“I included an M2TS file from my Sony camcorder that caused Vegas 11 to crash (others here in the forum confirmed the problem). This same file plays just fine in Vegas 8.0c.”
As listed on the following page, VegasPro Techspec, M2TS is not a supported file format in Vegas Pro 11.0 and will not open. So all my problems with Vegas 11 must be due to the fact that Vegas 11 does not support M2TS.
If you drag and drop M2TS files to Sony Vegas Pro 11.0, Vegas says it’s an unknown format or incompatible, even Vegas crashes or freezes.
It looks as begin of the end for the people who owned Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Canon and other HD camcorders which recorded video with AVCHD (.mts/.m2ts) output.
In order to use these files in Vegas, you will need to follow the previously provided steps.
The best method to avoid any problems and save time is to convert M2TS to Sony Vegas Pro compatible file format by using a professional M2TS Sony Vegas application. Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac (Best MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac Review) is a highly-recommended video converting tool for you to accomplish the conversion easily, with ultra fast speed and loss-less video quality.
With it, you can convert any video shooting in party or birthday with AVCHD (.mts/.m2ts) camcorders to popular video format like MOV, AVI, WMV, MP4, FLV, etc. What’s more, the conversion is easy to handle and only with a few simple clicks, you can finish the conversion without facing any glitches.
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- Three simple clicks to convert M2TS videos to Sony Vegas Pro 11.0 compatible formats.
- Aside from Sony Vegas Pro 11.0, you can directly convert MTS toSony Vegas Pro 12/13, iMovie, QuickTime, Windows Movie Maker and more video editors supported formats without additional settings.
- Edit your M2TS videos before converting them. With the built-in editor, you can trim or crop your videos. And you are able to add subtitles and watermarks to the videos as well.
- Perfectly compatible with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard.
Below is a step-by-step tutorial for your to figure out your M2TS Sony Vegas Pro 11.0 problem.
How to convert M2TS to edit in Sony Vegas Pro 11 smoothly
Install and run it, you will see the interface.
If your AVCHD (.m2ts) files are in camcorder or camera, first transfer the AVCHD (.m2ts) files to your Mac hard drive.
Step 1. Click the “Add File” button to select the M2TS videos from your hard drive to this program. To save your time, this program supports batch conversion so you can add multiple files at a time.
Tips: When the M2TS files are loaded to the Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter, you can view the videos from the Preview window. Simply select an item and click the “Play” button. When the video is playing, you are allowed to take snapshoot.
Step 2. From “Format” drop-down list, select to out “Adobe Premiere/Sony… “> “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” format for editing with Sony Vegas.
Step 3. You can click “settings” to adjust the output parameters, like resolution, bitrate, etc. Don’t forget the balance between video quality and size.
Step 4. Last, click the “Convert” button to start M2TS to Sony Vegas Pro 11 conversion.
That’s all you are required to do. In fact, this video converter can help you do more.
Once the conversion completes, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPEG-2 files for Sony Vegas Pro easily. Then, it would be not only easy for importing and editing M2TS files with Vegas Pro 11 but also for Vegas Pro 8/9/10/11/12/13.