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Auto-Ripple Tool - Movie Studio Platinum 12, 11, 10, ....
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Where are the different settings for Auto-Ripple in Movie Studio Platinum 13

Derek Moran Mar 02, 2014
Where are the different settings for the Auto Ripple Tool in Movie Studio Platinum 13 ? Answer: The three different modes for the Auto-Ripple Tool are now set under the Options Menu. What does the… Read more...
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Can I work on the same project using two different computers

Derek Moran Mar 02, 2014
Can I work on the same project using two different computers ? Answer: Yes you can is the simple answer. Sony Creative Software allows you to install Movie Studio or Vegas Pro on more than one… Read more...
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Why is Sony Movie Studio Platinum 13 not booting up properly in Windows 8/8.1 ?

Derek Moran Feb 08, 2014
Why is Sony Movie Studio Platinum 13 not booting up properly in Windows 8/8.1 ? Answer: There is a problem with one of the third party plugins that comes with Sony Movie Studio Suite 13, which is… Read more...
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Can I make a DVD and a Video for the Internet from the same Movie Studio or Vegas Pro project ?

Derek Moran Dec 01, 2013
Can I make a DVD and a Video for the Internet from the same Movie Studio or Vegas Pro project ? Answer: Yes you can. Sometimes when you make a project with Sony Movie Studio Platinum or Vegas Pro,… Read more...
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What is the difference between Save As and Render As ?

Derek Moran Jul 12, 2013
What is the difference between Save As and Render As ? Answer: These are two separate functions and are often misunderstood by beginners learning Sony Movie Studio Platinum or Sony Vegas Pro. Save As… Read more...
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How do I remove Video Fx or Audio Fx from my project ?

Derek Moran Jul 12, 2013
How do I remove Video Fx or Audio Fx from my project ? Answer: Press the green Event Fx icon inside the Video or Audio layer on the timeline OR press the Track Fx icon inside the Track Description… Read more...
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How do I remove a Transition from my project ?

Derek Moran Jul 12, 2013
How do I remove a Transition from my project ? Answer: Place the timeline cursor on top of your Transition area and then Zoom In using the wheel on your mouse. Then press the X shaped icon that will… Read more...
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How to set a DVD Menu to Loop

Derek Moran Jun 14, 2013
How do I set a DVD Menu to Loop for a specific amount of time, over and over again with the music also repeating ? Answer: Firstly make sure you have clicked somewhere blank inside the Menu Screen… Read more...
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Pressing Stop in DVD Architect Preview window

Derek Moran Jun 14, 2013
When I press STOP on the virtual Remote Control in the DVD Architect Preview Window, the Menu Screen disappears. Is this normal ? Answer: Yes this is normal behaviour. When you press Stop on the… Read more...
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Rendering for DVD is taking too long

Derek Moran Jun 14, 2013
I am Rendering a Video for a DVD and it is going on for ever and ever and not finishing. What am I doing wrong ? Answer: You probably are not doing anything wrong at all ! There is a small bug that… Read more...
newbluefx
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Why are my older NewBlueFx not showing up in Movie Studio Platinum 12 ?

Derek Moran Mar 10, 2013
Why are my older NewBlueFx not showing up in Movie Studio Platinum 12 & 13 ? Answer: The NewBlueFx Effects and Transitions from all older versions of Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10/11… Read more...
render templates
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Why have some of the Rendering Template options disappeared from the Render As window ?

Derek Moran Mar 09, 2013
Why have some of the Rendering Template options disappeared from the Render As window ? Answer: This weird and unusual problem has happened to me before. I think it occurs when a particular sequence… Read more...
accents
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How do you make Text Accent Marks inside Movie Studio and Vegas Pro ?

Derek Moran Feb 06, 2013
How do you make Text Accent Marks inside Movie Studio and Vegas Pro ? Answer: There are two ways you can add âccënt màrks (grave, acute and circumflex) to text like you see in French language. You… Read more...
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Where is the Izotope Vocal Eraser that comes with Movie Studio Platinum 12 Suite?

Derek Moran Dec 06, 2012
Where is the Izotope Vocal Eraser that comes with Movie Studio Platinum 12 Suite ? Answer: The Izotope Vocal Eraser Tool is a third party plugin that comes only with the "Suite" version of Movie… Read more...
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Can I keep older versions of Vegas Movie Studio installed when I update ?

Derek Moran Sep 19, 2012
Can I keep older versions of Vegas Movie Studio installed on my computer when I update to lastest version ? Answer: Yes you can keep older versions of Vegas installed on your computer. I personally… Read more...
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How do I make more Thumbnails appear in Video Clips on the Vegas Timeline ?

