When you took some fantastic videos with your iPhone, sure you want to share with your friends and families or uploading to the online websites. Before sharing, you may want to edit iPhone videos. However, you may find it a painful experience to put iPhone videos on Sony Vegas Pro (Vegas 13 included). What's matter? How to fix the issue? Read on to find it out.
The iPhone (including iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 4S, etc.) records in MPEG-4 and outputs its files as .MOV files (the container). Files are compressed using the h.264 codec (as opposed to AAC or Xvid and DivX usually found in .AVI containers). So the files you are getting out of iPhone are suited to be delivered as is, which is usually not what you want. To make iPhone videos compatible with Sony Vegas Pro 13/12/11/10/9, the easy option is to convert the H.264 MOV to a more editing-friendly format, such a Sony Vegas' MPEG-2.
To finish the task easily and quickly, EaseFab Video Converter is highly recommended. This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. By runnig it, there is no need to set the codec yourself, the program has optimized presets for Sony Vegas. With it, you can convert any video file to Sony Vegas Pro compatible file format without losing any quality. If you're editing with Sony Vegas, chances are you already installed this great utility. If not, download it from below.
The Steps: Converting iPhone Videos for Sony Vegas Pro
Note: To begin the process, first you need to copy your recorded videos from your iPhone to your PC.
Step 1. Load iPhone recorded MOV files to the program
After install and run the Video Converter, click "Add Video" button to load the iPhone MOV files. And you also can drag the files to this program directly.
Step 2. Select output format
Select "Editing Software" - "Vegas/Premiere (MPEG-2)" from the format drop-down menu. The output video seamlessly fits Sony Vegas Pro 13/12/11/10, etc. and the original quality of iPhone video will be kept.
Tip: If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.
Step 3. Start the conversion process
Finally, simply hit the big "Convert" button to convert iPhone videos to Sony Vegas friendly format, after the conversion is finished, you can access converted files by click "Open".
You're done! Now importing and editing iPhone videos in Sony Vegas Pro 13/12/11/10/9 is flawless.