Olympus Compatible Codec-Encode E-P3 AVCHD to ProRes for FCP

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Olympus Compatible Codec-Encode E-P3 AVCHD to ProRes for FCP

Postby vivian68 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:40 pm

Olympus E-P3 to Mac-Edit Olympus E-P3 AVCHD with Final Cut Pro on Mac

Summary:Follow the article below you will know how to import Olympus E-P3 AVCHD MTS to Final Cut Pro on Mac, first you need to encode Olympus E-P3 AVCHD to Mac Compatible codec for FCP, here i recommend you convert AVCHD to ProRes Codec.

The Olympus PEN E-P3 looks a lot like its forebears - not just the E-P1 and E-P2 but, just as significantly, the company's film era Pen F camera. Significantly because, in an age in which the major electronics giants are building their photographic presence, Olympus is one of only a handful of companies with genuine heritage to turn to. And, despite modern cameras making high image quality more accessible than ever, there is an undeniable reverence for the look and feel of 1960s cameras.



Shoot up to 29 minutes of 1080i HD video and stereo sound in either AVCHD or AVI formats. A Direct HD Movie Button switches you from still to movie mode with just the press of a button.

Olympus E-P3 AVCHD/AVI files to FCP compatibility

If you have got the Olympus E-P3 and often use it to record HD video, you may have the need to edit Olympus E-P3 AVCHD/AVI in Final Cut Pro on Mac, but from FCP official website you will know that FCP X best supported video format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, so FCP X doesn't support Olympus E-P3 AVCHD footages well. The best method to solve this problem is to convert Olympus E-P3 AVCHD to ProRes for Final Cut Pro editing on Mac.

The best way to transcode Olympus E-P3 AVCHD/AVI HD video to FCP 7/X

There's few software that can convert Olympus E-P3 AVCHD to FCP compatible ProRes codec, but Pavtube MTS converter for Mac can make it better! This software has presetted formats for Final Cut Pro ProRes output.

Steps to transcode Olympus E-P3 AVCHD to ProRes MOV for FCP

1. Download Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, it's an professional Olympus AVCHD to FCP converter on Mac which can Convert Olympus E-P3 AVCHD to Mac Compatible codec for FCP.


2. Connect Olympus E-P3 to Mac. Install and launch this AVCHD to FCP Converter. Import the HD footages to the converter.

3. Click "Format" bar to choose output format, you can click and choose "Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as Olympus E-P3 Compatible Codec.


4. If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click settings button. Adjust the resolution and others as you need.


5.Click "convert" button to start convert Olympus E-P3 AVCHD to ProRes 422 on Mac.

Now you may have known the way to convert Olympus E-P3 AVCHD files to Final Cut Pro 7/X for editing with apple prores codec, just download this Olympus AVCHD to FCP converter and have a try. You can also use DVD Creator to burn recorded AVCHD to DVD for backup or playback.

Tip: View FCP column and MTS column is a good place to learn more info on Final Cut Pro and MTS application.

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