Audio track Channel L
Using Audio Channel Mapping with Prelude
Learn how to use Audio Channel mapping with Adobe Prelude.
New in Adobe Prelude CC 2015.3 | March 2016
Multichannel Audio tracks in Rough Cut
To output multichannel audio, you would use a multichannel master track. This enables you to output up to 32 channels of audio. Using the multichannel master track, the multichannel master can be set to one channel for output and any other number of channels up to 32 channels.
To set the number of channels in rough cut, use the following steps:
- For Windows, select Edit > Preferences > rough cut > Master: Multichannel.
- For Mac, select Prelude > Preferences > rough cut > Master: Multichannel
Output Channel Mapping
You can specify the channel in an output audio device for each track in a rough cut with multiple audio tracks. To map channels, use the Track Output Channel Assignment pane. Prelude provides you the functionality to play each rough cut track through the specified output channel. For example, your project may have a six track rough cut. However, your system hardware may support only two channels. You can now specify which of the two hardware channels carries each of the six rough cut tracks.
16-channel rough cuts, however, remain mapped to 16 output channels if the selected hardware device has fewer than 16 channels. For example, the selected device may have only two channels. You can then map only the first two channels of a 16-channel rough cut to the two hardware channels.
Use the Track Output Channel Assignment pane to set channel mapping for each audio track in rough cut.
- Right click Left pane of the audio track in Rough Cut timeline
- Select the Set Track Output Channel
- Select the Track Output Channel Assignment pane
The Set Track Output Channel pane is disabled for mono, stereo and 5.1 types of rough cut.
Default Channel assignment and Panning for multichannel master track rough cut
Default channel assignment for 5.1 tracks
Audio track Channel R
Audio track Channel C
Audio track Channel LFE
Audio track Channel Ls
Audio track Channel Rs
Default channel assignment for Voice over Tracks
Channel : 1-2
Panning : 0
Panning gets disabled if there's a 5.1 audio track and multi-channel Rough cut with 1 channel.