What is ProTools.exe?

ProTools.exe is a part of ProToolsApplication and developed by Avid Technology, Inc. according to the ProTools.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like ProTools.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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ProTools.exe's description is "ProToolsApplication".

ProTools.exe is digitally signed by Avid Technology, Inc..

ProTools.exe is an .exe file.

ProTools.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avid\Pro Tools\ProTools.exe

ProTools.exe basic information

Description
ProToolsApplication
Internal Name
ProTools.exe
Version
20.12.0.190
Hash
2229CC781872876186B81A60A0C44A2E

ProTools.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\PACE\Proxy\PACEEdenExperienceProxy.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avid\Pro Tools\Pro Tools Helper.exe

ProTools.exe actions

List of the actions ProTools.exe executes on a user's PC
%SystemDrive%\Users\Public\Pro Tools\Workspace.wksp-wal
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%SystemDrive%\Users\Public\Pro Tools\Workspace.wksp-shm
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%SystemDrive%\Users\Public\Pro Tools\MiscSettings
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%APPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\InstalledAAXPlugIns
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%APPDATA%\Impulse Record\Convology XT\Convology XT Presets.xml
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%APPDATA%\Celemony Software GmbH\com.celemony.melodyne.plist~
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%APPDATA%\Celemony Software GmbH\com.celemony.melodyne.plist
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Documentation\Audio Plug-Ins Guide.pdf
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Documentation\Intro to Pro Tools.pdf
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Documentation\Online Documentation.url
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Documentation\Online Read Me and Release Information.url
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Documentation\Pro Tools Reference Guide.pdf
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Documentation\Pro Tools Shortcuts.pdf
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Documentation\What's New in Pro Tools 2020.12.pdf
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%APPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Pro Tools Prefs.ptp
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\1st\WaveCache.wfm
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\1st\Audio Files
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\1st\Bounced Files
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\1st\Clip Groups
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\1st\Video Files
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\1st\1st.recovered.ptx
file moved
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\chord prog]\Bounced Files
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\chord prog]\Clip Groups
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\chord prog]\Video Files
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\chord prog]\chord prog].ptx
file moved
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\Code Cache\js\index-dir\temp-index
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%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\Code Cache\js\index-dir\the-real-index
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HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\208\ComDlgLegacy
new registry key created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\LOG
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%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\Cache\f_000043
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Non-Linear Rever\06 All Reversed.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\DB-33\2 Full\08 Loud 2nd Perc 888888888.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Vacuum\1 Leads\54 Cheesy Old School Violin.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\01 Soft Pads\05 Wide Lands.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\04 Action Pads\+02 Sword Of Orion.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\05 Ambience + FX\59 Forty-Two.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\08 Percussive\09 Popper.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\11 Soft Leads\29 Self Osci Soft.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\15 Organs\+04 Jazz Percussive.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\18 Brass + Woodwind\11 Hybrid Brass.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\22 Ethnic\+14 Silver Banjo.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\25 Basses\07 Fingerless Bass.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\28 Loops\+095 Drum Loop + Perc 100.tfx
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HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\.ptxt
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\208\ComDlgLegacy\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}
new registry key created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\LOCK
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%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\Cache\f_000044
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Non-Linear Rever\07 Breathing Drums.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\DB-33\2 Full\09 Slight Drive 888888888.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Vacuum\1 Leads\55 Modular Lead.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\01 Soft Pads\06 Silky Pad.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\04 Action Pads\+03 Dish Of The Day.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\05 Ambience + FX\60 Eos.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\08 Percussive\10 Arpogee.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\11 Soft Leads\30 Soft Saw.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\15 Organs\+05 Jazz Rich.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\18 Brass + Woodwind\12 Hybrid Octaves.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\22 Ethnic\+15 Shakuhachi.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\25 Basses\08 Round Wound.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\28 Loops\+096 Drum Loop + Perc 120.tfx
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HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Avid.ProTools.Session_Template.20
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\208\ComDlgLegacy\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\Mode
new registry key parameter created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\MANIFEST-000001
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%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\Cache\f_000045
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Non-Linear Rever\08 Gated.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\DB-33\2 Full\10 Killer B Perc 3rd 888878678+.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Vacuum\1 Leads\56 Recorder.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\01 Soft Pads\07 Smooth Wavetable.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\04 Action Pads\+04 Trance.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\05 Ambience + FX\61 Heavy Chimes.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\08 Percussive\11 Bent Metal.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\11 Soft Leads\31 Singing Synth.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\15 Organs\+06 Shiny More.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\18 Brass + Woodwind\13 French Horns.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\22 Ethnic\+16 Slow Shakuhachi.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\25 Basses\09 Gothic Bass.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\28 Loops\+097 Drum Loop 100.tfx
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HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Avid.ProTools.Session_Template.20\DefaultIcon
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\208\ComDlgLegacy\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\LogicalViewMode
new registry key parameter created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\000001.dbtmp
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%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\Cache\f_000046
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Non-Linear Rever\09 Mallet Reverb.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\DB-33\2 Full\11 Full Organ1 888878678+.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Vacuum\1 Leads\57 Wood Pan Flute.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\01 Soft Pads\08 Warmth Pad.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\04 Action Pads\+05 Busy S+H.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\05 Ambience + FX\62 Industrials.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\08 Percussive\12 Echo Hits.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\11 Soft Leads\32 Whiner.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\15 Organs\+07 Shiny.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\18 Brass + Woodwind\14 Hybrid Horns.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\22 Ethnic\+17 Far East.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\25 Basses\10 Hard Room.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Xpand!2\28 Loops\+098 Drum Loop 132.tfx
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HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Avid.ProTools.Session_Template.20\shell
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\208\ComDlgLegacy\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\FFlags
new registry key parameter created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\CURRENT
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Avid\Pro Tools\Cache\Cache\f_000047
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\Non-Linear Rever\10 Soft Flam.tfx
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%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Pro Tools\Plug-In Settings\DB-33\2 Full\12 Sweet 868868068+.tfx
new file created

ProTools.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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ProTools.exe's virus check

79%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

19%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

2%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

ProTools.exe user rating

75%

of users rate ProTools.exe as a useful program

22%

of users find ProTools.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

3%

of users find ProTools.exe to be malicious or a scam

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