Sony claims that Vegas Pro 10/11/12/13 supports most commonly-used video codecs, including the AVCHD MTS. However, problems like “Sony Vegas won’t read MTS files” come up from time to time. In fact, it is easy to fix the issue. Keep reading a brief how-to on the simple process, guaranteed you to edit the 2016 UEFA European Championship MTS recordings in Sony Vegas Pro 12/13 smoothly.
Sony Vegas Pro is one of the most popular video editing software owned by almost everyone, pro-alike and green hand. You may have could not help importing your MTS file to Vegas Pro 12/13. Importing MTS into Sony Vegas is not a strange thing for most Windows users, and we can easily import MTS into Sony Vegas for editing in most cases. However, Sony Vegas doesn’t allow you to select the MTS file sometimes. So what is the matter on earth? And how can we successfully import MTS to Sony Vegas Pro 12/13 at any time? This article aims to solve the above questions in two parts.
Why people always meet difficulty in importing MTS into Sony Vegas?
The headache issues with Sony Vegas dealing MTS files may causes by hardware issue or codec issue. Just make sure your computer is powerful enough and has enough disk space as Sony Vegas requires your computer be powerful enough and have enough disk space for video editing at first. Then you should know, Vegas only supports a few audio and video codecs in MTS container. If the MTS file is not encoded with Sony Vegas support codec, Sony Vegas Pro 12/13 will refuse to import this kind of MTS video.
Then how can we successfully import any MTS file to Sony Vegas?
The best solution for it is encoding 2016 UEFA European Championship MTS to Sony Vegas more editable formats.
To get Sony Vegas work with MTS video files beautifully at any time, I found this really easy and effective way- encoding MTS to Sony Vegas supported video formats.
Pavtube Video Converter (Pavtube Video Converter for Mac) is just the right MTS to Sony Vegas Converter which can encode various MTS to Sony Vegas readable formats like WMV, MPEG-2 or AVI. Besides encoding MTS to Sony Vegas, it also helps to transcode camera shootings in different formats (XAVC, XAVC S, MOV, MP4, MXF, MTS etc.) to video editing software compatible file types, i.e. MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, WMV for Windows Movie Maker, AVI to Pinnacle Studio to meet your different needs. The following will introduce a detailed guide on how to encode Sony Vegas Pro 12/13 unsupported MTS to Sony Vegas supported one. If you’re facing the issues, read on to find the answer.
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Step-by-step Guide to Convert UEFA European Championship MTS recordings to Sony Vegas Pro formats for editing
Step 1. Load MTS files
Install and launch the Pavtube Video Converter and add MTS files to it. Click “Add video” button to load MTS files. Or directly drag and drop the source MTS file you want to the sftware. Then you can preview the whole videos in the preview window on the right.
Step 2. Choose Sony Vegas Pro format
Click “Format” option to choose the output format. To make your Sony Vegas Pro 13/12 to read MTS files, just choose the most Sony Vegas accepted “mpeg-2” under “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” option as output format.
a. If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to customize output video parameters like bitrate, channels, frame rate, etc, such as to set higher bitrate to get much better image quality. In general, the higher video bit rate, the larger output file size, and vice versa.
b. You can use the video editor designed in this MTS Video Converter to edit your original videos. Click “Edit” on the main interface, and edit your videos by trimming (get/cut off video clips), cropping (remove unwanted areas), adding text/image/video watermarks, inserting subtitles, adding special effects, etc.
Step 3. Encode MTS to Sony Vegas
Hit the “Start conversion” button at the bottom right corner to start encoding MTS to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas. Once finished, hit “Open” button to get the generated files, and then drag it to the Vegas Pro timeline or into the Trimmer window where you can mark you in and out points before you add it to the timeline.