Showing posts with label Sony Vegas. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sony Vegas. Show all posts

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Vegas Pro & MTS files: Import Panasonic AG-AC160/AG-AC130 mts to Sony Vegas Pro 12 Editing

Summary: This article will show the best way to get Sony Vegas to work with Panasonic AG-AC160/AG-AC130 mts footage by converting mts to MPEG-2/WMV for Sony Vegas Pro 12 editing. 

Panasonic AG-AC160 and AG-AC130 Memory Card Camera Recorders offer a host of advanced functions. Both are new AVCCAM Model with better zooming, greater sensivity, and higher image quality. Full-HD - Slow / Quick-Motion Recording Supported. Panasonic AG-AC130/AG-AC160 can offer high-quality HD recording utilizing MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 high-profile encoding.

The AVCCAM camcorders' Full HD resolution imager produces stunning 1920 x 1080 or 1280 x 720 AVCHD video at high sensitivity.  And you will find the mts video from Panasonic AG-AC160/AG-AC130 will not import correctly into Sony Vegas Pro 12.

Have you been having problems with this as well? As we know, AVCHD format video is not easy to use, many video editors which don't support MTS, especially the 60p mts video files. An efficient workflow is to convert Panasonic AG-AC160/AG-AC130 to Sony Vegas native editing format like WMV/MPEG-2. This article will share the way to convert Panasonic AG-AC160/AG-AC130 MTS to Sony Vegas Pro 12.

First, I found an app called Pavtube HD Video Converter , tired it and succeeded.

This software will help you to get Panasonic AG-AC160/AG-AC130 mts  files working well in Sony Vegas Pro 12. It is capable of converting a variety of hd video, blu-ray, and dvd movies to another format. And meanwhile it supports to convert to many mobile devices and editing software, like After Effects, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, and more. CUDA acceleration will give you faster conversion speed. Below is a guide for you. 

Surprising news! Get it now you will have 20% discount for Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate and iMedia Converter for Mac. 
Convert Panasonic AG-AC160/AG-AC130 mts for Sony Vegas Pro 12 editing
1. Free download and install this mts to Sony Vegas Converter, just copy the AG-AC160/AG-AC130 mts files right to your hard drive, import the files to the program. 

2.Click format bar to choose the output format. Click and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas --> MPEG-2 (*.mpg) or WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv). This format is best for Sony Vegas Pro 12 editing. 


3.You can click "Settings" button to adjust the parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. 

4.Click convert button to start converting Panasonic AG-AC160/AG-AC130 mts to Sony Vegas Pro 12. 

This 20% off Ultimate Video Converter from Pavtube can convert Panasonic AG-AC160/AG-AC130 mts files to Sony Vegas Pro 12 with best quality and fast speed. 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 
Panasonic AG-AC160/AG-AC130 mts files within Sony Vegas Pro 12 at ease. 

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 importing workflow in Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink and Windows Movie Maker

Summary: To edit Canon XA20 mts/mp4 files smoothly on your editing software including Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink, Windows Movie Maker, you need to transcode mts/mp4 to AVI/MOV/WMV/MPEG-2 for Windows editing software at first. And this article will show you how.

Canon XA20 is one of the new announced Ultra-Compact Professional Camcorder which cover the needs of the professional that need compact cameras with pro feature sets.

First off, Canon heard the cries for 1080/60p from the masses and it looks like they're finding ways to please the end-users. With 1080/60p & 1080/24p in both AVCHD (28mbps) & MP4 (35mbps) codecs, everyone is covered. Plus, the 20x Optical HD Video Zoom Lens with 8-Blade Circular Aperture mounted to the 2.91 Megapixel HD CMOS Image Sensor will help make anyone's day brighter. Second, Canon has added WiFi to the cameras to enable file transfers on the go, making them perfect tools for ENG & EFP applications.

Since AVCHD/MP4 is quite complicated codec and format, currently there are not much software being able to support the AVCHD and mp4 video. Actually, you can't directly import Canon XA20 mts/mp4 footage into Windows editing software like Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink, Windows Movie Maker, etc. That's why so many users asking if there are any easy solutions that can help them edit XA20 mts/mp4 files on Windows Editors.

To make Canon XA20 mp4/mts video workable with  Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink and Windows Movie Maker , you only need to convert XA20 MTS/MP4 video files to AVI/WMV/MPEG-2, the most suitable video format for editing on Windows PC.

Now go to find Pavtube HD Video Converter for Windows.Lots of users are impressed by this converter since it is powerful enough to convert camcorder videos to multiple video formats for iOS/Android/Windows Tablets & Phones and HD Media Players as well as video editing software including Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas, Avid Media Composer, and more. And you can enjoy the powerful edit function, like trim, crop, watermark for text, image and video, 3D effect, subtitles and so on.

