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How to Import and Edit Android Phone Video with Sony Vgeas?

How to Import and Edit Android Phone Video with Sony Vgeas?

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Have shot some ridiculously high-quality video with your great Android phones and wish to import them into Sony Vegas for doing some professional and fun video editing work? However, the post workflow process will be not that smooth as what you have imaged, there are many unexpected issues such as video not importing, scaling problems, only video with no audio, choppy playback, etc when you load the Android Phone video into Sony Vegas.

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Fix Sony Vegas not properly importing Android phone video issue

To fix this issue, first we should be clear of the specific file formats recorded by Android phone. Generally, most Android phones record video in MP4 format while compressed with H.264 codec. Although Sony Vegas has official claimed its native support for H.264 MP4 file formats recorded by Android phone, however, it is well known that H.264 is good delivery file format but not a ideal editing format for Sony Vegas.

To get a high quality and high performance editing workflow, it would be much ideal for you to transcode Android phone H.264 video to Sony Vegas specially optimized MPEG-2 codec. There is a remarkable solution in hand called Pavtube HD Video Converter, which allows you to directly output Android phone video to Sony Vegas preset profile editing formats – MPEG-2 with all the suitable editing profile settings including video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels, etc.

Edit Android Phone H.264 video

Before loading Android Phone video into Sony Vegas, you can do some simple video editing work with the program built-in video editing functions. You can trim or cut video files to remove unwanted parts or segments, crop video to remove the unwanted black bars or area, add image/video/transparent text watermark to video, apply special rendering effect to video, flip or rotate video angel, remove/replace audio in video, add external srt/ass/ssa subtitles to video, split large video into small clips by file size, count or length or merge separate video into one file.

How to Transcode Android Phone Video for Sony Vegas Editing?

Step 1: Input Android phone video files.

Launch and start the program on the computer, import your Android phone recorded H.264 MP4 video to the program by clicking “File”> “Add Video/Audio”.

Load Android phone MP4 video

Step 2: Specify output file format.

From “Format” drop-down list, select to out “Adobe Premiere/Sony… “> “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” format as the best editing formats for Sony Vegas.

Step 3: Edit Android phone vide.

Check an item to active the “Video Editor” function, then click the pencil like icon on the top tool bar to open the “Video Editor” window, you can trim video length, crop video black bars, add watermark, apply sepcial rendering effect, remove/replace audio in video, etc.

Step 4: Start conversion.

Hit right-bottom convert button to start converting Android phone H.264 video to Sony Vegas best favorable optimized MPEG-2 format.

When the conversion is completed, feel free to import files to Vegas Pro 13/14 for professional editing workflow.

Further Reading:
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