Sony Vegas Pro 8.0c Build 260
Professional HD video editing, audio editing, and DVD authoring software
The Vegas Pro collection combines Vegas Pro 8, DVD Architect Pro 4.5, and Dolby® Digital AC-3 encoding software to offer an integrated environment for all phases of professional video, audio, DVD, and broadcast production. These tools let you edit and process DV, AVCHD, HDV, SD/HD-SDI, and all XDCAM™ formats in real time, fine-tune audio with precision, and author surround sound, dual-layer DVDs.
Precise Editing Tools
Edit SD or HD video with drag-and-drop functionality, mouse and keyboard trimming, and ripple editing. Features include ProType Titling technology, multicamera editing tools, 32-bit floating point video processing, customizable window layouts, color-coded snapping, improved HDV/SDI/XDCAM support, Cinescore plug-in support, A/V synchronization detection and repair, and auto-frame quantization. More about video editing
Efficient, Professional Workflow
The Vegas Pro 8 interface provides a fully customizable workspace for accomplishing a wide range of production requirements. Dock multiple windows across multiple monitors, and save your layouts to fit specific editing tasks; nest Vegas projects within the timeline, customize and save keyboard commands, and use application scripting to automate repetitive tasks. System-wide media management produces maximum efficiency. Network rendering saves time by using multiple computers and networked drive arrays to render complex projects. Vegas Pro software also supports 24p, HD and HDV editing. More about the Vegas Pro workflow
Superior Audio Control
Use unlimited tracks, 24-bit/192 kHz audio, punch-in recording, 5.1 surround mixing, effects automation, and time compress/expand. Apply customizable, real-time audio effects like EQ, Reverb, Delay, and more. Expand your audio processing and mixing options with supported third-party DirectX® and VST audio plug-ins. Use the Mixing Console for precise audio control. More about audio production
Powerful DVD and Blu-ray Disc™ Authoring Tools
Burn Blu-ray discs directly from the timeline for high-definition delivery. Create standard DVDs with multiple video angles, subtitles, multiple languages, and running commentary. Apply Brightness and Contrast, Auto Levels, Crop, and Anti-Flicker filters. Set CSS and Macrovision® copy-protection flags for masters. DVD Architect Pro 4.5 software supports the latest devices, including dual-layer DVD burners. More about DVD creation
Interactive Tutorials New!
Vegas Pro 8 software has a comprehensive help system, as well as detailed interactive tutorials that provide walk-through demonstrations of common features and functionality. These tutorials provide an easy step-by-step method of learning the product and the workflow necessary to complete most common tasks.
Notable fixes/changes in version 8.0c
Added support for rendering 1920x1080 AVCHD video.
Added XDCAM HD422 support.
Added widescreen option for AJA print-to-tape.
Added presets for AVCHD stereo output.
Added ability to save markers in AVCHD output.
Added ability to read certain MPEG-2 files with AC-3 audio.
Added support for importing video from AVCHD camcorders (File > Import > AVCHD Camcorder).
Added support for importing video from Sony CF card recording devices (File > Import > Memory Recording Unit).
Added support for Nikon D90 MJPEG movies.
Added support for XDCAM partial import with PDW-U1 drive.
Enhanced Trimmer window with integral video monitor, separate external monitor, Enable Timeline Overwrite, and Fit to Fill modes.
When the Show Video Monitor button in the Trimmer window is selected, video that you preview from the Vegas Explorer and Media Manager windows is played back in the Trimmer. Because the Trimmer is placed in the same window dock as the Explorer and Media Manager, you will not see your video preview. To preview Explorer and Media Manager video, you can drag the Trimmer to a new dock group, or you can turn off the Show Video Monitor button to preview in the Video Preview window.
Enhanced XDCAM Explorer pane with double-click and keyboard Enter key behavior that matches the Vegas Explorer pane.
ProType Titler: added ability to copy envelope points and curve blocks using Ctrl+drag.
ProType Titler: added ability to save effects and add/replace effects via drag-and-drop.
Added support for opening Vegas Movie Studio 9 projects.
Improved the number of MPEG-2 clips that can be active on a timeline.
Improved HDV/AVCHD reading.
Improved reading for certain 3GP and MP4 files.
Improved device resolution choice for Windows Secondary Display when set the Display mode is set to Automatic Size Settings and the project is larger than the display.
Fixed a problem that could cause masked video to appear incorrectly on an external monitor.
Fixed a problem reading certain AVI files using DivX with MP3 audio.
Fixed a problem reading certain Xvid format files.
Fixed a problem reading some FLAC files.
Fixed an issue saving markers in MXF format.
Fixed a problem rendering to certain WAV/WAV64 variants
Fixed Paste Event Attributes so it doesn't create phantom transitions that are then called out as missing during project load.
Fixed a crash with the Matshita UJ-832D DVD-RW drive.
Fixed issues that prevented Wave Hammer and Acoustic Mirror from functioning properly in some cases.
Fixed duplicate file numbering of MP_ROOT MAS (SD) and MAQ (QVGA) files when using the Export to PSP™ command.
Fixed an audio buzz that could occur with certain combinations of automated track muting.
Fixed an issue with SDI capture when using non-dropframe timecode.
Fixed an audio clicking issue with certain 29.97 or 59.94 fps MXF clips.
Corrected ToolTip display for edited fade lengths when the timeline ruler is offset.
Changed Cinescore detection to look for Pro version first and then Studio version.
Fixed an issue reading certain MXF metadata.
Fixed an issue with the Height Map plug-in not functioning properly at certain settings with high project resolutions.
TWAIN initialization now occurs when Get Photo is used instead of during Vegas startup. This change prevents crashes due to bad drivers.
Fixed a potential crash that could occur when switching to Markers or Regions view in the Edit Details window.
Fixed eyedropper color picker under Windows Vista Aero Glass.
Fixed a problem with long startup time when a computer is connected to a network but not the Internet.
Improved scanning for VST plug-ins.
Fixed a bug where VST effects would not always be notified of sample rate changes.