Free Tools

The following Happy Otter tools may be freely downloaded and shared by anyone visiting this site.  

Standalone Applications

  • Date Folder Creator – creates date folders and then moves media files into them based on file recording date
  • Duplicate Frames Finder – searches for  duplicate adjacent frames for video events on the Vegas timeline
  • Elapsed Time Generator – adds elapsed time to rendered files with choice of font, size, style, color and location
  • GoPro File Mover – moves GoPro files to top directory when only a single camera is being used
  • GPS Thumbnail Creator – creates thumbnails  and when available adds extracted GPS from GoPro as metadata
  • Kill All Vegas – app to kill all Vegas instances that are still running or have crashed
  • Magix BlackLister – renames videostream metadata title so that the copied media file can be “blacklisted”
  • MP4 Date Changer – Losslessly changes selected MP4 metadata including date of original recording
  • MP4 File Joiner – joins previously rendered MP4 files with choice of joining techniques
  • Render Quality Metrics – quantitative metrics based on comparison of  rendered frames to the original source
  • Small Image Import – imports small images onto larger frame for import into Vegas without zooming
  • Text Script Converter – batch conversion of text scripts from Sony to Magix or vice-versa

Vegas Script Extensions

  • Copy Track Volume Envelopes – script for copying track volume envelope and pasting to new track
  • Group Selected Events – creates  a group across tracks for selected events–E.g. regroup video and audio
  • Insert Freeze Frame – script for inserting freeze frames into a video event without use of velocity envelopes
  • Invert Regions – script for inverting or creating regions where no regions currently exist
  • Remove Events – script for removing timeline events and deleting or recycling associated media files
  • SaveCloseKill – saves project, closes and then “kills” Vegas for use when Vegas doesn’t shutdown properly
  • Serialize Events – simple script to add a serialized suffix to Active Take Name
  • Set Alpha – simple script for setting alpha property for selected events
  • Set Event FX – script to bypass, enable, or delete FX for selected or all events
  • Set Event Length – simple script for setting the length of selected events
  • Trim Frames – simple script for trimming head and tail frames from an event with optional auto ripple

Vegas Text Scripts

  • Move Cursor – a set of scripts designed to move the position of the cursor by a set time amount
  • Select Events – a set of scripts designed to select events based on cursor position or presence of markers
  • Slip Slide Events – a set of scripts designed to slip or slide events by a single frame
  • Split Events – a set of scripts designed to split events
  • Trim Events – a set of scripts designed to trim events
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