Getting Started:  Vegas Basics

Sony Vegas Movie Studio Workspace
While the above screengrab is from version 11, it is essentially the same layout that you see when opening Sony Vegas Platinum Movie Studio 10.  If you want to see a larger version, please click HERE.


Resources to Learn Sony Vegas

  1. Downloadable, printable .pdf files
    1. Vegas Movie Studio 11.0 Quick Start Manual (86 pages)
    2. Introduction to Multimedia Editing With Sony Vegas Movie Studio (20 pages)
  2. Getting Started/Vegas Overviews
    1. Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 (video, 13:29)
    2. Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 (video, 10:00)
    3. Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 Introduction & Setting Up the Display (video, 13:29)
    4. Solve low memory error problem in Sony Vegas Movie Studio (video, 3:30)
  3. Working with Audio Tracks & Audio Enhancements
    1. Adding Sound Effects and Audio controls to Sony Movie Studio (video, 3:33)
    2. How to Edit Audio Volume & Pan Envelopes using Sony Vegas (video, 6:29)
    3. How To Make Your Voice Sound Professional Using Sony Vegas (video, 2:38)
    4. How to Record Audio Direct to the Timeline using Sony Vegas Movie Studio (video, 6:43)
    5. How to Use Audio Envelopes in Sony Vegas and Movie Studio (video, 7:49)
    6. Sony Vegas Audio/Sound Tutorial (video, 10:44)
    7. Using the Sony Movie Studio Audio Equalizer to Sweeten Audio (video, 1:37)
  4. Workding with Video Tracks
    1. 100 free video effects for Sony Vegas Movie Studio and Vegas Pro (video, 5:51)
    2. Cropping Bulk Photos in Sony Vegas and Movie Studio (video, 2:19)
    3. How To Create Motion Using the Pan/Crop Control in Sony Vegas & Movie Studio (video, 6:47)
    4. How To Create Motion Using the Pan/Crop Control in Sony Vegas & Movie Studio (video, 6:47)
    5. How to Place Text over an Image using Sony Vegas Movie Studio (video, 2:30)
    6. How to Sync Tracks in Sony Vegas Movie Studio (video, 3:25)
    7. How to Sync Tracks in Sony Vegas Movie Studio (video, 3:25)
    8. Sony Vegas Movie Studio 10: How to Blur Faces and other Elements (video, 3:10)
    9. Sony Vegas Movie Studio 10: Chroma-Keyer Tutorial (video, 4:13)
    10. Using Pan & Crop, "Ken Burns" Effect in Sony Vegas Movie Studio (video, 4:15)
    11. Using Transitions in Sony Vegas & Movie Studio (video, 3:46)
  5. How to Render/Finalize 1080p Video using Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 (video,

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