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

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Can Sony Vegas Pro be used or compared to the output produced by Final Cut Pro for professional use?

I am a PC user and use Sony Vegas Pro. I really like it for editing purposes. I do not like Adobe Premier or Avid which work on Windows and believe that the top 3 tools are AVID, Sony Vegas, and ...
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Best rendering output for 720px X 480px Sony Vegas Pro 12

I'm pretty new to video editing so please excuse if my question is rather entry level. I have a bunch of archival films that were converted MPEG-2 at 720px by 480px. I'm required to put a watermark ...
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Best rendering options for Sony Vegas 8 Pro?

I have a 20 minute video that needs to finish rendering at a maximum of 7 hours. The video format needs to compatible with Windows without Quicktime. What the the best options to render the video?
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Upload a video to Youtube without losing contrast

I've been trying to upload a video to Youtube which had been created in Vegas Movie Studio HD 11 and rendered as an MP4 file. You may notice the text has become sharper and the watermark is now almost ...
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How could I recreate this stroke effect in After Effects and/or Sony Vegas?

In the many Red Dead Redemption trailers, they use this cool effect were paint/brush strokes somewhat pan into the actual game-play and overlay it with an awesome drawn out piece from the previous ...
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Improve chroma key effect in Sony Vegas

I'm performing some tests with the chroma key, I already noticed that blue screen will not perform well for me (the subject is often in black, which doesn't match well with blue), so I got a green ...
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After Effects Alternative for Windows

I use Sony Vegas for video production but would like to be able to create more visual effects. Are there any cheaper alternatives for Adobe's After Effects? Or is there an extension for Vegas?
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How do you play a clip backwards in Sony Vegas?

While editing some vocals the other day, I accidentally hit a key in Vegas and the scrub head started going backwards, playing my audio in reverse. I wasn't trying to do this at the time and got it ...
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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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Sony Vegas Text Parser?

I'm working on one of those videos where there's a voice over and text follows it, one sentence appearing at a time. I lose quite a lot of time having to generate or copy media and having to "feed it" ...
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Slow Video Render? incl. New & Old PC Specs

So I've been recording gameplay & posting it on YouTube for a few years now. Primarily using Sony Vegas as it always seemed to be the community standard. Never really had an issue. Since I built ...
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Vegas Pro 12 vs Vegas Pro 12 Premium

I'm currently shopping for Sony Vegas Pro 12 and I'm slightly confused at what I am finding. In addition to the standard Vegas Pro, I've found a "Premium" version that contains some upgrades ...
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Removing [“Bounding box”] in Sony Vegas

I'm not exactly sure what it is called, which is why I can't find answers anywhere. It is the grey box that envelopes the text, I think it is called a "Bounding Box". It is not needed at all in ...
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Unable to render file larger than 4 Gigs in Sony Vegas 10

I have wasted over 8 hours trying to figure out what is wrong my program. I am trying to render a 30 minute file in high quality HD using the Main Concept codec, but as soon as it reaches 100% I get ...
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What are the audio production capabilities in Sony Vegas Pro because I see mostly plug-ins only?

I have read that from the NLE video editors Sony Vegas Pro is better than the competitors in terms of the audio editing capabilities. But using it there still seem to be a limited set. Mostly the ...
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Blur out an irregular shaped section of the frame using Sony Vegas Studio

I have a video in which a person is speaking something. He is right in the middle of the frame. I want to blur out all of his surroundings like you have when you shoot a photograph or a video with a ...
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An effective technique for ducking in Sony Vegas?

I'm trying to wrap my head around ducking effect. Say, I have two tracks: A music with pretty harsh peaks and drops (it's a dubstep) A vocal voiceover I also have two Track Compressors applied to ...
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Resulting video is bad always on the same place

I'm using Sony Vegas pro 10 and trying to render a small video for YouTube (3 min). Resulting video is always slightly flushed, frozen, interrupted... on the same place - on about 1:18 till 1:36. ...
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Apply effects to multiple video channels in Sony Vegas

Is there a way to apply the same effects across multiple video tracks?
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Entire Track Velocity in Sony Vegas

I have created a video+audio clip in Sony Vegas. After the work was completed, I decided to increase velocity a little bit (final percentage ~95% original). In the project, I have several audio and ...
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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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Video too dark on PAL TV

I have videos recorded with Canon EOS and rendered with Sony Vegas. No color correction whatsoever. Although the rendered video looks great on any computer screen, the dark areas are always too dark ...
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Sony Vegas 10 Video made from smaller quicktime mov videos look crap on youtube

this has been a painful drama for days, trying to get a nice video on youtube for my girlfriend. It looks great on the mpg file sony vegas generates, but after uploading to youtube it look more than ...
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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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How does graphics card's memory affect video rendering performance?

So, I'm asking that, since I've got a GTX650Ti 1 GB graphics, and it takes 5 minutes to render a simple 1 minute video with minimum effects. Is it normal? I've tried it both with Sony Vegas and Adobe ...
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Fast subtitle workflow in Sony Vegas?

In Vegas is quite time consuming having to insert text using only visual cues, for example: Inserting new text media requires to choose presets instead of having a default style on the go. No ...
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How do I PROPERLY slow down a 60 fps clip in Vegas Pro 11?

Let me start at the very beginning: My project frame rate is 23.976 fps (standard film). When I create such a project in Adobe Premiere and then want to add a clip to the timeline, I can set the ...
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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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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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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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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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Looking for a DVD menu maker which works best with Sony Vegas

I am using Sony Vegas 12 to make a movie. I just want to make a DVD menu, something which has play , extra, etc. Which program should I use to do this and which one will work well with Sony Vegas?
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What is the smallest video size possible in Sony Vegas Pro?

What is the smallest video size possible in Sony Vegas Pro? I have a 2.21 GB 40 hour long video I need to compress as much as possible (preferably 100 MB). I don't care about quality as it is already ...