Global Commands

R Record
* Record/Record Toggle
⌘. Discard Recording and Return to Last Play Position
⇧R Capture Last Take as Recording
Play
. Pause
0 Stop
Play or Stop
, Rewind
. Forward
⇧, Fast Rewind
⇧. Fast Forward
⇧↩ Play from Left Window Edge
/ Goto Position…
⌃⌥⌘I Set Punch In Locator by Playhead
⌃⌥⇧⌘I Set Punch In Locator by Rounded Playhead
⌃⌥⌘O Set Punch Out Locator by Playhead
⌃⌥⇧⌘O Set Punch Out Locator Point by Rounded Playhead
⌘U Set Locators by Regions/Events/Marquee
U Set Rounded Locators by Regions/Events
= Swap Left and Right Locator
⇧⌘. Move Locators Forward by Cycle Length
⇧⌘, Move Locators Backwards by Cycle Length
⇧˽ Play from Selection
⌃↖ Go to Selection Start
⌃↘ Go to Selection End
Go to Beginning
⌥' Create Marker
⌃⌥' Create Marker Without Rounding
⌥⇧' Create Marker for Selected Regions
⌥⌫ Delete Marker
⌃⌥C Set Locators by Marker and Enable Cycle
⌃⌥, Set Locators by Previous Marker and Enable Cycle
⌃⌥. Set Locators by Next Marker and Enable Cycle
⌥, Go to Previous Marker
⌥. Go to Next Marker
⌥/ Go to Marker Number…
⇧' Rename Marker
1-9 Go to Marker Number 1-9
⌃ 10-19 Go to Marker Number 10-19
C Cycle Mode
⌃⌥⌘P Autopunch Mode
/ Replace
⌃S Solo Mode
⌥S Set Solo Lock Mode
⌥⇧S Reselect Solo-Locked Regions
⌃⌥⌘S Solo off for all
⌃⌥⌘M Mute off for all
K MIDI/Monitor Metronome Click
⇧K Count In
1 Recall Screenset 1-9
⌃1 Recall Screenset 1x
⌃2 Recall Screenset 2x
⌃3 Recall Screenset 3x
⌃4 Recall Screenset 4x
⌃5 Recall Screenset 5x
⌃6 Recall Screenset 6x
⌃7 Recall Screenset 7x
⌃8 Recall Screenset 8x
⌃9 Recall Screenset 9x
⌥R Region Inspector Float
⌘, Open Preferences…
⌥A Open Automation Preferences…
⌘0 Open Environment…
⌘1 Open Main Window…
⌘2 Open Mixer…
⌘3 Open Smart Controls…
⌘4 Open Piano Roll…
⌘5 Open Score Editor…
⌘6 Open Audio File Editor
⌘7 Open Event List…
⌘8 Open Environment…
⌘9 Open Transform
⌘K Show/Hide Musical Typing…
⌥E Show/Hide Event Float
X Show/Hide Mixer
B Show/Hide Smart Controls
N Show/Hide Score Editor
⌃⌥⇧S Show/Hide Staff Style Window
⌃⌥⇧I Show/Hide Score Sets Window
P Show/Hide Piano Roll
⌥⌘K Show/Hide Step Input Keyboard
O Show/Hide Loop Browser
Y Show/Hide Library
W Show/Hide Audio File Editor
⌥⌘T Adjust Tempo using Beat Detection
⌘/ Show Detailed Help
⇧W Open in External Sample Editor
⌥⇧T Open Tempo List…
⌥K Open Key Commands…
⌥C Show/Hide Colors
⌥⌘O Open Movie…
⌃⌘O Show/Hide Current Track Automation Off/Read
⌃⌘A Show/Hide Current Track Automation Latch/Read
⌃⇧⌘O Set All Tracks to Automation Off
⌃⇧⌘R Set All Tracks to Automation Read
⌃⇧⌘T Set All Tracks to Automation Touch
⌃⇧⌘L Set All Tracks to Automation Latch
⌃⌘E Automation Event List…
⌃⌥⌘A Show/Hide Automation Quick Access
⇧G Toggle Group Clutch
⌥⇧G Open Group Settings…
⌘W Close Window
⌘` Cycle Through Windows
Select Previous Track
Select Next Track
⇧⌘N New Empty Project
⌘N New From Template…
⌘O Open…
⌥P Project Settings…
⌥⌘W Close Project
⌘S Save
⇧⌘S Save Project As…
⌘P Print
⌘I Import
⌥⌘E Export Selection as MIDI File…
⌘E Export Track as Audio File…
⇧⌘E Export All Tracks as Audio File…
⌘Q Quit
⌘M Minimize Window
⌥⌘M Zoom Window
⇧⌘I Import Audio File…
⇧] Next Channel Strip Setting of focused Track
⇧[ Previous Channel Strip Setting of focused Track
⌥⌘C Copy Channel Strip Setting
⌥⌘V Paste Channel Strip Setting
] Next Patch, Plug-in Setting or EXS Instrument
[ Previous Patch, Plug-in Setting or EXS Instrument
M Toggle Channel Strip Mute
S Toggle Channel Strip Solo
⌃I Toggle Channel Strip Input Monitoring
⌃⇧S Toggle Channel Strip Format (mono/stereo)
V Hide/Show All Plug-in Windows

