Sony Vegas is a video editing software package for non-linear editing systems (NLE)

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Opaque overlay becomes transparent when fading out both video tracks in Sony Vegas

The original problem I had was to put an overlay (static image) on a video track. All guides/tutorials I found does this by putting the image into a separate video track. I would prefer attaching the ...
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Fastest way to add a video event in multiple cuts

I made a lot of cuts from many videos. Now, what if I want to add a video event in multiple pieces? I could click, in every piece of video, the video event button to add one, and do the same thing ...
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Vegas pro will not show video for avi with mp4v fourcc codec?

I have a few avi videos that are encoded with the mp4v fourcc codec. I have Sony Vegas Pro 8 and it will not open the video part. It will bring the files into the file manager, but when I drag them ...
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Remove from specific group in Sony Vegas

I'm making a group to e.g. move some clips (video + audio) on track. After moving them, when I'm removing group, it removes group but also automatically separates video track from video music. I do ...
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How To Make an Advanced Loading Bar in Sony Vegas

Using Photoshop and Sony Vegas I Have Made a Simple Loading Bar and I Want To Upgrade it. Basically I Want To add a Spark animation To The Top of The Bar That Moves With it until it Loads Completely, ...
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Damaged output problem

The problem is I have a perfect piece of video and I'm trying to combine it with a song in Sony Vegas Pro 13, but the output looks very broken: It is broken anyway, even if I do nothing. Could you ...
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Best softwares for heavy pan/zoom editing?

I use to do a lot of pan/zoom editing with Sony Vegas Pro. Now that I read that Sony plans to discontinue Vegas (they said it will remain supported but there will never be a new version again), I am ...
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Making a Digital clock with a specific time for Sony Vegas Platinum 12

I'm using Vegas Platinum 12 and I want to create a time code in a video. But here is the catch. I want to start the clock at a specific time and have the count start at that time, i.e 05:21:34 or ...
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What exactly does the video rendering quality option do in Sony Vegas Pro?

I have created a video with Sony Vegas Pro 8.5 with an intro that includes graphics, pan/crop events, and generated text. There is also a "lower third" banner right after it. What is odd to me is ...
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Video FX is included with the text - Sony Vegas Pro 13

Yes, I do have preset packs just in case it helps. I came across a certain problem, where upon adding text or legacy text, I'd find that a light flare (as shown below) would be there, with that text ...
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Sony Vegas Pro 13 clips with video FX rendering in slow motion

I have a project that consists of multiple clips, some of which have the Very Old Film video event FX. These clips play perfectly fine in the preview window but when I render the project, the clips ...
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GPU problem/replacement ? For Lightroom and Vegas

I use both Sony Vegas Pro and Adobe Lightroom. In my new computer is an Asus Strix GTX980 GPU card. In Lightroom: I had to disable GPU acceleration In Vegas: I have crashes as soon as the preview ...
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How would describe this editing technique

I am trying to write about the editing techniques in this clip here: and at the 0:39-0:41 section I want to describe what editing technique is used where the scene ...
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Does Vegas allow for rendering in frame rate different than source frame rate?

I filmed my short video in 60p, yes not 60i. I set the project in Vegas Pro 11 to 30 frame per second, but the only thing that seemed to get rid of scan line was to change the project to 30 frames per ...
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How to fix Sony Vegas 12.0 blank screen render?

I've got video recorded from my phone and I use Vegas to edit them, when I play the video back in VLC player the video orientation is ok, but when I import into Sony Vegas and it asks if I want to set ...
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How do youtube professionals record audio for their video?

If some professional has a video, and they want to do a voiceover for it, how do they do it? Do they first remove unwanted clips from video and then record audio using audacity while seeing the ...
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Sony Vegas rendering only audio plus first frame of project

I have Sony Vegas Pro 13.0 and have been using it for a while now without any issues. I have been working on a video project and rendered several drafts so far, all without any issues. I finished my ...
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Sony Vegas Media Generators not appearing

So, I made a small movie. I added track with text, and then I added another track with text. Then the second track never showed up. I see it in the timeline, but I do not see it in the preview. There ...
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Sync Video to Audio in SonyVegasPro13 with multiple anchors

I have a sample recorded with half speed at 60fps (for better quality later on), which is my video track. Then I seperately recorded the audio track at normal speed. I imported the video track into ...
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Are these beginner's paid-for programs comparable?

I've found these low-end but non-free programs and can't decide with which to go. They all seem to be around $50-$80 (One time. Not subscription). My question - are they all comparable, or are some ...
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How do I do this Text animation in Sony Vegas (..or AE)?

Sometimes, when I have a look at music videos, I see lyric texts coming up. They are shaped in a rectangle, with different sized words. An example is this, which I made quickly. What is this effect ...
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My Sony Vegas keeps crashing on running it

This is a very frustrating problem: My Sony Vegas 13.0 crashes instantaniously after running it. It doesn't even show the loading splash screen. It gives this error message: Problem Description ...
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Moving video slices in timline in Sony Vegas

I am completely beginner in montage.. I started with sony vegas pro 13... my problem is : when I drag a slice of a video in timeline it return to its place automatically I mean that I can't change its ...
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Cannot render 16:9 video for youtube

I downloaded this YT video, and want to make it 16:9 in Vegas 10 pro. Here is my file settings: Template - HD 1080 24p (1920x1080, 29.970 fps) Frame rate - 29.970(NTSC) Field order - None ...
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Sony Vegas - Repeat a shot on an axis when panning

I'm pretty new to video production and I'm doing a few music videos for an underground rapper and he wanted me to recreate an effect seen in this video, a good example is from around 1:09 to 1:11. As ...
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Does file size affect render speed in Sony Vegas?

