This tutorial shows you several different types of fades you can use when working with Sony Vegas. Fades can add a little something extra to your web clips, slideshows and other media, and Sony Vegas offers several ways to customize your own.
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In this clip, you'll learn how to create fade-ins and fade-outs using Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're ...more
Sony Vegas is a cool new video editing program. In this tutorial, you will learn some simple editing techniques in Sony Vegas. You will learn to detach the sound from your movie clip, as well as how to split your movie to remove any unwanted footage. You will learn how to merg ...more
You can replace the audio in Sony Vegas. To do this first delete the audio which you want to remove by selecting it on the right side and press delete. Now go to the website like findsound.com and download the sound and then import it to the Sony Vegas and drag it to the layer ...more
You can overlay your videos in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. First drag the picture of TV set in the timeline and drag it to the whole timeline and then place your video above it as showing in the video. Now click on the pan/crop icon and select the picture of TV set. Now resize yo ...more
If you have multiple videos or clips that you want to transition between but are tired of using fades, wipes and more traditional methods, try using shaking transitions. This tutorial shows you how to do it using Sony Vegas software.
This screencast shows you how to add animated bullet points to your video. It displays a header with bullet points fading in underneath.
HowToMakeAnything describes how to make Script work in Sony Vegas. Script is a way of automating a normally cumbersome process. Select events from Cursor, add regions to add, fade effects etc to the clip. That may also be selected from Tools Menu, then Scripting. Drag the desi ...more
This video shows the method to create a photo montage in Sony Vegas. Go to 'Options' menu & Preferences. Go to the 'Editing' tab & 'New still image length (seconds)' and put the corresponding value and hit 'OK'. Open the pictures from explorer and you have a montage in which p ...more
Software manufacterers always advise you to read the instruction manual first before attempting to do anything on a new program. But who has the time to obsess over ever little boring detail in a 300-page tome when just playing around the controls on your own gets you attuned ...more
See how to speed up or slow down video clips in Sony Vegas and Sony Movie Studio. Create slow motion or fast motion with these tips from Bill Myers. Find more videos and more info like this at my site at http://www.bmyers.com
This tutorial for Sony Vegas editing software teaches you how to make clones (2-4) of yourself! Difficult: Easy - Moderate (depending on number of clones.) Prior Knowledge: Masking (Pro users only), Cropping, Track Motion.
Muzzle flashes are basically firing and explosive effects that come out of the pistol or barrel of a gun. These firing effects can be created on Sony Vegas using a masking technique. Watch this video to see how to have fully customizable muzzle flashes using masking tools as ...more
Lights, camera and coolness! You've seen this effect in several music videos and it's time for you to learn the trick yourself. Using Sony Vegas you can create a slick 'cookie cutter' effect (essentially slicing up the screen with a B&W bar). Impress friends and family and roc ...more
Greenscreen is a filmmaking technique that gets more popular every year as computer graphics programs get better at making the actor appear that they are actually in a place instead of in front of, well, a greenscreen. This video will teach you, as a video editor, how to use c ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to extract audio from CD with Vegas Movie Studio. First, open up Vegas Movie Studio and open up the audio from the drive you prefer by going into "project" then "audio cd". Once you do this, a new window will pop up showing all the different audi ...more
This seven part tutorial shows you the basics of using Sony Vegas video editing software. If you haven't used this software, or any other video editing software, this series will go over the basics you need to know. Part one covers the interface, two covers importing files, th ...more
Getting started with Sony Vegas? In this three-part tutorial, learn the basics and what you need to know to get started using Sony Vegas. In these three videos, you will learn: -The Sony Vegas interface -How to Load and Cut Video -How to use the Playback controls and Time Con ...more
This two part tutorial covers all the basics of learning how to keyframe in Sony Vegas. More advanced techniques are covered in Montagical's other tutorials, but if you're new to Sony Vegas, this will be the place to start. Part 1 of 2 - How to Keyframe in Sony Vegas. Part 2 ...more
Here is a quick video showing how to use the Bezier Mask in Sony Vegas Part 1 of 2 - How to Use the Bezier Mask tool in Sony Vegas. Part 2 of 2 - How to Use the Bezier Mask tool in Sony Vegas.
This tutorial helps you create another introduction for your videos in Sony Vegas Pro 7. Part 1 of 2 - How to Create a basic video intro using Sony Vegas 7. Part 2 of 2 - How to Create a basic video intro using Sony Vegas 7.
This is a two part video tutorial explaining what Sony Vegas is, and how to use it! If you've just picked up this piece of software and have been wondering how to use it, hopefully this video will give you a hands on look at the program as well as a guide in exploring its vari ...more
This two part tutorial for Sony Vegas explains how to use 3D (axis' X Y Z). It will tell you the fundamentals to work in 3D space, and also give examples of using this. Difficulty: Moderate to Hard Prior Knowledge: Masking, Basic Video Effects, Basic Track Motion, Layers and ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to digitally replace backgrounds with Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tric ...more
Learn how to apply a single effect across multiple video clips in Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, ...more
See how to add an image to your opening or closing credits with Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, y ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to create and apply credit rolls to your movies in Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new ...more
This is how to make yourself (or anyone) look like you're being hit by a car, truck or van. You need the mask tool, so you will need the pro version of Sony Vegas 7 or Sony Vegas 8.
This quick Sony Vegas user's guide presents an overview of how to create a simple teleportation effect in Sony Vegas Pro 9. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new t ...more
This short video shows how to get great split-screen or Picture in Picture effects in Sony Vegas using a free tool called PIP Selector tool. Note: The free tool shown in the video only works in the full version of Sony Vegas (4,5,6,7,8), and will not work in Sony Movie Studio.
