Using an External Video Monitor


Vegas Pro b enableexternalmonitor Overview

External video preview allows you to reclaim valuable real-estate in the window, check colors and safe areas on a broadcast monitor, or just view a full-screen preview of your project.

Vegas Pro tip OverviewIf you want to preview on your external monitor and in the Video Preview window at the same time, select the Display frames in Video Preview window during playback check box on the Preview Device tab of the Preferences dialog.

Vegas Pro note OverviewNotes:

  • allows you to use one external video device at a time. The external monitor display will be unavailable during video capture.

  • When using an external video monitor, you need to enable external-monitor preview each time you start . This change was made to prevent the possibility of hiding the main window behind the secondary display when monitors are improperly configured.

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Vegas Pro button OverviewConfiguring a preview device

Vegas Pro button OverviewPreviewing video on a secondary Windows display

Vegas Pro button OverviewUse an external monitor connected via your IEEE-1394 (iLink or FireWire) card

Vegas Pro button OverviewUse an external monitor connected via an SDI card