When I playback a stereo track, I discover it sounds sooooooo much better if I pan Right by 20%. However, that pan setting does NOT save to .wav. How can I “save the pan setting” to a wave file?
that pan setting does NOT save to .wav.
It does when I do it.
Audacity doesn’t Save WAV files. You have to File > Export to get one. Is that what happened? You Saved a sound file instead of Export?
Correct… “Export” to .wav. I tried it with extreme panning… and it worked! My pan exported was not “extreme”, and I actually couldn’t hear the difference. With a test “extreme” pan, I could hear that it worked! Some of the “presence” disappears, but not a bad tradeoff. Any idea at retaining the left channel “presence” even after panning?
Perhaps compromise and don’t pan it so far.
Windows can add a playback audio-enhancement which introduces crossover between left & right.
That would prevent you hearing any extreme panning.
You can check whether Windows is applying an enhancement here … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxnUjiGgBaI