1. Choose File > Import > Video, or choose Insert from the Video view’s pop-up menu.The Import Video dialog box appears. In the Files of Type field, select the kind of video file you’re looking for.
3. Select the Show File Info check box to display information about the file in the File Info section of the dialog box.
4. Select the Import Audio Stream check box if you want to load the file’s audio data.
5. Select the Import As Mono Tracks check box if you want to import the file’s audio data as one or more mono tracks.
6. Click Open.SONAR loads the video file and displays it in the Video view. If you choose to import audio data, SONAR inserts a new track above the currently selected track, and puts the audio data in a clip or clips on the new track.
3. To change the display size of the video, right-click in the Video view and choose Stretch Options > [desired size] from the pop-up menu.
2. If your computer is not fast enough to play back video efficiently, you can get better performance by temporarily disabling video animation during playback.
Click the time display to cycle between MBT, SMPTE, Frames and None
Right-click in the Video view and choose an option from the Time Display Format menu:
2. Use the Project > Set Timecode At Now command to open the Set Timecode At Now Time dialog box.
3. If you want to set SMPTE time to 00:00:00:00 (the dialog’s default value) at the current Now time, click OK to close the dialog box. If you want to set SMPTE time to some other value at the current Now time, type that value into the SMPTE/MTC Time field, and click OK to close the dialog box.Do one of the following:
Go to Edit > Preferences > Project - Clock and choose the frame rate you want from the six choices, then click OK.Right-click in the Video view and choose an option from the Stretch Options menu:
SONAR adjusts the video display according to the selected option. The stretch option is used to recalculate the video display size whenever you resize the Video view.
Right-click in the Video view and choose a color option from the Background Color menu.
1. Right-click in the Video view and choose Video Properties.
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