Convert Olympus E-PL2 AVI video to Avid MC 5.5/6 with DNxHD

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Convert Olympus E-PL2 AVI video to Avid MC 5.5/6 with DNxHD

Postby Violet10 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:03 am

E-PL2 to Avid DNxHD-Edit Olympus E-PL2 AVI in Avid Media Composer(AMC) natively via DNxHD MOV format

Summary: Follow this article bwlow you will know how to import Olympus E-PL2 videos to Avid Media Composer best supported DNXHD codec with Pavtube Avid DNxHD Converter

The PEN E-PL2 is the fourth generation of the award-winning and pioneering Olympus PEN family of compact interchangeable lens digital cameras and continues the PEN family's legacy of simple design, intuitive interface and Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) image quality.
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HD movies Made Easy

Recording HD movies with the E-PL2 is simple thanks to an easy-to-reach one-touch record button on the back of the camera body. If you're about to snap a photo and you realize a video would capture the spirit of the scene even better, simply press the record button and instantly you're capturing videos! Easily toggle back and forth between capturing stills and video by using your index finger to press the shutter button or your thumb to press the red record button. Having the ability to shoot still images and videos opens up a world of imaging possibilities.

Easy way to import E-PL2 videos to Avid Media Composer

You may like to import E-PL2 projects to Avid media composer for editing. But you will encounter importing problems as the Avid can’t import Olympus E-PL2 recorded AVI video, the codec is not friendly to AMC for editing, on Avid official website, it recommends DNxHD codec for editing, and DNxHD codec is the first choice.

In order to edit your Olympus E-PL2 AVI in Avid smoothly, you should transcode AVI to DNXHD codec, which is best supported by Avid.

Pavtube HD converter for Mac is the tool that can deal nearly all kinds of AVI videos, it can convert Olympus E-PL2 AVI files for Avid Media Composer 5.5 on Mac, that is to convert AVI video to DNXHD codec MOV format, and then you can edit Olympus E-PL2 AVI files smoothly in Avid MC 5/5.5/6 with this workflow to Avid. It also supports converting Olympus AVI to FCP, or encoding Olympus AVI to iMovie, etc. Just take a look at the brief guide below.

1.Download Pavtube Mac Olympus AVI to Avid Converter, follow the prompts to install the program. Click "Add" to load Olympus E-PL2 AVI video files or directly drag the files into file list.
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2.And then click "Format" bar to choose Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNXHD (*.mov), this format is best presetted for Avid Media Composer editing.
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3."Settings" button in the main interface is very useful for you to customize the Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.
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4.After these, you can click "Convert" to start to convert Olympus E-PL2 to Avid Media Composer DNXHD codec for native editing.

Tip: If you want to convert DVD and Blu-ray videos, you can try iMedia converter for Mac, this product is an all in one software which can handle AVI, common video, DVD and Blu-ray videos, which is more powerful.

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