Software & Plug-ins - Whether you're a consummate video professional or you're looking for a way to create the coolest YouTube videos using the limited video gear you have, you're going to...
Software & Plug-ins - Whether you're a consummate video professional or you're looking for a way to create the coolest YouTube videos using the limited video gear you have, you're going to love the power, flexibility, and refreshing ease of use Sony Vegas Pro 13 has to offer. A streamlined user interface, drag-and-drop simplicity, and a library of straightforward effects and transitions make Vegas Pro 13 ideal for DIY video production. At the same time, Vegas Pro 13 includes advanced processing for DVD/Blu-ray disc authoring and Dolby Digital encoding, as well as multiuser workflows, all of which are essential if you work in broadcast television or film production. Sony Vegas Pro 13 Video Production Software at a Glance:So easy to use, it almost feels like cheatingFully loaded with pro-quality effects and processingGet totally collaborative with Vegas Pro Connect and Proxy- firstBundled with powerful third-party audio and video plug-insDVD authoring and Dolby encoding add tons of valueSo easy to use, it almost feels like cheatingIf you're a music engineer entering into the arena of video editing, or you're just plain tired of trying to use video-editing software that makes you feel like you're at the helm of an alien spacecraft, then Sony Vegas Pro 13 is for you. That's because Vegas is actually built around a powerful DAW-style environment that you can shape to meet your needs. Intuitive drag-and-drop file and effects management, editing tools that require no explanation to use effectively, and on-the-fly file conversion for a wide range of video and audio formats all work together to keep your focused on producing the best looking (and sounding) video possible - all without interrupting your creative flow. Fully loaded with pro-quality effects and processingSony may have made Vegas Pro 13 incredibly easy to use, but don't let that fool you - this video-production software is anything but limited. Loaded with professional- standard graphical effects, color correction, transitions, and other useful processing such as advanced image stabilization, Vegas lets you create great looking video, even if you're filming with an inexpensive consumer camera. Of course, with support for anything up to 4K frame sizes (4096 x 4096) and a wide range of file formats, it really doesn't matter what you're shooting with. On the audio side, Vegas offers unlimited tracks and a full DAW worth of recording, editing, and mixing functions. You can even load up your favorite VST or DirectX plug-ins for advanced audio processing and automation. And if you need to take your project into a separate DAW for even more in-depth processing, you'll be thrilled about how easy the integrated file interchange system will ease your workflow.Get totally collaborative with Vegas Pro Connect and Proxy-firstIf you're working in a professional production environment, then you're going to be thrilled with the workflow tools Sony included in Vegas Pro 13. For starters, there's Vegas Pro Connect, an iPad app that interfaces with Vegas Pro 13 and virtually eliminates the need for all of the tedious spreadsheets and and notes that typically govern offline review workflows. A similar lifesaver is Vegas Pro 13's Proxy-first workflow, which lets teams shoot XDCAM footage and automatically upload proxies to cloud storage, which editors can begin working on. When the full-resolution footage arrives, the files will automatically relink. Talk about a timesaver! Bundled with powerful third-party audio and video plug-insWith over 390 video effects and over 200 video transitions, it's not as though Vegas Pro 13 was particularly limited in the processing department to begin with, but Sony still managed to up the ante just the same. On the video side, Vegas Pro 13 comes with Video Essentials VI from NewBlueFX. This package includes 10 extremely cool and useful video processors, such as Chroma Key Pro, Color Replace, and Selective Touch Up. On top of that, Sony also bundled a copy of iZoto