I recall watching a video tutorial on some topic, and the presenter merged two separated LEFT RIGHT tracks in an MXF clip into one standard STEREO track. I can't remember how he did it, or where the tutorial was I was watching to see it again.
Does anyone know this little trick, and in what version of PPro it works in?
Before the clip is used in a sequence, select it in your bin/Project Panel, and go to Clip > Audio Options > Source Channel Mappings. There you'll have several options about how to interpret the audio channels in your MXF clip, including "turning off" unneeded audio channels. Note that you must do this before the clip is in use, otherwise, the remapping options will be grayed out.
Also, this works on CS3 forward.
Thanks. Working with 2, or sometimes 4, separated audio tracks is quite frustrating sometimes.