How to Open and Edit iPhone Video in Sony Vegas
You may encounter some weird problems when import and open iPhone videos in Sony Vegas Pro like no picture, video preview lag, render slowly or even program crashed. The reason is that iPhone videos are recorded in .MOV format encoded with H.264, which can't be recognized by Sony Vegas. This tutorial will quickly walk you through how to drag and drop iPhone videos to Sony Vegas Pro timeline for editing without hassle.
As we as we know, H.264 codec needs a lot of processing power to decode. So it is a bit hard to edit an iPhone video in H.264 with Sony Vegas Pro. To work iPhone videos in Sony Vegas Pro smoothly, we need convert iPhone video to a lossless format that is easier to edit in Sony Vegas Pro. Brorsoft Video Converter is recommended here to help you encode all of your iPhone MOV files to MPEG-2 for using in Sony Vegas.
Overall, it is one of the best iPhone video converter software. The program comes with several optimized format for Sony Vegas, which enable you to transcode iPhone H.264 to MPEG-2 for editing with Sony Vegas Pro directly without any rendering or codec problems. Plus, it also allows you to convert iPhone video to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, WMV for Windows Movie Maker, etc with best results. Download it and follow the tutorial below to convert iPhone files to Sony Vegas Pro effortlessly.
Convert iPhone video clips to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas Pro
Step 1: Add iPhone MOV files
Install and launch the iPhone Video Converter, and then click "Add" button to import your H.264 .mov files to the software.
Tip: If you wanna combine several video clips into one file, you can click the "Merge into one" box.
Step 2: Select output format
Click "Format" bar to determine output format. Follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" and select "MPEG-2(*.mpg)" as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.
1. Settings- Click it to customize audio and video parameters Video Codec, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.
2. Editor (next to "Add" icon)- Click to set add watermark, deinterlace, trim, crop, add subtitles, etc.
Step 3: Convert iPhone video to Sony Vegas Pro
Click the convert button under the preview window, the converter will start encoding iPhone videos for importing to Sony Vegas Pro.
Soon after the conversion is finished, just click "Open" button to get the converted iPhones videos for edit in Sony Vegas Pro 10/11/12/13 perfectly.