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How to successfully load MP4 files into Sony Movie Studio Pro 13/12/11/10

April 8, 2016

"Sony Movie Studio won't Open MP4 files"- such kind of things might happen to almost every Sony Movie Studio user who wants to import MP4 to Sony Movie Studio Pro 13/12/11/10 for editing. In this article, we will offer solutions to you. 

Sony Movie Studio is a wonderful tool to help you turn your home videos into professional eye-catching movies. Just installed Movie Studio Platinum 13, but when I import MP4 files to Sony Movie Studio, found the Movie Studio will not load .mp4 files. It just gives me a red cancel/cross icon on my cursor without any error messages at all. What to do? How to solve the MP4 files to Sony Movie Studio importing issues

 

If your MP4 files are not accepted by Sony Movie Studio, it's probably because of the video codec incompatibility. Movie Studio prefers MPEG-4 codec instead of others while MP4 as a container format can include various video codecs. 

To get rid of the trouble, you need to convert MP4 to Movie Studio preferred codec and then transfer the converted MP4 videos to Vegas Movie Studio for editing. To achieve the goal, you can use Brorsoft Video Converter, the best app that can help you transcode MP4 to Sony Movie Studio compatible video with original quality. Besides, this software can also convert MP4 files for editing in Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Pinnacle Studio, etc NLEs. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your MP4 videos to Vegas Movie Studio. 

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Steps to convert MP4 to Sony Vegas Movie Studio acceptable format 

If you have any problems importing, editing or playing MP4 files on your Mac or PC, please enter "MP4 Related Guides & Tips to find the solutions. 

Step 1. Add MP4 files 

Run the best MP4 to Sony Vegas Converter, and click the "Add" button to load .mp4 videos from different source. If you want to merge multiple clips just need to check the "Merge into one" box. 

 

Step 2. Set Sony Movie Studio supported format 

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. 

 

Step 3. Specify output profile settings 

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. 

 

Step 4. Start transcoding MP4 to Sony Movie Studio format 

Hit the arrow-like "Convert" button to start MP4 to Sony Movie Studio conversion. 

Once the conversion completes, you can click "Open" button to get the output files effortlessly. Now you have got it right, just import and edit kinds of MP4 files within Sony Movie Studio 13/12/11/10 with ease. 
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