The following guide will show you how to transcode/convert Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 files to AVI/MOV/WMV/MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink, Windows Movie Maker.

Download it and follow below steps.

Step 1. Load Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 files.

You can choose "add video" directly or "load files" to add the whole folder.

Step 2. Select output format for video editing software.

Click "Format" menu you will find various video formats listed by different devices. Just choose a compatible video format for your editing software. Choosing the editing software option directly will help you to take less time to find a more preferable video format.

Step 3. Edit loaded Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 video files.

Click "Edit" button and you are allowed to trim, crop, add text/image/video watermark or some effect to your output video for making it perfect. Here the function of adding subtitles to output files will contribute to make your own videos. You can use free software Subtitle Edit to edit your subtitle content then add it to output videos.

Tips: Click "Settings" on the interface and you can adjust the parameters including size, bitrate, frame rate, etc. to get a high quality of output files. And keep the settings the same as original video recordings will provide you the least loss of video quality.

Step 4. Start conversion.

Click the "Convert" button to start conversion. When it completed, click the "Open" button to get the generated videos for your editing software.

More features about it:

1. Rip and convert Blu-ray and DVD including 1:1 backup Blu-ray/DVD movies to PC hard device for future needs.

2. Directly Copy feature will save 100% intact .M2TS main movie from original BD disc.

It is an integration of Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and Video Converter and it will meet almost all your requirements about converting videos. Good news for you that Pavtube 2013 Summer Holiday Sale Round 2 is coming and 20% discount is provided to Video Converter Ultimate and iMedia Converter for Mac during sale time. Catch the chance to try it now.

Now get ready for importing and editing Canon XA20 MTS/MP4 videos in Sony Vegas, Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Cyberlink and Windows Movie Maker. Enjoy your editing workflow!

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Transfer Canon HF R40/R42/R400 60p AVCHD to Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle,Movie Maker and Cyberlink

Tricks for transcoding Canon Vixia HF R40/R42/R400 60p AVCHD to Windows PC prefered codec for editing in Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink.

Canon updates its VIXIA line of digital camcorder, introducing three new HF R-series Full HD models designed to capture and share every day moments easily. The new HF R42, HF R40 and HF R400, built for everyday shooting, delivers improved image quality, sharing capabilities and user experience. Three models share many their features but differ from each other in storage capacity and connectivity options.

Each of these new VIXIA camcorders sport a 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS image sensor, a new DIGIC DV IV image processor and a 53x Advance Zoom Canon HD Video Lens to capture HD movies. They can record Full HD MP4 videos at 35Mbps and Full HD 28Mbps AVCHD Progressive 60p videos. If you shot the 1080/60p movies in AVCHD format with Canon HF R40/R42/R400, some problems would occur during the importing into Windows editing software like Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink.

In fact, AVCHD format is not supported by many editing softwares. It is not an ideal video format for editing softwares to support owing to its special codec. So if you want to edit Canon HF R40/R42/R400 1080 60p files in Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink smoothly, you need to convert Canon Vixia 60p AVCHD to Window PC compatible codec first.

To get the work done,  Canon Vixia MTS Converter is the best third party program to achieve your goal smoothly. The software is a great choice for converting AVCHD videos to Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink editable formats. It works with Sony, Panasonic and Canon AVCHD .mts and .m2ts footage. There are various export format for users to choose from, including AVI, MPEG-2,MOV,WMV. It also lets users to convert AVCHD files into common video formats like MP4, MKV, M4V, etc.

(Tips: If you are mac users, you can try this Canon MTS Converter for Mac)
Guide: How to Convert Sony A99 MTS clips to DNxHD/AVI/WMV/MPEG-2 for Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink 

Step 1. Connect Canon HF R40/R42/R400 camcorder to computer via USB cable, and it is easy to download videos from Canon HF R40/R42/R400 to your computer hard drive. 

Step 2. Download, install and run Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter as the fast MTS to Windows PC Converter, click the "Add Video" button or the "Add from folder" icon to load your .MTS videos directly from your camera or a camera archive on your computer's HDD. 


Step 2. Set output video format for your video conversion.

Click the "Format" bar and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2 HD Video (*.mpg)",or select WMV/MOV, you can also choose "HD Video -> AVI HD Video (*.avi)". Finally, click the file icon beside output bar, and choose a destination folder for saving output files. 


Tips: You can click “Settings” button in the main interface of the software to customize the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. 

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to start converting Canon HF R40/R42/R400 1080/60p AVCHD MTS to Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink  optimized videos. Then you could click “Open” button to find the converted video in destination folder.

