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Instant Vegas 5 by Douglas Spotted Eagle

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Chapter 4

Slicing, Dicing, and Cooking Creative

Time to start building your project by adding media to the Timeline, creating audio and video tracks, and discovering the basic editing techniques.

Though video and audio reside on separate tracks, the software treats them equally as events. And as events, the principles discussed in this chapter apply whether it is a video or audio event. Where they differ, it will be so noted.

Adding Tracks and Media to the Timeline

To create a video track on the Vegas Timeline, click Insert>Video Track or use the Ctrl+Shift+Q keyboard shortcut. To create an audio track, click Insert>Audio Track or use the Ctrl+Q keyboard shortcut. You can also right-click inside the track header area to insert either audio or ...

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