SONY Vegas Pro Changelog

New in version 13.0 Build 444 64-bit

April 8th, 2015
  • Added templates for rendering XAVC long-GOP files.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented closed captions from displaying in the Video Preview window.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented shot marks from being read in 4K XAVC clips.

New in version 13.0 Build 428 64-bit (April 8th, 2015)

  • Added support for HitFilm 3.0.

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.

New in version 12.0 Build 486 64-bit (January 30th, 2013)

  • Added support for exporting nested Vegas Pro projects as compound clips when exporting to Final Cut Pro X format.
  • Added support for importing compound clips as nested Vegas Pro projects when importing from Final Cut Pro X format.
  • When importing a Final Cut Pro X project, a Vegas project is created for the main project using the same base name as the .fcpxml file, and separate nested Vegas projects are created for each compound clip and for each clip that contains an audio and a video stream.
  • Added Anchor point setting to the Titles & Text plug-in. Text now scales relative to the anchor point, which does not move.
  • Added support for reading and rendering up to 16 channels of audio in HD MXF files.
  • Added support for reading Sony XAVC files. You can use the Device Explorer window to browse and import clips from XAVC disc images.
  • Added support for timecode in P2 MXF files. If you’re using a project that was created in version 12.0 (build 394) or earlier, please update P2 clip timecode as follows:
  • If you imported the clip from a disc image, right-click the clip in the Project Media window, choose Replace, and then select the clip from the disc image.
  • If you imported the clip using the Vegas Device Explorer, delete the .mxf file from the C:\Users\\Documents\Imported Media\ folder and reimport the clip using the Device Explorer.
  • The Documents library and custom libraries from Windows Explorer are now available in the Vegas Pro Explorer.
  • File Open dialogs have been updated to allow you to browse and open files from mobile devices.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Sony Stabilize plug-in from working when 32-bit floating point (video levels) or 32-bit floating point (full range) was selected in the Pixel format drop-down list in the Project Properties dialog.
  • Improved performance when using audio preview through SDI video preview devices.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Sony Stabilize plug-in from being applied during playback.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas Pro to crash when loading some projects.
  • Fixed a bug that could reset event effect automation envelopes when splitting events.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented some fonts from previewing correctly when using the Titles & Text plug-in.
  • Fixed a bug that could start a different version of Vegas Pro when right-clicking a nested project and choosing Edit in Vegas from the shortcut menu when multiple versions of Vegas Pro are installed.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the incorrect images to be displayed for selected Mute and Solo buttons in the Assignable FX dialog.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Plug-In Chooser from closing when Esc is pressed.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause all HDCAM SR templates to be marked as favorites in the Render As dialog when selecting a single template as a favorite.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the "None of the files dropped on Vegas Pro could be opened" error message to be displayed incorrectly in the Vegas Explorer.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when using the FBmn Software White Balance plug-in.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Stereoscopic 3D Camera settings to be displayed in the Track Motion window when working with 2D projects.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Use audio-capable preview device during external video preview setting from being saved when exiting Vegas (Preferences > Audio Device).
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas Pro to hang when rendering MVC video for a Blu-ray Disc.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas Pro to hang when dragging a .mov file from the Vegas Explorer to the timeline if QuickTime was not installed.
  • Fixed a bug that could — in some circumstances — prevent the application from starting after registering.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause image sequences to have black frames in Video Preview and rendered output after zooming in with the Event Pan/Crop plug-in and time compressing.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause P2 MXF video to be opened without its associated audio streams.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent the application from being uninstalled properly.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent the application from entering expanded edit mode when pressing 5 on the numeric keypad.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the first frame of an MVC file to appear briefly at the end when previewing the file from the Explorer window.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause XDCAM clips to have an incorrect timecode.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Video Preview window to flash when starting playback.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause doubled audio to be recorded after changing a track's input monitoring mode.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented regions being dragged from the Explorer window to the timeline.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the application to freeze when changing the capture device in the Capture Preferences dialog.
  • Fixed a bug where the timeline did not show only the current edit track (at the default track height) when entering expanded edit mode for some screen resolutions and for user-modified track heights.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the current edit track height to decrease after exiting and then re-entering expanded edit mode.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause application extension windows to be hidden after loading an extension.

New in version 12.0 Build 394 64-bit (November 3rd, 2012)

  • File IO:
  • Fixed a crash importing variable frame rate H.264 MP4 clips from After Effects (CS6).
  • Fixed a crash that could occur reading certain HDCAM SR files.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause artifacts on last frame of certain MVC 3D files.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause silent audio from Panasonic P2 files.
  • Fixed the ability to render certain custom sample rate / bitrate combinations in Sony AVC/MVC encoder.
  • Fixed empty Profile custom template setting for certain Blu-ray Disc templates in MainConcept AVC/AAC.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause video from the Sony Ion phone to incorrectly have a frame rate of 120 fps.
  • Fixed a gap in the audio that could occur when looping an event with MVC media or playing it in a loop.
  • Workflow:
  • Added the ability to burn a 3D Blu-ray Disc from the timeline.
  • If you have FXhome HitFilm 2 Ultimate installed, you can use HitFilm projects on the Vegas Pro timeline and add HitFilm effects to your events. For more information about the Vegas Pro Suite, which includes Vegas Pro and HitFilm 2 Ultimate, please visit http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/vegas12suite.
  • Added the ability to capture and print to tape using 24-bit audio over SDI.
  • Create Video Proxy now works will still image sequences.
  • Trim Start and Trim End now preserve stand-alone event fades.
  • Double-clicking a .veg project file from the Explorer now opens the project (as it did in previous versions; instead of adding it as media).
  • Fixed a crash that could happen if an invalid path is pasted into the Render As dialog.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when recalling a preset for Color Match.
  • Fixed the Copy Snapshot to Clipboard and Copy Snapshot to File... Trimmer shortcut menu commands and the OpenFX Use Trimmer Image button to work when the Trimmer is floating (not docked).
  • Vegas Pro no longer prompts to match project to first media if they already match.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause editing OpenFX parameters for an event duplicated from another to affect the wrong event.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent the last-used Pan/Crop preset name from being displayed.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the project timeline ruler offset to be used in the Pan/Crop timeline (when it should not be).
  • Fixed an issue with showing the keyboard focus state in the OpenFX parameter Animate button.
  • Fixed an issue with Expanded Edit Mode showing an additional copy of an untrimmed event's unused but available frames (as if it had been looped).
  • Fixed a hang that could occur using Tools > Multicamera > Lay Out Tracks Using Media Timecode or Lay Out Tracks Using Media Date/Time Stamp.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the audio track in the Trimmer to be hidden if the Trimmer was hidden and then revealed again.
  • Fixed issue showing new accelerators in menus after using Options > Customize Keyboard.
  • Added OpenFX progress (such as used for Stabilize analysis) to taskbar icon.
  • Fixed an issue where Ctrl+Left Arrow and Ctrl+Right Arrow could be off by a frame in the Pan/Crop keyframe timeline.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause keyframes to be created when tabbing through OpenFX parameters but not changing their values.
  • Fixed an issue with combining OpenFX keyframes (by dragging one over another) that prevented deletion of one of the keyframes.
  • Made double-clicking to add an OpenFX keyframe use snapping.
  • Fixed an issue with OpenFX on-screen position interacts not creating keyframes.
  • Add Keyframe now adds to all keyframe rows if no row is selected or keyframe rows are hidden.
  • Fixed issues with Undo/Redo not being active or not working with certain OpenFX plug-ins.
  • Fixed issues with navigation in the Explorer window using address bar and back/forward buttons.
  • Fixed numerous Explorer issues including right-click item selection, tree view tracking right pane navigation, sort order of numbered files, location changes after recalling a window layout or using Expanded Edit mode and Edit in Vegas shortcut menu command.
  • Fixed letterboxing that could occur when creating a video proxy for standard-definition video.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the first keyframe to disappear when moving an event with the Track FX window open.
  • Project Interchange:
  • Fixed markers exporting to ProTools/Media Composer format.
  • Fixed 5.1 surround audio projects exporting to AAF.
  • Improved issue logging for After Effects exports.
  • Add stereo support for .M2T files in the Premiere Pro and After Effects export.
  • Add Track Group support to the Premiere Pro and After Effects export.
  • Video:
  • Made GPU-accelerated borders appear like CPU-rendered borders for Barn Door, Push, Slide, Spiral, Split, Squeeze, Swap, and Zoom transitions.
  • Improved GPU performance for many of the effects, transitions, generators, and compositors.
  • Fixed an issue with Track FX keyframes applying incorrectly when a timeline ruler offset was used.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause image stretching for certain PNG files when used with Pan/Crop.

