Vegas Pro gives you all the tools you need for professional video editing with advanced HDR color correction, live streaming and sound design. After Effects is a motion design software app that lets you create amazing visual effects for film, TV, video, and the web.
Vegas Pro and After Effects has the function of direct trimming of H.265/ProRes video and audio clips in the timeline and enriching the H.265 videos with color correction, etc. Panasonic Lumix S5 IIX can capture H.265 and ProRes video files. If your Lumix S5 IIX video files can’t be recognized by Vegas Pro or After Effects, you’ll need to convert the recordings to a more editing-friendly format, such an MPEG-2 and H.264 odec. In this article, you will learn how to convert and import Lumix S5 IIX footage to Vegas Pro/After Effects easily and fast.
To do this, you can adopt Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for help. It is a professional yet easy-to-use app which would finish the H.265 and ProRes to Vegas Pro/After Effects conversion without losing video quality within only three steps. Besides Vegas Pro (8.0-20) and After Effects (CC, 16.1-23.2) best editing format/codec, you can also encode to professional codecs like DNxHD, Apple Intermediate Codec for for fast and fluid workflow. It also supports basic video editing features like trim, cut, crop, merge, add subtitle, etc. By the way, you can rip and covnert your Blu-ray/DVD discs to a common video format for playing on any digital device, such as you can rip Blu-ray to M4V for playing on iPad, convert DVD to MP4 for playing on Samsung Galaxy Tab, etc. Moreover, to save your time, it has offered an optimized preset for other hot editing software. For Mac users, please free download and try Acrok Video Conveter Ultimate for Mac. Here we go to the task.
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How to convert Lumix S5 IIX H.265/ProRes to MPEG-2 for Vegas Pro/After Effects?
The step-by-step guide is almost the same on Windows and Mac. Here we will take Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Windows as example to show you how to transcode and import Lumix S5 IIX video files to Vegas Pro and After Effects for smooth editing on Windows.
Add video files to the program
You can directly drag and drop the Lumix S5 IIX .mp4 and .mov files to the software, or click the “Add file(s)” button to locate the H.265 and ProRes files you want to load.
Select output format
The format tray locates in the bottom of the window. Go to the Editing Software category and click “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” to set it as the output format. By selecting the preset, you needn’t to adjust the video settings like video format, video resolution, frame rate and more by yourself.
Start video covnersion
Now click the “Convert” button, and then leave the H.265/ProRes Video Converter to do the rest automatically for you. After the H.264/ProRes to MPEG-2 conversion, you can freely use your Lumix S5 IIX footage on Vegas Pro and After Effects.
To import videos to After Effects , you can:
Go to “File”> or right-click in the Project panel, select Import, and choose the files that you want to import.
To import videos to Vegas Pro , you can:
Double-click a media file or project to add it to your project. Drag a media or project file from the Explorer to the timeline.