Playback

Start/stop playback
⇧ ␣ Half-speed playback
Pause ⌃ ␣
⌥ [ Play Edit selection
⌘ ⌃ P Dynamic Transport Mode toggle
⌘ \ Transport Master toggle

Recording

Start Record ⌘ ␣
Stop Record
⌘ . Stop record and discard take
Half-speed record ⌘ ⇧ ␣
⌘ ⌥ ␣ Enable/disable online record
⌥ L Loop Record toggle
⌘ ⇧ T TrackPunch toggle
⌘ ⇧ P QuickPunch toggle
⌘ K Enable/disable pre/post-roll time

Transport Mode (Numeric Keypad)

0 Play/Stop
1 Rewind
2 Fast Forward
3 Record Enable
4 Loop Playback Mode On/Off
5 Loop Record Mode On/Off
6 Quick Punch Mode On/Off
7 Click On/Off
8 Countoff On/Off
9 Midi Merge/Replace Mode On/Off

Shuttle Mode (Numeric Keypad - Pro Tools HD Only)

6 1 x Forward playback speed
4 1 x Rewind playback speed
9 4 x Forward playback speed
7 4 x Rewind playback speed
3 1/4 x Forward playback speed
1 1/4 x Rewind playback speed
5+6 1/2 x Forward playback speed
5+4 1/2 x Rewind playback speed
8+9 2 x Forward playback speed
8+7 2 x Backward playback speed
2+3 1/16 x Forward playback speed
2+1 1/16 x Backward playback speed
0 Loop Playback of Edit Selection

Scrub (Jog)/Shuttle

Shuttle

Auditioning Pro Tools/MMC

⌥ ← → Play by pre-roll value up to selection start/end
⌘ ← → Play by post-roll value from selection start/end
⌘ ⌥ ← → Play by pre and post-roll value through selection start/end
⌘ ← → Cue Transport to selection start/end
⌥ ← → Cue Transport with pre/post-roll to selection start/end

Edit Modes and Edit Tools

⇧ F4 Enable Snap To Grid while in another mode
F1 F4 Enable Snap to Grid and Shuffle mode
F2 F4 Enable Snap to Grid and Slip mode
F3 F4 Enable Snap to Grid and Spot mode
Smart Tool F6 F7
Cycle through Edit tools

Edit Selection, Definition, and Navigation

⌘ ⌥ ⇥ Enable or disable Tab to Transients command
Locate cursor to next transient
⌥ ⇥ Locate cursor to previous transient
Locate cursor to next Clip-boundary/sync point
⌃ ⇥ Locate cursor to previous Clip boundary/sync point
⌃ ⇥ Go to and select next Clip
⌃ ⌥ ⇥ Go to and select previous Clip
⌃ ↩ Go to Song Start
⇧ ⌃ ↩ Extend selection to Song Start
⇧ ⇥ Extend selection to next Clip-boundary
⌥ ⇧ ⇥ Extend selection to previous Clip-boundary
⌃ ⇧ ⇥ Extend selection to include next Clip
⌃ ⇧ ⌥ ⇥ Extend selection to include previous Clip
Return to start of session
⌥ ↩ Go to end of session
⇧ ↩ Extend selection to start of session
⌥ ⇧ ↩ Extend selection to end of session
⇧ / Link Timeline and Edit selection
↑ ↓ Set selection start/end during playback
↑ ↓ Set selection start/end to incoming time code while stopped
⌘ ⌃ ⌥ ' Move selection forward by the selection amount
⌘ ⌃ ⌥ L Move selection backward by the selection amount
⌘ ⌃ ⌥ ⇧ ' Double length of Edit selection
⌘ ⌃ ⌥ ⇧ L Halve length of selection
⌥ ⇧ E Cancel Zoom toggle and remain at same zoom level
⌘ ⌥ ⌃ ↑ ↓ Fit all shown tracks in Edit window
⇧ R Record enable tracks that contain Edit cursor or Edit selection
⇧ I Track Input Monitor enable tracks that contain Edit cursor or Edit selection
⇧ S Solo tracks that contain Edit cursor or Edit selection
⇧ M Mute tracks that contain Edit cursor or Edit selection
Move insertion to beginning of Edit selection
Move insertion to end of Edit selection
⌃ ↑ ↓ Increase or decrease height of any lane that contains Edit cursor or Edit selection

