We talked last week about how to create a split screen in Final Cut Pro, but we know a lot of our readers are Sony Vegas users, so we didn’t want to leave you out! Here are the step by step instructions for creating a split screen effect in Sony Vegas. It is really easy!

1. Import both of the video clips you want to use in the split screen. (We will refer to these as “Clip A” and “Clip B”.)

 

2. Put Clip A on video track 1.

 

3. Put Clip B on video track 2.

 

4. Click the “Track Motion” button on video track 1.

Track Motion in Sony Vegas

5. Reduce the width of the clip by half. This should automatically reduce the height by half as well.

 

6. Adjust the x-axis position of the clip so it is on the left side of the screen.

Clip Position in Sony Vegas

7. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for Clip B.

 

8. Adjust the x-axis position of the clip so it is on the right side of the screen.

 

9. Save your project and you’re done!

See? It is super simple to create a basic split screen in Sony Vegas! You can use this same process to create the same effect with multiple clips, so get creative!

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