Open your Resolve project and load up the final

project timeline

Bring the Surround Sound File into the Media Pool

Load the timeline to add the surround sound mix audio

Right click to 

>Add Track

>5.1>5.1 (not Film)


Edit your surround sound file on to the track


Solo the Surround sound track with the mix and check sync to make sure

that all the tracks are in sync

Click on the Firelight Tab

Indeed the track is surround sound

when you look at the track should see 6 channels

in playback

Next go to >Fairlight>Bus Format






Bus 1

Choose Format 5.1

Click on OK

Ready to export

>Click on the Deliver Tab

In the upper left corner click on Render Settings

Choose >ProRes 422 HQ


Make Sure Single Clip is selected and

Title the Filenmae and choose a location to save the file

Click Browse to navigate to the folder you want to save the QuickTime

Pick a Storage Drive and folder to save the file

Click OK

Make sure the Export Video is checked


Choose Format=QuickTime
Codec Apple ProRes 422 HQ (use for RTF Screenings)

Or what ProRes Codec you'd rather use for lower or higher quality

1920 x 1080 HD (use for RTF Screenings)


Or if you would like to export a UHD 3840 x 2160 version choose that setting



FPS 23.976 (or 24 or whatever frame rate your timeline is)


Choose Advanced Settings

Make sure Retain Sub-black and Super White Data is checked

Click on Audio tab

Codec AAC

Constant Bit Rate

Track Data Rate 320

Set Output Track 1 Bus 1 (5.1)

Last Add to Render Queue and render

Once the file renders open in Quicktime and choose 

>Window>Show Movie Inspector

Should see audio settings as surround 5.1 (C, L, R, Ls, Rs, LFE)

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