Vegas Movie Studio - Preview screen black

Issue

Editing QuickTime .mov files taken with iPhone XR using Vegas Movie Studio (Platinum). Suddenly preview screen turns black. Audio still plays fine, but no preview video is visible. Restarting the application and rebooting the computer doesn't help.

Vegas Movie Studio Preview Screen

Resolution

The issue was resolved by resetting Vegas Movie Studio settings and cleaning cache. To do this, you need to hold CTRL+SHIT keyboard keys and double click on Movie Studio desktop shortcut (it has to be a shortcut on a desktop or another location accessed via File Explorer, this won't work via Start Menu). Once this is done you will get the following prompt:

Vegas Movie Studio - Clear Cache

Do you want to reset all Movie Studio Platinum preferences to default values?

Check the box next to "Delete all cached application data" and click Yes.

December 2020
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Windows 10 Pro (20H2)

 

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