Summary: Having problems importing MP4 into Sony Movie Studio? If so, just follow this simple tutorial to convert MP4 to Sony Movie Studio more compatible MPEG-2 video.
As an ideal video editing tool, Sony Movie Studio is widely used by video professionals and hobbyists. Although Sony Movie Studio says it supports MP4 format, you will still find it’s a painful experience to import MP4 to Sony Movie Studio for editing. There’re some frequently asked MP4 to Sony Movie Studio incompatible issues quoted as below.
Q1: Video capture from snagit v11 is great except that resulting MP4 files cannot be loaded into Sony Movie Studio. Is there any option to solve the issue?
Q2: I'm trying to import footage (.MP4 format) that was shot on a Sony EX1 camera into Sony Vegas Movie Studio 10. Unfortunately Vegas won't allow me to import it and an error message comes up saying; "Warning: An error occurred while loading the project file. The file is most likely corrupted or of an unknown format."
After goggling the problem, I discovered that Sony Movie Studio has difficulties importing some MP4 files like the captured files in h.264. So, what is the best way to tackling this problem? Actually, the simple and effective way to get rid of the issue is to convert MP4 into another format that Sony Movie Studio can handle.
To change MP4 to Sony Movie Studio compatible file type, you can get help from Brorsoft Video Converter. The program is an easy-to-use MP4 file converter for you, which can help you convert all kinds of MP4 videos into a different format like MPEG-2 for Sony Movie Studio with least quality loss. You should then be able to import the new file into Movie Studio with smooth editing without any trouble. It will ensure a perfect MP4 file importing, playing and editing workflow with Sony Movie Studio 10/11/12/13. Download the program now and start the conversion task.
Tutorial: Converting MP4 files to Sony Movie Studio
Step 1: Load MP4 files to the program
Run the video converter, and then click the “Add” button to load the .mp4 videos. Check the “Merge into one” box, you can join several MP4 clips together.
Step 2: Choose output format
Click “Format” bar and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Adjust the video, audio settings
Click "Settings" to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. To have a smooth editing with Sony Movie Studio, you need create the files with the appropriate resolution and frame rate that matches your source footage.
Step 4: Start MP4 to Movie Studio conversion
Click the big "Convert" button at the bottom right corner to finish encoding MP4 to MPG for Sony Movie Studio.
When the conversion is done, you can find the output files by clicking "Open" button on the main interface, then you can transfer the converted MP4 files to Sony Movie Studio 10/11/12/13 to play and edit without any problem.
This excellent MP4 to Sony Movie Studio Converter not only can convert MP4 files to Sony Movie Studio, but also can convert MP4 as well as MKV, FLV, VOB, WMV, MOV, AVI, etc files for using in Windows Movie Maker, Pinnacle Studio, Sony Vegas Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more NLEs. Just choose a proper output format in 2nd step.
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