Outline: You may find that Sony Vegas Pro 13 does not support DJI Phantom 4 4k files. In fact, it's easy to fix the issue. Here is a simple solution.
Shooting amazing 4K movies with the DJI Phantom 4 and you wanna upload them to one of the
most popular video editing software Sony Vegas Pro for editing. However, something let you down, and maybe a number of DJI Phantom 4 and Sony Vegas users have ever encoutered the similar problems
“I'm starting to get some DJI Phantom 4 great 4k footage and want to be able to do some simple editing in Sony Vegas Pro 13 , when I try to upload the mp4 video taken from phantom, it doesn't do anything!! Do I need to change the file type from mp4 to something else? How do I do it peeps??
The Phantom 4 records 4K and full HD video in H.264/MPEG-4 AVC MP4 format wrapped in MOV container. The disappointing things is that Sony Vegas Pro cannot work with 4K files perfectly. Although the latest version Sony Vegas Pro 13 claims to support 4K video editing, but it is extremely hardware intensive. Besides, DJI Phantom 4 captured 4K videos in quite big file size, which will take a lot of time for Sony Vegas Pro to render those Phantom 4 4K videos.
If you want to import the DJI Phantom 4 4K videos to Sony Vegas Pro 13 for editing, you may need to convert DJI Phantom 4 4K MP4/MOV to Sony Vegas Pro more friendly format like MPEG-2. As MOV files are also well worked in Sony Vegas Pro, you have no need to do this job, but for smooth editing workflows, you are required to downscale the 4K Phantom 4 videos to 2K resolutions.
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With this professional DJI Phantom 4 4K to Sony Vegas Pro video converter, you are allowed to import Phantom 4 4K videos into Sony Vegas Pro with the preset MPEG-2, WMV and MOV formats. What’s more, it can compress the resolution of DJI Phantom 4 4K footage from 4096*2160P to 1920*1080P so that you the video clips easier for Sony Vegas pro or directly edit. In addition, the specialized video format is also provided for DJI Phantom 4 and other 4K videos to edit in other popular Windows editing software like FCP, iMovie, Premiere Pro, GoPro Studio, Avid MC and so on. You can use it to convert Phantom 4 4K to 1080p or 720p for more usages. (read the best HD video converter review)
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Detail guidance for importing Phantom 4 4K Video files to Sony Vegas Pro 13
Step 1. Load Phantom 4 4K Videos
Click the button “File>Add Video/Audio” to add Phantom 4 4K Video files. You can also directly drag and drop your Phantom 4 4K Video files to the Converter. Simply select an item and click the “Play” button to view the videos from the Preview window. Take snapshoot for your satisfied scene.
Step 2. Choose output format for editing in Sony Vegas pro
From "Format" drop-down list, select "Adobe Premiere/Sony..."> "MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" format for editing with Sony Vegas Platinum 13. The other to options WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) and MOV(AVC) (*mov) is also for your consideration.
Step 3. Adjust Phantom 4 4K Videos parameter
Click “settings” to adjust the output parameters, like resolution, bitrate, etc. Click the "Size" to choose "1920*1080" as putput video size. Don't forget the balance between video quality and size.
Step 4. Start converting Phantom 4 4K Videos to Sony Vegas Pro
Hit the "Start conversion" button to start Phantom 4 4K Videos to Sony Vegas Pro 13 conversion. Once the conversion completes, you can click "Open output folder" button to get the generated MPEG-2 files for Sony Vegas Pro 13 easily.
The last thing you required to do is to transfer the converted Phantom 4 4K Videos from your PC to Sony Vegas Pro 13 for smoothly editing.
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