This article presents a format list regarding Sony Vegas Pro 12 and Sony Vegas Pro 13 supported file formats, so that you can easily learn what file formats you can import into Sony Vegas Pro for editing without ingesting issues.
Being a pioneer and true innovator in NLE field, the Sony Vegas software always provide robust native support for a wide range of file types. If you want to throw your media files to Sony Vegas Pro for post production, it’s necessary to know Sony Vegas Pro supported file/media formats clearly before you start. In this post, we will display the major file formats that can be imported for working with Sony Vegas Pro software.
Before we start, we’d like to talk about what to do if you are having problems while importing source media to Sony Vegas Pro 11/12/13 for further editing? In our experience, if Sony Vegas Pro refused accepting your media files, you can use HD Video Converter to convert them to a format that is proper for use in Vegas. Working well as a Sony Vegas Pro Video Converter, the HD Video Converter features optimal format presets for Vegas, including .wmv, .mpg, and .mov:
Download a demo of Sony Vegas Pro Video Converter
Useful Tips: If you are planning to import Blu-ray and DVD movies to Sony Vegas Pro 13/12/11 to create your own masterpieces, iMedia Converter app can help you make Blu-ray and DVDs editable in Sony Vegas Pro with best quality.
Sony Vegas Pro 13 Supported file formats
MOV, WMV, H.264, AA3, AAF, AIF, ASF, AU, AVC, AVI, BMP, BWF, CDA, DIG, DLX, DPX, DV, EXR, FLAC, GIF, HDP, IVC, JPEG, AVCHD, M2T, M2TS, MVC, Sony MXF (XDCAM and HDCAM SR), MP3, MP4, M4A, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 video, OGG, MPO, OMA, Panasonic MXF (DVCPRO, AVC-Intra) PCA, PSD, QT, R3D, PNG, SFA, SND, TIFF, TGA, W64, WAV, VOX, WDP, WMA, XAVC Intra MXF, XAVC S
H.264, AA3, FLAC, AC3, AIF, ATRAC, AVC, AVCHD, AVI, DPX, EXR, HDP, MOV, MP4, WMV, MP3, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 video, M2T, Sony MXF (XDCAM and HDCAM SR), MVC, OGG, Panasonic MXF (AVC-Intra), PCA, W64, WAV, WMA, XAVC S, XAVC Intra MXF
Video: NTSC 4:3, NTSC Widescreen, PAL 4:3, PAL Widescreen
Audio: AC-3 5.1 or stereo, PCM
Video: MPEG-2 or AVC, 1080-60i, 1080-50i and 1080-24p
Audio: AC-3 5.1 or stereo, PCM
Format I/O and Hardware Support
Support for XDCAM essence markers;
Capture directly to XDCAM-compatible MXF files from supported SD/HD-SDI sources;
AVCHD timecode support;
Read and save DPX, OpenEXR, and Microsoft HD Photo formats;
NVIDIA 3D Vision Support;
Genlock controls for synchronizing AJA video device output to a reference signal;
Streaming Support for rendered AVC/MP4 files;
Support for 4K XAVC and XAVC S files;
Panasonic P2 Support;
Blu-ray rendering support with MainConcept AVC plug-in;
HDCAM SR (SStP) Mastering;
Support for AVCHD 2.0 Standard;
Support Metadata Orientation Information for Still Image Formats;
GPU Accelerated Performance;
GPU Acceleration for ‘Titles & Text’ Plug-in;
Comprehensive XDCAM Optical Media support, including full proxy workflow;
Export directly to PlayStation Portable devices;
MPEG-1, -2, and -4 support;
ATRAC 3 input and output;
MPEG-2, Insert I-Frame at markers;
Support for the Microsoft Image Mastering API (IMAPI) disc drivers;
External control surface support;
AJA and Blackmagic Design hardware support;
Application scripting for task automation;
QuickTime® format support, with optimized AVC decode, for DSLR formats;
Subtitle time/text export to DVD Architect Pro software;
Red Book audio CD production;
Exports chapter markers and subtitle to DVD Architect Pro 6.0 software.
Sony Vegas Pro 12 Supported file formats
AA3, AAF, AIF, ASF, AU, AVI, BMP, BWF, CDA, DIG, DLX, DPX, DV, EXR, FLAC, GIF, HDP, IVC, JPG, M2T, M2TS, MOV, Sony MXF (XDCAM and HDCAM SR), MP3, MP4, M4A, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 video, OGG, OMA, Panasonic MXF (DVCPRO 25, 50, 100, AVC-Intra 50, 100), PCA, PNG, PSD, QT, R3D, SFA, SND, TIFF, TGA, VOX, W64, WAV, WDP, WMA, WMV
AA3, AC3, AIF, ATRAC, AVC, AVI, DPX, EXR, FLAC, HDP, MOV, MP3, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 video, MP4, M2T, Sony MXF (XDCAM and HDCAM SR), OGG, PCA, W64, WAV, WMA, WMV
DVD encoding, Video: NTSC 4:3, NTSC Widescreen, PAL 4:3, PAL WidescreenDVD encoding, Audio: AC-3 5.1 or stereo, PCMBD encoding, Video: MPEG-2 or AVC, 1080-60i, 1080-50i and 1080-24pBD encoding, Audio: AC-3 5.1 or stereo, PCM
Extensive Capture and Export Support
Edit XDCAM, AVCHD, NXCAM, RED ONE® and EPIC®, HDCAM-SR™ and Panasonic P2 media natively, with no transcoding or re-wrapping;
Supports Digital SLR workflows using h.264 Quicktime files or AVCHD recording;
Encode to HDCAM-SR for pristine archiving and mastering;
MainConcept AVC encoder supports variable bit rates up to 40 Mbps and average bit rate of 25 Mbps;
MP4 encoding with progressive download function, enablingvideos to begin playing while downloading.
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