How to open and edit MKV video in Vegas Pro?
There are some 4K .mkv video files on my hand recently, I would like to make these files some necessary editing , but which bothers me is that I could not open these .mkv files in Vegas Pro directly. Is there a simple and fast way for me to make Vegas Pro could read these MKV videos?
MKV is a file extension for Matroska, which is a new multimedia package format, also known as a multimedia container, It differs from DivX, XviD and other video encoding formats, but also from MP3, Ogg and other audio coding formats. Previous common AVl, VOB, MPEG, RM format actually are both belong to this type. Matroska media defines three types of files,include MKV( Matroska Video File), Matroska Audio File and Matroska Subtitles,among them, the most common file format is MKV. MKV is often used for storing high definition videos (movies, 3d movies, etc.). MKV now almost become a universal media container, which can be said a big subversion to traditional media package format. The biggest feature of MKV is the ability to accommodate many different types of encoded video, audio and subtitle streams, even also include into the very closed streaming RealMedia and QuickTime. However, it is because of the ability, some issues also appeared. Many editing software and media player does not support this MKV format, such as Vegas Pro (18, 17, 16).
Vegas Pro is the professional video and audio editing software which with a powerful post-processing capability. Vegas Pro is one of series in Vegas family. It is an audio and video editing system prepared for professional-level film and television producers to produce a more perfect video editing effects. Different from other editors, Sony Vegas Pro supports scripting technology which offers task automation, simplify the workflow to improve work efficiency.
Sony Vegas Pro 8.0, is the first product of its series, which released on September 10, 2007, Soon after Sony Creative Software released Vegas Pro 9.0 with greater support for 4K resolution On May 11, 2009. Then Vegas Pro 10, Vegas Pro 11, Vegas Pro 12 joined the 3d video editing features, as well as the GPU AVC encoding operation and an image stabilization function and track management. Vegas Pro 13 is the latest version also adds into many new features. It brings new collaboration tools and streamlined workflows to professional content producers faced with a wide variety of multimedia production tasks. The Vegas Pro Connect iPad app provides a comprehensive review system within a gesture-driven control surface, Vegas Pro Connect replaces tedious written spreadsheets and notes with efficient online and offline review workflows. Vegas Pro supports MP4, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, H.264, ASF, AVCHD, AVI, DV, MOV, M2TS, Sony MXF (XDCAM and HDCAM SR), WMV, XAVC Intra MXF, and XAVC S. Obviously, MKV is not supported by Vegas Pro. How to Make Vegas Pro Read MKV files? In fact, this is a simple project, just encode MKV files to a format that Vegas supports. Here Acrok Video Converter Ultimate can solve the problem that Vegas Pro can’t import MKV video.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is specially developed for Vegas Pro and other professional editing software users to tanscode MKV footage to native codecs – H.264, MPEG-2, wmv-3/wmv-2, ProRes, H.265 and more – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Vegas Pro 18, 17 and Vegas Pro 16. What’s more, with the converter tool, you can convert convert MKV to QuickTime, MP4, MOV, M4V, FLV, etc. with desired codec, duration, aspect ratio, and file size. It also supports output files for a wide variety of media devices, including iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPad Air, OnePlus 9, Xperia Pro, Galaxy S21, Moto G100, Google Pixel 5 and more.
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Please floow below steps to convert MKV files to Vegas Pro editable format.
How to import and edit MKV in Vegas Pro 18, 17, 16, 15?
Step 1: Run Acrok Video Converter Ultimate as the top MKV to Vegas Pro Converter. Add the MKV video into it.
Step 2: Click “Format” bar to set output format. Here, you can selece “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas MOV (*.mov)” , “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” or “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas WMV (VC_1)(*.mov)” under “Editing Software” category.
Step 3: Click “Convert” button to start MKV to Vegas Pro editable format conversion. When the coversion is complete, you need to click “Open” icon to locate the converted files.