New in version 12.0 Build 367 64-bit (September 26th, 2012)

  • Video Editing - New General Features:
  • Expanded Edit Mode
  • User Interface Enhancements
  • Project Media Updates
  • Project Media Tagging
  • Vegas Explorer Redesign
  • Timeline Editing and Trimming Enhancements
  • Edit Properties for Multiple Video Files
  • Vertical Docking Windows
  • Auto-Prompt to Match Project to Media
  • Video Editing - New Effects, Graphics, Text Generation and Color Correction:
  • Shape Masking Tools
  • FX Masking
  • Color Match
  • LAB Adjust Plug-in and L*a*b* Color Space Histogram
  • OpenFX Enhancements
  • Layer Dimensionality Video FX and Compositor
  • Auto Re-Name Titles & Text Based on Content
  • Credit Roll Generator Improvements
  • New Audio Editing Features:
  • 64-bit Audio Plug-in aupport
  • Preview Audio via Video Preview Device
  • Project Interchange with Avid Pro Tools
  • Editing and Workflow Features:
  • Sync Link feature for keeping events aligned with the main story line
  • Improved NVIDIA 3D Vision support
  • Enhanced Render As dialog
  • Improved ProType Titler tool
  • Format I/O and Hardware Support:
  • Panasonic P2 Support
  • HDCAM SR (SStP) Mastering
  • Blu-ray rendering support with MainConcept AVC plug-in
  • Support for AVCHD 2.0 Standard
  • Support Metadata Orientation Information for Still Image Formats
  • GPU Acceleration for 'Titles & Text' Plug-in

New in version 11.0 Build 700 32-bit / 11.0 Build 701 64-bit (September 25th, 2012)

  • Fixed an issue that should result in improved overall stability.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when Windows pen extensions are enabled (touchscreen or Wacom driver installed).
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using the Auto correct button in the Stereoscopic 3D Adjust effect.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when opening an MXF file with more than 16 audio channels.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when adding groups of MXF files to the Project Media window.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when renaming generated media in the Project Media window.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when the Stabilize effect is used without GPU acceleration.
  • Fixed issues that could cause the Stabilize effect to produce jumps or other incorrect motion. We recommend using Stabilize with matching media and project formats.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when editing an audio event with no media.
  • Fixed a crash when rendering Sony AVC format with Audio coding mode set to 1/0 (C).
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using Split Screen View in the Video Preview with the clipboard as the other source.
  • Worked around an issue in Intel OpenCL driver 9.17.10.2817 that could cause a crash on certain machines.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause CD Audio disc burns to have just some audio and then silence if you switched away from the application during the burn.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause silence or flatline waveforms with certain AVC/AAC source files.
  • Fixed incorrect output that could occur when GPU processing is not enabled and the Blur amount is greater than zero in the Chroma Keyer effect.
  • Fixed an issue that could duplicate Media FX if reloading a project that is already open.
  • Fixed a small image shift that could occur when Track Motion is used and the project is rendered to a different format.
  • Fixed an artifact that could occur when Lens Flare is used in a 32-bit floating-point project.
  • Fixed an issue with embedded closed captioning information in rendered MXF files.
  • Fixed an issue reading some MPO files.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur when using the playhead scrubber with iZotope VST effects as Event FX.
  • Fixed an issue that could make the playhead scrubbing nonfunctional after a render.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur when rendering when a pan/crop rectangle is moved completely off an image.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a media relink dialog to appear again even if you relinked and saved last time you opened.
  • Reduced memory requirements of GPU-accelerated Radial Blur, which improves performance and stability.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the Color Corrector and Color Corrector (Secondary) color wheels from appearing when not using the Vegas color scheme.
  • Fixed an issue switching to the Custom tab in Color Corrector, Color Corrector (Secondary) or with using Color Curves or Gradient Map effects.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent numeric fields from allowing data entry in Color Corrector and Color Corrector (Secondary).
  • Fixed an issue that could cause certain third-party video effects to appear twice in the Video FX window list.
  • Fixed YouTube 3D uploads by adjusting the method used for 3D flagging (after YouTube changed their server).
  • Enabled creating a Blu-ray Disc image file even if you don’t have a compatible drive to burn it.

New in version 11.0 Build 682 32-bit / 11.0 Build 683 64-bit (May 3rd, 2012)

  • Fixed a crash that could occur on some computers during playback if the Split Screen View was used in the Clipboard mode.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when right-clicking the Pan/Crop ruler.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur opening certain FLAC files.
  • Fixed a crash or hang that could occur when switching between Video FX and Compositors windows with certain OFX plug-ins.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur with Spiral, Split, Squeeze, and Zoom transitions on certain NVIDIA GPUs.
  • Fixed the ability render more than 4 channels of audio to Sony MXF format.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause garbled audio in the rendered file if the last playback direction was reverse.
  • Re-enabled GPU acceleration of Cookie Cutter (Video FX) and Page Loop (Transition) on AMD GPUs when running Catalyst 12.2 or newer.
  • Fixed an error message that would appear when writing to theSony XDCAM Professional Media Station (XDS) internal drive from Vegas.

New in version 11.0 Build 594 32-bit / 11.0 Build 595 64-bit (February 29th, 2012)

  • Improved support for the Sony XDCAM Professional Media Station (XDS) devices.
  • Added the ability to render 28 Mbps constant bit rate MainConcept AVC format.
  • Added the ability to drag FX packages to video track headers.
  • Made double-clicking the horizontal scrollbar in the effect property page zoom out as in the main timeline.
  • Fixed incorrect output that could occur when using GPU-accelerated Pan/Crop with rotation on large still images.
  • Fixed incorrect output for Clock Wipe when in 32-bit floating-point video mode without GPU acceleration.
  • Fixed incorrect alpha channel for Glow when running without GPU acceleration.
  • Fixed incorrect output for Fill Light when in 32-bit floating point video mode without GPU acceleration.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented HDV print to tape from functioning.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented rendered HDV from being used as smart render source.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent rendering to VCD format using MainConcept MPEG-1 format.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent the Sony AVC format from rendering 5.1 surround audio.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent certain QuickTime files from displaying on an external monitor during Trimmer playback.
  • Fixed the ability to render to QuickTime format using the MPEG-4 Low Complexity AAC audio codec.
  • Fixed an instability that could occur when using 10-bit uncompressed YUV sources with GPU-accelerated video processing on some NVIDIA GPUs.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause jumping in stabilized media if the project being loaded used a different frame rate than the previous project.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an FX automation envelope to control the wrong effect when working with plug-ins in the Mixing Console.
  • Fixed the ability to set a custom metronome sound.
  • Fixed pixel aspect ratio handling with the GPU-accelerated Linear Blur effect.
  • Fixed alpha-channel handling in the GPU-accelerated Levels effect.
  • Fixed alpha channel handling in the GPU-accelerated HSL Adjust effect.
  • Fixed the text background for the GPU-accelerated Timecode to use solid black instead of transparent alpha.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the GPU-accelerated White Balance effect to create colors slightly off.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using certain third-party compositor plug-ins if there was an audio track directly below the video track with the compositor.
  • Fixed the default preset for the Timecode effect to be lower-right.
  • Fixed crashes that could occur in the Titles & Text generator.
  • GPU-accelerated Cookie Cutter and Page Loop are causing issues with the latest AMD OpenCL drivers (Catalyst 11.12 and 12.1) so we

New in version 11.0 Build 520 32-bit / 11.0 Build 521 64-bit (January 19th, 2012)

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using shadows in Titles & Text or ProType Titler.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when rendering with MIDI devices enabled.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause OFX keyframes to shift when reopening a project.
  • Fixed an issue with MP3, Ogg, and AIFF files not including some audio samples at the end of the file.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent rendering to CineForm 3D formats.
  • Improved the playback speed of some 3D projects.

