"I'm having trouble with Sony Vegas Pro 8, in that it won't recognise MOD files at all. I get an error message saying "None of the files dropped on Vegas Pro could be opened". That's if I drag from a windows explorer window. Does anyone know how I can fix this.PS my camcorder is a Panasonic SDR-H20"
It is usually impossible for you to import MOD files to Sony Vegas for editing, because Sony Vegas natively can't deal with MOD files. To edit MOD in Sony Vegas, it is advised to convert MOD to Sony Vegas compatible AVI, WMV or MPG files.
MOD to Sony Vegas Converter is a practical program which can help you convert MOD files from JVC, Panasonic or Canon camcorders to Sony Vegas editable AVI, WMV or MPG flles. Besides, it is also able to convert other files such as MKV, MOV, MP4, AVCHD, MTS, TOD, MXF, FLV, 3GP etc to Sony Vegas readable files.
Simple guides to convert MOD to Sony Vegas
Step 1: Load MTS files
Click "Add File" button to load your desired MOD files you like into MOD to Sony Vegas Converter.
Step 2: Choose output format and directory
In the Profile drop-down list, choose "WMV - Windows Media Video (*.wmv)"format as output format.
Tips: You can also choose output format as AVI or MPG
Step 3: Convert MOD to Sony Vegas
Click "Convert" button to convert MOD to AVI, WMV or MPG for easy transfer MOD to Sony Vegas for free editing.
Tips: If you need to convert MOD videos on Mac, you can try MOD Converter for Mac.
Common camcorders that shot videos in MOD format: