Hot Sony Vegas How-Tos

How To: Remove audio, record voice over, unlock audio in Vegas

In this tutorial, we learn how to remove audio, record voice over, unlock audio in Vegas. First, load a video clip to the time line. Then, remove the audio by right clicking on the track and going to "group" and "remove from" Once you remove it, you can delete it and then add in new audio or a voice over. Just import media if you have an audio track you want to add into the time line. Drag and place it, just make sure it's not muted and play it. You can also record a voice over for the time l...

How To: Fix brightness & contrast problems in Sony Vegas Pro 8

This clip presents a general introduction to the Sony Vegas Pro 8 brightness and contrast filter. 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: Fix washed-out colors with Sony Vegas Movie Studio

In this free video software tutorial, you'll learn how to fix washed-out colors in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned digital video professional merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to be well served by this video guide. Take a look.

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.

How To: Remove blemishes in Sony Vegas

First click on Video Event Fx, it will let you select the plug-ins that you have. Now select pixelan CE blurpro and click on OK. Now select remove blemishes 1 in preset menu. It will remove the first set of blemishes from the video now go for the blemishes 2 and then go for the blemishes 3. Now you can see the difference by playing that video. If you choose arty 3, it will make the pictures of the video as cartoony. Now go again for the blemishes 3, it will make the video even more better. Yo...

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: Make a simple photo montage with Sony Vegas

This video shows the method to create a photo montage in Sony Vegas. Go to 'Options' menu & Preferences. Go to the 'Editing' tab & 'New still image length (seconds)' and put the corresponding value and hit 'OK'. Open the pictures from explorer and you have a montage in which pictures last for a few seconds when another one comes up. Go to 'Tools' menu and 'Scripting' option. Click on 'ApplyTransition_1_2'. Choose 'Standard Cross Fade' from the drop down menu. Fill in 'Overlap Frames' which te...

How To: Fix MP4 audio issues in Sony Vegas Movie Studio

In this video, we learn how to fix MP4 audio issues in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. First, close the program from your computer. After this go to the website: http://tinyurl.com/mp4fix. Download this file and then go to the folder that the program is in and copy the name of it. From here, open the folder where the file is stored within Sony Movie Studio. Then, rename the file "qt7plug.old". Then, insert this into the previous folder and launch the program. This should solve you problem and you sh...

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: Create a widescreen letterbox effect in Sony Vegas Pro

In this tutorial, you'll see how to create a widescreen letterbox effect, removing and company logos or TV icons which appear at the bottom of the screen. This technique also comes in handy to remove any unwanted element or to zoom in on a particular object. 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. F...

How To: Import and render video in the Sony Vegas Pro editor

This clip presents a brief overview of how to import and render video within Sony Vegas Pro. 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 simple effects to your video in Sony Vegas Pro

Learn how to add a video effect to your video in Sony Vegas video editor. 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: Edit and split clips in Sony Vegas

Sony Vegas is a cool new video editing program. In this tutorial, you will learn some simple editing techniques in Sony Vegas. You will learn to detach the sound from your movie clip, as well as how to split your movie to remove any unwanted footage. You will learn how to merge both clips and use the fade in and fade out tool to create a smooth transition.

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: Beat sync a song to a video sequence in Sony Vegas

Learn how to synchronize a song to a video sequence in Sony Vegas with MixMeister BPM Analyzer! 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 karaoke-style video in Sony Vegas Pro

In this video clip, you'll learn how to create a karaoke video in 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 lower-third and subtitle backgrounds in Sony Vegas

In this video tutorial, we learn how to create low-third and subtitle backgrounds 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: Do a side by side video effect in Sony Vegas

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a side by side video effect in Sony Vegas. First, open up Sony Vegas and open up a couple of clips to your time line. After this, make the two clips the same length by pressing down on the control key and moving them with the mouse. From here, return the videos to the start and then right click the track motion button. Reduce the width and the height to half of what they were before. Then, move the X position of one to -180 and the other to 180. Now both w...

How To: Create a spotlight lighting effect in Sony Vegas Pro

See how to create a simple spotlight effect in Sony Vegas Pro. (NB: This effect can NOT be done in Movie Studio or Platinum.) 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: Fade video and audio in and out in Sony Vegas

In this clip, you'll learn how to create fade-ins and fade-outs using Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Pro. 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: Create and edit credit rolls in Sony Vegas Pro

In this clip, you'll learn how to create and apply credit rolls to your movies in Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro. 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: Make text and titles pop in Sony Vegas Movie Studio

In this clip, you'll learn a few tricks of the trade for making your title text pop. 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: Clone yourself in Sony Vegas Pro

Prepare two video clips which are on entirely the same scene or spot. Shoot the first video clip so that the actor enters and leaves the scene from the left. Then, shoot the second video clip so that the actor enters and leaves the scene from the right. On your Sony Vegas Pro application, layer both video clips together. Create a rectangular mask on the first video to indicate which part of the scene should only be shown. Add a little bit of feather effect so that the first video will blend i...

How To: Chromakey or greenscreen in Sony Vegas

Greenscreen is a filmmaking technique that gets more popular every year as computer graphics programs get better at making the actor appear that they are actually in a place instead of in front of, well, a greenscreen. This video will teach you, as a video editor, how to use chromakey to create greenscreen images using the popular video editing software Sony Vegas.

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: Sync double system sound on Sony Vegas

This video shows the method to sync sound using Sony Vegas. This is important in case of double system sound when audio is recorded separate from the picture. The first step involves opening up the poorer source of audio like the audio from the built in microphone in the laptop. Now open the good quality audio like the one from a camcorder just below the first one. Align the two audio using a reference mark. In the given video, it is the clapping of hands recorded on both audio. So, the spike...