Sony Vegas is a good software to edit video clips from camcorder or camera on your Windows (Windows 8 included). But if you are an experienced Sony Vegas user, you may learn that it is not so easy to import MTS into Sony Vegas Pro (Vegas Pro 13 included). Sony Vegas ought to accept most of the popular HD cameras or camcorders, such as Canon Vixia HF G20, Panasonic HDC-HS30, Canon VIXIA HF200, which capture videos in MTS/M2TS format, but sometimes you may get errors (like importing with audio only but no video or it taks a long time for rendering) from Sony Vegas when you tried to drag and drop MTS/M2TS files to Sony Vegas Pro.
The best method to avoid any problems and save time is to convert MTS to Sony Vegas Pro compatible file format by using a professional MTS Sony Vegas application. EaseFab Video Converter is a highly-recommended video converting tool for you to accomplish the conversion easily, with ultra fast speed and loss-less video quality. With it, you can convert any video shooting in party or birthday with AVCHD camcorders to popular video format like MOV, AVI, WMV, MP4, FLV, etc. What's more, the conversion is easy to handle and only with a few simple clicks, you can finish the conversion without facing any glitches. Below is a step-by-step tutorial for your to figure out your MTS/M2TS Sony Vegas problem.
Step 1. Import MTS files to the program
Install, and launch the MTS to Sony Vegas converter and click the Add Video button to import the MTS videos to be converted. You can also directly drag and drop your video files to the program. The converter supports converting multiple files at a time.
Step 2. Select output format for Sony Vegas
Select "Editing Software" - "Vegas/Premiere (MPEG-2)" from the format drop-down menu. The output video is a ProRes 422 encoded MOV file which seamlessly fit in FCP 6/7/X and the original quality of MTS video will be kept.
Tips: The default setting works well. Of course, if you want to customize video and audio encoding settings, just click the "Settings" button to customize these settings. 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.
Step 3. Start to Convert MTS/M2TS to Sony Vegas
Last, click the "Convert" button to start MTS/M2TS to Sony Vegas conversion. That's all you are required to do. In fact, this video converter can help you do more.
Once the conversion completes, you can click "Open" button to get the generated MPEG-2 files for Sony Vegas Pro easily. Then, it would be easy to import and edit MTS/MTS files with Vegas Pro 9/10/11/12/13.