Control Surfaces

⌥⇧K Open Controller Assignments
⌘L Learn new Controller Assignment

Various Windows

⌘Z Undo
⇧⌘Z Redo
⌥⌘Z Undo History...
⌘X Cut
⌘C Copy
⌘V Paste
⌘A Select All
T Show Tool Menu
⌥⇟ Set Next Tool
⌥⇟ Set Previous Tool
G Show/Hide Global Tracks
⌥G Configure Global Tracks
⇧⌘A Show/Hide Arrangement Track Only
⇧⌘O Show/Hide Movie Track Only
⇧⌘X Show/Hide Transposition Track Only
⇧⌘T Show/Hide Tempo Track Only
⇧⌘B Beat Mapping
⌘← Zoom Horizontal Out
⌘→ Zoom Horizontal In
⌘↑ Zoom Vertical Out
⌘↓ Zoom Vertical In
⌃⌥⌘1 Recall Zoom 1
⌃⌥⌘2 Recall Zoom 2
⌃⌥⌘3 Recall Zoom 3
⌃⌥⇧⌘1 Save as Zoom 1
⌃⌥⇧⌘2 Save as Zoom 2
⌃⌥⇧⌘3 Save as Zoom 3
⌃⇧Z Zoom to fit Locators, store Navigation Snapshot
Z Toggle Zoom to fit Selection or All Contents
⇧Z Store Navigation Snapshot
⌥Z Navigation: Back
⌥⇧Z Navigation: Forward
Page Up
Page Down
Page Left
Page Right
⌃` Scroll in Play
I Hide/Show Inspector
⌃G Grid
⌥O MIDI Out Toggle
⌥I MIDI In Toggle
⌃M Mute Notes/Regions/Folders on/off
⇧⌘Y MIDI Draw: Disable
⌘Y MIDI Draw: Autodefine
⌥Y MIDI Draw: Other...
= Increase Last Clicked Parameter by 1
- Decrease Last Clicked Parameter by 1
⇧= Increase Last Clicked Parameter by 10
⇧- Decrease Last Clicked Parameter by 10

Windows Showing Audio Files

⇧⌘R Show File(s) in Finder
⌃0 Snap Edits to Zero Crossings
⌘; Add to Tracks...
⌃˽ Play/Stop Selection
⌃C Cycle Audition

