How to Convert and Import AVI to Sony Vegas Pro?

The guide shows you how to convert AVI video files to Sony Vegas Pro supported video formats with an intuitive AVI to Vegas Pro converter.

When you import AVI to Sony Vegas, you may come across lots of problems, such as nothing shows up on the screen, or there is only image or you only get sound in Sony Vegas Pro. Although AVI is listed as one of the supported formats by Sony Vegas Pro.Well, the problem is mainly due to that Windows didn’t come with the codecs that were used for those particular .AVI files(AVI is just a wrapper for a large variety of codecs.)… That’s why Sony Vegas Pro won’t open it. So in order to edit AVI videos in Sony Vegas Pro 13/12/11/10, you need to convert AVI videos to Vegas Pro compatible format first before transferring the files to Sony Vegas.

Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix the issue. To get the work done, you simply need an AVI video converter to convert AVI to Sony Vegas-friendly format. Here is a step-by-step guide to covnert and import AVI videos to Vegas Pro (Windows XP/Vista/7/Windows 8 included).

Now get the tool and add AVI video files to Sony Vegas effortlessly. If you want to convert AVI on Vegas Pro on Windows, please turn to Acrok HD Video Converter.

Download the AVI to Sony Vegas Converter:

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How to convert AVI format to Sony Vegas Pro( Vegas Pro 10/11/12)

Step 1. Add AVI files

Run the best AVI to Sony Vegas Converter, and click the “Add” button to load .avi videos. If you want to merge multiple clips just need to check the “Merge into one” box.

Step 2. Set Sony Vegas supported format

Click “Format” bar to determine output format. Follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.

Sony Vegas Pro Profiles

Step 3. Video/Audio quality settings

Adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., in the Profile Settings.

Step 4. Convert AVI to Sony Vegas Pro format

Click “Convert” button to finish the AVI to MPG for Vegas format conversion.

Once the conversion completes, you can click “Open” button to get the output files effortlessly. Now you have got it right, just to import and edit kinds of AVI files within Sony Vegas Pro 8/9/10/11/12 at ease.

Additional Tips
1. If you meet any importing & editing problems with kinds of popular video edit programs like FCP, FCE, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, etc, you can link to Video Editors Tips and Tricks colum to get the solution.

2. If you are a Panasonic, Canon or Sony user, you can get the Full HD video camera tips to fast solve the MOV, AVCHD .mts/m2ts, MXF importing and editing issues.

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