What is ProTools.exe?

ProTools.exe is 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

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

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ProTools.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

20%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

3%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

ProTools.exe user rating

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of users rate ProTools.exe as a useful program

20%

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

4%

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