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  • Thu, Jul 19 2012 11:43 PM

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    Confused [*-)] Exporting multiple channel audio

    On a regular basis we're asked by clients to deliver QT's of various flavors exported with multiple audio channels, from 4 channels to 5.1 Dolby mixes with 8-channels.

    I've looked and looked and can't find an Avid export solution so we end up exporting stereo and marrying the multiple tracks in either QT Pro 7 or FCP.  This just adds and additional step and another opportunity for errors.

    Any suggestions or some process we're missing?

    Thanks in advance for your help.




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  • Fri, Jul 20 2012 1:11 PM In reply to

    Re: Exporting multiple channel audio

    You can in MC V6 but for MC V5.5 you need to export a QTref and then open that QTref and do an export in there to a regular QT file. The normal QT export prior to V6 was forced to go via the stereo output.


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  • Wed, Jun 26 2013 7:05 AM In reply to

    Re: Exporting multiple channel audio



    I have the same problem when exporting from avid qt, I have mc v6 and I want you as my qt FC when exporting the file description says 8 discrete channels, but avid says the audio has 7.1 qt


    actually need the qt the final description has 4 audio channels stereo or eight mono channels


    thank you very much in advance


    Christian Romero 

  • Wed, Jun 26 2013 12:25 PM In reply to

    Re: Exporting multiple channel audio

    Sorry, I'm not understanding your question.

    Avid only assigns multi-channel audio QuickTime movies as surround sound if you tell it to.  So, I'm not sure what you mean by the QuickTime having 8 discreet channels but Avid says the audio is 7.1.

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