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What channel order/sends should be used for assigning bed channels to the Renderer ?
The bed channels should be assigned to the sends in the following channel order  L = Send 1, R = Send 2, C = Send 3, LFE = Send 4, Lss = Send 5, Rss = Send ...
Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 12:28 PM
Can I use offline bounce in my Pro Tools session?
No. Using offline bounce is not supported. This can cause Pro Tools HDX to crash and will result in metadata loss if attempted with native systems.
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:54 AM
Should I use DSP or Native plug-ins when using HDX?
When running on an HDX system, we recommend you use the DSP versions of the Dolby Renderer Send and Return plug-ins as they correctly compensate for the thr...
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:55 AM
Can I use the VR Transcoder to create DD+JOC files for non-VR use cases?
No, the VR Transcoder is specifically designed to create bitstreams that are optimized for VR use cases, not for speaker playback. For example, Spatial Codi...
Mon, May 22, 2017 at 4:50 PM
How can I use a Pro Tools session originally used with the Local Renderer with the Atmos Production Suite?
Prior to the release of the Dolby Atmos Production Suite some facilities used a previous application with a more limited feature set called the "Dolby ...
Tue, May 30, 2017 at 9:50 AM
Can I play master files without Pro Tools?
Yes but only using the Dolby Audio Bridge.  If using send/return then Pro Tools must be launched with the return plug-ins inserted on aux tracks routed to i...
Sun, Jul 1, 2018 at 8:30 PM
Can I record in ADM BWF natively or just export them after I record to .atmos?
ADM BWF conversions can only be made from an open master file (.atmos)
Sun, Jul 1, 2018 at 8:31 PM
Are .atmos created with version 3.0 backwards compatible?
Yes. With the following caveats: Files created with the Dolby Atmos Production Suite v2.5.3 (damf v0.5) are compatible with v3.0.0.   Files created wi...
Sun, Jul 1, 2018 at 8:40 PM
Can I put my own video into the mp4 file instead of black?
Not with the Production Suite mp4 export function.   However, if you want to demux the mp4 to extract the .ec3 file and remux with your own video file you c...
Mon, Dec 16, 2019 at 1:47 PM