Top Pro Tools Keyboard Shortcuts

Top Pro Tools Keyboard Shortcuts

Here is my list of frequently used keyboard shortcuts for Avid Pro Tools.

Use this handly list to speed up your workflow and keep those creative juices flowing.


1. Fit Selection to Window

alt + F

Figure 1 : Section Select

Figure 2 : Section Zoom


2. Zoom All (Horizontal)

alt + A

Figure 3 : Zoomed in on clip

Figure 4 : Clip fits to window


3. Separate Clip

ctrl + E

Figure 5 : Select clip

Figure 6 : Separate


4. Mute Clip

ctrl + M

Figure 7 : Mute clip


5. Send all Selected Tracks to Same Bus

shift + alt


6. Track Height Up

start +


7. Track Height Down

start +


8. Zoom All (Vertical)

ctrl + start + alt+


9. Cursor Up

start + P


10. Cursor Down

start + ;


11. Create Group

ctrl + G


12. Consoloidate Clips

shift + alt + 3


13. Create Memory Location

enter on keypad


14. Toggle Mix and Track Windows

ctrl + +


15. Fade and Crossfade

ctrl + F


About Me

Hello! I’m Tim Williams.

Back in 2009, I bought myself a copy of Pro Tools and recorded some home made music. It was challenging to start with, as I had no idea what I was doing. I made many mistakes on my journey - some fun, some expensive, and many time-consuming! I find running a Home Music Studio a fascinating and rewarding hobby and still enjoy it every day. This website is where I’d like to share everything that I’ve learned.

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