In this software tutorial you will learn how to create a widescreen effect using the video event pan/crop tool in Sony Vegas 7. Sony Vegas 7 is an industry standard for video editing, so make your videos look professional by adding a widescreen effect.
Watch this helpful Sony Vegas guide video to learn how to take a series of clips and edit them into one sequence. Sony Vegas allows you to have multiple windows open, which makes it easier to condense multiple clips and simplify your editing.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a batch render in Sony Vegas. Sony Vegas is a professional non-linear editing system. Viewers will learn how to use the batch render. At default, it is located on the toolbar. Begin by importing your clips or images into the ti ...more
This tutorial for Sony Vegas teaches you the complete fundamentals for building a simple and short, yet catchy intro. Also explains what metronome is and what it does. This tutorial is for more advanced Vegas users. Tutorial Difficulty: Moderate You should have basic knowledg ...more
Montagical is here to answer the top 10 most asked questions about using Sony Vegas. So, if you are a new Sony Vegas user or just curious about some of those pesky questions, check out this video and see if your FAQ gets answered.
This tutorial shows you how to use transitions and media generators in Sony Vegas. You should have a basic idea of how Sony Vegas works first, and if you don't, you can watch Montagical's other tutorials here first.
Learn how to create dynamic, eye-catching title text effects within Sony Vegas 7 with this two-part software tutorial! Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its vari ...more
In this video editing software tutorial you will learn how to create a television simulation effect in Sony Vegas 7. All you need to do is add the Sony TV Simulator Media FX tool, input the right values and you'll have a cool TV simulation effect on your video footage in Sony ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to create an effects montage through Sony Vegas 6.0. Keep in mind that you can't reproduce the same effect in Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Platinum because these programs don't have the masking option.
Twixtor is a great plugin for Sony Vegas that allows you to create incredible looking slow motion. This visual effect will add drama to your video and make it truly awe-inspiring. Watch and learn how to make the most of Twixtor in Sony Vegas.
Set the screen on fire with this awesome Visual FX trick in Sony Vegas pro 9. Watch this video to learn how to add a flame into your video using Sony Vegas editing software. This is a simple, but very impressive, visual effect.
If you're new to using Sony Vegas for your computer, nobody is perfect. Slowing down time, speeding it up, or rewinding it can be very challenging. So in this tutorial you'll find out how to do all three of those things correctly. It's pretty easy to follow and will help get ...more
Skip out on the pain and sheer torture of reading through the Sony Vegas manual and start using the program from day one by watching this tutorial. Laid out as a basic introductory course to the video editing program, the tutorial will go over what each button does, how to ac ...more
This is a very basic introductory video on how you can use the Sony Vegas video editing program to edit your videos. It covers the basic features of Sony Vegas.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to add watermarks to videos in Sony Vegas. Users will need to begin by creating the watermark image in a photo editing software. Once created, make the image into a transparent background and save it as .PNG format. Now load the video ...more
A photographic effect blends the visual effect of creating different 'stills' of photographs and animates them in sequence; and then adds in an audio track to make it sound like the snapping of pictures. This tutorial shows you how to thread all the effects together to add a p ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to re-size an image or video in Sony Vegas. Begin by opening the image or video that you want to re-size in Sony Vegas and drag it into the time line. Then click on Event/Pan Crop on the right side of the clip in the time line. Now re- ...more
Bill Myers gives an easy guide to using color corrector in Sony Vegas and Movie Studio. Correct problems with white balance, green cast, and other color problems when editing video. You will need to have a licensed version of Sony Vegas to use the color corrector plug-in. Fin ...more
In this tutorial, learn exactly how to create a cool color effect inspired by the movie, "Sin City". This funky comic book, cartoonish effect is quite easy to do using Sony Vegas and in this video you will get the coveted step by step. Create a "Sin City" color effect using So ...more
Bill Myers shows you a quick solution to the media offline problem in Sony Vegas and Sony Movie Studio.
See how to quickly grab a snapshot or photo of any video frame in Sony Vegas or Sony Movie Studio with just one mouse click - Bill Myers shows you how. Find more like this at http://www.bmyers.com
Bill Myers shows you the secrets to getting great chromakey green screen blue screen effects with Sony Vegas or Sony Movie Studio.
Here's how to grab video off of a DVD and import it into the timeline of Sony Vegas or Sony Movie Studio video editing program. Find more videos and more info like this at my site at http://www.bmyers.com
Bill Myers shows you an easy way to quickly set project properties so the video displays better and smoother in Sony Vegas and Sony Movie Studio. This is great for when using different video formats.
Want to make a video clip appear as though it's being displayed by an old CRT television set? With Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro, it's an easy thing to do. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video profes ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to do a side by side video effect in Sony Vegas. First, open up Sony Vegas and open up a couple of clips to your time line. After this, make the two clips the same length by pressing down on the control key and moving them with the mouse. From he ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to find missing windows and panels in Sony Vegas. When you are in Sony Vegas, you will want to look in the middle for several lines that have "X's" in them. Now, place the mouse on the side of these and drag out the windows that you see, and you ...more
This video in the Software category will show you how to add a watermark to a video in Sony Vegas. This video tutorial is using Sony Vegas Pro8. Import a video into your timeline on which you want to put a watermark. Then go to the video layers on the left bottom, right click ...more
Have Sony Vegas, but don't know all that it can do, like masking? Well, this video tutorial about masking in Vegas Pro 9 will get you started in movie visual effects. As in the video, you can give an illusion that there is a real tank in your backyard with masking. See how to ...more
If you own Sony Vegas, a good editing technique to learn is tracking motion. Track motion is the ability to rotate, scale, and skew an object in 3D perspective. This is great for making intros, titles, animated pictures in your homemade videos and much, much more. See how to t ...more