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Daniel PanzerAfter Effects discrete audio channels?
by on Mar 21, 2011 at 2:41:40 am

I'm running into a very frustrating problem. I feel like an idiot asking this question, because After Effects HAS to have some built in function to achieve this. It's so simple.

I have production footage of a man speaking in front of a greenscreen that I'm running through keylight. All the clips have two discrete audio channels for a boom and lavalier mic that I am trying to keep separate. Unfortunately, After Effects seems to want to flatten the audio channels on export, no matter what I do. Is there any way to let the audio channels pass through unchanged? My client wants access to the untouched audio and this is getting in the way of me making a deadline.

Any help is appreciated greatly. :)

- Panzer

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Tudor "Ted" JelescuRe: After Effects discrete audio channels?
by on Mar 21, 2011 at 7:16:03 am

AE uses audo for reference only, it was never meant for any audio work. Your client should get his audio from the original file and not from your export!

Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
Senior VFX Artist

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