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How to Fix Sony Movie Studio Won't Accept .AVI files


Q: Why can't import some AVI files into Sony Vegas Movie Studio?

If you got some AVI videos on your Windows PC and wanna edit them, Sony Vegas Movie Studio is a wise choice. However, when importing AVI to Sony Movie Studio for editing, many guys found some of the AVI files can't be accepted by Sony Vegas Movie Studio. So, what caused the issue?

Answer: Although AVI is a friendly format for Sony Vegas Movie Studio, an AVI is actually a container for many possible video codecs. There are a lot of exotic video codecs in use and Vegas Movie Studio cannot decode them all. The two biggest culprits are DivX and Xvid- Sony Movie Studio can't read them. That's reason why we can't import some AVI files to Sony Movie Studio, but some can.

Solution: A quick fix to solve the issue is to convert AVI video files into a more common video codec like MPG that Vegas Movie Studio can read easily. You can get help from Brorsoft Video Converter. The program is an easy-to-use AVI converter for you, which can help you change AVI(DivX/XviD) into a different format like MPEG-2 with least quality loss. You should then be able to import the new file into Movie Studio with smooth editing without any trouble. It will ensure a perfect AVI file importing, playing and editing workflow with Sony Vegas Movie Studio 10/11/12/13.

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How to Convert AVI for Editing in Sony Movie Studio smoothly

Step 1: Run AVI to Sony Movie Studio Converter, and then click the "Add" button to load the .avi videos. Check the "Merge into one" box, you can join several AVI clips together.


Step 2: Click "Format" bar and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as output format on the drop-down menu.


Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.

Step 3: Simply click the "Convert" button to start converting AVI for Vegas Movie Studio and everything else will be automated.

When the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" button to get the generated MPG files effortlessly. Now, it's much easy for you to import AVI files to Sony Vegas Movie Studio 10/11/12/13 for further editing.

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