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Gavin Impett
Turn Region into Sub-Clips in Vegas Pro 13
on Aug 27, 2015 at 5:24:31 pm

My goal is to create my regions on the time-line and create the sub-clip from there.

The problem with the trimmer is its limitation to a single track/clip.

I'm looking for a way to avoid having to render out the regions as sub-clips, but still have the ability to sort and tag the regions as if they were sub-clips.

thanks,
Gavin



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John Rofrano
Re: Turn Region into Sub-Clips in Vegas Pro 13
on Aug 29, 2015 at 1:16:10 pm

[Gavin Impett] "My goal is to create my regions on the time-line and create the sub-clip from there."
To create a subclip from a region:
  1. Double-click within the region in the Timeline Ruler to make a Timeline Selection from the Region
  2. Press 'S' to split the events on the timeline at the Region boundaries
  3. Right-click the event within the Region that you want to make the Subclip from and select Create Subclip from the popup context menu.
[Gavin Impett] "The problem with the trimmer is its limitation to a single track/clip."
The problem with your thinking is that somehow a subclip is NOT limited to a single track/clip! A subclip can only contain media from a subset of a single clip which is why the trimmer works the way that is does.
[Gavin Impett] "I'm looking for a way to avoid having to render out the regions as sub-clips, but still have the ability to sort and tag the regions as if they were sub-clips."
You're looking for something that doesn't exist and cannot exist because a timeline can contain multiple tracks and a subclip can only contain the media from a single track which is why you should be using the Trimmer.

If you want to be rearranging entire multi-track sections then you should use Nested projects. This is not as easy to do in Vegas Pro as it is in other NLE's like Final Cut Pro X where you could make composite clips and do exactly what you want.

~jr

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Aaron Star
Re: Turn Region into Sub-Clips in Vegas Pro 13
on Aug 30, 2015 at 1:11:03 am
Last Edited By Aaron Star on Aug 30, 2015 at 1:13:24 am

Everyone has their own workflow. Pre-editing your source footage, or creating selects, has is benefits.

  • Rendering select ranges in .mov, .mts, or .mp4 to HDCAM-sr-lite, XDCAM, or XAVC.mxf will edit in vegas in a more fluid manner, and smart render* in final render. HDCAM-sr-lite, XDCAM, or XAVC.mxf will composite, render effects and CC in real time much better than say AVCHD camera masters.


  • Project storage can be minimized by getting rid of all the garbage you will never use. Once edit source material is in a Smart Render able format, you can then use the archive project function in Vegas. This will trim the source material in a non destructive manner to an even smaller size.



  • Here is a post from the Sony forum on batch rendering in Vegas where the region names are used for the file name.

    http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/forums/showmessage.asp?messageid=927393

    Not only will the rendered files names have info you want to describe the content, but you can still tag the files after the fact in media bins.


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