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Would it be possible, in the next version, to add a function "Split stereo file in two mono files" ?

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asked Nov 23, 2016 in Editing by cyrilsimon (600 points)

Would it be possible, in the next version, to add a function "Split stereo file in two mono files" ?

The given solution with the "Binaural pan" is not very easy, and, to be honest,  not acceptable for a professionnal  audio workstation.

A direct processing would be appreciated.

Thank you

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answered Nov 23, 2016 by AlexTinsley (911,890 points)
selected Nov 23, 2016 by cyrilsimon
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answered Sep 13, 2017 by eugenerosenthal (140 points)
I would consider this lack of functionality a bug and it should be treated as such.

The vote feature of the first reply was not working on my machine. and I was unable to click on Yes.
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answered Oct 25, 2017 by pellefridell (3,870 points)

And the opposite would be great as well. Like importing split steroefiles from Protools to a interleaved stereo file.


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answered Jan 22, 2018 by andreasfranzmann (2,740 points)
Yes, I definitely need this + the other way round:

I'm recording my Accoustic Guitar(s) with two mics. In Pro Tools I therefore created two mono tracks (for recording) and multiple stereo files beneath. That allowed me to easily stack my guitar tracks by grabbing the 2 monos to one stereo track and so on. S1 somehow won't let me do that or as far as my understanding very uncomfortably: right click, find the tracks in pool, right click there, split...
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answered Feb 7, 2018 by pauldecesare (5,560 points)
Even Adobe Audition has that feature... c'mon Dev Team, that shouldn't be too difficult! Thanks!
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answered Mar 17, 2018 by danielbayer (2,880 points)
I would also love to see this workflow implemented differently or in addition to the current method. In Pro Tools you can right-click on a stereo track and choose 'split to mono tracks'. This is faster and more intuitive than having to do it the files browser. The function is there already, so it basically only needs to be added to the right-click options for a track.

Even better would be to be able to convert a track to real mono by only using one side of the stereo file with one click.
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answered Apr 18, 2018 by darpas (160 points)
Yes yes yes... really need this function... Pleaaaaase...
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answered Sep 30, 2020 by anubhavukil (7,780 points)
I hope this can help.

Do check this.