The troubleshooting in MOV to Sony Vegas

“How can I best convert .mov from iPhone into a nice-to-work-with format in Sony Vegas? Or what do the professional people do when facing different formats such as .mov.”

Although Sony Vegas announced that it can deal with a wide variety of video files including MOV, people still encounter many problems when importing MOV to Sony Vegas Pro for further video editing.

Why Sony Vegas not support MOV files? There may have two reasons, one is application or codec missing, your PC must have QuickTime installed, but this can't solve problems completely, you still have to install the proper codec, as MOV is a container instead of a codec. the MOV may contains a video codec that Sony Vegas can't recognize, for instance, some persons can load the QuickTime MOV files to Sony Vegas, however, there is no audio displayed in its timeline. Another one is file compatibility, for example, MOV files do not always work in Sony Vegas, the new JVC GY-HM700 records in MOV (for FCP) format and they don't show any video but do show audio.

Luckily, you can get the MOV recognized by Sony Vegas Pro easily. What you need is only a common video converter that can convert MOV to Sony Vegas compatible WMV or MPG files. Here Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended to help you convert MOV videos to Sony Vegas compatible format, like WMV. It supports creating high quality WMV or MPEG-2 codec to seamlessly fit Sony Vegas, no matter what's the format of your source video files. Moreover, it supports converting almost all Sony Vegas unlike audio formats like MP4, OPUS, Vorbis, FLAC, XWM, M4B, MKA, etc. to Sony Vegas supported audio formats such as MP3, WAV, WMA, M4A, etc. Now, Download and install this wonderful MOV to Sony Vegas Converter and then follow the steps below to have a try. 

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Step 1. Add MOV file 

It is quite easy to import file to the program: just drag and drop your MOV that you want to open in Sony Vegas to the main interface of this MOV to Sony Vegas Converter. Or click "Add video" button on the top to open MOV file from your computer. 


Step 2: Select output format 

Click the format column to choose output format. For Sony Vegas editing, you can choose "WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)" under "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" option. 


Tips: If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click "Settings" button to customize output video parameters like bitrate, channels, frame rate, etc, such as to set higher bitrate to get much better image quality. In general, the higher video bit rate, the larger output file size, and vice versa. 

Step 3. Start the conversion 

When all settings are ready, click the ”Start conversion” button to start converting your videos. The progress bar will show how much time is needed. When the conversion completes, get the videos and run Sony Vegas to import them for editing. 


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