In this way 
Canon HF R40/R42/R400 60p MTS/M2TS footages can be successfully loaded to  Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink for editing and authoring. 

See also: 

Work with Canon Legria HF20/HF200 MTS Videos on Mac
Transcode Canon C100 AVCHD on Mac

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS/TS to Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Movie Maker and Cyberlink

Facing the problem importing MTS/M2TS/TS files in Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Movie Maker and Cyberlink, you can fix the issues via transcoding AVCHD to Windows Editor compatible format.

  • AVCHD? What is it? Where is the format from?

Advanced Video Coding High Definition is the new high definition video format for HD camcorder recording and playback (often with the file extension of mts, m2ts or mt2, ts). which is usually recording by professional digital Sony, Panasonic, Canon and more camcorders and cameras.

  •  AVCHD Importing on Win? Is that so easy?

If you have a HD camera or camcorder device, you have great chance to deal with AVCHD .mts/.m2ts/.ts Video. After you shot many enough videos, then you definitely want to edit these AVCHD file. However, it is not so easy to import/edit AVCHD MTS recordings on Win, as AVCHD is a highly compressed format just fit for viewing but not for editing, it can’t suported well by  many editing software like  Avid Media Composer , Adobe Premiere, Sony VegasPinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker and CyberLink PowerDirector.

Users' AVCHD MTS/M2TS/TS clips to MOV conversion need: 

Case 1: Hello, I have a Sony HDR-CX150 Camcorder which records H.264 MTS files. I need a tool which is able to convert MTS files into a file format I can use/manipulate on Adobe Premiere to make family movies on my PC computer? Thanks.

Case 2: I'm new to Avid. I am using Avid media composer 5.0. Can anyone help me with importing .mts files? I am using Panasonic HDC-TM700 to shoot the mts in AVCHD folder. When I import the MTS files into the project bin, it will take hours to import a 600MB file. Sometime it will just give me an error message to say that shot of storage. What should I do to speed the importing process?

Case 3: Hello,I'm running windows 7 and using Pinnacle Studio 15 for editing. The camera I shoot with is the Panasonic LX5. What format would you recommend I transcode to for Pinnacle Studio editing?

Case 4: Yesterday I got my new My Canon Vixia HF S200. I have tried shooting in AVCHD format. And I would like to transcode these mts files into something that Windows Movie Maker can manipulate. Is there anyone recommend one way to make the importing and editing more efficiently or suggest the best and fast workaround? I appreciated any help.

  • Convert AVCHD MTS recordings? What software to choose?

To edit or import AVCHD/MTS/M2TS/TS files in Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink smoothly, you will need to convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS/TS videos to best compatible format for Windows PC. By the way, “the AVCHD video software is not always as willing as AVCHD camcorder hardware”, so that decent AVCHD Converter software is necessary to be prepared at hand.

Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter  is mainly used to effortlessly encode/re-encode AVCHD MTS/M2TS/TS video files from  Sony (3D), Panasonic (3D) and few Canon Cameras to for smoothly importing andediting in various Windows non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker and Cyberlink. If youre using a Mac, please turn to its equivalent Mac version– iMedia Converter Mac, which can help you solve the AVCHD and Mac incompatibility.

  • Edit AVCHD Recordings on Windows PC? How to make it?

Step 1: Free download the best AVCHD to Windows PC Converter and run it to add the AVCHD MTS/M2TS/TS footages.

Step 2: Hit the Format box and select “HD Video” option on the dropdown menu and you can choose “AVI/WMV/MPEG-2” as output format for editing with Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Cyberlink.

Besides, you can choose “Avid DNxHD 720p (*.mov)“ or "Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov) " for Avid MC editing.

Step 3: 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., by clicking the “Settings” button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 4: Click the “Convert” button on the main interface to start transcoding AVCHD footages to AVI/WMV/MPEG-2/MOV for editing inAvid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Cyberlink.

When the conversion is completed, click “Open” in the main interface and get the converted files for importing and further editing.

Now transferring and editing AVCHD/MTS/M2TS/TS video files in Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Cyberlink is smooth and without any problem.

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Deinterlace/Import Sony DSC-WX30 1080i mts to Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle and Windows Movie Maker

Sony has announced the WX30, a 5x zoom camera with 16.2MP backlit CMOS sensor.
Professional quality in your pocket

So compact and easy to use, the Cyber-shot™ WX30 digital camera offers extraordinary imaging possibilities. Step up to high-performance imaging with detail-packed stills, 3D and smooth Full HD video. Picture Effect lets you achieve impressive creative results with ease.


