How to Import MTS files into Sony Vegas Pro 12/13 With no Problem?

Diana Joan

Feb 23, 2016 10:57 am / Posted by Diana Joan

For those people who own the newest Sony Vegas Pro 13, you may encounter the following problems when loading MTS files to edit with it:

Load MTS files to Sony Vegas

1. MTS files are audio only in Vegas Pro 13
I recorded my footage with a Sony HDR-XR520, it saves as MTS/AVCHD file, but when I go to open it in Sony Vegas Pro 13, it import the MTS as audio only, no video track.

2. Vegas Pro 12 crashes when loading MTS files
Yesterday, when I importing some MTS files into Vegas Pro 12, it crashes suddenly. I uninstalled Vegas12 and re-installed but there is nothing that will fix the issue. I am a total loss since we haven't changed anything on the system. Any solutions?

Fix Sony Vegas Pro loading MTS files problems

Although Sony Vegas Pro has claimed its official support for AVCHD .mts files, however, people still fail to load MTS files into Vegas Pro 12/13 in most of the time. The main reason is that MTS is mainly used as an video recording format for HD camcorder, it is not an ideal editing format for Sony Vegas and also other NLE programs like FCP, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, etc. To achieve a smooth video editing workflow of MTS in Sony Vegas, the best solution is transcode MTS to Vegas Pro 12/13 preset profile formats.

To get the job easily done, here, a workable and simple to use solution is recommended to you. Pavtube Video Converter, which do can you a great favor to convert Sony/Canon/Panasonic MTS files to Sony Vegas Pro 12/13 specially optimized file format for fast and fluent post production.

Trim/Crop/Merge/Split MTS files

Apart from the basic MTS video conversion function, the program also deliveries many versatile and beneficial video editing functions for you. You can simply trim unwanted segments from the video footage, merge separate videos into single one, split large video into small files by file count, number and size, crop off black edges from the video, etc.

How to convert MTS files for Importing and Editing in Sony Vegas Pro 12/13?

Step 1: Load MTS files to the program.

Launch the program on your computer, add AVCHD .mts files to the program by clicking the "Add Video" or "Add folder" button.

Load MTS files from HD camcorder

Step 2: Pick the output file format.

From "Format" drop-down options, select Sony Vegas Movie Studio 13 Platinum specially optimized file format from "Adobe Premiere/Son.." > "MPEG-2(*.mpg)".

Specify output profile format

Step 4: Merge/Split MTS files with built-in video editing app.

Split: By clicking the "Split" button on file list, or from "Edit" menu, you can launch the "Video Split" window. Checking "Enable" to enable it, and then you can split the file by file count, time length, or file size.

Split MTS files

Merge: By ticking off merge option behind "Settings" button, you can merge the ticked files in list into one single file.

For more video editing function, please visit: Edit MTS Video

Step 4: Start conversion.

Hit right-bottom convert button to start encoding MTS files to Sony Vegas Pro preset file formats conversion process immediately.

When the conversion is completed, feel free to import MTS files to Vegas Pro 12/13 for professional editing workflow.

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