Have some Prores 422 HQ files recorded with your ARRI Alexa, Panasonic Varicam LT, Blackmagic design USRA or Sony XDCA-FS7 camera or render/export the Apple Prores 422 HQ project from Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer or Davinci Resolve and wish to load them into Sony Vegas Pro 14 for some further professional post editing workflow? The following article will show you the compatibility of Prores 422 HQ with Sony Vegas Pro 14 and how to get Prores 422 HD imported to Vegas Pro 14.
Media Compatibility of Prores 422 HQ with Vegas Pro 14
It is well known that Prores and Windows NLE applications have never been the best of friends. From Vegas Pro 14 supported file formats, we can also claim this fact:
Import file formats: 4K XAVC S, 4K XAVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM Optical, DV, HDV, AVCHD, NXCAM, MOV, MP4, WMV, MPEG-1/2/4, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, WAV, FLAC, AAC, MP3, OGG, WMA, Surround Sound/5.1, BMP, PNG, JPEG, TIFF, OpenEXR-, DPX- and WDP image sequences
Export file formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc, AVCHD Disc, (DV-)AVI, MJPEG, MXF, MOV, WMV, XAVC, XAVC S, MPEG-1/2/4, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, WAV, MP3, BMP, PNG, JPEG, TIFF, OpenEXR- , DPX- and WDP image sequences
From above lists, we can see that Vegas Pro 14 lacks neither the ability to import Prores codec nor the ability to export/render Prores codec.
Get Prores 422 HQ imported to Vegas Pro 14
To successfully import and edit Prores 422 HQ with Vegas Pro 14, you will need to perform a codec transcoding process. If you are looking for a simple to use application to get the job easily completed, we highly recommend Pavtube Video Converter (review) to you. The program has full support for not only Prores 422 HD, but also other Apple Prores types such as Apple Prores 4444 XQ, Apple Prores 4444, Apple Prores 422, Apple Prores 422 LT, Apple Prores 422 LT. For advanced users, you can use the program to easily produce any of Vegas Pro 14 editable playable file formats listed above and then flexibly adjust the output profile parameters such as video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality for Vegas Pro 14. For beginner users, you can choose to directly output Sony Vegas Pro 14 specially optimized MPEG-2 codec with the optimal editing profile parameters.
Edit Prores 422 HQ with built-in editing options
Before loading the Prores 422 HQ files into Vegas Pro 14, you can finish some simple editing task with the program’s built-in editing tools. You can trim or cut off unwanted clips or segments, crop video to remove the black borders, add transparent text watermark, flip or rotate video orientation, insert external srt/ass/ssa subtitle to video, etc.
Pavtube Video Converter has full compatibility with the new Windows 10 platform. In addition, it is very safe and clean since it doesn’t feature any ads or bundled adware. What’s more, the results produced by the program is pretty high quality, you can’t tell the difference between the ripped video and the original video.
Step by Step to Convert Prores 422 HQ for Vegas Pro 14 Editing
Step 1: Load Prores 422 HQ files.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import Prores 422 HQ files into the program. The program supports batch conversion mode, you can batch load multiple files at one time.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of Vegas Pro 14 native compatible editing formats such as “MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” under “Common Video” main category.
Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality for Vegas Pro users.
For fresh users, you can directly output Vegas Pro 14 specially optimized editing codec by following “Adobe Premiere/Son…” > “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)”.
Step 3: Edit Prores 422 HQ files.
Select an item to activate the “Edit” menu, click the pencil like Edit icon on the left top tool bar to open the video editor window, here, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip or rotate video, trim, crop, add transparent watermark, add external subtitle, etc.
Step 4: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from Prores 422 HQ to Vegas Pro 14 supported editing formats or preset profile editing formats.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then feel free to load and import the converted files to Vegas Pro 14 for high quality and high performance editing workflow.