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#1 Raj Kowoski

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Posted 15 May 2015 - 10:00 AM

Hello:

We shot a feature using 2 cameras - BMCC 4K and Canon 100. Sound mixer has provided 4 tracks for each take. I laid down both videos on FCPX timeline and synced audio files below. In short, I have 2 video tracks and 4 audio tracks for each track that I know plan to edit. Question: When I render, .mov file consolidates footage and audio into 1 mov file. How do I provide my Sound designer raw 4 dialogue tracks that he can use for miXing? Is there a way I can output 4 audio tracks from final picture lock that Sound designer can use along with a timecoded Video track?


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#2 James Compton

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Posted 15 May 2015 - 12:09 PM

Raj,

 

  You can export multiple audio tracks out of FINAL CUT PRO X :

 

https://support.appl...75?locale=en_US

 

You will have to change the audio channel configuration. Set it up as 5.1 or 7.1 audio channel configuration and export those audio channels as stereo or mono.

 

Important:   If you subsequently change the channel configuration, all custom audio component names are reset to the original name.

You can also choose a channel configuration when exporting roles as audio stems for mixing or post-production.

For more info check this out :

 

https://support.appl...iewlocale=en_US


Edited by James Compton, 15 May 2015 - 12:10 PM.

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#3 Miguel Cordeiro

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Posted 15 May 2015 - 01:00 PM

Can FCPX export anything besides xml?

AAF or OMF would be the best way to do this, keeping sync and some other info.


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#4 Raj Kowoski

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Posted 19 May 2015 - 09:02 AM

What about roles? Saw youtube video that explains how to label each of the audio tracks as role and set each audio track as mono before you export as QT file. It retains all those audio tracks that can be sent to sound designer. Anyone else done that?


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#5 James Compton

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Posted 19 May 2015 - 09:43 AM

You need to test the various methods that are possible and see what works best for your sound mixer's setup.


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