Speed Up and Slow Down Clips in Sony Vegas Pro

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Hello, and welcome to VisiHow.com. This is going to be a Sony Vegas tutorial on how to slow down and speed up a video and audio clips in Sony Vegas Pro.

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    Now first of all go ahead and drag down our median, which is a quick little video and audio sample.
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    Let's go ahead and look over these two before hand.
    Now this a short little video. Let's go ahead and play that. It looks very nice and it's shooting 60 frames per second so we can slow it down and still have a smooth effect. Let's listen to this audio clip. This clip is also a little bit from a song. That sounds nice.
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    Now let's decide to slow down this video.
    Sony Vegas limits slowing down by 4 x as slow and 4 x as fast. Now what this means is if we had a 10 second clip and we wanted to slow it down as much as possible, that 10 second clip becomes a 40 second clip and the opposite it would become a 2.5 second clip.
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    To slow down a clip, hold down "Ctrl", click on the edge of the video, and drag to the right.
    Let's go all the way as slowly as we can and play that. The audio in there has a bit of an echo. That's going to happen no matter what when we slow an audio sample down. As for the video, it looks a lot like smoother than we would expect, that's because I shot this in 60 frames per second. Our phone would normally capture 30 frames per second. If we were to slow this down like we did here it would have 7.5 frames per second. This would mean that the video would be very choppy and we could see each individual frame. When we shoot at 60 frames per second we could see that when we make it 4 x as slow it'll have 15 frames for every second. That will give a much smoother look, but not completely smooth. We don't ever really want to go to the max.
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    Play that at 1/2 speed.
    I usually keep this around 1/2 speed and that still gives a good slow motion look. It gives a nice little slow motion panning shot yet it doesn't have a very choppy look to it.
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    We can also do the same with audio clips.
    Hold down "Ctrl" and drag to the edge. Slow that down and listen to it. For audio, it's always going to have a little echo when we slow something down. That's very complicated to get into. Think of it as the same as the frame rate whenever we render an audio file. It will have it saved in samples. It's basically like a frame rate for audio when we slow it down it's going to sound little be choppy, or echoed.
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    We can also speed up the video by going the other way by holding "Ctrl" and dragging to the left.
    If we play that it will go very, very fast. The audio is also slowed down or sped up with the video clip.
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    That's all there is to slowing down and speeding up audio clips in Sony Vegas Pro.
    Thank you for watching this VisiHow.com tutorial! Check out my profile for other tutorials like this and comment down below if you have any questions about this. Thank you! Bye!
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How do I link the cropping key frames to when I play my video so I can hear audio?

How do I link the cropping key frames to when I play my video so I can hear audio?. I have tried: How do I link the cropping key frames to when I play my video so I can hear audio?. I think it was caused by: How do I link the cropping key frames to when I play my video so I can hear audio?

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I want to speed my video up because its kind of long?

How do I do it, I really want to learn how to do It.. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: ?

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    As far as we understand, you need to speed it more than by 400 %.
    After dragging your video files to the timeline, you can press and hold "Ctrl", left-click the end of the clip, and drag the clip to the left. If you have a separate audio track, you will need to do the same with it so that it matches the length of the video track. You will be able to speed up the video track to 400 %.
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    Furthermore, if your video is still too long, you can even speed up it a little more.
    Right-click the track that you need to speed up, click "Insert/Remove Envelope". Click "Velocity". You will see a green line spread along the track. Click and drag it to the top to speed up your clip even more. You will see a triangle appear at the top of the track. This marks the end of the video and a loop; therefore, you need to click and drag the end of the track to the triangle to make it as long as it should be.
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    Now, to speed it up even more, click "File" and "Save".
    Load your project again and repeat steps 1 and 2. This will increase the speed of the video clip to your desired value.
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How could I speed up a video because I want to make a fast preview of the video I am going to do?

I am making this video where I make a thumbnail for my next video so they can get a preview of the video but when I finish the recording what would I do to speed it up to not make it that long like a speed art if you seen those.

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I need help slowing down an avi?

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Sony Vegas says that my YouTube account is not recognized by the server?

I tried to manually do it (by converting) but it didn't work. YouTube won't let me load.. I have tried: Manually rendering the video and converting to a supported YouTube format, as well as check 5 times that my YouTube username, email, password everything is definitely right.

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