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Guide to Edit Action! footage (MP4) in Sony Vegas Pro

March 23, 2016

Summary: Want to import and edit Action! footage onto Sony Vegas Pro, but failed? Don't worry! This article offers you some tip and tricks to assist you edit Action! recordings in Sony Vegas Pro smoothly.

Action!, the most popular screen recorder and gameplay recording software! allows streaming and real-time recording of Windows desktop in a superb HD video quality. With Action! you can record and stream your gameplay, web player videos, record music, capture screenshots, remotely access your PC, play PC games with Android devices... and more! However, if you want to edit the Action! footage in Sony Vegas, you'll find it an painful experience.



Actually, Action! is fine for capturing videos with MP4 file extension, but it has always been a problematic format to edit on NLEs. In other words, the Action! MP4 videos are not ideal for editing in Sony Vegas Pro (Vegas Pro 13 included). To fix the problem, the easy workaround is to transcode the Action! MP4 to a format that's easier to edit like MPEg-2.

The article would show you how to convert Action! MP4 files to Sony Vegas Pro step by step with Brorsoft Video Converter. By running it, there's no need to set the codec by yourself: the program has a optimized preset for Sony Vegas. After the conversion, You should then be able to import the new file into Sony Vegas with smooth editing without any trouble. It will ensure a perfect Action! MP4 file importing, playing and editing workflow with Sony Vegas Pro 10/11/12/13.

How to convert Action! footage for editing in Sony Vegas smoothly

Step 1: Download, install and run Brorsoft Action! MP4 to Sony Vegas converter, and then click the Add button to load the .mp4 videos.



Step 2: Click "Format" bar and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as output format on the drop-down menu. Of course, you can also choose AVI, MP4, WMV from "Common Video" as the output format.



Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.

Step 3: Simply click the "Convert" button to start converting and everything else will be automated. If you have added quite a bunch of video files, it would take some time to convert. In such case, you can click Option and tick the box "Shut down the computer after conversion".

You're done. Now your Action! MP4 files will be converted into MPG files ready to be imported to Sony Vegas Pro 13/12/11/10 beautifully.

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