How to Open and Edit DAV files in Sony Vegas Pro?

Posted by admin on June 28, 2017 under Convert DAV to Editors | Be the First to Comment

Although Sony Vegas Pro adds tons of feature enhancements and performance improvements to its new version (V12), there’re issues still when importing some raw video files to Vegas Pro. In this article, we focus on how to make Sony Vegas Pro read DAV files beautifully.

DAV is a proprietary encrypted format created by DVR365 digital video recorders.  These recorders capture video images that have been recorded by CCTV (closed circuit TV) cameras in a modified MPEG file format, and is commonly used for recording video captured by CCTV cameras in China (where many security cameras and DVR’s are manufactured).If you want to directly open DAV in Sony Vegas Pro, you will be frustrated for Vegas not supporting DAV format. In order to import DAV Sony Vegas Pro smoothly, you’d need to convert DAV to Sony Vegas Pro supported formats first.

UFUSoft Total Video Converter will be the best solution here. With this ideal DAV to Sony Vegas Pro Converter, you can convert DAV to Vegas Pro most compatible format like MPEG-2 easily and fast. The video quality won’t be reduced through conversion. This powerful video converter also can convert other videos including MP4, MKV, MOV, MXF, MTS, etc to Vegas Pro, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE supported format on Windows. Besides, with its built-in Editor, you can crop, trim, add effects, subtitles to your DAV files as you need. Download the tool and follow the guide below, you will be able to convert DAV to Sony Vegas Pro in few minutes.

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How to Convert DAV files for Editing in Sony Vegas Pro

Step 1. Add DAV video files

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

DAV video converter

Step 2. Choose 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.

DAV in Adobe Premiere Pro

Tip -Profile Settings: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. If you want to keep you 5.1 Audio Channels, please set ac3 as audio codec.

Step 3. Start conversion

Click “Convert” button to start convert DAV to MPG for importing to Sony Vegas Pro. When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files. Now you have got it right, just to import and edit DAV files within Sony Vegas Pro 8/9/10/11/12 at ease.

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