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Maxim Vasilyev

The volume level in Aux Track is 3db higher.

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Hello.
I have a problem.
In projects in which Aux Track is involved, when you open a project, the sound in Aux Track (not in all Aux Track, but in some random one) plays louder by about 3 dB. This does not always happen, not predictable.
I don’t remember which version this problem started with, but in version 2020.04. and in earlier versions this problem is.
This happens when opening a saved project. In the new project this is not observed.
Has anyone watched this problem and how to solve it?

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3dB almost always indicates a stereo track switching to mono. When the two sides are combined it doubles the volume... 3dB.

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All tracks are stereo, there was no switching to mono. Just the overall sound gets louder in Aux Track.
A real example: the day before yesterday I put together a project, balanced the mix, sent drum tracks to Aux Track - everything sounds as it should. The next day I open the same project, but Aux Track sounds louder than it was a day ago.
This is not always the case, but several times already.

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On 5/8/2020 at 5:50 AM, Maxim Vasilyev said:

All tracks are stereo, there was no switching to mono. Just the overall sound gets louder in Aux Track.
A real example: the day before yesterday I put together a project, balanced the mix, sent drum tracks to Aux Track - everything sounds as it should. The next day I open the same project, but Aux Track sounds louder than it was a day ago.
This is not always the case, but several times already.

I have had the same problem on some occasions. For example, all the drum tracks have been sent to an auxiliary channel. Everything has worked well, but when I opened the project a day or two later, that auxiliary channel has 6 dB more. inconvenience in sending the project, but it is a problem is that it happens randomly, especially in old projects not in new projects, as soon as it happens I will send the project without problem.

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Oh wait... Another reason this happens to people is a bounce to track that isn't muted.

1. You have a mix that sounds great.

2. Bounce it to a track

3. Play all tracks (original plus new) without muting...

Result: mix volume+3db.

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15 hours ago, FJ Lamela said:

Everything has worked well, but when I opened the project a day or two later, that auxiliary channel has 6 dB more.

Yes, for me this also happens with drums often, but also with vocal tracks.
Perhaps some mono channel at the next opening becomes stereo in the channel properties?

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To me it only happens with Drums Vsti audio tracks that I have set to mono. But it only happens if I use some audio outputs in mono and some in stereo of the same drums Vsti (e.g. AD2). When I freeze them, sometimes there is an immediate level increase of +3dB, other times it stays correct and first when I reopen the project the level is increased. But I am sure that in some cases the +3dB level increase is not transparent.

Like that I have found out, that at times it makes a difference whether you export a frozen mono Vsti audio output or if you copy the frozen audio to a new mono track and export it from there. And this is surely not how one would expect!

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This has happened to me also, I have opened a project that I was working on last night, then all my Aux Tracks are clipping (it wasn't happening last night), I closed the project and re-opened and it was fine again, weird,

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4 hours ago, Maxim Vasilyev said:

Yes, for me this also happens with drums often, but also with vocal tracks.
Perhaps some mono channel at the next opening becomes stereo in the channel properties?

I've checked sometimes and mono channel are mono and sterero channel are stereo,nothing has changed.The problem is not this.And as i told,always with older projects.

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