New in version 11.0 Build 510 32-bit / 11.0 Build 511 64-bit (December 17th, 2011)

  • Updated Sony AVC format render template customization to support AVCHD 2.0.
  • Added StreamChase® feature for editing media while it is being ingested by an XDCAM® Professional Media Station.
  • Added Sony Tablet presets to Sony AVC format.
  • Improved performance for MVC reading.
  • Added support for 24p MVC as well as support for additional 3D cameras (such as the Panasonic Z10000).
  • Re-enabled support for “Mono (multiple)” templates for AIFF and Wave formats.
  • Add the ability to create folders in Compositors window.
  • Added Titles & Text Scroll Left preset for creating text crawls.
  • Extended Titles & Text animation from first line to all lines for built-in presets.
  • Added GPU acceleration for Pan/Crop rotation as well as Track Motion rotation, shadow, and glow.
  • Added GPU acceleration for all track compositing modes.
  • Added GPU acceleration to the Swap, Push, Slide, Squeeze, Spiral, Zoom, Barn Door, and Split transitions.
  • Added GPU acceleration to the Invert effect.
  • Added GPU acceleration to the Checkerboard generator.
  • Improved GPU-accelerated image quality for downscaled images.
  • Implemented some performance improvements in ProType Titler and Titles & Text generators.
  • The cursor now stops at the exact end of a recorded event when recording is paused (for example, when using the Enter key).
  • Upload to YouTube has been updated according to the YouTube specification: commas (not spaces) are used to delimit tags, and single-character tags are not allowed.
  • Projects burned to Blu-ray Disc from the timelines now show elapsed time on hardware players.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when creating transitions using NumPad * or -.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using audio plug-ins protected with PACE iLok system.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when rendering to ATRAC Advanced Lossless format.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when exiting the application after playing back time stretching on audio events.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when opening certain unsupported MXF files.
  • Fixed an issue with Burn Timeline to Blu-ray Disc that caused an invalid Blu-ray image to be created when using the MainConcept MPEG-2 video format.
  • Fixed an image glitch that could occur with GPU-accelerated MainConcept AVC rendering.
  • Fixed an issue with GPU accelerated Sony AVC rendering using AMD Catalyst 11.10 or 11.11.
  • Fixed an issue reading MPEG-2 files with non-Latin characters in the file name or path.
  • Fixed an issue displaying certain non-Latin characters in ProType Titler and Titles & Text.
  • Fixed issues when using nonsquare pixel aspect projects with some video plug-ins.
  • Fixed an that prevented double-clicking an OFX pop-up fader from setting the correct default value.
  • Fixed an issue where transitions would not appear on the Transition shortcut menu.
  • Fixed an issue with Chroma Keyer changing colors when used in 32-bit floating point mode without GPU acceleration.
  • Fixed an issue with Pixelate producing incorrect output when used without GPU acceleration.
  • Fixed issues with Color Curves and Levels when used with images containing transparent alpha channels.
  • NVIDIA drivers prior to R270 are not allowed for GPU-accelerated video processing as they can cause crashes.
  • Fixed Paste Event Attributes to also paste OFX keyframes.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause events to use the wrong media in certain circumstances (seen when project is later loaded).
  • Fixed scroll wheel support for devices with high-resolution scroll wheels.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented mouse clicks from selecting the active multicamera take when external monitor full-screen view was enabled.
  • Fixed duplicate devices that could be displayed in Device Explorer.
  • Fixed issues with External Controls not being detected when added and MIDI learning in Control Configure not working.
  • Fixed an issue with closing audio ports when Close audio and MIDI ports when not the active application was enabled in Preferences > General.

New in version 11.0 Build 424 32-bit / 11.0 Build 425 64-bit (November 2nd, 2011)

  • Enabled GPU acceleration for NVIDIA GPUs with Compute Capability prior to 2.0 when using driver 285.62 or newer.
  • Improved performance for GPU-accelerated video processing for certain GPU and chipsets.
  • Improved performance for GPU-accelerated Page Loop, Page Peel, and Page Roll transitions.
  • Improved performance for GPU-accelerated Noise Texture generator.
  • Improved performance for OFX media generators that are not animated.
  • Added support for 422 profile in MainConcept MPEG-2 custom templates.
  • Changed the default field order for MainConcept MPEG-2 NTSC DVD templates to upper first (which is more common and matches more source media).
  • Fixed an issue reading AVI files created by Autodesk 3ds Max.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause silent audio on certain long MP4 files.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented MainConcept MPEG-2 custom templates from Vegas Pro 10 from functioning correctly.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause MainConcept GPU-accelerated AVC rendering to fail in some cases.
  • Fixed an issue where previewing Cross Effect in the Transitions window could make the preview thumbnails incorrect for subsequent previews.
  • Fixed a Y-axis inversion in the Mirror plug-in.
  • Fixed an issue with certain settings of the Cookie Cutter plug-in not matching previous version.
  • Fixed a freeze that could occur when rendering a 32-bit floating point project with certain FirePro GPUs.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed compositor plug-ins to be dragged to events.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed more than one compositor plug-in on a track.
  • Fixed an issue with Color Corrector and Color Corrector (Secondary) color wheel interpolation when crossing the zero-degree line.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Media FX to be dropped when relinking media.
  • Fixed an issue that could produce incorrect output for the Sepia plug-in when used on images with transparency.
  • Fixed an issue with the Levels plug-in that could produce incorrect results in some cases if Channel was not set to All.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause artifacts for high settings of the Feather control when processing was not GPU accelerated.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Stereoscopic 3D Adjust floating windows to be transparent when processing was GPU accelerated.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an error when rendering to certain MainConcept MPEG-2 templates.
  • Fixed Cookie Cutter plug-in shapes for projects with nonsquare pixel aspect ratios.
  • Fixed an issue with Defocus, Glint, Rays, Soft Contrast, and Starburst when used with images with alpha channel or transparency.
  • Fixed an exception error that could occur with certain editing scenarios in the ProType Titler.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using the RE:Vision Effects ClampTime plug-in.
  • Fixed a case where a keyframe could be created for an incorrect parameter when using the Custom view of an OFX plug-in (such as Color Corrector).
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Paste Event Attributes to use the wrong event’s attributes when the source events were grouped.
  • When using the Upload to YouTube dialog, tags must be at least two characters long. The Upload button is unavailable if your tag is shorter than two characters.

New in version 11.0 Build 370 32-bit / 11.0 Build 371 64-bit (October 22nd, 2011)

  • Video:
  • GPU-accelerated video processing (please see System Requirements for information about supported hardware).
  • New Titles & Text plug-in.
  • Improved usability for the ProType Titler.
  • Added a new Star Wipe transition.
  • Added a new Radial Pixelate video plug-in.
  • Added per-parameter keyframes for many video plug-ins.
  • The Transitions, Video FX, Media Generators, and (new) Compositors windows all include folders to group plug-ins and a search box to help you find plug-ins easily.
  • The Stabilize plug-in has been simplified and improved.
  • The Stereoscopic 3D Adjust plug-in now includes Floating Windows controls to allow you to mask the edge of the video frame to compensate for screen-edge violations.
  • Added a Stereoscopic 3D depth control to the Cookie Cutter effect, as well as Cross Effect and Iris transitions.
  • Support for NVIDIA 3D Vision on single-display systems using the Windows Graphics Card device (available in Preferences > Preview Device).
  • Event Pan/Crop is now integrated into the Video Event FX dialog.
  • Audio:
  • Improved usability for the Mixing Console.
  • A simplified Master Bus window provides you with a streamlined view of your project's master output.
  • Workflow:
  • Sync links provide an additional method of keeping events synchronized: a linked event retains synchronization when the event it is linked to is moved but can be moved independently.
  • An updated Render As dialog streamlines the rendering process and makes it easy to manage your favorite render templates.
  • Integrated Upload to YouTube.
  • Formats:
  • MainConcept AVC/AAC improvements:
  • Added MP4 templates for Internet distribution.
  • Added an Enable progressive download check box to the Video tab of the Custom Settings dialog to allow your videos to begin playing during download.
  • Added support for GPU-accelerated rendering.
  • Added support for RED EPIC clips

New in version 10.0e Build 737 (July 6th, 2011)

  • Added support for LPCM audio in MVC files, 24p video in MVC files, and 50p/60p video in AVC files (e.g, such as from Sony HXR-NX3D1U camera).
  • Added support for reading Omneon Spectrum RDD9 MXF files.
  • Added support for creating IMX MXF files compatible with Sony eVTR deck.
  • The Burn Blu-ray Disc feature has been updated for compliance with the Blu-ray Disc specification. You can render 3D projects to a Blu-ray 3D Disc image file (.iso) from the timeline (Tools > Burn Disc > Blu-ray Disc). This feature is intended for commercial BD-ROM preparation testing.
  • Increased bit rate on built-in MVC templates and added 720-50p MVC template.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when deleting events with OFX plug-ins.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur using Apply Non-Real-Time Event FX.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause incorrect colors for Windows Media Video (WMV) files in the 64-bit version of Vegas Pro.
  • Fixed an issue with thumbnails for some OFX plug-ins.
  • Fixed an issue editing Sony AVC/MVC templates in non-English versions of Vegas Pro.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented saving certain OFX presets.
  • Fixed an issue creating a Dynamic RAM Preview for OFX transitions.
  • Fixed an issue copy/pasting events with crossfades smaller than the audio quick-fade duration.

