Import/Edit GoPro Hero6 4K MP4 Files to Sony Vegas Pro

This article explains the reason why Sony Vegas Pro won’t 4K .mp4 fron GoPro Hero6 Black and provides a simple solution to successfully import GoPro Hero6 4K MP4 files to Sony Vegas Pro.

Every time when I try to open GoPro Hero6 4k MP4 in Vegas Pro 13, I get this error message: “An error occurred while opening one or more files. The reason for the error could not be determined”. I’m looking for a quick workaround to help me import and edit GoPro Hero6 4k in Vegas Pro 13 smoothly.

Actually, solution is never far behind. After searching related issues in Google, I got some clues. Sony claims Vegas Pro can support 4K footage, but working with 4K MP4 files can be taxing on your computer, especially if you don’t have the most powerful machine to edit on. Plus, the GoPro Hero6 4K MP4 video is a final delivery format; generally Sony Vegas doesn’t like the way. So, it would be a big hassle to work GoPro Hero6 4K files in Vegas Pro.

The easy workaround to edit GoPro Hero6 4K videos in Sony Vegas Pro is to convert GoPro 4K MP4 to a more editing-friendly format, such a Vegas’ MPEG-2 or WMV files(1080p would be the best settings.). Along with some help from third-party software like UFUSoft Video Converter, it can be done effortlessly.

Overall, this program is a completely professional 4K video converter, player and editor. With it, you can fast convert GoPro Hero6 Black 4K video to Sony Vegas Pro most compatible format. This Ultra HD 4K Video Converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size the users want. Besides Sony Vegas, it also enables you to convert 4K videos to Windows Movie Maker, Pinnacle Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro and more editing programs. Now download the software and get your work done.


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How to convert GoPro Hero6 4K MP4 to MPEG-2 for use in your Sony Vegas Pro?

Step 1: Add GoPro Hero6 4K source

Install and launch the best GoPro Video Converter, and then click “Add Files” button to import your GoPro Hero6 MP4 files to the software. This software can deal with 4K videos effortlessly.

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Step 2: Select output format

Click “Format” bar to determine output format. Follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.

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Step 3: Transcode GoPro Hero6 4K to Sony Vegas Pro

Click the convert button under the preview window, the converter will start encoding GoPro Hero6 4K MP4 for importing to Sony Vegas Pro.

Soon after the conversion is finished, just click “Open” button to get the converted GoPro Hero6 4K files for editing in Sony Vegas Pro perfectly.

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