Sony's Vegas Pro 12 Suite is a full-featured production environment for video editing and compositing, multi-track mixing, sound design, visual effects, and disc authoring. Direct project integration between Vegas Pro and HitFilm lets you move media between the programs without rendering or "flattening" the images. Use HitFilm to add a range of dramatic and realistic special effects like smoke, fire, explosions, lightning, and more. Master your audio in Sound Forge Pro, automate your editing workflow with Production Assistant, and add the perfect musical background with 100 royalty-free soundtracks. These powerful tools, combined with the high-end performance and ground-breaking innovations in Vegas Pro 12, means it's never been easier to bring your creative vision to life.
HitFilm Ultimate, developed by UK-based video effects experts FXhome Ltd., enables Vegas Pro users to add powerful visual effects to their projects such as smoke, flames, muzzle flash, and other particle effects. Groundbreaking 2D and 3D compositing make it possible to import 3D models, animate them, and customize the lighting for realistic results. Packed with over 150 professional effects, it is the perfect companion to Vegas Pro.
Edit SD, HD, 2K and 4K material in 2D or stereoscopic 3D, with drag-and-drop functionality or traditional 3-point and 4-point editing modes. The Vegas Pro 12 interface provides an impressive array innovative tools and thoughtful touches, with a fully customizable workspace for accomplishing a wide range of production tasks. The new Expanded Edit Mode temporarily splits the track at the edit point and enables you to dynamically add or remove frames from either side of the edit point while the media is playing, creating a highly precise, interactive editing experience. More about video editing.
Learn about the how this integrated suite allows you to easily move from editing to lighting effects and colorgrading.
Combine up to 32 high-quality, keyframeable effects per Effects Chain in Vegas Pro, and apply them at the Event, Track, Media, or Project level. For an even greater range of visual effects, send your media directly from the Vegas Pro timeline to HitFilm Ultimate, where you can add 3D particle simulation, dynamic destruction generators, light and lens effects, and 2D/3D compositing using 3D models and 3D camera solving with mocha. More about HitFilm 2 Ultimate.
In addition to being a very powerful NLE, Vegas Pro is a high-performance multitrack audio recording and mixing application. For precise processing and mastering of audio material, send your audio clips directly from the Vegas Pro timeline to Sound Forge Pro 10. Fix common audio problems such as tape hiss, camera hum, clicks, and pops using the updated 64-bit Noise Reduction 2 plug-in collection. Use the elastique timestretch and pitch shift DirectX plug-in to adjust clip duration without affecting pitch, or adjusting pitch without affecting duration. Apply the six professional audio plug-ins powered by iZotope DSP technology to enhance and shape your sound, for a huge range of sonic possibilities. More about Sound Forge Pro 10
Create high-quality titles with Titler Pro 1.0, a full-featured titling application from NewBlueFX. Titler Pro enables users to add animations, professional-style templates, and effects to their title sequences. Work in real-time with GPU-accelerated effects and transitions, and easily move text on the X, Y, and Z axes. With 2D and 3D capabilities, Titler Pro 1.0 is the perfect addition to the stereoscopic 3D toolset.
Enhance the functionality of Vegas Pro software with the batch processing and workflow automation tools in the Vegas Pro Production Assistant plug-in. Automating many frequent tasks and processes, the Production Assistant saves hours of tedious editing work by including tools to automatically insert crossfades between clips, add and customize lower thirds, create photo and video montages from your media, and more. Batch processing converts multiple files to multiple output formats with the ability to add user-definable processes during the conversion, including image overlay, aspect ratio adjustment, broadcast color correction, normalize audio, reduce interlace flicker, adjust playback rate, and more. More about Vegas Pro Production Assistant 2.
Burn movies to Blu-ray Disc directly from the Vegas Pro 12 timeline for high-definition delivery. Author DVD or Blu-ray Disc projects with subtitles, multiple languages, and numerous playback menus with DVD Architect Pro. Preview and test your work in real time. Import layered Photoshop.PSD files for buttons and other graphic elements. The MainConcept AVC encoder now supports variable bit rates up to 40 Mbps and average bit rate of 25 Mbps, for better HD quality than ever before. More about Blu-ray Disc authoring.
The 100 royalty free music selections included in the Vegas Pro Suite are from the Sony Sound Series: Production Music library, a 1,600+ collection of great-sounding commercial soundtracks in a wide range of genres, including Ambient/Cinematic, Country, Electronica, Jazz, News, Pop, Rock, Urban and World music. More about Sony Sound Series: Production Music.
- Project Integration with Vegas Pro 12
- A video file on the Vegas Pro timeline can be sent directly to HitFilm, automatically converting the timeline event to a HitFilm project. As visual effects are added in HitFilm, the changes are instantly updated in Vegas Pro every time the project is saved.
- 3D Model Support
- 3D models can now be used in HitFilm, including ordinary .obj, Cinema4D and 3D Studio Max files. Individual parts of a model can be animated independently, and 3D models interact with all of HitFilm's core systems- lights, shadows, cameras, motion blur and depth of field-for highly realistic rendering results.
- Professional Chroma Key
- Professional quality green screen removal has never been easier. HitFilm 2 Ultimate offers super-fine control over green screen extraction and matte work, for incredibly precise keying.
- Visual Effects
- HitFilm 2 Ultimate includes over 120 professional effects for blurring, sharpening, distorting, warping, color correcting and stylizing your videos. Design unique, film quality visuals for your projects by combining multiple effects to create entirely unique results.
- Invisibility & Cloning
- Create futuristic camouflage and wizard invisibility cloaks with the versatile displacement effect, or use split screen and masking to clone your actors.
- Dynamic Generators
- Unique generators give you fine control over the elements, including fire, smoke, blood, lightning, electricity, film damage, and 3D muzzle flashes.
- Superior 2D & 3D Compositing
- Create stunning visuals with HitFilm 2 Ultimate's arsenal of 2D and 3D compositing tools. Combines traditional 2D layer compositing with an advanced 3D workspace and sophisticated animation controls.
- 2D & 3D Tracking
- Super-fast, optical flow feature tracking, plus mocha for accurate 3D camera solving are the perfect combination for a wide range of tracking situations.
- Finishing & Export
- HitFilm 2 Ultimate includes over 30 plug-ins for color correction and advanced grading. Export high quality HD video from HitFilm, or send the project to Vegas Pro 12 for finishing and mastering.
- Atomize and Shatter
- Break layers into 3D chunks or thousands of tiny particles. Create stunning arrays of fluctuating fractal shapes and move the debris in 3D.
- Rolling Shutter & Camera Shake Tool
- Remove rolling shutter and repair shaky hand-held footage.
- Optical Flow-powered Motion Blur
- Add realistic motion blur to any layer, even pre-filmed or pre-rendered video layers, using optical flow technology.
- Automatic Light Flares & Lens Dirt
- Unique procedural lens dirt and anamorphic effects add to the current customizable, automatic optical lens flares options in HitFilm's lighting kit.
- World-Class 3D Particle Simulation
- HitFilm 2 Ultimate's cutting edge particle simulator includes amazing 3D physics, dynamic forces, and multiple collision deflectors.