This is probably a dumb question but bear with me. If my raw video file size is smaller, will that speed up rendering time? Let's say I have a 500 mb video clip, and one that is 250 mb, but the same ...
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Video in Sony Vegas flickers and is full of black frames

I'm trying to import some clips into a Vegas 13 project, but they "flicker": some frames are all black (even in the preview), even though the files play perfectly in mplayer and VLC. The clips are ...
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Is it possible to capture the screen (video) with Movie Studio Platinum 13?

Is it possible to capture the screen (video) with Movie Studio Platinum 13 ? if yes , where do I do that ?
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Rendered mp3 file is much larger than original

In Sony Vegas Pro 10 I've placed an .mp3 file (about 3MB file size), then I've cut it slightly at the end to shorten the length. I've tried to encode it with following settings: File - Render As ...
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32-bit Vegas Pro 10 on 64-bit Windows 8 - Any issues with this?

Yes, I know I should update my copy of Vegas, but it's not in the budget right now. I have a copy of Vegas Pro 10 that I've been running on WinXP without problems. Now I just got a new PC and it has ...
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MP4 to DVD - suggestion for workflow

After a break of a few years I have started doing video editing again. So I bought Sony Vegas and later upgraded it to the latest version. For this particular project my source files was created by ...
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Is it possible to speed up footage by more than 4x in Sony Vegas Movie Studio?

I have set the clip playback speed to 4.000 (to run at 4x the orginial speed) as show below. This is as high as the software allows. I would like to go further, perhaps as much as 12x as fast. I ...
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Premiere vs Vegas performance in i7 CPU?

Excluding other computer components, which timeline editor is better optimized for timeline editing for Intel i7 CPU (4790k) in Windows 8.1 64 bit? Note: Timeline editing is important (Not render ...
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Automatic motion blur in video editor?

Is there an alternative to the automatic motion blur in After Effects for Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas or Final Cut? I use it mainly to sync text/image animations with sound cues, however After Effects ...
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Different luminosity between preview and render on Sony Vegas 13

I currently have a problem with a video I'm editing, when I render it with Sony Vegas 13 (with the Sony AVC/MVC 1080p-30fps "Internet" preset), the resulting video is much darker than the preview (on ...
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Sony Vegas default chroma key seem to shift blue colors

After a few videos, I think that now I manage pretty well chroma key on a green screen. But in my last video, my subject handles items that are light blue / cyan, and I started to notice that those ...
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Masking out the video background in Sony Vegas

I have a video and I need to mask out the background for it. A screenshot from the original video, credits to The Muppets Studio The video has been shot with a still camera on a steady background. ...
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Multiple Videos On Screen

I'm trying to get a whole bunch of videos on screen, playing at one time. The idea would be to slowly pan into the central video. Any ideas how this can be achieved? I'm using Sony Vegas Pro 9. I've ...
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no sound in mp4 Sony Vegas

I haven't been using Sony Vegas too much, but this has never happened to me before... All my videos look like this.. I can playback no problem, but without sound. It's mp4. What could be the issue? ...
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Best Sony Vegas Pro 13 videogame footage rendering options for YouTube

In order to practice video montage and Sony Vegas Pro 13 as a hobby, I sometimes record online videogames matches I play so I can edit them and show them to my friends via YouTube. I used an Adobe ...
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Delete unused video clips in Vegas

After finishing editing a video with Sony's Movie Studio Platinum 12.0, I'm left with a giant folder of uncompressed rushes. I would like to delete some of them to save disk space. Is there an easy ...
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How do you edit in multicamera mode if you have a mask on one track?

I'm using Sony Vegas Pro 10, and I have one track that I need to pixelate someone's face on. There are 4 video tracks total. So, I have one track where a Pixelation mask is applied. Now I'm trying ...
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Editing a movie from DVD in Sony Vegas?

I often have a movie (commercial, encrypted DVD) which I would like to import into Sony Vegas for further editing. The goal is to make my own private "Director's Cut", mixing the movie with some other ...
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Help with playback stutter in Sony Vegas Pro 11

I've got 2 DSLRs in my kit, a Nikon D7000 and a Nikon D3S, for 1080i and 720p respectively. I experienced stuttering playback with footage from both cameras, and figured it was something with Nikon's ...
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How can I create an effect of pictures like an album

I am using Vegas Pro 10 and I can't find a (good) way to make pictures flying through the screen. Well, it's a little bit difficult to describe but what I am thinking of is a screen, where you can ...
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Why is rendered playback slower than my project?

I have a project that's 1280X720 @25 I do have clips in the project that are various resolutions, but this hasnt seem to be a problem. I render as the "Match the Project Settings" and everytime the ...
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Sony Vegas: Make timeline “line” follow event trimming?

It would be a huge time saver to make the time "line" actively chase the end point dragging of events, so you can tell precisely where the event is compared to other tracks above and below. Is this ...
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How should I go about making 80's style graphics?

I want to make a title screen thing that looks like this: See how it's all anti-aliased and bloomy, and the font is sort of computery? Also, I want to make it slightly waver here and there. I can ...
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Resynchronize Audio to Video

When I have audio and video tracks de-synchronized, is there a way to make them synchronous? A workflow: Add a video+audio track to a project; Crop a small Event in the middle and remove the rest; ...