How to convert GoPro HD Hero2/Hero3 MP4 for editing in Sony Vegas Pro

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Summary: If you have any issue when importing GoPro HD Hero 3, Hero 2 MP4 files to Sony Vegas Pro, just follow this simple guide, which offers you a quick fix for the problems with GoPro Hero2/Hero3 and Vegas Pro.

Source: Importing GoPro HD Hero2/Hero3 video to Sony Vegas Pro

Although GoPro HD Hero series like HD Hero 3, HD Hero 2 cameras can take high quality video, but there is some problems such as not showing the video only audio, unsupported file type when playing & editing GoPro HD video in MP4 format. That is you cannot import GoPro HD Hero2/Hero3 to Sony Vegas Pro and most other movie editors.

Sony Vegas Pro is one of the most popular video editing software owned by almost everyone, pro-alike and green hand. Although, it claims that Sony Vegas Pro is compatible with the MPEG-4 files, H.264 MP4 a compressed output format is still not an ideal editing format. When you tried to load some MP4 files from GoPro HD Hero 3/Hero 2, you find it’s hard work. Got frustrated? Keep reading a brief how-to on the simple process, which guaranteed to edit your GoPro HD Hero2/Hero 3 MP4 clips in Sony Vegas Pro smoothly.

First of all, download Brorsoft Video Converter- The program works as the best GoPro Hero HD Video Converter. It helps you fast transcode GoPro HD Hero3, Hero2 MP4 footage to Sony Vegas Pro preferred formats e.g. MPEG-2, WMV for easier editing. Plus, it supports converting all GoPro camera MP4 files to Vegas Pro with fast encoding speed and without quality loss. What’s more, it’s the optimal tool for transcoding GoPro, Sony, Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, etc camera or camcorder videos to kinds of NLE programs Windows Movie Maker, Avid MC, Pinnacle Studio, Adobe Premier Pro, Sony Vegas and more. Well, if you meet the incompatible issue on your Mac OS X, please turn to Video Converter for Mac to resolve it. Just download it and follow the simple guide to achieve your goal.

Guide: GoPro HD Hero 3/Hero2 MP4 files to Vegas Pro best workflow

Step 1: Add GoPro MP4 files

Install and launch the GoPro to Vegas Converter, and then click "Add Files" button to import your GoPro HD Hero 3/Hero2 MP4 files to the software.

Tip: If you wanna combine GoPro MP4 video clips into one file, you can click the "Merge into one" box.

Step 2: Select output format

Click "Format" bar to determine output format. Follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.

Step 3: Convert GoPro MP4 to Sony Vegas Pro

Click the convert button under the preview window, the converter will start encoding GoPro HD Hero2/Hero 3 MP4 for importing to Sony Vegas Pro.

Some more helpful features of the GoPro Camera Video Converter:

1. Settings- Click it to customize audio and video parameters Video Codec, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

2. Editor (next to "Add" icon)- Click to set add watermark, deinterlace, trim, crop, add subtitles, etc.

Soon after the conversion is finished, just click "Open" button to get the convert GoPro MP4 files for edit in Sony Vegas Pro 10/11/12 perfectly.

If you have problems when importing or editing your Canon, Sony, Panasonic etc, camera video files, you can check out "Brorsoft Camcorder/Camera Importing Tips" or "FCE, FCP, iMovie Column" to get your solutions.

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