Import Olympus E-P2 AVI to Final Cut Pro with ProRes codec

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Import Olympus E-P2 AVI to Final Cut Pro with ProRes codec

Postby Violet10 » Sat Sep 22, 2012 6:29 am

How can I edit Olympus E-P2 AVI video in FCP smoothly? With ProRes?

Summary: Follow the guide below you will get the easy way to transcode Olympus E-P2 AVI to Prores .MOV for editing in FCP

Olympus has announced the E-P2 just five months after the launch of its first Micro Four-Thirds camera, the E-P1. It's a minor upgrade with the addition of a port for a new high resolution electronic viewfinder (or external microphone), two new Art filters and a pearlescent black finish.

The E-P2 manual movie mode (30fps and 720p) allows for independent control of aperture and shutter for expanded creative control. This fine control allows you to express your vision exactly how you want in your HD videos. Switch to shooting with Art Filters in Movie Mode for additional creative effects.

If you have got the E-P2 and often use it to record 1080P video, you may have the need to edit E-P2 AVI in Final Cut Pro on Mac. As we have mentioned in the E-PL1 AVI to iMovie and FCP guide, the FCP best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so FCP X doesn’t support Olympus E-P2 AVI footages well, you may encountered many problems, like import it slowly, and couldn’t edit videos smoothly. The best method to solve these problems is to convert E-P2 AVI footage to ProRes for editing in Final Cut Pro X, you can follow the steps below to transcode E-P2 AVI to FCP X for editing.

1.Download Pavtube Mac Olympus E-P2 to FCP Converter. This professional HD Video Converter can help you convert E-P2 AVI files to ProRes 422 MOV format for Final Cut Pro, more output formats are also supported.

2.Install and launch this E-P2 AVI Converter. Import Olympus E-P2 footage to the converter.

3.Click format bar to choose the output format. Click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).

4.You can click “settings” to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate as you want.

5.Click convert button to start.

Once you have finished the conversion, you can import E-P2 720P video files to Final Cut Pro for editing easily, just enjoy yourself.

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