With this guide, you can smoothly import and edit M2TS files in Sony Vegas by transcoding/converting AVCHD (.m2ts)to Vegas compatible WMV or MPEG-2 video.
Nowadays, many people record video materials by their AVCHD cameras with extent of MTS/M2TS. The point here, you will find a painful experience to import and edit M2TS files into Vegas.
“Hi, here, I recorded some AVCHD m2ts videos via Sony camcorder and edit M2TS files in FCP without any issue. However, all M2TS videos were rejected by Vegas. Why? Does that mean I can not edit M2TS videos in Vegas?”
Due to video codec, frame rate, bitrate of the raw AVCHD recordings and even the computer configuration, Sony Vegas Pro can’t fully support the 1080 60p AVCHD 2.0. So an easy solution is to convert these files to Vegas compatible formats like WMV, MPG, MOV first.
To achieve the goal, Brorsoft MTS Converter is highly recommended here which enables you to convert M2TS to MPEG-2/WMV for easy importing M2TS files to all versions of Sony Vegas(Vegas Pro 10/11/12/13) with the best quality. Besides Vegas, it also supplies other optimized codecs for other NLEs including Avid, Premiere, Pinnacle, Windows Movie Maker and more. Now download the software on computer and follow the guide below to start conversion.
How to Encode AVCHD (.m2ts) files to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas
One: Run the M2TS converter for Sony Vegas. You can directly drag and drop the M2TS files to the software, or click “Add” button to locate the .m2ts files into the program.
Two: Click “Format” bar to determine output format. Follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.
Tip: Before conversion, you can adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., in the Profile Settings.
Three: Tap “Convert” button to start the M2TS to MPEG-2 conversion.
After conversion, you will get the output files effortlessly via “Open” panel. Now you have got it right. Just to import and edit M2TS files in Sony Vegas Pro 9/10/11/12/13 at ease.