Hot Sony Vegas How-Tos

How To: Show file names in the Sony Vegas timeline

Use this simple tip to automatically show file names of all elements in your project's timeline. 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: Adjust the pitch of a human voice in Sony Vegas

Whether you want to drop the pitch of your voice and sound older or increase it to sound like a chipmunk, with Sony Vegas, pitch-shifting vocals is 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: 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: 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: 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: Use the Sony Vegas interface for beginners

Software manufacterers always advise you to read the instruction manual first before attempting to do anything on a new program. But who has the time to obsess over ever little boring detail in a 300-page tome when just playing around the controls on your own gets you attuned to the program immediately?

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Speed up or slow down a video clip in Sony Vegas Pro

In this video, you'll learn how to perform simple time manipulations in 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Automate a process using a script in Sony Vegas

HowToMakeAnything describes how to make Script work in Sony Vegas. Script is a way of automating a normally cumbersome process. Select events from Cursor, add regions to add, fade effects etc to the clip. That may also be selected from Tools Menu, then Scripting. Drag the desired two or three scripts to the folder of Script menu in Sony Vega Pro 8 available in C drive and rescan script menu folder. It is to be noted that adding hundreds of clips can also be done to the folder if one so desire...

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: Create a color wipe effect in Sony Vegas Pro 8

See how to create dynamic, eye-catching color wipe transitions in Sony Vegas Pro 8. 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.