Although Sony Vegas Pro supports the importing of a wide variety of file formats, FLV is not in the supported list. That’s why you found it a painful experience while importing FLV videos to Sony Vegas Pro for further editing. And you probably would meet the simliar issue like this: I’m trying to open .flv videos in Vegas Pro 13 and a message pops up saying: “None of the files dropped on Vegas Pro could be opened”. Luckily, there is an easy way to fix the issue. Check out the solution here.
To make FLV files compatible with Sony Vegas Pro, the easy workaround is convert FLV to MPEG-2, which ensure the best results when working with Sony Vegas. To finish the task, you’re recommended to use Brorsoft Video Converter, by running it, there is no need to set the codec yourself, the program has an optimized preset for Sony Vegas (Vegas Pro 13 included). With it, you can convert any video to Sony Vegas Pro without losing quality.
If you’re editing with Sony Vegas Pro, chances are you already installed this great utility. If not, download it from here. Below is how to do it.
How to convert FLV for editing in Sony Vegas Pro
Step 1: Download, install and run the FLV to Sony Vegas converter, then click “Add Files” button to load your source FLV videos.
Tip: This Flash converter supports batch conversion, so you are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time. Meanwhile, if you wanna combine multiple FLV clips into a single file, you can check the “Merge into one file” box.
Step 2: Click “Format” bar and move mouse cursor to “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” category and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format. The output video will keep the original quality of FLV videos and seamlessly fit Sony Vegas Pro 13, 12, 11, 10, 9 and more.
Tip: You can click “Settings” button to adjust output parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc.
Step 3: Finally, simply hit the arrow-like “Convert” button; this top FLV Converter will start transcoding FLV files to MPG for Vegas Pro immediately.
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 FLV files with Vegas Pro 9/10/11/12/13.