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How can I verify and audition a pmstitch.xml file before converting?
Pmstitch.xml files can be opened as master files by both the Atmos Mastering Suite and Atmos Production Suite.    Opening a pmstitch.xml in the Renderer all...
Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 2:21 PM
How can I stitch multiple reels together to create a continuous feature?
Operations like this are done by writing a so-called “stitch.xml” file and load it into the Atmos Conversion Tool. By clicking on “Start converting” the sti...
Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 10:55 AM
How can I add audio to the beginning of an existing master file, for example for added logos?
Operations like this are done by writing a so-called “stitch.xml” file and load it into the Atmos Conversion Tool. By clicking on “Start converting” the sti...
Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 10:57 AM
When do I need to include a .dbmd file?
.dbmd files are required when converting from .atmos or .rpl to .wav (ADM BWF) only if you need to change the default Dolby Digital Plus Encoding Metadata, ...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 9:06 AM
What tools can I use to edit a pmstitch .xml file?
Pmstitch XML files can be edited with plain text editors but you might want to use a dedicated XML editor.  Depending on what platform you are using there a...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 9:07 AM
How can I unlock the example .xml files on Mac?
Open a terminal at the folder or alternatively launch terminal and drag the Examples folder into terminal. Type: sudo chmod go+rwx *xml After you en...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 9:07 AM
Can I stitch together files of different frame rates?
No.  The files must be at the same framerate prior to a stitch operation.
Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 4:38 PM
Why do I hear a dropout when stitching two files together?
This is likely because the timecode for the <outputEnd> field of one file and the ensuing <outputStart> field of the next file are not the same ...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 9:07 AM
Can the output name be specified in the .xml when performing stitch operations?
No. The output file name is specifed in the UI or in the command line argument only.
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 9:07 AM
Why do I see - "Error loading file: no valid members" when trying to process an RPL?
This can happen with encrypted masters. To use an encrypted master, you must use the command-line version of DACT and pass the path to the key file using –p...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 9:07 AM