shift+/ Link timeline and edit selection
+Option+P Auto-spot clips
Control+Shift+T Edit/Tool mode keyboard lock

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minusplus8. Setup Menu
+NumPad2 Session

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minusplus9. Window Menu
+Option+J Configurations - Window configuration list
+Option+Control+W Hide all floating windows
+W Close window
+= Mix
Control+= MIDI editor
Option+Control+= Score editor
Option+= MIDI event list
Option+N MIDI editors - Bring to front
Option+Shift+N MIDI editors - Send to back
Option+' Task manager
Option+; Workspace
Option+O Project
Option+J Browsers - Bring to front
Option+Shift+J Browsers - Send to back
+NumPad1 Transport
+NumPad3 Big counter
+NumPad4 Automation
+NumPad5 Memory locations
+NumPad7 Video universe
+NumPad9 Video

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minusplus10. Misc.
Shift+Space Half-speed playback
+Shift+Space, Shift+F12 Half-speed record

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