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  • Sun, Nov 14 2010 2:01 PM

    • Anthony
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    Exporting Multitrack Audio Files

    This is a really basic question but my issue:

    I want to export a WAVE file of my audio. I have channels A1-6 and want the sound files to export it without mixing the tracks into a stereo mix (so there's six mono channels). I can not seem to find an option to group channels or specify how to mixout the channels as six seperate tracks.

    I did a bit of research and thought it would be in my Audio Project settings under Output, but I only have the option of Stereo and Mono....there is no option (as in the help menu) to export up to 16 Audio tracks. Is this something to do with my hardware? I am on a MacMini.

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  • Sun, Nov 14 2010 2:34 PM In reply to

    Re: Exporting Multitrack Audio Files

    I think it only works if you have a BOB that allows for more than 2 outputs. Then you would need to choose Direct Out in the Audio Project Output tab and do a QT Ref with the mixdown deselected.

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  • Sun, Nov 14 2010 3:15 PM In reply to

    • mjolnarn
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    Re: Exporting Multitrack Audio Files

    On a software only sys, the alternative seems to be, with 6 mono audiotracks, to do 6 exports selecting one track at the time

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  • Sun, Nov 14 2010 4:03 PM In reply to

    • Typhon2007
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    Re: Exporting Multitrack Audio Files

    That's a functionality that i'm looking for too. Even with an avid hardware allowing you to output 4-8 audio channels (direct output), you WILL NOT be able to export a movie file with more than two tracks. When you want to export the file, MC will ask you to change your audio settings to stereo.

    I remember reading that there is a way to achieve a multi audio track file export using the qt ref. But I never tried it.

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  • Mon, Nov 15 2010 2:45 AM In reply to

    • Anthony
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    Re: Exporting Multitrack Audio Files

    That is really frustrating!

    Basically I keep digital copies of all finished projects. Channels 1&2 Stereo Mix dialogue & upsots. Channel 3 Mono SFX. Channel 4 Mono Music. I thought that was pretty standard, especially laying out to tape so that if you ever need to refer to the program you at least have a clean slice of audio, sfx or music on recapture.

    I can't believe Avid MC5 can not do this, surely it can .... have been using FCP for years and its a very simple process. MC5 feels much more advanced and is more superior than FCP, can anyone figure this out?

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  • Mon, Nov 15 2010 3:17 AM In reply to

    • Tom Pearson
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    Re: Exporting Multitrack Audio Files

    make a new send to templete and export the audio tracks to omfi and embed the audio files

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  • Mon, Nov 15 2010 6:01 PM In reply to

    Re: Exporting Multitrack Audio Files

    If you have Direct Out enabled, you can export a QT Ref which keeps the references to the individual audio tracks. Once you have it, you can open it up in QuickTime Pro and do a Save As. That will flatten the ref movie into a self-contained  QuickTime with all of your audio tracks intact.

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  • Mon, Mar 14 2011 8:14 PM In reply to

    Re: Exporting Multitrack Audio Files

    Yes but QUicktime Pro deletes your timecode track from the quicktime. 

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