Hot Sony Vegas How-Tos

How To: Use the TV simulation effect in Sony Vegas Pro

Want to make a video clip appear as though it's being displayed by an old CRT television set? With Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro, it's an easy thing to do. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Add audio to a video clip in Sony Vegas Pro

In this Vegas user's guide, you'll learn how to add external audio to a video clip. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Use Sony Vegas' audio tools

First of all put your video on the timeline where you have a wave form representing your audio track control tools. If you right click on the audio tracks then you get a lot of options available to you. Click on the 'switches' then 'normalize' and this shall choose the highest peak and calibrate the whole audio to that peak. So if your audio is little low or it is too noisy then you can normalize it. Now click on 'channels' and then you have the option of picking left or the right channel. No...

How To: Apply composite levels in Sony Vegas

In this screencast we show how easy it is to apply and use Composite Levels. This can be used when you have used two cameras to shoot some footage and you want to flip from one camera to the other. You might want to do this to show a different angle or to show a close up.

How To: Replace audio in a video clip in Sony Vegas

You can replace the audio in Sony Vegas. To do this first delete the audio which you want to remove by selecting it on the right side and press delete. Now go to the website like findsound.com and download the sound and then import it to the Sony Vegas and drag it to the layers. If your sound file has some blank space you can delete it by just selecting it and press delete. Now drag the audio to the begining of the video. Now you can play the video and hear the sound is better than before. No...

How To: Create slow-motion or fast-motion videos in Sony Vegas

Interested in creating a slow- or fast-motion effect in Sony Vegas? This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Add a watermark to a video in Sony Vegas

This video in the Software category will show you how to add a watermark to a video in Sony Vegas. This video tutorial is using Sony Vegas Pro8. Import a video into your timeline on which you want to put a watermark. Then go to the video layers on the left bottom, right click and select ‘insert video track’. This will create a blank video layer. Now find a picture that you want to use as a logo and drag and drop it into the blank layer. Edit it to the length of your video. Then go to ‘track m...

How To: Pixelate or blur people's faces in Sony Vegas

In this video tutorial, Mad Cow Moo shows you how to do blurs on footage in Sony Vegas. Looking on the time line for a break in the audio, place the cursor at this point and hit s on the keyboard to split the video into segments Go to the time line to the final frame you want and point the cursor here, creating a highlight, and hit the s key again. Right click on the audio, select group from the drop down and choose, "Remove From". Right click the video track on the left top corresponding to ...

How To: Reverse video or audio in Sony Vegas

Have you ever seen ads or a movie where the film goes on rewind, bring you back through time for whatever reason the director intended? This happens a lot in paper towel commercials, where you see a coffee stain get removed as the coffee pours itself back into a cup while the dog's footprints also disappear one by one as he gallops backwards to the front door.

How To: Create a watermark in Sony Vegas

There are many uses to adding translucent text to your videos. None more important than that of ownership. Protecting your videos may or may not be important to you but since videos from YouTube can now be downloaded and converted in a matter of minutes, you may want to start watermarking your videos.

How To: Render 720p or 1080p HD video for YouTube in Sony Vegas Pro 8, 9 or 10

Interested in exporting a digital video clip from Sony Vegas for use on YouTube without losing image or sound quality in the process? This clip will teach you what you'll need to know. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a...

How To: Color correct Black Ops game footage in Sony Vegas Pro 10

Learn how to color grade your Call of Duty: Black Ops videos with the latest version of Sony Vegas Pro! Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Create dynamic text effects in Sony Vegas 7

Learn how to create dynamic, eye-catching title text effects within Sony Vegas 7 with this two-part software tutorial! Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Use the snow filter in Sony Vegas Pro 9 or 10

Learn how to use the snow filter in Sony Vegas 9 or 10! Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Create metallic 3D title text in Sony Vegas

Learn how to create eye-catching metallic titles within Sony Vegas! Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Convert single-channel (mono) audio to stereo in Sony Vegas 9

Learn how to convert between monophonic and stereophonic audio in Sony Vegas! Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Blur out someone's face with masks and keyframing in Sony Vegas

Learn how to create a simple, COPS-style face blur effect in Sony Vegas! Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Create a time freeze effect in Sony Vegas

You'll need to learn how to use the velocity envelope in Sony Vegas if you want to create a time freeze effect - this video shows you how. Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Create a profesional-looking intro sequence in Sony Vegas

Fancify your next digital video project by creating a pro-looking intro sequence. With Sony Vegas, it's easy! Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Create a text fly-by sequence in Sony Vegas Pro

Learn how to create a simple fly-by text title sequence Sony Vegas Pro! Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Create a motion blur effect in Sony Vegas

Learn how to create a simple, manual motion blur effect in Sony Vegas! Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Avoid choppiness when playing back video in Sony Vegas

In this video clip, you'll learn how to ensure smooth playback when playing back video in Sony Vegas. Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.