Extract colour channel as grayscale

Hey, I am trying to extract the green channel from my footage and make it grayscale.

When I solo the green channel using Show Channel in the viewer it is perfect, but I cannot export this as it is preview only. So I used Channel Mixer to solo the green channel and checked the monochrome option BUT I end up with a black screen.

Next I tried soloing the green channel and then applying a grayscale Tint. However this gives a different result to the preview. The tint effect darkens the image slightly and makes the whites turn gray.

I have tried many different solutions but I cannot get the perfect result.

Any suggestions?

Thanks 🙂

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Hello Everyone,
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