SONY Vegas Pro Changelog

New in version 13.0 Build 373 64-bit

July 17th, 2014
  • Vegas Pro 13 can now open Movie Studio 13 project files.
  • Added support for rendering XAVC HD (1920x1080) video in 50i and 59.94i formats.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas Pro to crash during startup on some machines that have JRiver Media Center installed.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas Pro to crash when using File > Import > Import Media from Project.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas Pro to crash on some computers when expanding the HitFilm plug-ins in the Video FX window.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas Pro to crash when dragging some audio plug-ins from the Plug-In Manager to audio events.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas Pro to hang when playing some H.264 MP4 video files.
  • Fixed a bug that could create a loop region when attempting to multiselect locked events using shift-click.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Project Media window to scroll unexpectedly when right-clicking an event and choosing Select in Project Media List.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented timecode from being read for Panasonic P2 clips that span multiple files.

New in version 13.0 Build 310 64-bit (April 30th, 2014)

  • Notable fixes/changes in version 13.0 (Build 310):
  • Fixed a bug that caused a crash during startup when loading some older third-party plug-ins (including CineForm CFHD, NewBlue Titler 1 & 2, and Camtasia).
  • Fixed a bug that prevented some third-party application extensions based on older .NET frameworks from loading correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause an exception error when exiting Vegas.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause an error when importing projects using File > Import.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an error when using File > Import to import a DaVinci Resolve project if metadata was missing.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Vegas Pro from starting when using the Register Later method during installation.
  • Fixed a bug that incorrectly offered a choice of English, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish languages during installation and exposed incomplete translations in the Vegas interface. Installing this update will revert existing localized Vegas Pro 13 installations to English.

New in version 13.0 Build 290 64-bit (April 17th, 2014)

  • Video:
  • Added support for rendering Video for Windows (.avi), QuickTime (.mov), and Windows Media Video (.wmv) with frame sizes up to 4096x4096.
  • Added a QFHD 24p template to the Project Properties dialog to allow you to create projects with a frame size of 3840x2160 and a frame rate of 23.976 fps.
  • Audio:
  • Added loudness meters and logging.
  • Workflow:
  • Improved project archiving.
  • Added a proxy-first workflow for efficient mobile editing when using CBK-WA100/CBK-WA101 wireless adapters: upload video proxies to the cloud or other server, start editing your project using proxy media, and relink to full-resolution media when you're ready to finalize your project.
  • Streamlined the main toolbar and added timeline-editing controls to the Transport and Timeline toolbar below the timeline.
  • Added Vegas Pro Connect.
  • When you're working with Vegas Pro, you can use Vegas Pro Connect to remotely control the Vegas transport functions, seek and scrub the timeline, and add markers.
  • When you're on the go, you can use Vegas Pro Connect to bring your projects with you for review on your mobile device.
  • A new Allow floating windows to dock setting on the Preferences > Display tab allows you to choose whether windows float or dock when moving them.
  • A new Automatically create video proxies for Ultra HD media setting on the Preferences > Video tab allows you to choose whether automatically create video proxy files when adding 4K video to your project.
  • Formats:
  • Added support for reading metadata (including timecode) in XAVC S files.
  • Added support for no-recompress rendering (smart rendering) of XAVC Intra MXF video.

New in version 12.0 Build 765 64-bit (November 20th, 2013)

  • Added support for MOV files when exporting to Media Composer AAF format.
  • Added support for writing sidecar XML files when rendering XAVC and XAVC S video.
  • Added templates for rendering Sony XAVC / XAVC S video.
  • When rendering XAVC S files, audio is now rendered in LPCM format.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when rendering a project that contained an empty metadata command marker.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when using Tools > Multicamera > Create Multicamera Track with an empty track selected.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when importing 1440x1080 XAVC files.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when dragging a preset chain (filter package) from the Plug-In Manager to an event, track, media file, or the video output.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash on some systems with NVIDIA graphics when reading 4:2:0 480p widescreen media.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas to freeze when adding some interlaced MP4 videos to the timeline.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause rendering to hang when rendering to XDCAM EX MP4 files with the Enable no-recompress long-GOP rendering check box (Preferences > General) selected.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause .aaf files imported from Media Composer to be read using an incorrect frame rate in Vegas Pro.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause .mov and .mp4 files imported from Media Composer to be read using incorrect timecode in Vegas Pro.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a hang when rendering 4K XAVC S video on some computers.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause an error to be displayed when importing and MXF file from an Optical Disc Archive unit.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas Pro to hang when reading MP4 video from the GoPro Hero 3+.
  • Fixed a bug that added a green bar when reading 480p widescreen AVC files.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Vegas Pro from updating the file size estimate when Render Loop Region Only was selected during Blu-ray Disc burning.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Sony F5 cameras from playing XAVC HD 23.98p clips rendered in Vegas.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Iris transition to reverse A- and B-roll video when GPU acceleration was turned off.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Vegas from correctly reading SD MP4 clips that were shot in portrait mode.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Vegas from persisting the View transform setting on the Video tab of the Project Properties dialog.