Derek Moran Sep 08, 2012
How do I make more Thumbnails appear in Video Clips on the Vegas Timeline ? Answer: Change your Vegas Preferemce settings. When you place any Video Clip on the Vegas Pro or Vegas Movie Studio… Read more...
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How do I make my Video HD ?

Derek Moran Sep 05, 2012
How do I make my Video HD ? Answer: You can't magically turn low resolution Standard Definition video into HD Video. If you want to make 1080p HD Video, then you must create your video with a 1080i/p… Read more...
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How do I Render my GoPro or DLSR 720-60p Video for YouTube ?

Derek Moran Sep 05, 2012
How do I Render my GoPro or DLSR 720-60p Video for YouTube ? Answer: At present time YouTube and all other webistes on planet Earth that host video, have Frame Rates capped at 30 frames per second.… Read more...
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Why does Video in my Preview Window look Blurry ?

Derek Moran Sep 05, 2012
Why does my Video look Blurry in the Preview Window ? Answer: Please note that the Preview Window in Sony Vegas Pro and Sony Movie Studio Platinum has countless combinations of Quality Settings. Some… Read more...
optimize disc
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How to squeeze a large Video onto a DVD using DVD Architect Studio 5.0 ?

Derek Moran Aug 26, 2012
How to squeeze a large Video onto a DVD using DVD Architect Studio or DVD Architect Pro ? Answer: There are two ways you can do this. The first method is very easily done using a special tool in Sony… Read more...
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Why can't I customize rendering templates ?

Derek Moran Aug 26, 2012
Why can't I Customize the Rendering Templates in Vegas Movie Studio HD 11 ? Answer: The basic version Vegas Movie Studio HD 11, does not allow customization of templates. If you want to customize… Read more...
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Why is there no Masking Tool in my Event Pan/Crop window ?

Derek Moran Aug 26, 2012
Why is there no Masking Tool in my Event Pan/Crop window ? Answer: The "Masking Tool" is a Vegas Pro feature only and NOT part of the Movie Studio Platinum software range. View of Event Pan/Crop in… Read more...
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Why is Vegas Movie Studio saying "Out of Memory" error, when I have plenty of RAM ?

Derek Moran Aug 26, 2012
Why is Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 saying "Out of Memory" error, when I have plenty of RAM ? Answer: Older versions of Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum were susceptable to a Low Memory Error… Read more...
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Is the Video Quality of projects made with Movie Studio the same as Sony Vegas Pro

Derek Moran Aug 26, 2012
Is the Video Quality of projects made with Sony Movie Studio Platinum the same as using Sony Vegas Pro in the final render ? Answer: Yes - as long as you use the identical Formats, Settings and Bit… Read more...
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Every time I try to Render it says - An error occurred while creating the media file

Derek Moran Aug 25, 2012
Every time I try to Render it says - An error occurred while creating the media file - the reason could not be determined Answer: When Vegas Movie Studio or Vegas Pro stops processing in the middle… Read more...
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Can you crop video using Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum ?

Derek Moran Aug 25, 2012
Can you crop video using Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum ? Answer: Yes - you can crop videos using Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum. There are two main tools you can use to crop and/or re-position video… Read more...
restore track motion
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How do I Restore the Track Motion Window to default settings ?

Derek Moran Aug 25, 2012
How to restore the Track Motion Window to default settings ? Answer: Right-click inside the Track Motion Window and select Restore Box. Make sure at the very bottom of the Track Motion window, that… Read more...
restore event pan crop
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How do I Restore the Event Pan/Crop Window to default settings ?

Derek Moran Aug 25, 2012
How to restore the Event Pan/Crop Window to default settings ? Answer: Right-click inside the Event Pan/Crop Window and select Restore Box. Read more...
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How many Audio and Video Tracks can you have in the Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 ?

Derek Moran Aug 25, 2012
How many Audio and Video Tracks can you have on the Timeline in Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 ? Answer: 10 x Audio Tracks and 10 x Video Tracks In the newest version of Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD… Read more...
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Can I Install my NewBlue Fx from Vegas Movie Studio into Vegas Pro ?

Derek Moran Aug 25, 2012
Can I Install my NewBlue Fx from the Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum Suite into Sony Vegas Pro ? Answer: You don't have to re-install anything. If you have Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum… Read more...
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Where are the Bonus Features and Fx that comes with Movie Studio Platinum Suite

Derek Moran Aug 24, 2012
Where are the Bonus Features and Fx that comes with Movie Studio Platinum Suite ? Answer: Whenever you buy the Full Production Suite Version of Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10, 11 or the Brand… Read more...
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I shot some Video Upside Down or Sideways, how do I Invert it ?

Derek Moran Aug 24, 2012
I shot some video upside down or sideways, how do I invert it ? Answer: Once your video is on the timeline, press the Event Pan/Crop Tool icon inside the video on the track.Right-click inside the… Read more...
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How to Add Echo Fx to Audio ?

