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Old 1 week ago
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commit 80+ tracks at once

why can't i commit 80+ tracks at once? (picture below)
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Old 1 week ago
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why can't i commit 80+ tracks at once? (picture below)
Probably because of the maximum track count in Pro Tools.
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Old 1 week ago
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@Bender412 hmm i have 64 audio tracks, 2 aux tracks and 1 master all in one session. So does it seem right that i can't commit everything i already having running in a session?

when i commit the tracks i delete the source track so nothing should be adding up there.

currently using the pro tools subscription from the avid website.
Old 1 week ago
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when i commit the tracks i delete the source track so nothing should be adding up
Because there will be a moment before deleting that both (all) tracks will exist.
Old 1 week ago
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@pentagon is there any work-around to this?
Old 1 week ago
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Do it in two groups.
Old 6 days ago
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@pentagon even if i do it one by one that message still pops up at some point. are you saying split it into two different pro tools sessions?
Old 6 days ago
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@pentagon even if i do it one by one that message still pops up at some point. are you saying split it into two different pro tools sessions?
You should be able to do 40, delete the old 40, and then do the rest. So at no point are you over 128 (you haven't mentioned sample rate so this may be a lower allowable count than I'm assuming)
Old 6 days ago
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@pentagon I tried splitting it up and i get the same results. Every time i commit it automatically deletes tracks (pictured below).

I'm at 1024 sample rate.
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Old 6 days ago
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sample rate, not buffer.
Sample rate would be 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, etc.

Can you do 10 selected?
(I know this is a silly question, but are you actually only selecting a limited about of tracks -- track names in white?)
Old 6 days ago
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@pentagon lol sample rate is 44.1

I can only do 10 right at the beginning. It seems to limit me at around 50 tracks.

Ill highlight the tracks, got to tracks on the top panel and then click commit.
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Old 6 days ago
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So you can commit 50 and then it doesn't allow any more. But since you are deleting tracks as they commit, you are still at a total of 64 audio tracks? Do I have that right?

Can you post a screen shot of the tracklist (the left hand window above groups on either the mix or edit page)?
If after doing 50, you save, close, reopen the session, can you do more?
Old 6 days ago
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@pentagon thanks for helping out. i tried saving, closing, reopening and doing more. this is what ended up working. weird..
Old 6 days ago
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You can undo commit. I think that is what is screwing things up. Even though you are deleting the tracks after commit, ProTools is retaining them in case you want to undo. Closing/reopening wipes that from the buffer. Avid will have to change how undo deals with track count.
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