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The following table lists the downmixing settings in Edit > Preferences > Project - Surround and gives a brief description of what the setting does. You can also manually enter other values besides these preset ones.
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-3 dB.Maintains the same level of center channel sound when you listen in a typically reverberant room.
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-4.5 dB.A compromise level between -3 dB and -6 dB.
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-6 dB.Maintains the same level of center channel sound when you listen to direct sound without typical room reverberations.
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-INF.Eliminates all of the Center channel signal.
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-3 dB.Maintains the same level of surround.
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-6 dB.Reduces the level of surround so that it doesn’t compete with center channel sound such as dialog.
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-INF.Eliminates all of the Surround channel signal.
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-12 (or type in a value).Lets you choose the level of LFE in the stereo mix.
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-INF.Eliminates all LFE.
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Go to Edit > Preferences > Project - Surround, select a center downmix level and a surround downmix level, and click OK.
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If you want to export your stereo mix, use the File > Export > Audio command. This command obeys your downmix settings.
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