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How do I get the Dolby Audio Bridge to return to Pro Tools?
The Dolby Audio Bridge can either be used to send signal FROM a core audio DAW to the renderer (in the case of recording a .atmos) OR FROM the renderer TO a...
Mon, May 4, 2020 at 2:29 PM
What is in the .mp4 export and how are these encoded?
The .mp4 export function is designed to provide an mp4 file that can playback on a consumer device like a Blu-Ray player/Atmos enabled AVR or an Atmos en...
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 2:17 PM
Can I put my own video into the mp4 file instead of black?
Not with the Mastering Suite mp4 export function.    There are a few ways to go about this.   Dolby has provided open source command line tools on Githu...
Mon, Jun 8, 2020 at 6:02 PM
When should I monitor with spatial coding emulation on?
Spatial coding emulation is designed to be monitored only when monitoring a full mix. It is not intended to be used when working on individual elements of a...
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:55 AM
When should I use multiple beds?
Using multiple beds in a project makes sense when the project deliverables call for channel-based stems (such as dialog, music, and effects).  Stem beds and...
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 3:20 PM
How do I set up custom monitoring layouts?
To create custom monitoring layouts, select the Room menu in the Renderer application. You can add monitoring layouts that are a subset of the physical layo...
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:57 AM
How do I monitor on headphones?
Headphone processing is enabled in the Renderer Preferences (Mac) or Settings (Windows).    This is also where you choose if the headphone output will be a ...
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 4:19 PM
How do I use re-renders with the Dolby Atmos Production Suite?
Re-Renders are configured from the Re-Render window of the Renderer application and can be mapped to outputs as Live (real-time) Re-Renders or available for...
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 2:24 PM
When should I use live re-renders versus off-line re-renders exports?
Either can be used, depending on your workflow.  Live re-renders allow for realtime monitoring and recording directly to the DAW vs offline exports and imp...
Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 4:28 PM
What channel order should be used for assigning bed audio to the Renderer ?
Bed audio output to the Dolby Atmos Renderer must use SMPTE channel ordering for 5.1 to 7.1.2 (L=1, R=2, C=3, Lfe=4, Ls=5, Rs=6, Lrs=7, Rrs=8, Ltm=9, Rtm=10...
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 2:38 PM