Export and trim media feature?

seanfl wrote on 4/16/2015, 9:09 AM
Years ago when I would archive or save a project for a backup, there was an option to trim the media with adjustable handles. If I have an hour of project video, but only use 60 seconds of it in the final piece, Vegas would save the project in a new folder and trim all the media down to only what was used, saving much space.

Is that feature gone? I don't see it in the save or export dialog. I see "include media" but no option to trim media. Thanks for guidance.

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musicvid10 wrote on 4/16/2015, 9:11 AM
it's still there afaik.
Sorry I don't have 13 to show you where.
Marc S wrote on 4/16/2015, 9:19 AM
File>Save as>Copy media with project.

If you choose the trim option it will not work with many type of clips and will end up copying the entire file. I used to use this all the time in the AVI days.
ECB wrote on 4/16/2015, 9:28 AM
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seanfl wrote on 4/16/2015, 4:43 PM
Marc, I can't find the option that mentions trim on mine. Do you have that option on yours? Anyone in Vegas Pro 13 able to see a check box for trim media? Just tried it with some avi files and still no go. Maybe it was removed?

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vkmast wrote on 4/16/2015, 4:54 PM
johnmeyer wrote on 4/16/2015, 6:30 PM
Yes the feature is still there, but only for file types that can be "smart-rendered" by Vegas. This only includes AVI and a few flavors of MPEG-2. If your source video is something else, Vegas cannot "trim media."
seanfl wrote on 4/17/2015, 8:35 AM
Thank you for the clarification and screen shot above.

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ECB wrote on 4/18/2015, 8:15 AM
Sony added a new Archive option to VP13. Go to File\Export\Vegas Project Archive and see if does what you are looking for. Also, look it up in Help.

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