Main Window Tracks & Various Editors

⌥⌘N New Tracks...
⌥⌘A New Audio Track
⌥⌘S New Software Instrument Track
⌥⌘X New External MIDI Track
⌘D New Track with Duplicate Setting
⌃↩ New Track with Duplicate Setting
⌃⇧↩ New Track with Same Channel Strip/Instrument
⌘⌫ Delete Track
⌥⌘⌫ Delete unused Tracks
⌥⇧D Deselect All
⇧I Invert Selection
⇧F Select All Following
⌃⇧F Select All Following of Same Track/Pitch
⇧L Select All Inside Locators
⇧O Select Overlapped Regions/Events
⇧E Select Equal Regions/Events
⇧S Select Similar Regions/Events
⇧P Select Same Subpositions
⇧M Select Muted Regions/Events
⇧C Select Equal Colored Regions/Events
⇧↖ Select First, or Shift Marquee Selection Left
⇧↘ Select Last, or Shift Marquee Selection Right
Select Previous Region/Event or Move Marquee End (or Marquee Point) to Previous Transient
Select Previous Region/Event or Move Marquee End (or Marquee Point) to Previous Transient
⇧← Select Previous Region/Event or Move Marquee End (or Marquee Point) to Previous Transient
⇧→ Toggle Next Region/Event or Move Marquee Start (or Extend Marquee Selection) to Next Transient
⇧` Scroll to Selection
L Loop Regions/Folders on/off
Q Quantize Selected Events
⌥⌘Q Undo Quantization
⌥D Delete Duplicated Events
⇧⌘V Paste Replace
⌘R Repeat Regions/Events...
⌘J Join Regions/Notes
⌃⌘T Split Regions/Events at Locators or Marquee Selection
⌘T Split Regions/Events at Playhead Position
; Move Region/Event to Playhead Position (Pickup Clock)
⇧; Move Region/Event to Playhead Position and Select Next Region/Event (Pickup Clock+)
⌘[ Set Region/Event/Marquee Start to Playhead Position
⌘] Set Region/Event/Marquee End to Playhead Position
⌥→ Nudge Region/Event Position Right by Nudge Value
⌥← Nudge Region/Event Position Left by Nudge Value
⌥⇧→ Nudge Region/Event Length Right by Nudge Value
⌥⇧← Nudge Region/Event Length Left by Nudge Value
⌃⌥T Set Nudge Value to Tick
⌃⌥D Set Nudge Value to Division
⌃⌥B Set Nudge Value to Beat
⌃⌥M Set Nudge Value to Bar
⌃⌥F Set Nudge Value to SMPTE Frame
⌃⌥H Set Nudge Value to 0.5 SMPTE Frame
⌃⌥S Set Nudge Value to Sample
⌃⌥1 Set Nudge Value to 1 ms
⌃⌥0 Set Nudge Value to 10 ms
⌃⌥⇧R Secondary Ruler
⌘⇞ Unlock SMPTE Position
⌘⇟ Lock SMPTE Position
⌘B Bounce...

Various Editors

⇧H Select Same Channels
⇧D Select Same Articulation IDs
\ Trim Note to Remove Overlaps for Adjacent
⇧\ Trim Note End to Following Notes (Force Legato)
⇧↑ Select Highest Notes
⇧↓ Select Lowest Notes
⌥↑ Transpose Event +1 Semitone
⌥↓ Transpose Event -1 Semitone
⌥⇧↑ Transpose Event +12 Semitones
⌥⇧↓ Transpose Event -12 Semitones
⌃⌥R Show Event Position and Length as Time or Bars/Beats

