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VEGAS Pro
Vegas Pro software logo
Vegas Pro 13.0 running on Windows 10
Original author(s)Sonic Foundry
Developer(s)MAGIX Software
Initial release23 June 1999; 21 years ago (1999-06-23)
Stable release
18.0 Update 2 (Build 373) / October 30, 2020; 2 months ago (2020-10-30)
Operating systemWindows 10
Platformx64
Available in4 languages
List of languages
TypeVideo editing software
LicenseProprietary
WebsiteVEGAS Creative Software

VEGAS Pro is a non-linear video editing software developed by MAGIX, previously by Sony Creative Software and Sonic Foundry. The Film Paranormal Activity was edited using the software and has won many awards.

The software is only for Windows computers and PCs only and cost 600 dollars.

Features[change | change source]

VEGAS Pro contains a lot of video and audio effects and transitions including the Mirror Effect and Chroma Key. VEGAS Pro also has tittles and other video generators.

VEGAS Pro also allows users crop video, Flip video horizontal or upside down, change the speed of video and audio with or without the pitch changing if going faster or slower and more.

Sony Vegas 8.0[change | change source]

The 8.0 version was released in late 2007. It contains features including ProType Titling technology, Multicamera editing tools, 32-bit floating point video processing, Customizable window layouts, Improved HDV/SDI/XDCAM support and Mixing console window.

Sony Vegas 9.0[change | change source]

The 9.0 version was released in 2009. The color of the program is now black rather than white. It contains features including support for 4K resolution and native support for pro camcorder formats like Red and XDCAM EX.

The latest 9.0 version was released in May 2010 called "Vegas Pro 9.0e" which includes a new white balance video effect.

Sony Vegas 10.0[change | change source]

The 10.0 version was released in October 2010 and is the latest version of the software. It contains new features including Stereoscopic 3D Editing, Comprehensive Closed Captioning, GPU-Accelerated AVC Encoding (Using NVIDIA CUDA), Image Stabilization, Audio Event FX, Track Management, OpenFX plugins support.