Extracting Audio In Vegas Video
Before we do anything, make sure you have a folder set up for yourself. This is where you will save all your work files. If you haven't set one up before, or not on the station you are using, let's set up your folder.
- From the Windows desktop, double click My Computer.
- Double-click on Media (D:). This is the drive on which you will always save your work.
- From the menu, select File > New > Folder.
- A new folder will appear prompting you to name it. Type in your name.
- Your new folder will then appear with the new name you've given it.
That's it. You've got your own folder on the Media drive.
Remember! Space is limited on each workstation, so when you are done using a file in your folder, please delete it!
- Place your CD in the DVD drive.
- Open Vegas Video.
- Select File > Extract Audio From CD.
- A menu appears that shows you the list of tracks on your CD. It will also give you the lengths of each track.
- - If you want
to extract a single track, click on it to highlight it in blue.
- If you want to extract more than one track, click on the first track. Then while holding down the Control (CTRL) button, select the other tracks. All your selected tracks will be highlighted in blue.
- Click OK.
- Next a Save As... box will appear. Click on the Save In: drop down box (as indicated by the orange arrow in the picture at right. Select MEDIA (D:) as your drive. You will save all your work to this drive.
- Double-click on your folder to go into it.
- In the File Name line at the bottom, enter a name for your track.
- Click Save.
- If you selected more than one track, you will have to specify different names to each subsequent track. You won't, however, have to specify your folder again as Vegas should automatically have your folder selected when you save your next tracks.
- The program will save your file(s) in your folder, and you will see your file in Vegas' media pool, ready to be inserted into a project.