Hot Sony Vegas How-Tos

How To: Use volume envelopes in Sony Vegas Movie Studio

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use volume envelopes in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. Begin by importing the audio track into the time line. Then right-click on the audio control panel, go to Insert/Remove Envelope and select Volume. This will place a purple line through the audio track. Users are able to control the volume by moving the line up or down to increase or decrease the volume. Users are also able to select certain points by creating starting and ending points in the audio ...

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: 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: 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: Do video overlay in Sony Vegas Movie Studio

You can overlay your videos in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. First drag the picture of TV set in the timeline and drag it to the whole timeline and then place your video above it as showing in the video. Now click on the pan/crop icon and select the picture of TV set. Now resize your window and set your video in the TV set as showing in the video. Now you can play your video but it pops up as the video plays so to fade in your video, you just need to do is to drag the corner of your video as showi...

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: Render HD widescreen in Sony Vegas and Movie Studio

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to render high definition videos in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. Begin by clicking on File and select Render As. Then select the file type. Now click on Custom. In the Audio tab, set the mode as CBR, format as Windows Media Audio 9.2 and attributed to 128 k-bps. In the Video tab, set the mode as Bit Rate (Peak), format as Windows Media Video 9 and image size as High Definition (1280x720). Now save the template. This video will benefit those viewers who en...

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: 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: 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: Make simple video edits in the Sony Vegas Pro editor

In this clip, learn how to perform simple video editing with 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: Make crystal text in Sony Vegas

In this tutorial, we learn how to make crystal text in Sony Vegas. First, drag in your clip in the software, then right click on the track area and insert a new video track. Now, go to "custom", then "sony height map". On amplitude, change this to .76. On the first level, change the mode to multiply. Now, drag your text into the second video track and replace the text with what you want to write. After this, change the color and make sure it fits into the screen. You can also make it scroll a...

How To: Add a single effect to multiple clips in Sony Vegas

Learn how to apply a single effect across multiple video clips 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: 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...

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: 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: 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: 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: Create green screen effects in Sony Vegas Movie Studio

In this clip, you'll learn how to digitally replace backgrounds with chromakeying in Sony Vegas. 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 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 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: 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 ...