Editing, Nudging, Trimming

⌃ ⌥ + or - Change Grid value
⌘ ⌥ + or - Change Nudge value
⇧ + or - Nudge start/end data to right/left by Nudge value (keeps underlying audio and moves start/end)
⌃ + or - Nudge data within current Clip to right/left by Nudge value (keeps Clip start/end and moves underlying audio)
⌥ ⇧ + or - Nudge left selection boundary right/left by Nudge value
⌘ ⇧ + or - Nudge right selection boundary right/left by Nudge value
⌥ + or - Trim left edge of Clip to right/left by Nudge value
⌘ + or - Trim right edge of Clip to right/left by Nudge value

Clip Gain

⌃ ⇧ - Show or hide Clip Gain Line
⌃ ⇧ = Show or hide Clip Gain Info
⌃ ⇧ E Add Clip Gain breakpoint at current Edit location
⌃ ⇧ ↑ Nudge selected clip gain up
⌃ ⇧ ↓ Nudge selected clip gain down
⌃ ⇧ B Clear Clip Gain
⌃ ⇧ X Cut Clip Gain
⌃ ⇧ C Copy Clip Gain
⌘ V Paste Clip Gain

Track Compositing

⇧ S Solo Playlist lane containing Edit cursor
⌥ ⌃ V Copy selection to main Playlist
⌃ \ Create a new playlist for first selected track in session
⌃ ⌥ \ Create a new playlist for each track in session
⌥ ⌃ ⇧ \ Create a new playlist for each selected track in session
⌘ ⌃ \ Duplicate main playlist for first selected track in session
⌘ ⌥ ⌃ \ Duplicate main playlist for each track in session
⌘ ⌥ ⌃ ⇧ \ Duplicate main playlist for each selected track in session

Zoom

⌘ [ or ] Horizontal zoom in or out
⌘ ⌃ [ Zoom to show entire session horizontally without affecting vertical zoom or scrolling
⌘ ⌃ ] Zoom in horizontally on a selection without affecting vertical zoom or scrolling
⌘ ⌥ ⌃ [ Vertical zoom to show default waveform height (Audio)
⌘ ⌥ [ or ] Incrementally zoom vertically on all audio tracks
⌘ ⇧ [ or ] Vertical zoom in or out (MIDI)
⌘ ⌃ ⇧ [ Vertical zoom to show all notes (lowest to highest) in MIDI and Instrument (MIDI)
⌥ A Vertical zoom to show all tracks
⌥ ⌃ A Horizontal zoom to show all tracks
⌥ F Horizontal zoom and scroll timeline excluding MIDI events
⌥ ⌃ F Horizontal zoom to selection, including MIDI events
⌘ ⌥ [ or ] Incrementally zoom vertically on all audio tracks
⌃ E Zoom Toggle
⌥ ⇧ E Cancel Zoom Toggle and remain at same zoom level

File Menu

⌘ N New Session
⌘ O Open Session
⌘ ⇧ O Open Recent
⌘ ⇧ W Close Session
⌘ S Save Session
⌘ ⌥ B Bounce To Disk
⇧ ⌥ I Import Session Data
⌘ ⇧ I Import Audio
⌘ ⌥ I Import MIDI
⌘ P Print Score from Pro Tools Session

Edit Menu

⌘ Z Undo
⌘ ⇧ Z Redo
⌘ X Cut
⌘ C Copy
⌘ V Paste
⌘ B Clear
⌘ A Select All
⌃ ⇧ X Cut Special Cut Clip Gain
⌃ ⇧ C Copy Special Copy Clip Gain
⌥ M Paste Special Merge
⌘ ⌥ V Paste Special Repeat to Fill Selection
⌘ ⌃ V Paste Special to Current Automation Type
⌃ ⇧ B Clear Special Clear Clip Gain
⌥ [ Play Edit Selection
⌥ ] Play Timeline Selection
⌘ D Duplicate selection
⌥ R Repeat selection
⌥ H Shift selection
⌘ ⇧ E Insert Silence
⌘ T Trim Clip to Selection
⌥ ⇧ 7 Trim Clip Start to Insertion
⌥ ⇧ 8 Trim Clip End to Insertion
⌘ E Separate Clip at Selection
⌘ H Heal Separation
⌘ U Strip Silence
⌥ ⇧ 3 Consolidate selection
⌥ ⇧ U TCE Edit to Timeline selection
⌘ ⌥ Z Restore Last Selection

