Enable Fraps AVI Video Work with Sony Vegas Pro Smoothly
Summary: This article offers a simple workaround to make Fraps .avi files editable in Sony Vegas Pro easily and directly.
Fraps, an universal Windows utility, which not only has the ability to messure the performance of a computer, but also can be widely used for capturing and recording gaming image. But the problem is that the recorded video from Fraps is with the extension of AVI, a container video format, which is not ideal video format for editing on most NLEs. So if you happen to have some Fraps videos at hand and now attempt to edit these Fraps AVI videos on Sony Vegas Pro, you would find it a painful experience for Sony Vegas won't accept Fraps videos at all.
In order to fix these issues, the easy and effective workaround is to transcode Fraps AVI files to a Sony Vegas more friendly MPEG-2 format. In this case, a professional third-party program like Brorsoft Video Converter is desperately required for you! By running it, there's no need to set the codec by yourself: the program has a optimized preset for Sony Vegas. After the conversion, You should then be able to import the new file into Sony Vegas with smooth editing without any trouble. It will ensure a perfect Fraps AVI file importing, playing and editing workflow with Sony Vegas Pro 10/11/12/13.
Convert Fraps recording for Sony Vegas Pro 11/12/13
Step 1: Install and run the Fraps to Sony Vegas converter, and then click the "Add" button to import the .Fraps AVI videos to the program. If you want to merge Fraps AVI clips, just need to check the "Merge into one" box.
Step 2: 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.
Tip: You can 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 3: Click "Convert" button to convert Fraps AVI to Sony Vegas Pro.
Once the conversion done, you can click "Open" button to get the output files effortlessly. Now you have got it right, just to import and edit Fraps AVI files with Sony Vegas Pro 10/11/12/13 at ease.
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