The Vegas Pro 8 Video Editing Software for Windows from Sony is a powerful nonlinear editing suite. Vegas features precise editing tools that deliver an efficient and professional video workflow. Vegas also delivers tools for audio production for video, giving you a complete solution for any Windows-based NLE editing workflow.
Sony VP8Q Overview
- 2Editing Tools
- 3Professional Editing Workflow
- 4Audio Control Tools
Vegas features powerful editing tools that give you full drag-and-drop functionality when working with your timeline. You can edit SD and HD projects using mouse or keyboard trimming tools as well as ripple editing modes. Vegas supports enhanced video monitoring, customizable window layouts, color-coded snapping and support for HDV, SDI, and XDCAM formats.
Professional Editing Workflow
The software interface features a fully customizable workspace that facilitates a wide range of production requirements. You can dock multiple windows across multiple monitors, save layouts to fit specific tasks and even nest Vegas projects within the timeline. Vegas supports customized keyboard commands and application scripting to perform repetitive tasks.
Audio Control Tools
You'll find a wealth of audio control tools in Vegas. It allows for unlimited tracks of audio, 24-bit/192 kHz support, on the fly punch-in recording, 5.1 surround mixing, effects automation and time compress/expand. More than 30 customizable audio effects are included to expand processing and mixing options.
Sony VP8Q Specs
SD, DV, HDV, SD/HD-SDI
HDV, XDCAM, DV
|Supported File Types
Video: AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MOV, WMV
Audio: WAV, mP3, WMA, PCA, OGG, AIF, MPEG Audio, AC-3 5.1/2.0
Image: PSD, BMP, JPG, PNG, TGA, TIF, GIF
|Number of Video Tracks
|Number of Audio Tracks
|Film Editing Support
|Edit Decision List (EDL) Support
Computer: 1 GHz (2.8 GHz recommended for HDV)
Operating System: Windows XP SP2, Vista
Hard Drive: 200 MB for installation, 600 MB for optional Sony Sound Series Loops & Samples reference library
Memory: 1 GB
Hardware: FireWire-400/i.LINK port, DVD-ROM Drive, Sound Card
Software: .NET Framework 3.0, QuickTime 7.1.6
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