Memory Locations and Markers

Create Memory Location
⌃ N Toggle Timeline Insertion/Play Start Marker Follows Playback preference on/off

Automation

⌥ - Toggle Track View on all tracks
⌃ ⌘ ← → Change to previous/next Track View on all tracks included in current selection
⌃ ⌥ ⌘ ← → Change to previous/next Track View on all tracks
⌘ ⌥ H Copy Automation to Send
⌘ ⌥ T Thin Automation
⌘ / Write Automation to Current Parameter
⌘ ⌥ / Write Automation to All Enabled Parameters
⌘ ⇧ / Trim Automation to Current Parameter
⌘ ⌥ ⇧ / Trim Automation to All Enabled Parameters
⌥ / Glide Automation to Current Parameter
⌥ ⇧ / Glide Automation to All Enabled Parameters
⌘ ⌃ V Special Paste of automation data between different controls
delete Delete
⌘ X Cut
⌘ C Copy
⌘ D Duplicate
⌘ B Clear
⌘ ⇧ E Insert Silence

Fades, Fades Dialog

⌘ F Create Fades (open Fades dialog)
⌘ ⌃ F Apply crossfade without opening Fades dialog
⌥ D Fade to Start
⌥ G Fade to End
Audition start/stop in Fades dialog
⌃ ↑ ↓ Cycle up/down through Out Shape parameter options
⌥ ↑ ↓ Cycle up/down through In Shape parameter options
↑ ↓ Cycle up/down through Link parameter options
⌃ ← → Cycle up/down through preset Out Shape curves
⌥ ← → Cycle up/down through preset In Shape curves

Clip Menu

⌘ M Mute/Unmute Clips
⌘ L Lock/Unlock Clips
⌥ ⌃ L Time Lock/Unlock the selected Clip
⌥ ⇧ F Bring to Front
⌥ ⇧ B Send to Back
⌘ ⌥ G Group Clips
⌘ ⌥ U Ungroup Clips
⌘ ⌥ R Regroup Clips
⌘ ⌥ L Loop Clips
⌘ R Capture Clip
⌘ , Identify Sync Point
⌘ 0 Quantize Clip to Nearest Grid

Clip List

⌘ ⇧ F Find Clip
⌘ ⇧ D Clear Find
⌘ ⇧ 1 Show/Hide Audio Clips
⌘ ⇧ 2 Show/Hide MIDI Clips
⌘ ⇧ 3 Show/Hide Groups
⌘ ⌥ K Show/Hide Auto-Created Clip
⌘ ⇧ A Select All Clips in Clip List
⌘ ⇧ U Select Unused Clips
⌘ ⇧ B Clear selected Clips
⌘ ⇧ R Rename selected Clips
⌘ ⇧ M Time Stamp selected Clips
⌘ ⇧ Y Export Clip Definition
⌘ ⇧ K Export Clips as Files

Plug-In Inserts and Sends

⇧ A Bypass (or unbypass) all inserts on selected tracks
⇧ 1 Bypass (or unbypass) inserts A–E on selected tracks
⇧ 2 Bypass (or unbypass) inserts F–J on selected tracks
⇧ E Bypass (or unbypass) all EQ plug-ins on selected tracks
⇧ C Bypass (or unbypass) all Dynamics plug-ins on selected tracks
⇧ V Bypass (or unbypass) all Reverb plug-ins on selected tracks
⇧ D Bypass (or unbypass) all Delay plug-ins on selected tracks
⇧ W Bypass (or unbypass) all Modulation plug-ins on selected tracks
⇧ 3 Mute (or unmute) Sends A–E on selected tracks
⇧ 4 Mute (or unmute) Sends F–J on selected tracks
⇧ Q Mute (or unmute) all sends (A–J) on selected tracks