Sony Vegas won't Read MKV files? Solved
Summary: Have trouble of importing and editing MKV video files in Sony Vegas Pro? Then you are in the right place. This article aims to share some tips for working MKV files with Sony Vegas Pro smoothly.
Sony Vegas Pro, thanks to its fabulous features, intuitive interface and free of charge, enjoys worldwide reputations. However, for Sony Vegas owners, when it comes to editing MKV files on Sony Vegas, irriatting issues keep cropping up one after another.
"There are some MKV video files on my hand recently, I would like to make these files with some necessay modifications, but what bothers me is that I could not import those .mkv files into Sony Vegas Pro 12, some did import but only audio. Is there simple and fast way to enable Sony Vegas read those MKV files?"
For your knowledge, MKV is an open source container format and can contain multiple sound and subtitle tracks in one file, that is, the codecs in MKV are flexible. It is due to this feature that few editing software and mobile devices can support to import MKV directly, Sony Vegas is included. On this case, in order to ensure a smooth workflow of working MKV files with Sony Vegas, the recommended suggestion is to convert MKV to Sony Vegas Pro supported formats first.
Luckily, the process is easy and can be well done with the help of Brorsoft Video Converter, with its help, you can convert MKV to Vegas Pro most compatible format like MPEG-2 easily and fast. Plus, it supports transcoding camera shootings in different formats (H.264 MOV, MTS/M2TS, XAVC, MXF, 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. Below is the step-by-step guide on converting MKV to Vegas Pro supported video formats in the following paragraphs to help those who are in the trouble out.
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How to Convert MKV files for Editing in Sony Vegas Pro
Step 1. Add video files
Run the best MKV to Sony Vegas Converter, and click the "Add" button to load .mkv videos. If you want to merge multiple clips just need to check the "Merge into one" box.
Step 2. Choose output format
Click "Format" bar to determine output format. Follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" and select "MPEG-2(*.mpg)" as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.
Tip - Profile Settings: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click "Settings" button and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. If you want to keep you 5.1 Audio Channels, please set ac3 as audio codec.
Step 3. Start conversion
Click "Convert" button to start convert MKV to MPG for importing to Sony Vegas Pro. When the conversion task is finished, click "Open" button to get the exported files. Now you have got it right, just to import and edit MKV files within Sony Vegas Pro 8/9/10/11/12 at ease.
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