Editing Tools, Transitions, Filters, and Other Basic Video Tools

Importing Media to the Timeline

Aside from capturing media, many methods can be used to bring media into Vegas. Vegas is format agnostic and resolution independent, meaning that nearly any form of media recognized by the Microsoft Windows-operating system can be imported to the Vegas timeline as an event.

Vegas has an Explorer that by default opens in the lower-left corner of the dockable tool space. This Explorer can be dismissed from view and recalled at any time by pressing ALT+1. The Explorer is a dockable tool that can be sent to a second monitor to preserve space on the timeline.

Open and view the Explorer. Any form of media that can be imported is shown in the Explorer. ...

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