Preserve mix levels on export

When exporting my tracks individually for mixing I another DAW the renaissance loses all the levels and panning I have done. Everything on track mixer defaults to full level. Am I doing something wrong at export stage? Cant seem to find any options relating to this.
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  • What DAW do you use, for importing the exporting from the Ren?
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  • Hello!

    The MPC Software, like many DAW programs, will export individual files without volume/pan changes, often referred to as "pre-fader".

    When exporting individual tracks to be imported to another software, like Cubase, you'll want to keep the full level to be able to use the volume, pan, and other mix settings in Cubase correctly.

    For example, say you've exported a kick, snare, and hihat track individually. In the MPC Software, the kick and snare are at a medium/high volume, but you've decided to mix the hihat in very low and panned hard right. Now you're in Cubase and you decide, after adding a few more tracks, that you want this hihat to be louder and panned a bit closer to center. Your volume fader in Cubase doesn't have enough "room" to bring it back up. The pan in Cubase will not be able to get you all the way back to center, much less anywhere on the left side. If you use a "gain" plugin in Cubase to turn it back up to original volume, you're now adding an artificial gain as well as potentially bringing up your noise floor.

    Sorry for the long explanation! It's an interesting concept. Please let me know if you have any questions.
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    Yep I get the logic behind this totally. I have been trying to mix as I go only to have to do it again in my other Daw and thought this was some sort of bug. As much as it doesn't help me to carry on working in this manner it is still good to know the logic why things are. Thanks for the detail, very useful. I just feel its a shame I cant mix inside the ren entirely due to a slight lack in the mixing options currently, if I could I would ..hate have to use another daw. The subgroups, for example, could really do with effect slots but I think this is discussed elsewhere so wont get into it again. Thanks for feedback.
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  • I like the same production workflow; mix as you go!

    You could also just isolate parts in the MPC Software by muting the tracks you don't want to play, then choosing Audio Mixdown for Stereo Output. Maybe a few extra minutes to organize the muting and bounce each piece one at a time, but sometimes it'll be a quick solution.

    Thanks again for the question.
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