Summary: This guide shows how to convert OBS files to Sony Movie Studio, so you can edit OBS video on Sony Movie Studio smoothly.
When you try to import OBS files to Sony Movie Studio for editing, you will get an error message saying it couldn't initialize it or something similar to that. As you know Open Broadcaster Software(OBS) generally can record MP4 Videos(FLV is another option). Although Sony Movie Studio says it supports MP4, but it only prefers MPEG-4 codec instead of others. In order to successfully import and open OBS MP4 in Sony Movie Studio, it is better to convert OBS files to Sony Movie Studio more compatible format.
Since MPEG-2 is one of the most compatible for Sony Movie Studio, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency, the common practice for OBS to Sony Movie Studio workflow is, get a video converter and transcode OBS files to MPEG-2, which will save you both time and trouble. All you need is to drag the result videos for prompt editing. The following will show a step by step guide on how to convert, edit and import OBS files to Sony Movie Studio 10/11/12/13.
How to Convert OBS files to Sony Movie Studio friendly video types
First download and install Brorsoft Video Converter.
The program is the best Video Converter for OBS footage. With this OBS video converter, you can effortlessly convert OBS MP4 to MPEG-2, which will create a Sony Movie Studio friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Movie Studio, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, WMV for Windows Movie Maker, MPEG-2/MOV for Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE systems for native editing.
1. Start the OBS to Sony Movie Studio converter, and then click the “Add” button to load the OBS .mp4 videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the media files to the application UI.
2. Click "Format" menu firstly and then follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" > " MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as the output format.
Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.
Step 3: Simply click the "Convert" button to start converting OBS files for Sony Movie Studio and everything else will be automated.
When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPG files effortlessly. Now, it’s much easy for you to import OBS files to Sony Movie Studio 10/11/12/13 for further editing.
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