Plex Mp4

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Sony Vegas Pro has all the features professional editors need to create their video projects. Tools like chroma key, white balance, image stabilization, stereoscopic 3D editing, multicam editing and masking are all present and work well. There are many people that like to use Sony Vegas Pro to show their talent in the video creation. When edited video in Sony Vegas, many people like to upload Sony Vegas Pro video to YouTube or play the export on TV. Considering about the usage, many people would export Sony Vegas Pro file to MP4 video.

As we all know, MP4 is a file extension based on the H.264 standard, most commonly used in the creation of standard definition digital video. MP4 is popular on the Internet and supported on a range of consumer electronics devices, including iPhone 7, iPad Pro, PS4 Pro, Xbox One S, Samsung TV, LG TV and more. Therefore, exporting MP4 video from Sony Vegas Pro would give people more choices to playback and share the footage. Now, let's see how to save Sony Vegas Pro files to .mp4 file.

  • For videos, the list includes MP4, MKV, HEVC, AVI, MOV, and DIVX. Plex can also display JPG, PNG, RAW, and TBN image files. Plex includes built-in tools that convert non-natively supported files.
  • .mkv is known as a container format. Basically there is usually a nice mp4/audio file in a.mkv file. Basically meaning that it is a.mp4 with a different extension and much easier to work with since.mkv is a container format (I could add subtitle fonts etc etc with ease).

How to export MP4 video from Sony Vegas Pro?

Laucn Sony Vegas Pro and click Open to load your source video files. Then drag the file onto the timeline foe editing. Once you’ve finished editing, go to File > Render As…, and you’ll get this screen:

Under Output File, select MP4 files you want to render or export to, and choose a name. To export MP4 video from Sony Vegas, you can choose Internet 1920x1080 30p video.

If you want to see export templates that match project settings (resolution, frame rate, etc.), check that box. These presets will have an ‘=’ next to it.

You have the option of saving a few formats as favorites for easy searching. Just click the star and these will be saved as favorites:

A lot of these seemingly ‘consumeri-sh’ choices are in fact quite brilliant. The export process is as trouble-free and idiot-proof as it is possible to be – and you have all the features you need.

Beside MP4, Sony Vegas Pro also support to output many other video and audio format. You can see the below list of Sony Vegas Pro supported export files.

Sony Vegas Pro Supported export codecs and file formats

The following formats are supported for export:


MPEG-4/AVC/H.264 – many variants

MPEG-2 – many variants

MPEG-1 (!!!)

Quicktime (*.mov) – very limited???


MXF – up to 1080p 50 Mbps

Brew install python mac. HDCAM SR – all versions up to 444

AVI – up to 1080p, all in Y’CbCr


XDCAM EX – up to 1080p 35 Mbps

Image Sequences






WMPhoto (Microsoft’s photo format, something like WMV and WMA)




ATRAC (*.aa3)


Dolby AC-3





PCA (Sony format)

Sony Wave64 – up to 192 KHz, 32-bit

WAV – up to 96 KHz, 32-bit


*5.1 Surround Sound output is via the Dolby AC-3, WAV, W64, and WMA preset only. The rest can export multiple channels as separate mono files.

How to Export HEVC/H.265, MKV from Sony Vegas Pro?

Sony Vegas Pro can export MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MPEG, etc but can't save files to H.265/HEVC, MKV, 3D MP4, etc video. In this case, you can export MP4 video from Sony Vegas Pro then convert the export to other Sony Vegas Pro unsupported file format.

Pavtube Video Converter is a universal audio / video encoder that bundles a wide range of well-known media codecs and tools in one simple, intuitive GUI. It can transcode Sony Vegas Pro exported files into HEVC, MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, FLV, TS, even 3D MP4, 3D MKV, etc. It also can convert Sony Vegas Pro unsupported imported video files to Sony Vegas. For example, it can convert MKV, ProRes, OBS recordings, Fraps recording, TS, MXF, AVCHD, XAVC, VOB, etc to Sony Vegas Pro.

Thus, you can configure the frame size, adjustment, video codec, frame rate and bitrate, as well as select audio codec, channels, sample frequency rate and bitrate. Pavtube Video Converter comes with rudimentary editing functions that authentically make a difference when it comes to cropping, trimming or applying effects and watermarks. The Crop tab sanctions users to cull an area of the video stream and expeditiously preview the incipient video as the adjustments take place.

Plex Mp4 Dolby Vision

Step 1: Simply drag and drop Sony Vegas Pro exported files into the software.

Step 2. Click 'Format' option to choose the output format. For high resolution video, you can choose HD MKV video from 'HD Video'

Tip: Click 'Settings' button if you'd like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 3: Click 'Convert' button to start transcoding Sony Vegas exported video to MKV files.

With this video converter, you never need to worry that if Sony Vegas pro can output your wanted file. Just export a video from SV. Pavtube Video Converter can give you any format you want.

Free Trial Video Converter for Mac

Useful Tips

Plex Not Seeing Mp4 Files

The purpose of this HowTo is to split videofiles which contain more than one episode of a tv show into single-episode files. So they show up individually within plex, can be played individually and don’t produce any of the weird things that multi-episode files are plagued with.

The tool used is MKVtoolnixGUI
it is freely available for all major PC operating systems.

Plex Mp4 Files

Therefore the container format of the output files will be MKV.
The input format can be a multitude of containers like AVI, MP4, MKV, MPEG, TS, DIVX and several more.
The quality of the files will remain the same, because mkvtoolnix only remuxes the files, it doesn’t re-encode them.

  • start up MKVtoolnixGUI
    (depending on your operating system, this might look a little bit different)

  • drag the multi-episode file into the window marked by my crude arrow

  • the video, audio and subtitle tracks it contains will appear in the window underneath it

  • you may want to revise the language code that is assigned to the audio track(s) and the language and ‘forced’ attribute of subtitle tracks so the Plex interface informs you correctly about the languages available.
    Plex’s automatic audio and subtitle track selection feature relies also on these tags to work correctly.

  • change to the Output tab:

  • change ‘Split mode’ to ‘after specific timecodes’

  • input the timecode of the episode break into the field ‘timecodes’ (you can input several timecodes [separated by comma] if your source videofile contains more than two episodes)
    (I chose to split after 25 seconds, because my example file is only 59 seconds long)

  • revise the path and filename in ‘Output file’ to your needs

  • click Start muxing

You should find 2 or more MKV files in the destination path, their file names appended by a three figure number (DVD Introduction-scene-001.mkv and DVD Introduction-scene-002.mkv for our example file in the screenshots)

Now rename the split episode files according to the Plex naming guide for tv show episodes and add them into your library.

Plex Mp4 Files


Plex Mp4 Metadata

If you set above as ‘Split mode’ = “Before Chapters”, you can split your files on chapter markers.
This is particularly useful when you have ripped tv shows and you got only one monolithic file instead of one file for each episode.