Main Window Tracks

⇧↑ Extend Track Selection Up
⇧↓ Extend Track Selection Down
Select Previous Region on Selected Track
Select Next Region on Selected Track
⌃⇧⌘1 Create 1 Automation Point at Region Borders
⌃⇧⌘2 Create 2 Automation Points at Region Borders
⌃⌘1 Create 1 Automation Point at Every Region Border
⌃⌘2 Create 2 Automation Points at Every Region Border
⌃⌫ Delete Redundant Automation Points
⌃⌘⌫ Delete Visible Automation on Selected Track
⌃⇧⌘⌫ Delete All Automation on Selected Track
⌃⇧⌫ Delete Orphaned Automation on Selected Track
⌃⌘↑ Move Visible Region Data to Track Automation
⌃⌘↓ Move Visible Track Automation to Region
⌃⇧⌘↑ Move All Region Data to Track Automation
⌃⇧⌘↓ Move All Track Automation to Region
⌃⌘F Pack Take Folder
⌃⌘U Unpack Take Folder to Existing Tracks
⌃⇧⌘U Unpack Take Folder to New Tracks
⌥F Un/disclose Take Folder
⌥⇧U Flatten Take Folder
⌥U Flatten and Merge Take Folder
⇧T Rename Take or Comp
⌥⇧⌫ Delete Take or Comp
⌥Q Toggle Take Folder Quick Swipe Comping Mode
⇧⌘D Create Track Stack...
⇧⌘F Create Folder Stack
⇧⌘G Create Summing Stack
⇧⌘U Flatten Stack
⌃B Bounce Regions in Place
⌃⌘B Bounce Track in Place
⌃D Drum Replacement/Doubling
H Toggle Hide View
⌃H Hide Current Track and Select Next Track
⌃⇧H Unhide All Tracks
⌃⇧ 1-9 Toggle Hide Group 1-9
⌃M Toggle Track On
⌃R Record Enable Track
⌃⌥⌘↓ Individual Track Zoom In
⌃⌥⌘↑ Individual Track Zoom Out
⌃⌥⌘Z Toggle Individual Track Zoom
⌃Z Auto Track Zoom
⌃⌥⌘⌫ Individual Track Zoom Reset
⌃⌥⌫ Individual Track Zoom Reset For All Tracks
⌃A Convert Alias to a Region Copy
⇧A Select All Aliases of Region
⌥⇧A Select All Orphan Aliases
⌥X Audio Crossfade Options for Merge...
J Join Regions per Tracks
⌃⌘X Snip: Cut Section Between Locators (Global)
⌃⌘Z Insert Silence Between Locators (Global)
⌃⌘V Splice: Insert Snipped Section at Playhead (Global)
⌃⌘R Repeat Section Between Locators (Global)
⇧↩ Rename Track
⌃⇧T Move Selected Regions to Selected Track
⌥⇧⌘R Move Region to Recorded Position
⌥⌘R Convert Regions to New Regions
⌥⌘F Convert Regions to New Audio Files
⌃E Convert Regions to New Sampler Track
⌥⌘L Time Stretch Region Length to Locators
⌥⌘B Time Stretch Region Length to Nearest Bar
⌃X Strip Silence...
⌃⇧O Add Region to Loop Library...
⌃N Normalize Region Parameters
⌃Q Apply Quantization Destructively
⌃L Convert Loops to Real Copies
⌃\ Set Optimal Region Sizes Rounded by Bar
\ Remove Overlaps
⇧\ Trim Region End to Next Region
⌥[ Shuffle Regions Left within Selection
⌥] Shuffle Regions Right within Selection
⌥\ Trim Regions to Fill within Locators
⌘\ Crop Regions outside Locators or Marquee Selection
A Hide/Show Track Automation
⌘F Hide/Show Flex View
⌃⇧[ Trim Region Start to Previous Transient
⌃⇧] Trim Region Start to Next Transient
⌃[ Trim Region End to Previous Transient
⌃] Trim Region End to Next Transient
⇧N Rename Regions
⌥⇧N Name Regions by Track Name
⌥⇧⌘N Name Tracks by Region Name
⌥⇧C Color Regions by Track Color
⌥⇧⌘C Color Tracks by Region Color
⌘- Waveform Vertical Zoom Out
⌘= Waveform Vertical Zoom In
⌥T Configure Track Header
E Hide/Show Editor
⌥N Hide/Show Note Pad
D Hide/Show List Editors
F Hide/Show Media Area
⇧⌘M Hide/Show Master Track
⌥⌘G Alignment Guides On/Off

