Extract poly wave in Multitrack view?

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Oct 16, 2021 Oct 16, 2021

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Hey,

I have made a big mistake while putting ambiences throughout a 1,5 hour film. I added the surround ambience-poly files to a surround track and just used the 5.1 track panner to get the sound from each speaker.. It sounded OK using headphones with waves nx, but now when i have a calibrated 5.1 studio its just a mess. Comb filtering everywhere! Not a shocker, I suspect Audition is putting all 5 tracks, merged together in all 5 speakers. I can see in the clip properties on the source channel routing everything is where it should, but still i do not get all the mono files out of the separate speakers. What am i doing wrong here?

 

I assume the worst, that I will have to re-add all the ambience into separate channels for L R C Ls Rs, but is there a way to "split track into mono files" in the multitrack view? Like when holding ALT before dropping a poly file, it splits the file into mono tracks. But is there a way to do this with already dropped clips on the timeline?

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Edit>Extract Channels to Mono Files, but only in Waveform view. If you import a multichannel file into Multitrack, and use the twirldown, you will see each channel separately, and that gives you quite a bit of flexibility...

Expanding Multichannel file in Multitrack view.JPG

You can shove the contents all over the place like this. (The file shown is just for demonstration putposes)

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Hi Steve, thanks for your reply. However, since i'm doing a 5.1 mix, the poly files are containing multidirectional recordings. I need to use all of the tracks separately panned to separate channels.

See picture. In these tracks i have hundreds of poly files, containing all 5 separate mono tracks. Is there a way to extract these?

 

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