New in version 12.0 Build 726 64-bit (October 4th, 2013)

  • Added support for exporting volume and pan envelopes to Media Composer AAF format.
  • Added support for rendering 8-channel audio in XAVC files.
  • Fixed a bug that caused incorrect frames to be rendered when using the MainConcept AVC/AAC format with the Encode mode set to Render using CPU only. This bug also affected files created using File > Upload to YouTube.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an error when using PMW-1000 SxS media on the timeline.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an error when rendering to the PMW-1000 via CIFS.
  • Fixed a bug that caused corruption when transferring files from the PWM-1000 to Vegas via CIFS.

New in version 12.0 Build 714 64-bit (October 4th, 2013)

  • Fixed a bug that prevented still-image sequences from opening.

New in version 12.0 Build 710 64-bit (September 10th, 2013)

  • Added an Enable progressive download check box to the Video tab of the Sony AVC/AAC Custom Settings dialog to allow your videos to begin playing during download. This check box is available only when rendering to MP4 formats.
  • Added support for rendering XAVC MXF and XAVC S MP4 files to a folder on your computer.
  • Added support for XAVC S video to the Device Explorer.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when dragging a media file from the Vegas Explorer to a bin in the Project Media window.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when opening the Project Media window after saving a Smart Bin and closing the Project Media window.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when undoing new-track creation during playback.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause exported projects to display a Media Relink error when opening in Media Composer.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause an exception when importing Final Cut Pro 7 projects that contain multiple envelope points at the same location.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause an error when using File > Import > AAF to import an AAF file with subclips.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when opening the Render As dialog after saving a custom rendering template.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when opening a still-image sequence with a filename that included % characters.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when rendering very large projects to AC-3, ATRAC, FLAC, MP3, and OggVorbis formats on some systems.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash attempting to burn very large projects to DVD using Tools > Burn Disc > DVD.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Burn Blu-ray Disc dialog to ignore a user-specified File path for the rendered image file.
  • The Render button is now unavailable if the Name box in the Render As dialog is blank. Previously, an Invalid File Name error was displayed if you cleared the file name.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent you from changing the Pixel format and View transform settings on the Video tab of the Project Properties dialog after choosing either of the 32-bit floating point settings or the ACES RRT (sRGB) setting.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the eyedropper tool to choose the incorrect color in video plug-ins.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause doubled audio to be recorded when using input monitoring.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Project Recorded Files Folder dialog to be displayed when undoing or redoing audio track list changes.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause selective prerender to fail when rendering using some XDCAM EX templates.

New in version 12.0 Build 670 64-bit (July 24th, 2013)

