Importing Video Files into Studio 12

Note: For information regarding what types of files Studio 12 can import, see the section below titled: "What files can Studio 12 import?"

There are 3 ways to open a digital video file. In all 3 cases it is required to first go to the Edit mode. Once in Edit mode, select the icon that looks like a video camera:

After this is done, any of the three following methods will import a video file:

1. Select the file name on the dropdown list when the Video Scenes section is in Scenes mode
2. Double-click a file listed in the album when in Files mode.
3. Click the browse for file button  and use the Open dialog to locate a digital video file of any supported type on the hard drive.
More information in file import can be found in chapter 3 of the manual.

What files can Studio 12 import?

Studio 12.0 and higher can import the following video file formats with the allowable extensions for each format noted in parenthesis:

  • AVI File - (.avi)
  • MPEG Files - MPEG-1, MPEG-2 SD & HD, and MPEG-4 - (.mpg, .mpeg, .mod, .mp2, .mp4, .m2ts, .mts, .m1v, .m2v. mpv, .tod) - HD file import requires Studio Plus or Ultimate Version 11
  • WMV Files - (.wmv)
  • DIVX - (.avi)
  • MOD (JVC Everio cameras) - (.mod)
  • TOD (JVC Everio cameras) - (.tod)
  • 3GPP Files - (.3gp)
  • AVCHD - (.m2ts, .mts) - Requires Studio Plus or Ultimate Version 11.
  • MOV (Quicktime) - (.mov)*


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