Editing Android video in Sony Vegas Pro

A wide array of video editing software dot the post-production landscape these days. They may be simple, inexpensive programs that pretty much do everything for you or they may be very sophisticated and powerful with steep learning curves and a price tag to match. Among these programs, Sony Vegas Pro editor is balance a powerful feature set with a beginner friendly interface and workflow, and a wallet friendly price. Have shot some interesting videos with your great Android phone or tablet and wish to import them into Sony Vegas Pro for doing some video editing work? However, many unexpected issues occurred from time to time. For example:

"The video files are in mp4 but whenever I put them into Sony Vegas Pro for editing, only the audio transfers but no video. I tried putting in a video taken from my DSLR camera and that worked perfectly fine. How do I fix it so I can use videos taken from my Android phone?"—–From Yahoo Answer Forum

What’s the matter? How to fix the issue? Read on to find it out.

Fix Sony Vegas Pro loading Android Video problems

To fix this issue, first we should be clear of the specific video formats recorded by Android devices. Generally, most Android phones and tablets record video in MP4 format while compressed with H.264 codec. However, Sony Vegas Pro is pretty picky with the codecs of what it’ll accept, it doesn’t like H.264. To achieve a smooth video editing workflow of Android video in Sony Vegas Pro, the best solution is transcode Android video to Sony Vegas Pro preset profile formats. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (Review), which is just the right choice for you.

Overall, it is the best application that allows you to directly output Android video to Sony Vegas Pro preset profile editing formats – MPEG-2 with all the suitable editing profile settings including video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels, etc. This powerful video converter also can convert other videos including MOV, MKV, AVI, MXF, MTS, etc to Sony Vegas Pro, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE supported format.

Edit Android Videos

Before loading Android video into Sony Vegas Pro, you can do some simple video editing work with its built-in video editor. You can trim or cut video files to remove unwanted parts or segments, crop video to remove the unwanted black bars or area, add image/video/transparent text watermark to video, apply special rendering effect to video, flip or rotate video angel, remove/replace audio in videoadd external srt/ass/ssa subtitles to video, split large video into small clips by file size, count or length or merge separate video into one file.

Just follow its step-by-step guide below to learn how to encode Android video to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas Pro.

Convert Android videos to Sony Vegas Pro for editing

Tip: If you plan to import and edit Blu-ray and DVD movies in Sony Vegas Pro 14/13/12/11, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (Windows Version | Mac Version) can help you rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD to Sony Vegas Pro best editing format.

Step 1: Input Android video files

Launch and start the best Android video converter on the computer, import your Android device recorded video files to the program by clicking “File”> “Add Video/Audio” or "Add from folder". Meanwhile, if you wanna combine multiple Android video clips into a single file, you can check the "Merge into one file" box.

add video

Step 2: Pick the output file format

From "Format" drop-down list, select Sony Vegas Pro specially optimized file format from "Adobe Premiere/Son.." > "MPEG-2(*.mpg)".


Step 3: Customize Android video Settings

You can click "Settings" button to adjust output parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc.


Step 4: Start conversion

Click "Convert" button to convert Android video to Sony Vegas Pro friendly format, after the conversion is finished, you can access converted files by click "Open Output folder".

You’re done! Then, it would be easy to import and edit Android video recordings with Sony Vegas Pro 9/10/11/12/1314.

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