How to Import DVD Footage into Sony Vegas Pro 14 for Editing?

Q: ” I often have a movie (commercial, encrypted DVD) which I would like to import into Sony Vegas for further editing. But I did know which is the best workflow of importing DVD videos into Vegas Pro 14, any advise? Thanks in advance!”

VEGAS Pro 14 is good at editing professional video and audio material in high resolution formats up to 4K. Discover workflow-optimized plug-ins for image stabilization, design dynamic titles and create custom DVDs and Blu-ray Discs. But if you want to import and edit footage from DVD discs on Vegas Pro 14, some preparations you need to do first. Here’s the best workflow and read on more details.

From its official website, we have known that Vegas Pro native supports video formats in 4K XAVC S, 4K XAVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM Optical, DV, HDV, AVCHD, NXCAM, MOV, MP4, WMV, MPEG-1/2/4, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC as input, you’d better rip and convert your DVD footage to Sony Vegas Pro 14 compatible formats with a third party DVD ripper.

The process can be done effortlessly with the help of Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Windows |  Mac, it’s good at ripping any (protected) DVDs to Vegas Pro compatible MOV, MP4, WMV, MPEG-1/2/4, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC videos in fast speed while keeping its original quality. Besides, it also has customized settings like DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, etc.

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Rip DVDs to Sony Vegas Pro 14 compatible formats for Editing on the go

Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version. Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load DVD Footage

Install and launch the best DVD to Vegas Pro 14 converter, click “Load Disc” button to load your DVD footage to the program.

You can also click “IFO/ISO” icon to load your DVD ISO image files.


Step 2. Select output format

Go to “Format” drop-down menu, and select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” > “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)”, “MOV(AVC) (*.mov), “WMV(VC-1) (*.wmv)” as output format for Vegas Pro 14/13/12/11/10.

Or you can choose other formats according to your devices.


Step 3. Advanced Settings (optional)

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 to rip/convert DVD footage for Vegas Pro 14

With all settings, simply click “Convert” button to rip DVDs to MEPG-2, WMV, MOV formatsd for Vegas Pro 14.

Once finished, you can click “Open” button to get the output files effortlessly.

Now you can import and edit the converted DVD footage in Sony Vegas Pro 14/13/12/11/10 effortlessly.

Additional Tips:

If you not only wanna rip DVDs, but also intend to rip and convert Blu-rays or HD Videos such as 4K MXF, MTS, M4V, AVI videos for Sony Vegas Pro 14, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice.

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One thought on “How to Import DVD Footage into Sony Vegas Pro 14 for Editing?

  • July 17, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    Useful tips, thanks for sharing.


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