The below tutorials will show you the best way to import and edit GoPro HD (Hero2, Hero3, Hero4) Footage in Sony Movie Studio Platinum 12/13 by transcoding GoPro .mp4 to Sony
Movie Studio editing-friendly format.
The GoPro HD cameras like HERO2, HERO3, HERO 4, etc. are familiar with everyone whoever has passion for sports and other outdoor activities. And the GoPro HD records in MPEG-4 and outputs its files as .MP4 files (the container). Files are compressed using the h.264 codec, which is a final delivery codec, but not one you want to use for editing.
Well, my question is : Can't Import MP4 files to Sony Movie Studio Platinum 12/13, what's the best solution?
Since Sony Vegas Movie Studio might not work with some MP4 files due to the codec issue, to get rid of the trouble, we need to convert GoPro Hero HD MP4 to Movie Studio preferred codec and then transfer the converted MP4 videos to Vegas Movie Studio for editing. To achieve the goal, you can use Brorsoft Video Converter, the best app that can help you transcode MP4 to Sony Movie Studio compatible video with original quality. Besides, this software can also convert MP4 files for editing in Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Pinnacle Studio, etc NLEs. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your MP4 videos to Vegas Movie Studio.
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Steps to convert GoPro Hero2/Hero3/Hero4 MP4 to Sony Vegas Movie Studio acceptable format
1. Import MP4 files
Run the MP4 to Sony Movie Studio Coverter; click the Add button to load .mp4 files from GoPro HD Cameras to the program. You can also directly drag the video files into the program directly.
2: Choose WMV or MPEG-2 as the 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.
Tips: By clicking the Settings button beside Profile, you can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.
3: Start GoPro MP4 video conversion
Simply click the Convert button to start converting GoPro HD MP4 to Vegas Movie Studio friendly video formats. Within several minutes, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the "Open" button. And then you can import the converted GoPro Hero2/Hero3/Hero4 MP4 files to Sony Vegas Movie Studio 13/12/11/10 easily.
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