No MP3 Rendering Options in Vegas 20

Simon-Rundell wrote on 12/9/2022, 5:27 AM

I am sure this has been covered by many others, but searching the forum does not reveal anything.

I have just reinstalled my Vegas 20 (under the 365 Subscription) and do not have an option for MP3 Rendering, a format I use a lot. I tried inserting an MP3 into a project, sort of expecting Vegas to obtain an MP3 licence and enable it, but all it plays is noise.

MP3 files play in Windows Media Play (W11 and Legacy Versions) and VLC so I must have the MP3 codecs on the system.

What is the solution to enable it please?

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RogerS wrote on 12/9/2022, 5:41 AM

MP3 isn't something that has to be enabled. If a given file won't play it may be due to its particular characteristics. Some advice on that here.

For rendering you have a video or audio file on the timeline that Vegas can play? Then you went to render as and scrolled down below Mainconcept MPEG-2 to MP3 audio? Is MP3 not there? Are filters off (upper right?)

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Try the
VEGAS 4K "sample project" benchmark: https://forms.gle/ypyrrbUghEiaf2aC7
VEGAS Pro 20 "Ad" benchmark: https://forms.gle/eErJTR87K2bbJc4Q7

Simon-Rundell wrote on 12/9/2022, 10:03 AM

Nope. Filters are off. Fresh install. Fully licensed product. Import MP3 and will not play in Vegas.

Simon-Rundell wrote on 12/11/2022, 2:12 AM

SOLUTION FOUND!!

On your desktop, go to the Vegas Shortcut (or Go to C:\Program Files\VEGAS\) and hold down Ctrl-Shift aand Open/Double-Click the Main Vegas .exe.

It will ask you if you want to reset preferences and clear cache - say YES and then it will include MP3 Import and Rendering

Big kudos to:

 

Derg wrote on 3/12/2023, 10:53 AM

This solution worked. Thank you!

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Vegas Pro 21

David-Williamson wrote on 9/27/2023, 6:18 PM

This did not work for me and Vegas Pro 21. Not only are there not export options, but if I import an MP3 file, it sounds like this when I try to play it (or any MP3): https://share.icloud.com/photos/0abx-TC5dThLXepPM2qDSEXPg

RogerS wrote on 9/27/2023, 6:26 PM

This did not work for me and Vegas Pro 21. Not only are there not export options, but if I import an MP3 file, it sounds like this when I try to play it (or any MP3): https://share.icloud.com/photos/0abx-TC5dThLXepPM2qDSEXPg

Consider making a new thread and sharing details about your hardware, media and what is going on with VP 21.

Custom PC (2022) Intel i5-13600K with UHD 770 iGPU with latest driver, MSI z690 Tomahawk motherboard, 64GB Corsair DDR5 5200 ram, NVIDIA 2080 Super (8GB) with latest studio driver, 2TB Hynix P41 SSD, Windows 11 Pro 64 bit

Dell XPS 15 laptop (2017) 32GB ram, NVIDIA 1050 (4GB) with latest studio driver, Intel i7-7700HQ with Intel 630 iGPU (latest available driver), dual internal SSD (1TB; 1TB), Windows 10 64 bit

VEGAS Pro 19.651
VEGAS Pro 20.411
VEGAS Pro 21.208

Try the
VEGAS 4K "sample project" benchmark: https://forms.gle/ypyrrbUghEiaf2aC7
VEGAS Pro 20 "Ad" benchmark: https://forms.gle/eErJTR87K2bbJc4Q7

Juan-Marino wrote on 9/27/2023, 8:07 PM

This did not work for me and Vegas Pro 21. Not only are there not export options, but if I import an MP3 file, it sounds like this when I try to play it (or any MP3): https://share.icloud.com/photos/0abx-TC5dThLXepPM2qDSEXPg

Hello my bro, I have the solution for you because I had the same problem, 1. install all the LAME .dll files. 2. You must install quicktime, and audacity, when you are in audacity export any .mp3 file. Open VEGAS pro 21, and see the magic!!!

wjauch wrote on 9/28/2023, 12:56 PM

This did not work for me and Vegas Pro 21. Not only are there not export options, but if I import an MP3 file, it sounds like this when I try to play it (or any MP3): https://share.icloud.com/photos/0abx-TC5dThLXepPM2qDSEXPg

Long shot, but is your audio file on an external drive? I recall multiple versions ago having an issue with audio files on an external drive that resolved when I moved them to C: drive.