  • Better looking pictures made easy 
    Not sure how to pick the perfect camera settings to suit a particular scene? Don’t worry, help is at hand. Superior Auto Mode adjusts exposure and other camera settings for optimum results in a wide range of shooting situations.
  •  Magical moviesLeft your camcorder behind? One touch is all that’s needed to shoot brilliantly crisp, detailed HD 1080i video clips. Picture quality is wonderfully clear and smooth, while efficient AVCHD video compression keeps files smaller for storing and sharing.
  • Add a new dimension with 3DDiscover an incredible world of 3D imaging. Shoot 3D stills at the touch of a button. Capture wide 3D images to enjoy on your 3D TV with Sweep Panorama. Sweep Multi Angle creates amazing 3D-like views you can explore by tilting the camera screen.
  • Sensational images, even in low light 

    Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The revolutionary Exmor R™ CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures. 

Tips: Sony DSC-WX30 1080i AVCHD workflow on Windows PC editing program

Sony WX30 offers 1080i recordings in AVCHD and MP4 format, so if you wanna import WX30 AVCHD file to PC in video editing programs like Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle or Windows Movie Maker for editing, you may find most video editing programs does not recognize the WX30 AVCHD video footage, and that's why we need to convert Sony MTS to editable formats before editing.

Soteware Requirement:

Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac - a powerful Sony AVCHD MTS Converter can help you easily transcode Sony WX30 1080i AVCHD to best codec for Windows platform. (Downlaod the Windows version here: )

This is the main interface of the AVCHD to AVI/WMV/MOV Converter:

You can choose rich output formats for editing on Windows.

For example, it the Format box, you can select WMV (for Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker), MOV (for Avid Media Composer), AVI (for Pinnacle Studio), etc.

After encoding Sony WX30 1080i MTS to Windows PC compatible format, Sony WX30 1080i AVCHD footage can be imported to Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle or Windows Movie Maker instantly and also the 1080i is deinterlaced.

Another program Pavtube Video Converter can do the same job, it can also deal with you blu-ray, DVD and HD Videos. just have a try!

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Import Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF files to Sony Vegas Pro 11 without Raylight Ultra by DVFilm

The best workaround for ingesting and importingPanasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF files to Sony Vegas Pro 11 for smoothly editing without any audio and video problem.

Panasonic Camcorders such as AG-HVX200, AG-HPX300, etc are normally save as MXF files are usually known as P2 MXF file for short; however, the P2 MXF file is not naturally supported by some video editing software like Sony Vegas Pro 11, Windows Movie Maker, etc. When importing the P2 MXF files to these programs for editing, you probably will meet some troubles. Here we'd like to offer you some tips of how to import P2 MXF file to Sony Vegas Pro 11 for editing without any trouble.

Q:"I have a Panasonic DVCPRO P2 camcorder that records .MXF video format, now I would like to import these projects to Sony Vegas Pro 11 for editing. What I want is to edit MXF files smoothly without codec problems, what video codec should I use? Can you recommend some software which can help me import and convert MXF to Sony Vegas Pro 11 smoothly?"

Considering that there will be probably many other P2 camcorder users would encounter the similar trouble when importing the P2 MXF footage to Sony Vegas Pro 11 for editing, so we solve the trouble for you here.

One of the solutions is to purchase the Raylight Ultra plugin. With this, you can either edit your P2 footage directly in the Sony Vegas Pro 11 timeline or you can convert the P2 MXF files to AVI format with the software that Raylight comes with. While, for some users, they may feel that the Raylight Ultra is a bit expensive. Well, here we offer you the other option- to transcode P2 MXF to MOV/WMV for Sony Vegas Pro 11 with a 3rd party software.

Here we recommendIn order to edit your Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF in Sony Vegas Pro 11 smoothly, you should transcode MXF format to WMV format, which is best supported by Vegas Pro.

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is the best choice, I have used this tools for some time, and I also rewrap Canon MXF files to Premiere, this software can deal nearly all kinds of MXF videos, it can convert Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF files for Sony Vegas Pro 11 easily, that is to convert MXF video to WMV/MPG format, and then you can edit Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF files smoothly in Sony Vegas Pro 11. Just take a look at the brief guide below.

1. Download Pavtube Ultimate Converter, follow the prompts to install the program. Click "Add" to load Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF video files or directly drag the files into file list.

2. Click "Format" bar to determine output format. For smoothly editing in Vegas, you are recommended to choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv), this format is best for Sony Vegas Pro 11 editing.

3. If you would like to customize the video and audio parameters, you can click "settings", adjust the parameters as you want, like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.

4. Click "Convert" to start to convert Panasonic DVCPRO P2 to Sony Vegas Pro 11.

With this Panasonic MXF to Sony Vegas Pro 11 converter, it becomes easy for you to convert P2 MXF video to Vegas Pro smoothly for editing.

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