How to Import FLV Files to Sony Movie Studio for Editing?

Published on September 28 2017


Sony (Vegas) Movie Studio is an easy-to-use video editing tool that can edit you videos effect, create a custom music track for your video, adjust video colors, and even author a DVD or a High-Definition Blu-ray Disc, etc. However, some of you may encouter these issues like Sony Movie Studio won't open FLV (Flash Video) files, can't edit FLV files in Sony Movie Studio, etc. Then, how to solove? Foturnately, this tutorial will some some tips and tricks to enable you import FLV files to Sony Movie Studio for editing without hassle.

From Sony Movie Studio official websites, we have known that it native supports video/audio formats as below:

Video formats: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, OGG, WMV 
Audio formats: MP3, AAC, AA3, AIFF, WMA, WAV, FLAC

Whereas, FLV file format is not in the queue, that's why some of you can't edit FLV files in Sony Movie Studio with ease. The easy and quick solution for you is to convert FLV to Sony Movie Studio compatible i.g. MPEG-2 format with a third party video converter. After multiple testing, I found Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate/ (iMedia Converter for Mac) perform best.

Overall, it's an all-in-one Video/Blu-ray/DVD converter that can convert FLV files to Sony Movie Studio compatible formats without losing quality. Besides, you can also rip/convert any (protected) Blu-ray, DVD, or HD Videos such as MKV, AVI, MOV, 3GP, WebM, 4K XAVC-S, etc videos to Sony Movie Stuido, Sony Vegas Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Avide Media Composer, Pinnale Studio, Powerdirector, etc NLE edititng softwares for editing with ease.

Free download best FLV to Sony Movie Studio Video Converter:

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Guide: Convert FLV Files to MPEG-2 for Editing in Sony Movie Stuido with ease

Windows Version Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Import FLV Files

Install and launch the best FLV to Sony Movie Studio Converter, simply click “Load File” to load your FLV files to the program.


Step 2. Select output format

Go to "Format" drop-down menu, and select "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" > "MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as output format for Sony Movie Studio.

Or you can choose other formats according to your devices.


Tip: In the video editor window, you can trim video file length, crop video file size, add watermark, apply special rendering effect, or add external subtitles to video, etc.

Step 3. Start Converting FLV to Sony Movie Studio

With all settings, tap the Convert button to convert FLV files to Sony Movie Studio.

Once the conversion is completed, you will have no problem to import converted files to Sony Vegas Movie Studio 14/13/12 for editing.

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Larry 09/29/2017 07:42

Useful tip. Thanks