Olympus E-PL2- A NEW WAY TO SHOOT AND SHARE YOUR STILLS AND MOVIES
With a small, light and simple design, intuitive interface, Live Guide, a new Close-Up Spotlight accessory, new auxiliary lenses, and DSLR image quality, Olympus E-PL2 makes capturing amazing still images and HD video more fun than ever before. To get great enjoyment, a user want to edit his recordings from E-PL2 in Final Cut Pro on Mac, but he has the question below:
” We konw E-PL2 records videos in AVI format. But I can’t seem to get the AVI shootings open in FCP. I was just wondering if anyone knew how to use E-PL1 with Final Cut Pro as I need to edit the footage ASAP. Is there a easy and good solution? Thanks in advance.”
So this article focus on how to get Olympus E-PL2 AVI recordings working smoothly with FCP.
At first, do you know why is Olympus E-PL2 AVI files can’t be recognise by FCP?
AVI (Audio Video Interleaved) is a common format for compressed video clips. As a video container, it can contain audio/video compressed using varying different codecs like DivX, Xvid or 3ivX, etc. However, as we know FCP normally support a few file formats like DV, MOV, M4V, MP4 and some AVI files from cams. But unfortunely many Olympus camera users find their captured AVI files can’t be unaccepted by FCP , it is all due to the incompatible codec.
Is there any solution to import and edit Olympus E-PL2 AVI files in FCP seamlessly and effortlessly?
——Yes, just convert Olympus AVI to Apple Prores 422 which is FCP friendly codec.
Then, how to make it?
You need a AVI to FCP Converter to help you transcode Olympus AVI to FCP compatible Prores codec. This suggested AVI to Prores converter for Mac is the best partner for Final Cut Pro fans to edit avi files with FCP, very easy to use and keeps the output files in good quality. More than importing AVI in FCP, you can treat it as a Mac video editor to do basic video trimming, cropping and adding effects, etc. Of course, you can also transcoding HD Videos to iMovie, FCE, Avid, etc.
—Convert Olympus E-PL2 AVI to Prores 422 for importing and editing in FCP 7/X
Lanch Olympus AVI converter for Mac.
Launch Mac AVI to Prores Converter and import Olympus E-PL2 recorded .AVI footages to the program.
Select Final Cut Pro Supported codec as output
Click format bar to choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” for output.
Start converting Olympus avi to Prores 422
Press “Convert” button, it will perfectly start converting Olympus avi to FCP with Prores codec.
After finishing avi to Final Cut Pro conversion, hit the “Open” button to locate and get the output files for FCP by clicking on “Import” button easily.
Now find you can freely import and edit Olympus AVI files in FCP with best quality. This conversion still fits for nearly all Olympus compact cameras, like E-PL1, E-P2, E-PM1, E-PL3, E-p3, E-M5, E-5, etc.
Final Cut Pro is non-linear video editing software developed by Macromedia Inc. and then Apple Inc. It supports a number of simultaneously composited video tracks (limited mainly by video format and hardware capability); up to 99 audio tracks; multi-camera editing for combining video from multiple camera sources; as well as standard ripple, roll, slip, slide, scrub, razor blade and time remapping edit functions. It comes with a range of video transitions and a range of video and audio filters such as keying tools, mattes and vocal de-poppers and de-essers.
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