Sony Vegas Movie Studio is a consumer-based nonlinear video editing software designed for the PC. It is a scaled-down version of Sony Vegas Pro. What do 4K, stereoscopic 3D, MP4, and AVCHD footage have in common? They can all be edited in the same Movie Studio project. But Sony Vegas Movie Studio can't handle all the video formats, such as MXF.
This post is writing for people who are having issues while editing Canon, JVC, Panasonic, Sony, BlackMagic, Ikegami .mxf video files in Sony Movie Studio. It explains an easiest way to convert .mxf footage to MPEG-2 (*.mpg) for editing in Sony Movie Studio fluidly.
How to play MXF files in Sony Movie Studio?
Movie Studio 13 Platinum is consistently showing a black preview screen and black rendering of MXF clips after I put a certain number of source files in my project media bins or clips on the timeline, and the program even crashes and shuts itself down. Although the video goes black in the preview and also the renders, the audio still plays perfectly fine. The cursor moves along the timeline and the frame numbers and time advances on the controls under the preview window.
Can't load Canon MXF files into Movie Studio Platinum
Is it possible to edit Canon XF300 MXF files in Sony Movie Studio Platinum 12? Will the .mxf files first need to be converted to some other format for Movie Studio Platinum 12 loading? If a conversion program is needed, is there software convert the Canon High Definition Camcorders MXF to a suitable format?
Edit Panasonic P2 MXF in Movie Studio Platinum
I worked with Sony Movie Studio Platinum 12. Last year I got a Panasonic AJ-PX270PJ Handheld P2 HD Camcorder and I recorded many .mxf files via this P2 camcorder. I search on internet to try to find a tool to work with Vegas Movie Studio.
The easiest way to solve MXF issues in Sony Movie Studio?
What video format can import into Movie Studio Platinum? Yes, you can convert MXF video to Movie Studio editable format.
AAC, AA3, AIFF, AVI, BMP, CDA, FLAC, GIF, JPEG, MP3, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MVC, OGG, OMA, PCA, PNG, QuickTime?, SND, SFA, W64, WAV, WDP, WMA, WMV, XAVC S
MPEG-2 is a good editing format for Sony Movie Studio. So, you can convert MXF footage to MPEG-2! This is the easiest and most efficient way to make Sony Movie Studio work with MXF files without crashes or other glitches.
Software requirement - Acrok MXF Converter
How to convert MXF files to MPEG-2 for Sony Movie Studio?
Add MXF video
Start up Acrok MXF Converter as a professional MXF to Sony Movie Studio Platinum Converter. Click "Add File" to import your MXF footage to the powerful MXF video conversion app.
Choose output format
Click the drop-down list besides "Format", choose "Editing Software" > "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg)" as the most compatible format for Movie Studio (Movie Studio 13 Platinum, Movie Studio Platinum 12, Sony Movie Studio 11 ) with best quality.
When ready, click "Convert" to start transcoding MXF files to Sony Movie Studio supported MPEG-2 format. As soon as the conversion is complete, click "Open" button to locate the generated files and now you are able to open all the MXF footage in Vegas Movie Studio (Vegas Movie Studio 13 Platinum and Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 12) easily for further editing.