Mixer

⇧X Cycle Through Mixer Modes (Single, Arrange, All)
⇧⌘D Deselect All
⇧A Select Audio Channel Strips
⇧S Select Instrument Channel Strips
⇧F Select Auxiliary Channel Strips
⇧O Select Output Channel Strips
⇧E Select MIDI Channel Strips
⇧C Select Equal Colored Channel Strips
⇧M Select Muted Channel Strips
Select Previous (Left) Channel Strip
Select Next (Right) Channel Strip
⌃N Create New Auxiliary Channel Strip
⌃T Create Tracks for Selected Channel Strips
⌃⌫ Clear Cables only
⌥← Object move left
⌥→ Object move right
⌥↑ Object move up
⌥↓ Object move down
⌥⇧← Object Width -1 Pixel
⌥⇧→ Object Width +1 Pixel
⌥⇧↑ Object Height -1 Pixel
⌥⇧↓ Object Height +1 Pixel
⌃C Hide/Show Cables
⌃P Protect Cabling/Positions
⇧I Invert Selection
⇧U Select Unused Instruments
⇧→ Select Cable Destination
⇧← Select Cable Origin
⌃V Send Selected Fader Values
⌘⌫ Delete Layer
⌃S Cable serially

Score Window

⌃P Page View
⌃F Explode Folders
⌃X Explode Polyphony
⌃⇧N Hide/Show Instrument Names
⌃⇧R Hide/Show Page Rulers
⌃/ Go to Page...
⌥⇧⌘V Paste Multiple
Next Event
Previous Event
Next Staff
Previous Staff
⌃⇧Y Force Syncopation
⌃Y Defeat Syncopation
⌃⇧I Force Interpretation
⌃I Defeat Interpretation
⌃⌥↑ Stems: up
⌃⌥↓ Stems: down
⌥⌘↑ Stem End: Move Up
⌥⌘↓ Stem End: Move Down
⌃⌥⇧↑ Ties: up
⌃⌥⇧↓ Ties: down
⌃B Beam Selected Notes
⌃U Unbeam Selected Notes
⌃D Default Beams
⇧3 Enharmonic Shift: #
⇧B Enharmonic Shift: b
⌃⇧⌫ Reset Note Attributes
⌃⇧C Assign MIDI Channels based on Score Split
⌃⌥⌘↑ Nudge Position Up
⌃⌥⌘↓ Nudge Position Down
⌃⌥⌘← Nudge Position Left
⌃⌥⌘→ Nudge Position Right
⌃⌥⇧F Settings: Global Format
⌃⌥⇧N Settings: Numbers and Names
⌃⌥⇧G Settings: Guitar Tablature
⌃⌥⇧C Settings: Chords and Grids
⌃⌥⇧L Settings: Clefs and Signatures
⌃⌥⇧X Settings: Extended Layout
⌃⌥⇧M Settings: MIDI Meaning
⌃⌥⇧O Settings: Score Colors
⌃⇧, Insert: Crescendo
⌃⇧. Insert: Decrescendo
⌃⌥⇧⌫ Clear main finger
⌃⌥⇧1 Set main finger 1
⌃⌥⇧2 Set main finger 2
⌃⌥⇧3 Set main finger 3
⌃⌥⇧4 Set main finger 4
⌃⌥⇧5 Set main finger 5

Event Editor

Select Previous Event
Select Next Event
⌃⇧A Length as Absolute Position
⌃⇧D Articulation ID
⌃⇧R Relative Position
⌘D Duplicate Event and Numerical Edit
⇧V Copy Value to All Following Events

Step Editor

⌥⌘N Create Lane
⌘⌫ Delete Lane
⌃C Copy Lane
⌃V Paste Lane
⌃A Toggle Auto Define
Select Next Lane
Select Previous Lane

