Summary: This article will quickly walk you through how to convert Nikon D4/D5100/D3200 MOV files to Sony Vegas Pro native format MPEG-2, so that you can import and edit the Nikon DSLR cameras H.264 MOV footage in Vegas Pro smoothly on Mac.
Nikon DSLR cameras are great for us to take photos and record MOV footages when we are travelling or spending holidays. If you have recorded some vivid videos with D4, D5100, D3200, etc, you may have the need to edit Nikon MOV footage in Sony Vegas Pro before sharing with others. However, the 1080p H.264 footage is not easy to be edited in Vegas Pro, it takes long time to render, and you can not edit Nikon H.264 MOV files in Vegas Pro smoothly.
Although Sony Vegas Pro supports the importing of a wide variety of file formats including the MOV files, apparently video, audio problems still exist while importing and editing. To make Nikon D4/D5100/D3200 MOV video files to work well with Sony Vegas Pro, Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommended to transcode Nikon MOV to Sony Vegas Pro native format - MPG. No matter what version of the NLE apps you are applying, and what Windows system you are working on, this video converter will assist you to import Nikon, Canon, JVC, Panasonic camcorders files to Sony Vegas Pro as well as Adobe Premiere Pro, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, etc for editing smoothly. If you have troubles handling Nikon recordings on Mac OS X, please get Mac Video Converter. Follow its step-by-step instruction below to learn how to transcode Nikon D4/D5100/D3200 MOV to MPEG-2 for Vegas Pro.
Convert Nikon D4/D5100/D3200 MOV clips to Sony Vegas Pro
Step 1. Download, install and run the MOV to Sony Vegas Pro Converter to load your source H.264 mov footage from Nikon DSLR to the program.
Tip: This MOV converter supports batch conversion, so you are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time. Meanwhile, if you wanna combine multiple MOV clips into a single file, you can check the "Merge into one file" box.
Step 2. Click on the dropdown menu of "Format", and then follow Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format
Step 3. Customize the video Settings. 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 4. Click "Convert" button; this top Nikon DSLR MOV Converter will start transcoding Nikon D4/D5100/D3200 MOV 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 Nikon D4/D5100/D3200 footage with Vegas Pro 9/10/11/12.
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