New in version 10.0d Build 669 (May 11th, 2011)

  • Added support for .MVC (multiview video coding) file format, used by Sony HDR-TD10 camcorders.
  • Added support for .MPO (multiple picture object) file format, used by Sony Cyber-shot 3D Sweep Panorama feature as well as other 3D still cameras.
  • Added autodetection of the 3D format used by Sony 3D Bloggie HD cameras.
  • Added support for burning a Blu-ray 3D Disc from the timeline (Tools > Burn Disc > Blu-ray Disc). This feature is intended for commercial BD-ROM preparation testing.
  • Added support for reading HDCAM SR files (requires a CPU with SSE2 support).
  • Improved performance of reading MXF media over network.
  • Added XDCAM Explorer support for reading UDF-formatted SxS media from the Sony XDCAM PMW-500 camera.
  • GPU-accelerated AVC encoding support expanded to AMD.
  • In addition to the existing nVidia CUDA support, Vegas Pro 10.0d adds support for users with AMD ATI graphics chipsets that support OpenCL to use the Sony AVC encoder for faster project rendering.
  • NVIDIA GPUs
  • GPU-accelerated AVC rendering requires a CUDA-enabled GPU and NVIDIA driver 185.xx or later with a GeForce GT 2xx Series or newer GPU.
  • OpenCL GPU-accelerated rendering requires an OpenCL-enabled ATI GPU and AMD Radeon Catalyst driver 11.2 or later with an ATI Radeon HD 57xx or newer GPU (please see Known Issues regarding an incompatibility with driver versions 11.3 and 11.4). If using an ATI FirePro GPU, FirePro unified driver 8.773 or later is required.
  • GPU-accelerated rendering performance will vary depending on your specific hardware configuration. If you have an older CPU and a newer GPU, rendering using the GPU may improve render times.
  • Added support for reading ATSC and SCTE closed captions in MPEG-2 video.
  • Added support for non-drop timecode when importing or exporting .SCC closed captoining files.
  • Added ruler offset to exported .SCC closed captioning files.
  • Removed extra space characters from exported .SCC closed captioning files.
  • Improved detection of Line 21 closed captioning that is outside of the specification by a small amount.
  • Improved method for writing extended characters for closed captioning.
  • Added mute and solo functionality for track groups.
  • Added support for reading and writing deeper color depths using CineForm codec.
  • Added support for rendering multichannel audio to QuickTime format.
  • Fixed transition progress envelopes to work with OFX transitions.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when removing an OFX plug-in during playback.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur while loading certain projects with paired stereoscopic 3D media.
  • Fixed a crash when the Stereoscopic 3D Adjust plug-in was added to a track while External Control was enabled.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when adding certain AVC files to the Trimmer.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur in the Mixing Console when setting the output of an Input Bus to Off.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when clearing the Trimmer history while using certain file types.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when opening a new project while the Video Output FX dialog was open.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when playing and undoing media added to timeline.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur using NewBlueFX Video Essentials 2 (non-OFX).
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when capturing 10-bit, 720p HD SDI video.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur when building a dynamic RAM preview with certain video plug-ins.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur when smart rendering certain MPEG-2 files to MXF format.
  • Fixed an issue closing audio and MIDI ports when not the active application (if preference is enabled).
  • Fixed Timecode plug-in time value when applied as Media FX.
  • Fixed an issue using Audio Event FX with ACID stretch properties.
  • Fixed an issue in the Mixing Console with changing outputs on the surround master bus.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause OFX keyframes to move when changing the project frame rate.
  • Fixed an audio glitch that could occur with envelope segments that were many hours long.
  • Fixed the ability to select an output bus from the shortcut menu of an audio track.
  • Fixed Selectively Prerender Video for 3D projects.
  • Fixed an issue with pasting effects or transitions from another instance of Vegas Pro.
  • Fixed an issue with video effect packages that could cause a crash or effects to not be listed.

New in version 10.0c Build 469 (January 5th, 2011)

  • Fixed problems that could occur when rendering to Sony AVC format

New in version 10.0b Build 466 (January 5th, 2011)

  • Added the ability to configure encoded format, interlace mode, and quality of CineForm™ encoding.
  • Added 24p Blu-ray Disc rendering templates.
  • Decreased startup time when many OFX plug-ins are installed.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when opening a project using a missing OFX generator.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using Save Media with Project with media that had stabilization applied.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when replacing media with stabilization applied.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when starting playback after reordering audio track effects multiple times.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when loading a project using media generators if the Video Media Generators window was open.
  • Fixed some issues in AC-3 Pro rendering format (muted LFE channel when using the “2/0 (L, R) + LFE" template, enabled LFE option for "1/0 (C)" and "2/0 (L,R)" templates, don’t show "2/0 (L, R) + LFE" template for stereo projects).
  • Fixed an issue smart rendering to MPEG-2 standard definition.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause video track effects to be processed as pre-composite after dragging the plug-in to the post-composite position in the Video Track FX window.
  • Fixed an issue adding 5.1 surround plug-ins to the master bus in a 5.1 surround project.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent FX Bus input meters from functioning.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent FX from being heard in the Apply Non-Real-Time Event FX dialog.
  • Fixed time, tempo, and meter information passed to VST plug-ins.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur when using 32-bit VST plug-ins in the 64-bit version of Vegas Pro.
  • Fixed audio glitches that could occur when scrubbing in a 5.1 surround project.
  • Fixed an issue with OFX presets for fractional values when saved or loaded with certain language settings active.
  • Fixed an issue loading large presets for OFX plug-ins.
  • Fixed an issue with OFX plug-ins that vary output even with fixed parameters.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause OFX temporal frame access to be incorrect when rendering to a file.
  • Fixed an issue loading and saving OFX presets that contain large amounts of data.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause keyframes for OFX plug-ins to move to the start of the FX timeline.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an Undo operation in the video FX timeline to move all keyframes to the start of the FX timeline.
  • Fixed incorrect results with certain OFX transition effect plug-ins when used on still images.
  • Fixed OFX keyframe interpolation for certain cases.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the Stereoscopic 3D Adjust plug-in to create interlace patterns in the image.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent the Auto Correct function in Stereoscopic 3D Adjust from working properly with source images requiring flips.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause removal of stabilization to could change the range of time represented by a subclip.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when a string consisting entirely of unsupported characters was entered for a closed caption.
  • Fixed an issue reading HDV clips captured with certain third-party tools.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur when compositing or crossfading between large still image sequences.
  • Fixed alpha channel for PNG images rendered as an image sequence.
  • Fixed a problem rendering projects using 32-bit floating point video as image sequences.
  • Expanded scripting properties and methods for stereoscopic 3D and OFX plug-ins. Scripting changes have been posted to the Vegas scripting forum.

New in version 10.0a Build 387 (October 12th, 2010)

  • Implemented numerous fixes in the video FX timeline editor.
  • Implemented numerous fixes in the OFX plug-in API.
  • Enabled 1080-50p/60p for Sony AVC.
  • Enabled B-frame rendering for nonbaseline profiles for Sony AVC.
  • Improved the MPEG-2 reader.
  • Fixed a crash when canceling two-pass MPEG-2 renders.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause FX automation envelopes to change which parameter they controlled when switching plug-ins using the Insert FX region of the Mixing Console.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the wrong plug-in to be added when adding an effect from the Insert FX region of the Mixing Console.
  • Fixed an undo buffer error that could occur after bypassing FX on an Input Bus.
  • Fixed a crash when rendering a file when MIDI ports are enabled.
  • Fixed a reversal of the vertical offset direction in the Stereoscopic 3D Adjust plug-in if rotation and keystone adjustments were both zero.
  • Fixed missing render templates in the Export Video to XDCAM Disc dialog.
  • Fixed a crash when using Show Video Monitor in the Trimmer when stereoscopic 3D is active on the external monitor from the Video Preview window.
  • Fixed issues with Build Dynamic RAM Preview not stopping when requested if Pan/Crop window is open, or stopping early if Video FX window is open.

