Mister Hatt wrote:In vdub, ctrl+0 IIRC. It's in the video menu, copy current frame to clipboard. Alternatively you can set a range with the  keys (or buttons) and then file->export it to PNG. No idea how to re-import it into Vegas but I figure avisynth does it fine.
mirkosp wrote:Slimed: you accidentally removed the original question! Can you add it back? Even if it's phrased in other ways it's fine, it's mostly so if people have your same question, they might find it already answered through the search feature.
In any case, you'll want to save the screenshot as png, and save as png again from photoshop. PNG is a lossless format, so it's going to be fine. Theoretically your source footage is YV12 and it's going to get converted to RGB during this process, but most if not all NLEs tend to work in RGB to begin with, so the colourspace conversion is generally unavoidable in either case. Saving png from vdub has been explained by Mister Hatt. To load them in vegas, you can just drag and drop the png, it will load them fine.
Mister Hatt wrote:Where did screenshots come into it? All you need to do is copy the current frame to clipboard in vdub, then in PS hit File->New and it will be clever and read the resolution of what's in clipboard for you, so just hit OK. Then paste. Of course I am assuming you're running PS9 (CS2) or newer. Note that REGARDLESS OF THE RESOLUTION, the colourimetry conversion will be using the bt601 matrices. You may want to compare in avs or something a re-insert to make sure the colours are as expected.
mirkosp wrote:If you keep the frame numbers in the file name (something like 00000, 00001, 00002 and so on), I believe vegas can autorecognize the png files as a sequence, and then will load the pngs as if it was a video clip (you'll have to tell vegas the framerate). I believe vdub does save the frame number in the filename if you tell it to, then you'll just have to keep the number when you save the images from photoshop after you're done, and after that it should be easy to get them as a png sequence in vegas.
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