Project Audio

Select Previous Audio File
Select Next Audio File
⌃F Add Audio File...
⌃R Add Region
⌘⌫ Delete File(s)
⌃O Optimize File(s)...
⌃B Backup File(s)
⌃K Copy/Convert File(s)...
⇧U Select Unused
⌥↓ Show All Regions
⌥↑ Hide All Regions
⌃X Strip Silence...
⌃I Import Region Information
⌃E Export Region Information
⌃G Create Group

Audio File Editor

⌃⌥⌘˽ Play/Stop All
⌃⌥⇧˽ Play/Stop Region
⌃⇧˽ Play/Stop Region to Anchor
⌃⌥˽ Play/Stop Region from Anchor
⌃B Create Backup
⌃⌥⌘B Revert to Backup
⌥⌘S Save Selection As...
Region -> Selection
Selection -> Region
⌃↖ Go to Selection Start
⌃↘ Go to Selection End
⌃⌥← Go to Region Start
⌃⌥→ Go to Region End
⌃⌥↓ Go to Region Anchor
⌥← Go to Previous Transient
⌥→ Go to Next Transient
⇧← Set Selection Start To Previous Transient
⇧→ Set Selection Start To Next Transient
Set Selection End To Previous Transient
Set Selection End To Next Transient
⇧⌘← Selection Start and End to Previous Transient
⇧⌘→ Selection Start and End to Next Transient
⌥⌘← Selection Start and End to Previous Transient and Play
⌥⌘→ Selection Start and End to Next Transient and Play
⌃T Toggle Transient Editing Mode
⌃= Increase Number of Transients
⌃- Decrease Number of Transients
⌃⌥⇧← Select All Previous
⌃⌥⇧→ Select All Following
⌃R Create New Region
⌃N Normalize
⌃G Change Gain...
⌃I Fade In
⌃O Fade Out
⌃⌫ Silence
⌃⇧I Invert
⌃⇧R Reverse
⌃⇧T Trim
⌃D Remove DC Offset
⇧P Search Peak
⇧S Search Silence
⌃A Lock Arrange Position when moving Anchor

EXS24 Instrument Editor

⇧I Invert Selection
⌃F Load Audio Sample...
⌃Z New Zone
⌃G New Group
⌥⇧⌘S Export Sampler Instrument and Sample Files
⌥← Shift selected Zone(s)/Group(s) Left
⌥→ Shift selected Zone(s)/Group(s) Right
⌥⇧← Shift selected Zone(s)/Group(s) Left (Zones incl. Root Key)
⌥⇧→ Shift selected Zone(s)/Group(s) Right (Zones incl. Root Key)
⌥⌘S Save Instrument
⌃O Load Multiple Samples...
⌃W Open in Sample Editor

Step Input Keyboard

A Note 'C'
W Note 'C#'
S Note 'D'
E Note 'D#'
F Note 'F'
T Note 'F#'
G Note 'G'
Y Note 'G#'
H Note 'A'
U Note 'A#'
J Note 'B'
˽ Rest
⇧3 Next note will be sharp
⇧B Next note will be flat
` Chord Mode
⌃⌫ Delete
Step Backwards
Step Forward
⇧Z Octave - 2
Z Octave - 1
X Octave + 1
⇧X Octave + 2
1 1/1 Note
2 1/2 Note
3 1/4 Note
4 1/8 Note
5 1/16 Note
6 1/32 Note
7 1/64 Note
8 1/128 Note
9 Next three notes are triplets
0 Next two notes are a dotted group
C Velocity 16 (ppp)
V Velocity 32 (pp)
B Velocity 48 (p)
N Velocity 64 (mp)
M Velocity 80 (mf)
, Velocity 96 (f)
. Velocity 112 (ff)
/ Velocity 127 (fff)
- Sustain inserted note(s)
Q Quantize note starts on/off