New in version 10 (October 12th, 2010)

  • Video :
  • Stereoscopic 3D editing.
  • Improved support for closed captions:
  • You can now preview captions using overlays in the Video Preview window and Trimmer window.
  • When rendering to XDCAM HD/HD422, CEA608 data is uplifted to CEA708 format so that CEA608 and CEA708 captions are available when playing via HD SDI.
  • Added support for import, rendering, and print to tape of line 21 CEA608 closed captions.
  • You can now export closed captioning for DVD Architect, YouTube, RealPlayer, QuickTime, and Windows Media Player.
  • You can now import closed captioning from the following file types: Scenarist Closed Caption (.SCC), RealPlayer (.RT), SubRip Subtitles (.SRT), Windows Media Player (.SMI), Transcript or QuickTime (.TXT), CPC MacCaption Files (.MCC), and DVD Architect Subtitles (.SUB).
  • New video plug-in SDK.
  • Image stabilization for video clips.
  • Genlock controls for synchronizing AJA video device output to a reference signal when previewing or printing to tape.
  • Added support for 50p and 60p projects, capture, and print to tape:
  • Project templates: HD 720-50p (1280x720, 50 fps), HD 720-60p (1280x720, 59.94 fps)
  • AVI rendering templates: HD 720-50p YUV, HD 720-60p YUV
  • Audio :
  • Input busses allow you to record from external devices with effects, mix external audio sources with your project, use external effects processors with your tracks and busses, and provide input monitoring.
  • Real-time rendering.
  • Audio event effects.
  • Record Broadcast Wave Format (.bwf) metadata when recording audio.
  • Updated audio track headers with output meters.
  • VU meters in the Mixing Console window.
  • Workflow :
  • You can now group tracks in the track list.
  • New multicamera editing features:
  • Preview full frame on an external monitor.
  • Choose takes for time selections.
  • Expand a multicamera track to multiple tracks.
  • Improved usability of the Trimmer and Video Preview windows with the addition of transport controls.
  • Press Alt+Down Arrow during playback to move the edit cursor to the playback cursor location for editing or recording.
  • Device Explorer improvements:
  • You can now right-click a clip in the Device Explorer window and choose Open in Trimmer or Import and Add to Project to choose how you want to import clips.
  • You can now drag clips from the Device Explorer to the Project Media or Trimmer window.
  • You can now change the location for creating prerendered files from the Print to Tape Wizard.
  • New Microsoft Image Mastering API (IMAPI) disc drivers for DVD and Blu-ray Disc burning.
  • Formats :
  • Support for GPU-accelerated AVC rendering using the Sony AVC plug-in.
  • If you have a CUDA-enabled NVIDIA video card, Vegas Pro can use your GPU to improve AVC rendering
  • performance.
  • GPU-accelerated AVC rendering requires NVIDIA driver 185.xx or later. We recommend using a GeForce 9 Series or newer GPU. GPU-accelerated rendering performance will vary depending on your specific hardware configuration. If you have an older CPU and a newer NVIDIA GPU, rendering using the GPU may improve render times.
  • Support for reading timecode in AVCHD and SD MPEG-2 files written by cameras that support timecode,
  • such as Sony NXCAM cameras.
  • Improved performance when reading MXF, QuickTime AVC, and QuickTime AVC/H.264 video.
  • Support for reading and rendering CineForm AVI and QuickTime files (including Neo3D) when you have a CineForm product installed (version 5.1 or later).

New in version 9.0e Build 1147 (May 14th, 2010)

  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas to crash when opening a project and building audio proxy files for media files that have been moved.
  • Fixed an issue that caused AVI files to load slowly.
  • Fixed an issue that caused projects containing HDV and AVCHD files to load slowly.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent single-layer PSD files from opening.
  • Fixed an issue opening layered grayscale PSD files. You can convert these images to RGB Color mode for access to the layers.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented 5.1 surround projects from being burned to DVD from the timeline.

New in version 9.0d Build 1133 (April 12th, 2010)

  • Added closed captioning support (reading and writing of XDCAM HD and HD422 closed captions, as well as .SCC file import/export).
  • Added support for the PreSonus FaderPort control surface.
  • Added Device Explorer support for CompactFlash-based memory recording units such as the HVR-MRC1 and hard-disk-based recording units such as the HVR-DR60.
  • Added support for AVCHD Lite video.
  • Added support for timecode in XDCAM EX AVI/DV files.
  • Tools > Multicamera > Lay Out Tracks Using Media Timecode and Lay Out Tracks Using Media Date/Time Stamp now use unique tracks for media without tape names.
  • Added support for importing layered PSD files across tracks.
  • Added White Balance video plug-in.
  • Added scripts: Remove Letterboxing, Render Audio Tracks, Resize Generated Media, and Stereo To Mono.
  • Copy Snapshot to Clipboard and Save Snapshot to File now deinterlace interlaced images and operate at Best (Full) resolution if the Video Preview is set to (Auto) size and Good quality if set to Draft or Preview.
  • Copy Snapshot to Clipboard now performs pixel-aspect correction like the Save Snapshot to File command.
  • Added Copy Snapshot to Clipboard and Save Snapshot to File to the Trimmer.
  • Added timeline DVD burning (Tools > Burn Disc > DVD).
  • Updated to latest RED SDK, including support for 4.5K images and FLUT color science.
  • élastique Efficient is now the default time stretch mode.
  • MPEG-2 smart render across formats now supports MPEG-2 video streams intended for Blu-ray Disc (only available when operating points are identical: e.g. resolution, framerate, video data rate, color resolution).
  • The Mastering Effects Bundle 2 plug-ins (available with Sound Forge Pro 10) can now be used in Vegas Pro if they are installed on your system.
  • Implemented various compatibility improvements to XDCAM MXF files.
  • Improved support for reading AVC/AAC (.mp4) video.
  • Improved image sharpness on Windows Secondary Monitor display when Apply deinterlace filter is not used.
  • Improved Trimmer Fit-to-Fill behavior when the source is a still image.
  • Implemented various additions and improvements to Interactive Tutorials.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur during startup when using the 64-bit version of the application with certain RAID controllers.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when adding certain audio effects to the Master Bus FX chain.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur while changing FX parameters with an external DV monitor enabled.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur when using 32-bit VST audio effects in the 64-bit version of the application.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur after capturing HDV clips.
  • Fixed field order in reader for certain H.264 files.
  • Fixed Import Stereo as Dual Mono when dragging media from the Device Explorer window.
  • Fixed a smart render issue with XDCAM HD.
  • Fixed a smart render issue with MXF PAL DV rendered to AVI PAL DV.
  • Fixed timecode reading for 50p and 60p XDCAM MXF media.
  • Fixed an issue with waveform drawing accuracy when very quiet events are normalized.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent audio from appearing for certain AVI files.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when rendering many markers to Sony MXF format.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause clicks when using certain Track EQ automation settings.
  • Fixed an issue where deleting one Track Motion preset could cause others to be removed.
  • Fixed a slight artifact that could occur when using the Broadcast Colors video effect.
  • Improved support for VST audio plug-ins written in Delphi.
  • Fixed a problem that could cause summary data to be lost when using custom Windows Media Video rendering templates.
  • Fixed a problem with enabling the audio stream when using custom Windows Media Video rendering templates.
  • Fixed the ability to capture from HDCA-702 MPEG TS Adaptor.
  • Fixed the ability to render to multiple mono files using PCA format.
  • Fixed the ability to seek in files rendered using the MainConcept AAC/AVC format.
  • Fixed a problem that could cause corrupt video when rendering to QuickTime format using the 3 Mbps Video template.
  • Fixed the operation of the Proportional check box in the Checkerboard generator plug-in.
  • Fixed an issue with media generators not using a changed pixel aspect ratio.
  • Fixed an issue saving and restoring templates in the Command Properties dialog.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented JPEG from being used to save image sequences.
  • Fixed an issue with Trimmer Fit-to-Fill not creating the correct media start time.
  • Fixed an issue with scrubbing in reverse past the media start time in the Trimmer.
  • Fixed issue with Event Pan/Crop Match Output Aspect when Adjust source media to better match project or render settings applied to the source media.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented markers from appearing in the correct position for rendered FLAC files.
  • Corrected a problem that could cause black frames in MOV files after installing the QuickTime 7.6.6 update.

