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Recorded in MONO by mistake, how can I make it stereo?

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Hi there!

I recorded a guitar track in MONO by mistake, how can I make it in stereo without recording it again? Is it possible?

 

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The good news is guitar is most often recorded in mono.

There are a couple of ways to address the image above.

My preferred method is select the track then bounce to track(s) (without the FX rack) set the Source Category to Tracks, Channel Format to Split Mono and Dithering to None.

After bouncing, throw away the original and silent tracks The center pan the new track made from the right channel.

 

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1 minute ago, scook said:

The good news is guitar is most often recorded in mono.

There are a couple of ways to address the image above.

My preferred method is select the track then bounce to track(s) (without the FX rack) set the Source Category to Tracks, Channel Format to Split Mono and Dithering to None.

After bouncing, throw away the silent track and center pan the new track made from the right channel.

 

I'll try thanks, I just need it to be pan in the center, but it's mono

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10 minutes ago, scook said:

The good news is guitar is most often recorded in mono.

There are a couple of ways to address the image above.

My preferred method is select the track then bounce to track(s) (without the FX rack) set the Source Category to Tracks, Channel Format to Split Mono and Dithering to None.

After bouncing, throw away the original and silent tracks The center pan the new track made from the right channel.

 

I dont find this Bounce to track in  the menu, neither right clicking on the track

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From the link provided

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Click the Track view Tracks menu and choose Bounce to Track(s) to open the Bounce to Track(s) dialog box.

 

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Posted (edited)

If you record using only one input on your audio interface then it’s mono.

You are implying you have recorded to a stereo track and therefore the recording signal is only left or right and asked how to Centre it? Is this correct? 
 

There’s a few ways to fix this but bounce to track is the fastest 

Highlight the track and go to Tracks look for the bounce to track  and follow directions 
 

Edited by John Vere

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In order for a track to be stereo, you have to record it from two different locations.

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Here are 2 ways

duplicate the track

1) pitch up 6c on track pitch down 6c on the other track

2) move one track 10-20 miliseconds foreard then move the other track 10-20 milliseconds back

There are many plug-ins that can do this for you. You have to keep in mind that most of these technics can make the audio sound strange. You can also have phase issues. 
 

 

waves

ps22, S1 imager*

PSP Audioware Pseudo Stereo 


Melda MStereoSpread *


JST SideWidener


Plugin Alliance BX Stereomaker, bx control v2 *

This is also built into other plug-ins like

Waves Abbey Road TG mastering plug-in*

Nembrini -  PSA 1000*

and inside dozens of other plug-ins 

Good = *

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I did this by mistake one. The problem is that it never goes to the center. I exported the wave file, opened in Sound Forge (you can use any other audio program), copied the entire wave file on the left, pasted to the right, and now you have left and right.  Save that and import it back into your project. 

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4 hours ago, TVR PRODUCTIONS said:

I did this by mistake one. The problem is that it never goes to the center. I exported the wave file, opened in Sound Forge (you can use any other audio program), copied the entire wave file on the left, pasted to the right, and now you have left and right.  Save that and import it back into your project. 

You don't have to go outside of cakewalk  You can just duplicate the mono track then pan one hard left and one hard right. You can process from there.  The plugins will work with a single mono track.   

Edited by Max Arwood
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The OP doesn't want a stereo track, read what they say carefully. They have recorded to a stereo track by accident now they want a mono track. 

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Guys no worries, too much mess, I re-recorded the track. fine thanks a lot.

But I'm having a much bigger issue I posted here.

Anyone can help? never experienced this:

 

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14 hours ago, Marcello said:

Guys no worries, too much mess, I re-recorded the track. fine thanks a lot.

It's the best solution to your sorrow.

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1 hour ago, lapasoa said:

It's the best solution to your sorrow.

Thanks! Would you help with my other issue i linked  in the las post? Would be great to have your opinion

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