Derek Moran Aug 24, 2012
How to Add Echo Fx to Audio ? Answer: Add "Simple Delay" Audio Fx to your Audio Layer or individual clip on the timeline. There are two simple ways to apply any Audio Fx.Either directly to the entire… Read more...
sharp text
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Why does my Text look blurry sometimes ?

Derek Moran Jun 27, 2012
Why does my Text look blurry sometimes ? Answer: There are two main things to look at if your Text looks Blurry. You must first check your Project Property settings and make sure they match the Text… Read more...
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Why is no Sound coming from my Videos on the Vegas Timeline?

Derek Moran Apr 09, 2012
Why is no Sound coming from my Videos on the Vegas Timeline? Answer: There can be a couple of different reasons why you may not be getting any sound from a Video, once you place it onto the Vegas… Read more...
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How do I rubber band all my media together on the Timeline using the Auto-Ripple Tool

Derek Moran Mar 23, 2012
How do I rubber band all my media together on the Timeline using the Auto-Ripple Tool ? Answer: This is a bit of a tricky one to describe in one neat sentence.So what exactly do I mean by… Read more...
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How do I remove Audio from Video ?

Derek Moran Mar 23, 2012
How do I remove Audio from Video ? Answer: To remove the Audio component from a Video clip in Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 or Sony Vegas Pro 11 you must first "Un-Group" the two layers.… Read more...
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How to find Missing Media Files for my Vegas Projects ?

Derek Moran Mar 22, 2012
How to find Missing Media Files for my Vegas Projects ? Answer: Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum and Vegas Pro both have an inbuilt automated tool which can help you find missing media for an existing… Read more...
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How do I render video in Vegas Movie Studio for DVDs using DVD Architect Studio

Derek Moran Mar 21, 2012
How do I render a video in Vegas Movie Studio suitable for turning into a DVD using DVD Architect Studio ? Answer: The best way is to use the pre-prepared templates that are already in Vegas and to… Read more...
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Why does Sony Vegas Pro and Movie Studio crash when I try to Import 1080p HD Video ?

Derek Moran Mar 11, 2012
Why does Sony Vegas Pro and Movie Studio crash when I try to Import 1080p HD Video ? Answer: There is no easy way to answer this question and one particular sized shoe definitely will not fit… Read more...
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How do I Create a Continuous Playback DVD ?

Derek Moran Mar 10, 2012
How do I Create a Continuous Playback DVD ? Answer: To do this you will need to use Sony DVD Architect Studio 5.0 or DVD Architect Pro 5.2 Most of the magic in DVD Architect is controlled by the… Read more...
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How do you Add Transitions ?

Derek Moran Feb 23, 2012
How do you Add Transitions ? Answer: Place TWO separate videos or pieces of Media on the timeline. Drag one clip over the other one to create a small overlap - example 2, 5, 10 seconds. Now go to the… Read more...
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Can I make 3D Effects with Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum ?

Derek Moran Feb 23, 2012
Can I make 3D Effects with Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum ? Answer: Vegas Movie Studio can only edit in 2D - x and y axis. Only Vegas Pro allows you to edit in true 3D - x, y and z axis. Please don't… Read more...
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Why is Sound only coming out of One Speaker when I use Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11 ?

Derek Moran Feb 22, 2012
Why is sound only coming out of One Speaker (Left or Right Channel) when I use Sony Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro ? Answer: In Vegas you should check the PAN slider for each Audio Track - this… Read more...
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What is the difference between 8 bit and 32 bit Pixel Format in Vegas Pro Settings ?

Derek Moran Feb 20, 2012
What is the difference between 8 bit and 32 bit Pixel Format in Vegas Pro Project Property Settings ? Answer: This is a laymen's basic explanation from a non-expert. The bits is refering to Colour… Read more...
track-motion-tool
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Why can't I get the Track Motion Tool to respond and work properly ?

Derek Moran Feb 20, 2012
Why can't I get the Track Motion Tool to respond and work properly ? Answer: If you are having problems with the Track Motion Tool it will be because of two thing. Number 1:Make sure you press on top… Read more...
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Why is only a small part of my Video Rendering ?

Derek Moran Feb 03, 2012
Why is only a small part of my Video Rendering or nothing at all ? Answer: Most likely you have "Render Loop Region Only" selected by accident in the "Render As" window. Three different scenarios… Read more...
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Do you know why I can't Import some .avi files to Vegas Pro or Movie Studio ?

Derek Moran Jan 28, 2012
Do you know why I can't Import some .avi files into Vegas Pro or Movie Studio ? Answer: Not all AVI Video Files are the same. An AVI is actually a container for many possible video codecs.An easy way… Read more...
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