October 11, 2013
Summary: With this guide, you can smoothly import and edit Canon T3i/T4i/T5i HD MOV files in Sony Vegas Pro 11/12 by converting Canon MOV to Vegas Pro highly compatible MPEG-2 codec.
The stylish Rebel Ti burst onto the scene, quickly becoming the most popular SLR in its class. The Canon T3i/T4i/T5i (EOS 600D/650D/700D) all can capture videos saved in 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps) with H.264 as video codec and stereo sound. The point here, you will find it a painful experience to import and edit the Canon .MOV files with Sony Vegas Pro. There’re some frequently asked questions quoted as below.
"My camera (Canon RebelT4i) is not showing up on Sony Vegas pro 12.0, any help? How can I edit the videos I captured?"
"I recently got my Canon Rebel T5i, and captured several videos. It displayed as MOV format. I want to edit them in Son Vegas. However, it did not allow me to do that. What’s the problem?"
In fact, the MOV video format came from Canon is a Full HD format that is highly compressed, and it can’t be imported and edited in Sony Vegas Pro easily. The H.264 compression format should be transcoded into a format better suited for editing with Vegas Pro, and MPEG-2 is. Along with some help from a third-party software, you can achieve your goal in the simplest way.
Brorsoft Video Converter, a high-quality Canon H.264 MOV Converter, player and editor, is the tool you need. It is good at encoding camera shootings in different formats (H.264 MOV, MTS/M2TS, MXF, etc.) to video editing software compatible file types, i.e. DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas Pro/Adobe Premiere Pro, WMV for Windows Movie Maker, HD AVI for Pinnacle Studio, etc. It makes the experience of editing Canon T3i/T4i/T5i HD Video with Sony Vegas Pro as fast and seamless as possible. Just download a free trial here and follow the guide below to convert Canon T3i/T4i/T5i MOV to MPG for Sony Vegas Pro further editing.
How to transcode Canon MOV files for Sony Vegas Pro
Step 1: Load original MOV videos
Import Canon T5i/T4i/T3i MOV files you backed up on your computer to the Converter you have set up on your PC by clicking the”Add” button. Or just drag the video folder to the software. The software will recognize the MOV videos automatically.
Step 2: Select output format
Click the format bar or the pull down menu of “Format” to select output format.
For Sony Vegas, then Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) is the compatible video format for the users to choose.
Step 3: Start Conversion
Tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding Canon T5i/T4i/T3i MOV to Sony Vegas.
Adjust the video and audio parameters as the below screenshot, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality before starting conversion .
Once the conversion finished, tap the “Open” button on the main interface to get the converted videos. Now, you can import the Canon T5i/T4i/T3i MOV videos to Sony Vegas for editing easily.
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