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  1. Member
    Join Date: May 2014
    Location: United States
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    I have scoured countless forums to find an answer to my infuriating predicament. I have yet to find a question that details what I am experiencing, though I have tried numerous solutions given to people with problems of a similar nature.

    Before I import .mp4 files into Vegas they look crisp and perfect:

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    After I've imported them, the preview pixelates during movement:

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    And after rendering, the pixelation remains:

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    The example .mp4 specs:

    General
    Name: One Week Friends episode 2 [RAW].mp4
    Folder: D:\Project Data\Anime\2014 Spring\One Week Friends
    Type: Sony AVC
    Size: 223.84 MB (229,213,399 bytes)
    Created: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 5:56:04 PM
    Modified: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 3:46:09 PM
    Accessed: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 3:46:02 PM
    Attributes: Archive

    Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10.0 specs:

    Video
    Template: Custom (1280x720, 59.940 fps)
    Width: 1,280
    Height: 720
    Field order: None (progressive scan)
    Pixel aspect ratio: 1.0000 (Square)
    Frame rate: 59.940
    Full-resolution rendering quality: Best
    Deinterlace method: None
    Audio
    Master bus mode: Stereo
    Sample rate (Hz): 44,100
    Bit depth: 16
    Resample and stretch quality: Good

    Rendering specs:

    Tempate: Internet 1280x720-30p
    Video
    Video format: AVC
    Frame size: High definition (1280x720)
    Profile: Baseline
    Entropy coding: CAVLC
    Frame rate: 29.970 (NTSC)
    Field Order: Non (progressive scan)
    Pixel aspect ration: 1.0000
    Bit rate (bps): 8,000,000
    Audio
    Audio format: AAC
    Sample rate (Hz): 48,000
    Bit rate (bps): 128,000
    Audio coding mode: Stereo
    System
    Format: MP4 file format (.mp4)
    Project
    Video rendering quality: (Use Project Settings)

    I desperately need a solution to this! Cutting around the pixelation adds hours to my video editing time and forces me to use my second and third picks for shots.

    Please and thank you!,

    Becca
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  2. I'm a MEGA Super Moderator Baldrick's Avatar
    Join Date: Aug 2000
    Location: Sweden
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    You could try MP4Cam2AVI. It will try remux the mp4 to avi. Or convert it to lossless avi. Then import the avi in vegas.
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