Convert and Import OBS files to Sony Vegas

When you try to import OBS files to Sony Vegas for editing, you will find Sony Vegas always refuse to ingest OBS files, let alone to open OBS in Sony Vegas Pro perfectly for playback and editing. Let’s look at some OBS with Sony Vegas issues:

Q1: “So I recently tried recording some gameplay via the latest version of OBS using file output only, the files playback fine in VLC but when I insert them into Sony Vegas I only get a solid buzzing audio track and no video. I’ve tried changing settings, installing Quicktime, restarting Sony Vegas and my PC and still nothing works.”

Q2: “Seeing as OBS has the ability to record at such high quality I often like to use it as a screen recorder rather than a livestreamer. The only problem is that this does not work with Sony Vegas. To get to the point, when importing the recorded file into Vegas, the program will lock up as it cannot read the file.”

Are you facing the problem likewise? In the following paragraphs I will give the reason why we often failed to import Open Broadcaster Software(OBS) files to Vegas Pro and then offer the easy the solution on how to successfully edit OBS in Sony Vegas Pro 11/12/13.

As you know Open Broadcaster Software(OBS) generally can record FLV videos(MP4 is another option), but it seems that Sony Vegas Pro does not like the way. The file type is not compatible with Sony Vegas. To solve those problems, the quick workaround is to transcode OBS to Sony Vegas natively supported formats (MPG/WMV/MOV are highly recommended). To perform the task effortlessly, you can turn to Brorsoft Video Converter, a professional yet easy-to-use video converter which helps you encode OBS files to Sony Vegas with a few clicks.

How to Import OBS files into Sony Vegas Pro

Step 1: Load original OBS recordings

Run the best  OBS to Sony Vegas Converter, and click the “Add” button to load OBS recorded videos. If you want to merge multiple clips just need to check the “Merge into one” box.

Step 2: Select output 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.

Tip: Video/Audio quality 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 3: Start OBS to Sony Vegas conversion

Click the convert button under the preview window, the converter will start encoding OBS clips for importing to Sony Vegas Pro.

After the conversion is finished, just click “Open” button to get the converted OBS files to Sony Vegas Pro 10/11/12/13 for further editing perfectly.

Additional Tips:

This OBS file converter can also transcode OBS recordings in .FLV, .MP4 to Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, Pinnacle Studio, etc NLEs. Just choose a proper output format in the 2nd step.

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