Sony Vegas is a popular and excellent video and audio editing program for PC users who want to edit their videos or movies. It is originally published by Sonic Foundry which is now owned by Sony Creative Software. Sony Vegas can support unlimited video and audio tracks, but not all, such as DVD, you may probably can't import it to Sony Vegas directly.
Sony Vegas, as to my understanding can be divided into two parts, the first named Sony Vegas, with Sony Vegas to Sony Vegas 7 in this category, these versions of Sony Vegas lack the actual supporting of DVD. The second part called Sony Vegas, the professional version of Sony Vegas, and up to now, mainly Sony Vegas Pro 8 and Sony Vegas Pro 9 have been released.
Sony Vegas Pro 8 and Sony Vegas Pro 9
Both Sony Vegas Pro 8 and Sony Vegas Pro promised to have DVD creation function. And in this article, we mainly focuses our attention to Sony Vegas Pro 8 and Sony Vegas Pro 9
Sony Vegas Pro 8
Sony Vegas Pro 8 collection combines all the professional tools required to edit video and audio, encode to multiple formats, create CDs, burn Blu-ray disc from the timeline, and author DVDs. It allows you create standard DVDs with multiple video angles, subtitles, multiple languages and running commentary. DVD Architect Pro 4.5 software (bundled with Sony Vegas Pro 8) supports the latest devices, including dual-layer DVD burners, it also imports AC-3 files for the creation of multichannel 5.1 DVDs.
Sony Vegas Pro 9
Sony Vegas Pro 9 can directly import stereo and 5.1 surround audio from Sony DVD Handycam camcorders directly into the timeline for editing. This feature is targeted for "traditional" consumers by providing an easy method to acquire and edit Handycam footage. You can also use DVD Architect Pro software (included with the Vegas Pro collection) to author DVDs or Blu-ray Disc media with multiple video angles, subtitles, multiple languages and special features.
Difficulty of importing DVD directly using Sony Vegas
From the above, we may find it not hard to draw a conclusion that neither Sony Vegas nor Sony Vegas Pro can deal with DVD directly, it seems that Sony Vegas is good at DVD creation not at importing or editing, and sometimes, if may import DVD, but may not the whole DVD, only parts of it, or there will be audio or video problem or other problems alike. So if you want to edit your DVD in it, you have to work out another way.
DVD is popular for its durability and excellent data storage. But sometimes, the size of DVD is just too big or the time of a DVD movie is too long that you may not deal with using the common applications. Then, it is time to compress its size. Converting to other compressed format in order to put in Sony Vegas for editing. And as to my own experience, iOrgsoft DVD to Sony Vegas converter is by no means the best one to rely on.
DVD to Sony Vegas, best DVD ripper for Sony Vegas
DVD to Sony Vegas is the specially designed application for DVD users who are troubled with importing DVD to Sony Vegas for editing. With it, all your problems will be relieved. It can convert/rip DVD content to Sony Vegas most welcomed AVI, WMV, MPG files with second-to-none conversion speed and hard-to-believe output quality.
DVD to Sony Vegas, as a profession DVD ripper can convert/rip DVD content to almost all popular file formats like AVI, WMV, MPG, MKV, VOB, MOV, MP4, DV, ASF, SWF, 3GP, RM etc so as to facilitate putting on portable devices like iPod, iPhone, iRiver, PSP, BlackBerry etc, import to video editing programs like Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas etc or playing on other applications.
DVD to Sony Vegas can also help you edit your DVD movies. For example, you can cut your DVD clips to a certain length suitable for converting by Trim, crop off the disgusting parts of the DVD clips by Crop, add special effect to make your DVD clips more artistic, you can also import several DVD clips for converting or merge them to a single file by ticking Merge into one file checkbox. Besides, you can also capture your favourite pictures when previewing.