New in version 9.0c Build 896 (October 28th, 2009)

  • Enhanced audio event timestretch and pitch shifting with zplane élastique Pro.
  • Added XDCAM EX (MP4) rendering.
  • Added quality setting for MXF compression during capture (lower quality level enables compress during capture on lower-end hardware).
  • Added a Prioritize quality over speed check box to the MainConcept MPEG-2 and Sony MXF Custom Settings dialog.
  • MPEG-2 smart rendering now works across different container formats. You can smart render between identical operating points of XDCAM (MXF), XDCAM EX (MP4), and HDV (M2T).
  • Added support for RED devices and media to the Device Explorer.
  • Incorporated an updated RED SDK. In the new SDK, default decoding properties have changed, and color science has been improved. You may notice variations in decoded images due to these changes.
  • Added support for additional AJA I/O hardware: XENA LHi and Io Express, including HDMI input and output.
  • Added support for BlackMagic Design DeckLink HD Extreme (4:2:2 only).
  • Improved precision for the Record Engage Delay setting when printing to tape from an SDI device to allow fine tuning of auto-edit frame accuracy.
  • Added General Preference for Import stereo as dual mono which allows for working with two-channel audio as dual mono.
  • When using this setting, the default panning mode, Add Channels, will increase the level of mono events by 6 dB, which can cause unexpected results in your mix. We recommend using the Film or Balance (0 dB Center) panning mode when using the Import stereo as dual mono setting.
  • Added UMID reading for XDCAM EX (MP4).
  • Improvements to XDCAM (MXF), HDV, and AVCHD readers and writers.
  • Fixed an issue where XDCAM EX essence markers were not displayed for clips imported using the Device Explorer.
  • Fixed an issue reading QuickTime audio when using QuickTime 7.6.4.
  • Fixed a crash when displaying the Audio tab for QuickTime templates when using QuickTime 7.6.4.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause certain large clips of XDCAM (MXF) audio to have small dropouts.
  • General compatibility improvements to XDCAM HD MXF files.
  • Fixed and issue with smart rendering MXF/DV content to AVI/DV format.
  • Fixed an issue with saving a project with trimmed MXF/DV media.
  • Fixed an issue where the audio proxy for nested projects might not fully render.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur while creating a custom AVI render template.
  • Improved audio/video sync in Sony AVC and MainConcept AVC.
  • Fixed an issue with AVCHD markers not appearing in the correct location.
  • Fixed a hang that could occur rendering AVCHD with AC-3 audio.
  • Fixed an issue reading certain AVC files (64-bit version).
  • Fixed an issue creating a template with a custom bit rate in MainConcept AVC/AAC.
  • Fixed an issue rendering certain projects to MainConcept AVC/AAC (64-bit version).
  • Fixed an issue with removing 2-3 pulldown from AVI/DV 24p sources.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the Windows Secondary Monitor to display incorrectly after performing a prerender.
  • Fixed an issue with prerender or print to tape to certain progressive formats when media generators are used without effects or compositing.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a glitch in the audio if two envelope points were at the same location.
  • Fixed image preview during HDV capture (64-bit version).
  • Fixed an issue where 64-bit VST plug-ins would not appear (64-bit version).
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the Vegas90.exe process to remain in Task Manager after closing Vegas (Windows XP only).
  • Fixed Project Media window Timecode In/Timecode Out fields to not use project ruler offset.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause events created using Render to New Track to be misaligned if Quantize to Frames was enabled.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the Add as CD Track command to create events without media for some file types.
  • Fixed an issue with setting the recording path in the Project Properties dialog.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Open Copy in Sound Forge to change the audio bit depth of the resulting take.
  • Fixed an issue with DPX file row padding.

New in version 9.0b Build 772 (August 28th, 2009)

  • Resolved an issue that could cause the contents of media generators (most often text generators) to change when the Undo command was used.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Vegas to crash during startup on some computers running Windows XP.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause still images to appear out of focus when rotated via Event Pan/Crop.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause audio dropouts in XDCAM SD (DVCAM) MXF files.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause an error when conforming trimmed XDCAM clips on the PDW-U1 deck.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented some QuickTime files from reading audio properly.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented metadata from being imported with 720-50p XDCAM clips.

New in version 9.0a Build 704 (July 23rd, 2009)

  • If you see incorrect colors with certain large still images, please refer to Microsoft knowledge base article KB963106 for a hotfix.
  • Added support for essence markers and title metadata for XDCAM EX clips.
  • Added surround audio source decoding to the QuickTime reader.
  • Added support for additional YUV formats in AVI reader (HDYC, 2vuy, Y422, YUY2, V422, IYUV, and V210).
  • Added support for the AJA Xena LHi and 2K cards. SDI is supported for capture, print to tape, and external monitoring; HDMI is supported for external monitoring only at this time. HDMI monitoring requires an HDMI-to-HDMI connection; DVI-to-HDMI converters are not supported.
  • The Device Explorer window can now import video from additional Sony hard-drive-based video devices and camcorders (including the HDR SR1).
  • Improved performance of OpenEXR image reading.
  • Numerous improvements to RED format support, including native 64-bit reading.
  • Numerous localization improvements.
  • Numerous enhancements to the Vegas color scheme.
  • When device control is not available, the Print-to-Tape Wizard now uses the project ruler format to help determine whether to use drop-frame time codes in the leader and trailer Duration boxes.
  • Fixed the Browse button in the Project Recorded Files Folder dialog so it defaults to the project folder instead of My Documents.
  • Image Sequence rendering now uses 6-digit file names (instead of a variable number of digits).
  • The Project Media window spacing has been improved to show more clips.
  • Some scripting enhancements have been implemented (RenderArgs SaveProjectPathLink property).
  • The Dynamic RAM Preview max and Maximum number of rendering threads preferences are now nonshared preferences between 32-bit and 64-bit versions running on same (64-bit) OS.
  • Fixed an issue using some Generic MIDI controllers that used polyphonic aftertouch.
  • Fixed a Video Capture issue that was recreating default capture directory.
  • Fixed an undo issue that could occur when Preferences > Display > Automatically hide docking area was enabled.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the Video Preview from updating immediately if the project field order was changed.
  • Fixed an issue with incorrect generated media (e.g. Text) settings being used when switching between projects that were created from a common project (using Save As).
  • Fixed an issue that could cause incorrect behavior if multiple clips were loaded into the Trimmer from the Vegas Explorer.
  • Fixed an issue with Import from Hard Disk Recording Unit where only the first clip would appear in the Project Media window.
  • Fixed an issue with Import from Hard Disk Recording Unit with files with discontinuous timestamps.
  • Fixed an issue where subclip comments were not being preserved when media was relinked during load.
  • Fixed an issue where media comments were not being preserved when media was copied with the project.
  • Fixed an issue with supplying time information to some VST plug-ins.
  • Fixed an issue where using Apply Non-Real-Time Event FX with the Simple Delay plug-in was not including the effect tail.
  • Fixed an issue with Apply Non-Real-Time Event FX using monophonic sources.
  • Fixed an issue with tempo-synchronized effects when used with Apply Non-Real-Time Event FX renders.
  • Fixed an issue in the MPEG-2 reader that could cause black frames in certain cases.
  • Fixed an issue which could cause crashes with Windows Media Video (WMV) content.
  • Fixed a freeze that could occur previewing MOV files on an external display via IEEE 1394/DV.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented smart rendering from being used when rendering MXF DV to AVI DV.
  • Fixed an issue with running out of memory during AVCHD rendering.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the Video Preview to freeze when using IEEE 1394/DV external monitoring.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the frame to turn white when using Best mode, Track Motion, and 32-bit floating point pixel format.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a crash during rendering with certain audio plug-ins.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a crash while opening certain MP3 files.
  • Fixed an issue reading certain MP3 metadata.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a freeze when using the Video Preview Split Screen View feature with Clipboard contents.
  • Fixed an issue that would not show correct preview during fast forward/fast reverse during HDV capture preview.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause incorrect playback with clips from certain Panasonic HDV cameras.
  • Fixed slow startup times for users with many FX packages.
  • Fixed a rendering freeze when using Acoustic Mirror on a bus.
  • Fixed an issue with video event masks not rendering in the correct location.
  • Fixed a crash rendering MainConcept AVC with the Two-pass check box selected.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using Undo while dragging a pan/crop rectangle.
  • Fixed live update of Video Preview while changing RED File Format Properties in the 64-bit version of Vegas Pro.
  • Fixed a problem reading multichannel audio from RED camera files.
  • Fixed a render freeze with certain projects.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when attempting to record if the drive containing your recorded files folder is offline.
  • Fixed issues with custom templates in Print to Tape and XDCAM Explorer export.
  • Fixed an issue with partial conforms in the XDCAM Explorer.
  • Fixed an issue with rendering surround projects to multiple mono files.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented stereo render templates from being displayed for 5.1 surround projects.
  • Fixed an issue with Center control resetting to 0.0 dB (if it was over 0.0 dB) after moving the pan position.
  • Fixed an issue with trying to save 32-bit files as FLAC; we now limit these to 24-bit.
  • Fixed an issue that caused other file types to be displayed when All Project and Media Files was selected in the Files of type drop-down list.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented .veg files from being displayed in the Import Media dialog under Windows XP.
  • Fixed an issue rendering 32-bit floating-point project to DPX format if the project contained levels above full brightness.
  • Fixed an issue opening some FLAC files.
  • Fixed performance issue reading CineForm media when Video Preview is in set to Half or Quarter size (or Auto when it uses these sizes).
  • Fixed an issue with certain large images not scaling correctly (resulting in slightly reduced quality).
  • Fixed an issue with the ProType Titler not using character animation if you closed the property page while editing the text.
  • Fixed a video resampling (e.g., velocity envelope) issue with certain combinations of source media and project formats when Adjust source media to better match project or render settings is enabled.
  • Fixed an issue with event mask feather amount jumping in certain cases while panning across an image.
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in very dark levels for certain DPX files.
  • Fixed an issue reading XDCAM HD422 proxy files generated with newer deck firmware.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur saving a customized keyboard map.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a crash when running the application with the Device Explorer window open and certain optical discs (such as Blu-ray Disc media) loaded.
  • Fixed an issue with rendering to AVI using a custom template when the audio format was set to anything other than "uncompressed."
  • Fixed an issue in capture entering timecode when the device's dropframe/non-dropframe state differs from the previous clip.
  • Fixed an issue reading MXF templates from previous versions.
  • Fixed an issue with Mixing Console fader positions when switching between automation and trim modes.
  • Fixed an issue with the Text generator that caused the Outline and Shadow settings to revert to the default values when turning off the effect.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent the 64-bit version of Vegas from prompting you to save your project when shutting down Windows.

