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    • recess
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    Group clips - swapping audio tracks

    Group clips are amazing, unless you want A1 from Cam1 and A1 from Cam2 as A1/A2 in your final group clip. 

    What follows is my current workflow. Surely there's a better way? Any advice greatly welcomed. 

     

    1)      Find your two clips – John CamA1 and John CamB1

    2)      Group them together, or go to the same timecode on each clip

    3)      Edit the clip(s) onto the timeline so you have audio 1 from one clip and audio 1 from the other clips as A1 and A2 – no other tracks

    4)      Go to the bin, right click on the sequence, and choose ‘AUTOSYNC’. This creates a new audio clip.

     

    5)      Select John CamA1, John CamB1 and this new clip (which will be above the other two) and now group the clips.

     

    Doing that gives you a group clip with A1 and A2 as you want it to be, and 3-8 arranged as normal. But it's rather laborious! 

    In case you're wondering, this all stems from occasions where people are filming two cameras, and decide to put contributor 1 into channel 1 of Cam 1 and controibutor 2 into channel 1 of Cam 2. When standard grouping is done, there's no way to select A1 as A1 from Cam 1 and A2 from A1 of Cam 2. 

    Any help greatly appreciated.

    John

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