Vegas Pro is a non-linear editing package for professional video editing developed by Sonic Foundry, then by Sony Creative Software, and now by Magix who bought the company in 2016. It is capable of authoring DVDs and Blu-rays and provides a large range of editing tools, motion graphics, image composition, live streaming, and sound design.
Create your story with a smooth and silky workflow. It supports all famous formats like HEVC 10bit, Sony XDCAM & XAVC, Panasonic AVCHD, RED RAW, Blackmagic RAW Beta, and so on. It supports all Sony digital video cameras.
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Vegas Pro Features
Smooth & Reliable Workflow
The best choice for professional programs that works effectively with amazing tool. An interactive tutorial for guiding is available. The intuitive interface provides innovative tools to customize the workspace for facilitating a large number of production. Docking of windows across multiple monitors, nesting the projects of Vegas within the timeline, and saving layouts for definite functions can be followed easily.
A great variety of tools is available for performing multiple tasks; the addition of subtitles, Appling of filters and effects, and image optimization. Complete a professional video by slowing down playback, using a chrome key to composite images, and adjusting white balance. The addition of visual effects direct from the timeline without any bothering of using a separate editing window will make your work fast and effective. Additionally, multiple footage resolutions; HD, 4K, and 8K are available to capable users to enhance the footage from a low resolution to a large scale.
Increase the capacity of the features by using third-party effects like use LUTs or Lookup Tables for adding cinematic effects, color grading, and drag or drop the project. You can deliver the complete project with the help of this program by selecting the most common templates or formats, and customizing your render. The software supports seven dynamic effects of FXHOME;
Bleach Bypass is for simulating the harsh, elevated contrast look of film processing.
Witness Protection enables you to mask the particular components of the frame; faces, license plates, conditional info, and so on.
Three Strip used for approximating the process of old film stock while creating a color-enrich appearance.
TV Damage helps you to see on a CRT tv with bad analog transmission while creating distortion and interference.
Support Multiple Formats
Avoid transcode and rewrap process within the program and save precious production time, low storage requirements, and protect your high-quality original source material. The program supports XAVC, XAVC S, XDCAM, XDCAM EX, NXCAM, HDCAM-SR, AVCCAM, RED R3D, AVCHD, and AVC-based MOV files from popular DSLR cameras. For 3D content creation, Vegas Pro also supports stereoscopic 3D MVC and MPO files from Sony camcorders. Additionally, it supports multiple sizes of frames; 4096 x 4096, 4K image is 4096 x 2160 for digital cinema projection. Deliver HD resolution with detail and flexibility while panning and cropping and get high-quality results with composition and effects.
Moreover, the software makes the processing power accelerate by using GPU that is useful for video effects, transitions, compositing, pan/crop, track motion, and encoding. It requires an optimized hardware configuration for compatibility to improve the timeline performance.
The Sony Vegas app with a shareware license for the Windows 32-bit operating system of a laptop and PC, is presented for all software users as a free trial for a specific period, free download with potential restrictions. It is belonging to the Video editors’ category and was developed by Magix.
Compatible with Windows
With various compatibility with all types of devices, the app has special compatibility with all types of Windows———-Windows 10, Windows 11, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP is mainly operating system to run the app very smoothly and reliably. In addition, it requires a 32-bit and 64-bit setup.
S-Log technology improves the dynamic range and tonal reproduction while capturing images with digital cameras like Sony PMW-F3. The program supports S-Log via ACES color space standards. Apply LUT for the editing process and edit the encoding project for multiple formats with ACES-defined color space standards and some famous non-ACES standards.
Editing Tools for Audio/Video
24-bit/192 KHz, streamlined punch-in recording, 5.1 surround mixing, effects automation, and time compress/expand, and a lot of audio effects for expanding processing and mixing options are available for audio tracking. Some of the important video effects are given below;
Shape masking tools enable you to mask out some parts of media.
FX Masking will blur an area of video and hide anything you want.
Color Match helps you to match colors
OpenFX Architecture gives access to a vast collection of filters and effects.
Compositing Modes composite and mask while using a multi-layer top-down paradigm.
LAB Adjust and L*a*b Color Space Histogram work like that of Color Match.
Robust Video Plug-In Architecture offers an optimized programming environment for 3rd party developers.