New in version 9.0 Build 563 (May 16th, 2009)

  • Support for frame sizes up to 4096x4096 (see the Video tab in Project Properties).
  • Support for capturing directly to XDCAM-compatible MXF files from supported SDI devices.
  • Vegas can now automatically adjust the video preview size and quality to optimize frame rate during preview.
  • Right-click the Video Preview window and select Adjust Size and Quality for Optimal Playback if you want to emphasize frame rate during preview. When the command is not selected, video quality is emphasized, and the frame rate will be reduced if necessary.
  • Select the Adjust source media to better match project or render settings check box on the Video tab of the Project Properties dialog to enable Vegas to make minor changes to your source media properties — including cropping/padding frame size or adjusting interlacing — to allow media files to work better with your project.
  • Improved 32-bit, floating-point (video levels) processing mode ensures color level and contrast compatibility with 8-bit mode (see the Video tab in Project Properties).
  • Gradient Wipe transition.
  • New Glint, Rays, Defocus, Starburst, Soft Contrast and Fill Light video effects.
  • Audio:
  • Audio-only edits (such as event moves, trims, and ASR times) are no longer quantized to frame boundaries by default when Quantize to Frames is enabled.
  • If you want to quantize audio-only edits, clear the Do not quantize to frames for audio-only edits check box on the Preferences > Editing tab.
  • Audio-waveform drawing during recording has been improved:
  • Recorded waveforms are now updated at a faster rate.
  • 16-bit peak files are used for increased resolution.
  • The entire waveform is now visible during recording.
  • Peaks no longer need to be built when recording is completed.
  • A Use all Streams and Channels command has been added to the Trimmer window shortcut menu to allow you to choose how streams and channels are handled when adding media to the timeline.
  • Workflow:
  • The Vegas interface uses a new, darker color palette that's easy on your eyes when working in a darkened editing booth.
  • Vegas includes new default window layouts.
  • The Device Explorer window allows you to import video from AVCHD and XDCAM EX cameras.
  • In the Save As dialog, the Copy media with project radio button now copies only media files that are saved outside of the project folder; media files in folders below the project folder are no longer copied.
  • In the Video Media Generators dialog, you can now click the Match Event Length button to set the length of the generated media to match the length of the event.
  • Hold Alt+Shift while dragging inside an event to slip-trim the right edge of an event.
  • Hold Ctrl+Alt+Shift while clicking an event to split it. You can then drag from that point to trim the event in the direction you drag (eraser mode).
  • You can now slip all of an event's takes when slipping an event (choose Slip All Takes from the Options menu).
  • You can hold Ctrl (or hold the right mouse button) for fine control while adjusting the sustain portion of event envelopes.
  • Time selection envelope editing (adjusts multiple envelope points within a time selection for quick audio ducking).
  • Muted events on muted tracks are now darkened on the timeline to indicate their muted state.
  • You can now set default fade and keyframe types on the External Control & Automation tab in the Preferences dialog.
  • You can now choose to automatically crop still images to match your project's output aspect ratio.
  • In the Render As dialog, templates that match your project settings (frame size, pixel aspect ratio, and frame rate) are displayed with an = symbol in the Template drop-down list.
  • Holding the Shift key while dragging now enables snapping if Enable Snapping is turned off.
  • When you drag a group of selected events, the first and last event now snap to other snap points on the timeline.
  • Pressing ` (grave accent) no longer restores track height for tracks that were previously minimized.
  • Formats:
  • Native XDCAM EX reading and import.
  • Improved support for still-image formats:
  • Added support for gigapixel-resolution images.
  • Improved performance when working with high-resolution still formats.
  • You can now create still-image sequences from the Render As dialog.
  • Added support for reading and saving DPX, OpenEXR, and MS HD Photo formats.
  • Support for opening and editing RED ONE (.r3d) files on the timeline.
  • Updated Sony AVC rendering templates for Internet distribution.

New in version 8.0c (September 12th, 2008)

  • Added support for rendering 1920x1080 AVCHD video.
  • Added XDCAM HD422 support.
  • Added widescreen option for AJA print-to-tape.
  • Added presets for AVCHD stereo output.
  • Added ability to save markers in AVCHD output.
  • Added ability to read certain MPEG-2 files with AC-3 audio.
  • Added support for importing video from AVCHD camcorders (File > Import > AVCHD Camcorder).
  • Added support for importing video from Sony CF card recording devices (File > Import > Memory Recording Unit).
  • Added support for Nikon D90 MJPEG movies.
  • Added support for XDCAM partial import with PDW-U1 drive.
  • Enhanced Trimmer window with integral video monitor, separate external monitor, Enable Timeline Overwrite, and Fit to Fill modes.
  • When the Show Video Monitor button in the Trimmer window is selected, video that you preview from the Vegas Explorer and Media Manager windows is played back in the Trimmer. Because the Trimmer is placed in the same window dock as the Explorer and Media Manager, you will not see your video preview. To preview Explorer and Media Manager video, you can drag the Trimmer to a new dock group, or you can turn off the Show Video Monitor button to preview in the Video Preview window.
  • Enhanced XDCAM Explorer pane with double-click and keyboard Enter key behavior that matches the Vegas Explorer pane.
  • ProType Titler: added ability to copy envelope points and curve blocks using Ctrl+drag.
  • ProType Titler: added ability to save effects and add/replace effects via drag-and-drop.
  • Added support for opening Vegas Movie Studio 9 projects.
  • Improved the number of MPEG-2 clips that can be active on a timeline.
  • Improved HDV/AVCHD reading.
  • Improved reading for certain 3GP and MP4 files.
  • Improved device resolution choice for Windows Secondary Display when set the Display mode is set to Automatic Size Settings and the project is larger than the display.
  • Fixed a problem that could cause masked video to appear incorrectly on an external monitor.
  • Fixed a problem reading certain AVI files using DivX with MP3 audio.
  • Fixed a problem reading certain Xvid format files.
  • Fixed a problem reading some FLAC files.
  • Fixed an issue saving markers in MXF format.
  • Fixed a problem rendering to certain WAV/WAV64 variants
  • Fixed Paste Event Attributes so it doesn't create phantom transitions that are then called out as missing during project load.
  • Fixed a crash with the Matshita UJ-832D DVD-RW drive.
  • Fixed issues that prevented Wave Hammer and Acoustic Mirror from functioning properly in some cases.
  • Fixed duplicate file numbering of MP_ROOT MAS (SD) and MAQ (QVGA) files when using the Export to PSP™ command.
  • Fixed an audio buzz that could occur with certain combinations of automated track muting.
  • Fixed an issue with SDI capture when using non-dropframe timecode.
  • Fixed an audio clicking issue with certain 29.97 or 59.94 fps MXF clips.
  • Corrected ToolTip display for edited fade lengths when the timeline ruler is offset.
  • Changed Cinescore detection to look for Pro version first and then Studio version.
  • Fixed an issue reading certain MXF metadata.
  • Fixed an issue with the Height Map plug-in not functioning properly at certain settings with high project resolutions.
  • TWAIN initialization now occurs when Get Photo is used instead of during Vegas startup. This change prevents crashes due to bad drivers.
  • Fixed a potential crash that could occur when switching to Markers or Regions view in the Edit Details window.
  • Fixed eyedropper color picker under Windows Vista Aero Glass.
  • Fixed a problem with long startup time when a computer is connected to a network but not the Internet.
  • Improved scanning for VST plug-ins.
  • Fixed a bug where VST effects would not always be notified of sample rate changes.

