Ardour keyboard shortcuts

Ardour

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
20 months ago
- Shortcuts
Ctrl + Del

Destroy last recording

↑   Shift + R

Engage record

↑   Shift + β†’

Fast forward

L

Loop play (the loop range)

↑   Shift + ←

Rewind

P

Set playhead position

↑   Shift + Space

Start recording

Ctrl + Alt + Space

Stop (keep loop / range play)

Ctrl + Space

Stop and destroy

5

Toggle auto play

6

Toggle auto return

7

Toggle click (metronome)

↑   Shift + F

Toggle playhead follows edits

Ctrl + F

Toggle playhead tracking

Space

Toggle roll

↑   Shift + B

Toggle selected track rec-enable

Alt + S

Toggle selected track solo status

↑   Shift + ↓

Transition to reverse

↑   Shift + ↑

Transition to roll

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Add track(s) or bus(ses)

Win + E

Export session

Ctrl + I

Import audio files

Ctrl + N

Open a new session

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + O

Open a recent session

Ctrl + O

Open an existing session

Ctrl + Q

Quit

Ctrl + S

Save session

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Snapshot session

Alt + I

Toggle selected track MIDI input

F

Fit tracks vertically

Ctrl + ↓

Move selected tracks down

Ctrl + ↑

Move selected tracks up

Page Down

Scroll down (page)

or ↓
Page Up

Scroll up (page)

↑

Scroll up (step)

↑   Shift + E

Toggle editor window mixer

↑   Shift + Z

Visual undo

Ctrl + Alt + Z

Zoom height to selected region(s)

Alt + Z

Zoom height and time to selected region

=

Zoom in

-

Zoom out

Alt + L

Toggle locations dialog

Num /

Focus on main clock

Ctrl + Alt + F

Maximize editor space

Alt + M

Switch between editor and mixer window

Alt + F

Show rhythm ferret window

Alt + B

Toggle big clock

Alt + C

Toggle color manager

Alt + E

Toggle editor window

Alt + P

Toggle global audio patchbay

Alt + ↑   Shift + P

Toggle global midi patchbay

Alt + K

Toggle key bindings editor

Alt + O

Toggle preferences dialog

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P
;

EP to next region sync

'

EP to prev region sync

2

Cycle to next grid snap mode

1

Cycle to next zoom focus

I

Insert from region list

Ctrl + T

Insert time

Alt + • Enter

Move EP to playhead

Ctrl + `

Next EP w/marker

`

Next EP w/o marker

K

Trim back

J

Trim front

↑   Shift + }

Trim region end to edit point

↑   Shift + {

Trim region start to edit point

Ctrl + J

Trim region to end of prev region

Ctrl + K

Trim region to start of next region

3

Use previous grid unit

4

Use next grid unit

Ctrl + 3

Use previous grid unit

Ctrl + 4

Use next musical grid unit

Alt + A

Align end(s)

Ctrl + Win + A

Align start(s)

Win + A

Align start(s) relative

↑   Shift + A

Align sync points

A

Align sync points (relative)

Ctrl + >

Range end to next prev edge

>

Range end to next region edge

Ctrl + <

Range start to next region edge

<

Range start to prev region edge

Alt + Space

Play edit range

Win + Space

Play from EP & return

H

Play selected region(s)

↑   Shift + D

Duplicate region (multi)

Alt + D

Duplicate region (once)

Ctrl + Win + E

Export selected region(s)

^

Increase region gain

Alt + O

Move to original position

Ctrl + M

Mute/unmute

N

Normalize

Num -

Nudge backward

Num +

Nudge forward

Q

Quantize MIDI notes

&

Reduce region gain

Alt + R

Reverse

/

Set fade in length

\

Set fade out length

V

Set region sync point

S

Split

Ctrl + /

Toggle fade in active

Ctrl + \

Toggle fade out active

Alt + T

Transpose

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + X

Cut

Del

Delete

Ctrl + V

Paste

Ctrl + R

Redo

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

All after playhead

Ctrl + P

All before playhead

Ctrl + U

All enclosed by edit range

U

All present in edit range

F6

Convert edit range to range

↑   Shift + I

Invert selection

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Select all after EP

Ctrl + E

Select all before EP

Ctrl + L

Select all in loop range

Ctrl + D

Select all in punch range

Ctrl + A

Select everything

Alt + ↓

Select next track/bus

Alt + ↑

Select previous track/bus

]

Set loop range from edit range

Alt + ]

Set loop range from region(s)

[

Set punch range from edit range

Alt + [

Set punch range from region(s)

0

Set tempo (1 bar) from edit range

9

Set tempo (1 bar) from region(s)


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Program information

Program name: Ardour Ardour (General)

Ardour is a digital audio workstation software. It can record, mix, edit audio. Ardour is released under a GNU General Public License and is a free software.

Web page: ardour.org

Last update: 11 Nov 2019

Shortcut count: 130

How easy to press shortcuts: 83%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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