  • Added smart rendering support for Panasonic P2 files.
  • The Panasonic P2 format now preserves 10-bit color when rendering.
  • Added support for rendering 29.97p, 25p, 59.94i, and 50i AVC-Intra 100 Panasonic P2 video.
  • Added an Optimize GPU display performance check box to the Video Preview tab in the Preferences dialog when Windows Graphics Card is selected in the Device drop-down list. We recommend leaving this check box selected. You can clear the check box if you experience system, external monitor, or video preview performance problems.
  • Improved the Color Match plug-in to prevent an issue that could cause .veg file sizes to grow significantly for each instance of the Color Match plug-in.
  • Improved AMD GPU performance when using Catalyst 13.x (format of driver version number changed).
  • Improved Intel GPU performance when using driver 9.18.10.3070 or newer.
  • Improved playback performance for AVC-Intra 100 Panasonic P2 video.
  • New right-click menu in the Titles & Text plug-in allows quick access to Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete, and Select All commands for editing text.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when attempting to explore a deleted folder in the Vegas Pro Explorer.
  • Fixed a bug that could Vegas to crash when using the Device Explorer to view XAVC volumes that contained invalid clips.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas to freeze when zooming the timeline when playing some projects with XAVC media.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash on some systems with NVIDIA graphics when resizing the Video Preview window during playback.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when rendering some very large projects to QuickTime format.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when double-clicking the Computer icon in the Vegas Explorer window.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause some large, very complex projects to crash when working with very large MP4 videos on 64-bit systems (or when using the Upload to YouTube command).
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when pressing Esc to exit expanded edit mode after the edit track had been removed from the timeline.
  • Prerendered video files are no longer invalidated by Project Properties changes unless settings on the Video tab are edited.
  • Fixed a bug that caused field order in interlaced P2 files to be read incorrectly.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause timecode to be written incorrectly when rendering Panasonic P2 files in 50p or 60p format.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent files from being removed after canceling a P2 render.
  • Fixed a bug when rendering MainConcept MPEG-2 files that caused YUV color values from the source file to be changed in the rendered file.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Preferences > General > Import MXF as multichannel setting to be ignored when importing XAVC video.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Vegas Pro from importing SStP MXF clips recorded by F5/F55 cameras.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause audio dropouts when playing projects containing XAVC video.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause video-proxy creation to fail for XAVC and P2 formats when switching away from Vegas Pro when the Close media files when not the active application General preference was selected.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause generated media to use incorrect attributes after opening and closing projects with similar generated-media assets.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the monitor to remain black after turning off Video Preview on External Monitor on systems with a Radeon GPU and Catalyst driver 12.10 or later.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented thumbnail images in the Project Media window from displaying media rotation.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause thumbnail images in the Project Media window to display at the incorrect size.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause some MP4 video files to be read as audio-only files.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent Vegas from reading some rendered P2, MXF, and XAVC files.
  • Fixed a bug that caused rendered MXF files to incorrectly report that they had been created using Vegas Pro 10.0.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause playback issues with some standard-definition XDCAM MXF files.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a USB-connected P2 camera to be displayed multiple times in the Device Explorer.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent a USB-connected P2 camera from being displayed in the Device Explorer.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented OFX track effects from being saved and applied properly with default track properties.
  • Implemented a workaround for a Final Cut Pro X limitation when handling file names containing spaces. Media file naming has been revised when using File > Export > Final Cut Pro X and clicking Yes when prompted to export the media pool.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause some projects to fail when exporting to Final Cut Pro X format if media field order was unknown.
  • Fixed a bug that caused punch-in events to be displayed incorrectly in expanded edit mode.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause MOV files recorded by iOS devices to be displayed with the incorrect rotation or aspect ratio.

New in version 12.0 Build 563 64-bit (April 6th, 2013)

  • Added support for rendering 24p AVC-Intra 100 Panasonic P2 video to a folder on your computer or to a connected P2 camera..
  • Improved performance for decoding XAVC 4K video from Sony F5/F55 cameras.
  • Added support for exporting event timestretching as velocity when exporting to Final Cut Pro X format.
  • Added support for exporting event pan and crop settings as motion when exporting to Final Cut Pro X format. Please note that event zooming, cropping, and scaling are exported as separate operations.
  • To export event zoom, the Event Pan/Crop Maintain aspect ratio control must be set to No, and Stretch to fill frame must be set to Yes.
  • To export event crop, the Event Pan/Crop Stretch to fill frame control must be set to No.
  • To export event rotation, the Event Pan/Crop Stretch to fill frame control must be set to Yes.
  • Added support for importing event pan and crop settings when importing a Final Cut Pro X format.
  • Timecode for MOV files is now read properly and displayed in Vegas Pro media properties.
  • Added support for reading and rendering up to 16 channels of audio in SD OP1a MXF files.
  • Added new rendering templates to the Sony AVC/MVC format: use Internet 1920x1080-30p and Internet 1280x720-30p to render HD video for Internet distribution.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when using Tools > Selectively Prerender Video.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when browsing in the Vegas Explorer when the Documents library was empty.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent Windows Explorer libraries from being displayed in the Vegas Pro Explorer after refreshing the Explorer window.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented inserting busses, input busses, and assignable effects after opening and closing the Render As window.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the application to freeze when loading thumbnail images in the Project Media window.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Video Preview window to display red when choosing Clipboard from the Split-Screen View button's drop-down list.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause problems drawing audio peaks or saving files when using Open in Sound Forge or Open Copy in Sound Forge.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent Vegas Pro from starting when using a non-Administrator user account.