Editing MVI Files in Sony Vegas Pro Seamlessly

Here is a tutorial for those who have been having trouble while trying to play, edit MVI files into Sony Vegas Pro; get some tips and tricks. 


I have a Canon camera that produces MVI._ files which are not recognized by Sony Vegas Pro. You may also meet the similar trouble like “Sony Vegas won't open MVI files” while importing, editing MVI in Sony Vegas Pro. After a long time research, I finally find a way that can solve the problem. 

As far as I know, the SD MVI videos shooting at 640x480 end up as .avi files and HD MVI files at 1280x720 or full HD 1920x1080 .mov files. While, the MVI format does not edit very well in SOny Vegas Pro. To make Canon MVI videos editable for Sony Vegas Pro other video editing programs, you need to convert MVI format first. 


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Tutorial: Encoding MVI files to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas Pro 

First you need to download Brorsoft MVI Video Converter, a powerful and fast high-quality video converter, player and editor. It does a good job in converting .mvi files to Sony Vegas Pro most compatible format like MPEG-2 with least quality loss. Plus, it supports encoding 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. 

Step 1: Run the best MVI to Vegas Pro Converter, and click the "Add" button to load .mp4 videos. 

Tip: If you want to merge MP4 clips, just need to check the "Merge into one" box. 


Step 2: 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: You can adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., in the Profile Settings. 

Step 3: Click "Convert" button to convert MVI to Sony Vegas Pro. 

Once the conversion done, you can click "Open" button to get the output files effortlessly. Now you have got it right, just to import and edit MVI files with Sony Vegas Pro 10/11/12/13 at ease. 

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