New in version 8.0b Build 217 (August 25th, 2008)

  • Added support for reading 1920x1080 AVCHD video. 1920x1080 AVCHD files created by Panasonic camcorders are not currently supported.
  • Improved audio gain in AAF import and export: if the AAF clip volume is constant and is less than 0.0dB, the clip volume is imported as event volume. If the AAF clip volume is greater than 0.0 dB, the track volume is increased to allow the clip volume to be imported as event volume.
  • Added support for 50p and 60p MXF formats created by XDCAM EX Voyager software.
  • Added support for reading WAV files between 2 GB and 4 GB in size and added a setting to allow WAV renders up to 4 GB before switching to WAV64. Select the Allow Wave renders up to 4 GB check box on the General page of the Preferences dialog to enable support. Clear the check box for compatibility with other software applications.
  • Added the ability to render 5.1 surround to WAV and WAV64 file formats (including new rendering templates). Rendered surround files contain channel-mapping information so that Vegas will preserve surround panning information when adding these files to 5.1 surround projects.
  • Legacy Sony applications (and third-party applications) may not be able to read these 5.1-channel files. In this case, use multichannel mapping to render a 6-channel file instead.
  • Added the ability to use uncompressed PCM audio on Blu-ray Disc.
  • When using PCM audio on Blu-ray Disc, some Video template and Audio template combinations can produce media that may not play back correctly on all Blu-ray Disc players.
  • If you notice abnormal audio playback, try using a lower sample or bit rate for your audio. When burning a surround project to DVD media with PCM audio, use 48 kHz, 16- or 24-bit audio only.
  • Reduced disk-space requirements for Blu-ray Disc burning.
  • Removed the out of synchronization indication for certain cases where it was not useful.
  • Improved QuickTime reader for clips with imperfect frame rate information.
  • Improved print-to-tape playout performance with Aja Xena.
  • ProType Titler changes:
  • Improved ProType titler support for East Asian vertical text.
  • In ProType titler, added support for Ctrl Left/Right Arrow to move by word and Ctrl A to select all text.
  • In ProType titler, added ability to move selected text block using arrow keys.
  • In ProType titler, changed Save to collection to Save as custom curve in curve shortcut menu.
  • Fixed a possible crash in ProType titler when pressing spacebar when a drop-down was open or after a row was deleted.
  • Fixed an issue with reading the last frame of an HDV clip.
  • Fixed issues with long-GOP no-recompress rendering (HDV and XDCAM HD).
  • Fixed an issue with Film mode panning when both automated and non-automated gain are used.
  • Fixed an issue with AC-3 audio not being recognized for some MPEG-2 files.
  • Fixed an issue with the Bump Map plug-in when used in 32-bit floating-point mode on an image with an alpha channel.
  • Fixed an issue with the Film Grain plug-in when used in 32-bit floating-point mode on an image with an alpha channel.
  • Fixed an issue with the Default button not defaulting the Audio Device tab Enable Track Buffering and the CD Settings tab Use STPI Direct settings.
  • Fixed an issue writing Red Book CD ISRC information.
  • Fixed an issue in the MXF reader that could cause small audio gaps when rendering to some formats.
  • Fixed color space conversion for certain MainConcept AVC render formats.
  • Fixed color range clamping that could happen in the MP4 reader.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause non-active takes of grouped events to become out-of-sync when trimming events with Ignore Event Grouping enabled.
  • Fixed a possible crash that could occur when deleting a bus during playback under certain routing conditions.
  • Fixed a possible crash under Windows Vista when closing the Network Notify window before it fully opens.
  • Fixed an issue with using multiple Targa still image sequences in a composite.
  • Fixed an issue during project closing when using certain third-party audio plug-ins.
  • Fixed an issue with seeking when using the Waves Z-Noise plug-in.
  • Fixed an issue with certain audio plug-ins that could cause freezing during project loading.
  • Fixed an issue with possible audio drop-outs when rendering very long files.
  • Fixed an issue with saving markers to MXF files from the Trimmer window.
  • Fixed an issue importing DV format video from the DR-60 Hard Disk Unit.
  • Fixed an issue with artifacts appearing on certain 3D tracks.
  • Fixed an issue with certain 3D video tracks not working in 32-bit floating-point mode.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when setting the Trimmer ruler to use the media frame rate.
  • Added support for MJPEG separate field format.

New in version 7.0e build 216 (May 2nd, 2007)

  • Added support for editing files recorded with Sony AVCHD camcorders.
  • Added snapping to speaker locations for Film style panning.
  • Added support for multichannel audio in WMA/WMV files. When you add a 5.1 Windows Media file to a stereo project, the stereo downmix stream is loaded by default; when adding to a 5.1 surround project, audio will be added to separate tracks for the center, front, rear, and LFE channels.
  • Export to PSP (PlayStation Portable) now supports writing to the VIDEO folder and includes a PSP full-screen template (supported in PSP firmware 3.30 or higher).
  • Improved encoding quality in the MainConcept AVC/AAC renderer when using a constant bit rate.
  • Fixed a visual issue with rotated 2D images being scaled down very small.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using Ctrl NumPad keys with the Surround Panner if no track had focus.
  • Fixed an issue with normalizing events that had a very small, silent looped portion.
  • The My Documents folder is now the default capture location for SDI and HDV captures.
  • Fixed an issue with rendered XDCAM IMX files to ensure they play back from an XDCAM deck.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the wrong frame to be displayed on an external monitor when playing back outside of the active loop region.
  • Fixed a potential buffer overrun with some ASIO drivers.
  • Fixed an issue opening some Ogg Vorbis audio files.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur while trying to recapture offline XDCAM media files during project load.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur while replacing media with media with fewer audio channels.
  • Fixed a DV video capture issue that could cause captured NTSC clips to be misidentified as PAL.
  • Fixed a DV video capture issue that could prevent starting timecode from being detected.
  • Fixed an issue identifying the Plextor-755 drive for CD audio extraction.

New in version 7.0d build 192 (April 18th, 2007)

  • Fixed a track-compositing issue introduced in Vegas 7.0c.
  • Fixed an issue with changing the audio channel in the Trimmer for media that is not in the project.
  • Fixed a conflict with the Raylight MXF reader.
  • Fixed a freeze that could occur when using MPEG or AVC media in the Trimmer while Preview on External Monitor was enabled.
  • Fixed JKL freeze.
  • Fixed a crash when multichannel media that is also in the project is added to the Trimmer and played.
  • Fixed a crash while opening a project that has media that was also in the Trimmer.
  • Fixed a crash when viewing properties for a surround DVD Camcorder audio event.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when recapturing offline XDCAM media or changing XDCAM media outside of Vegas.