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.
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.
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.
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
Now Available! DVD Architect Pro 5 software with Blu-ray Disc
authoring is free to registered DVD Architect Pro 4.5 users.
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.
Microsoft® Windows® XP SP2 or Windows Vista™
1 GHz processor (2.8 GHz recommended for HDV)
200 MB hard-disk space for program installation
600 MB hard-disk space for optional Sony Sound Series Loops & Samples reference library
1 GB RAM
OHCI-compatible i.LINK® connector1/IEEE-1394DV card
(for DV and HDV capture and print-to-tape)
Windows-compatible sound card
DVD-ROM drive (for installation from a DVD only)
Supported CD-recordable drive (for CD burning only)
Supported DVD-recordable drive (for DVD burning only)
Supported Blu-ray recordable drive (for Blu-ray burning only)
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0
QuickTime 7.1.6 or later
Sony Vegas Pro 8.0c Build 260 (32 bit) - 112 Mb
Sony Vegas Pro 8.0c Build 260 (64 bit) - 110 Mb