Are you looking for a way to edit Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II 60p MOV files in Pinnacle Studio smoothly? If so, you are in the right place. This post explains a workaround to transcode E-M10 Mark II 60p MOV to DV AVI format for use in Pinnacle Studio without hassles.
Having trouble with OM-D E-M10 Mark II 60p MOV files in Pinnacle 16
“Hi, there, Has anybody successfully worked with their Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II 1920×1080 60p MOV footage in Pinnacle Studio? I have had trouble with E-M10 Mark II Full HD 60p MOV files in Pinnacle 16 ultimate. I have complained to Pinnacle tech on several occasions without success. If anyone has found an answer to this specific problem I would like to know of it. Thanks in advance.”
Olympus has released the fifth model in its OM-D camera series, the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II system camera, which combines some of the key features from the OM-D E-M1 and E-M5 Mark II. If for whatever reason you are having issues editing E-M10 Mark II 60p MOV footage in Pinnacle Studio, we would recommend transcoding the footage to an intermediate format prior, such as DV AVI format, which Pinnacle will recognize and handle well.
To get access to file conversion, third party converter software is required. Considering the ease of use and excellent output quality, we would recommend HD Video Converter – a converter app that is able to recognize a wide variety of file formats as input, such as H.264 MO4, XF-AVC, XAVC, XAVC S, XDCAM, XDCAM HD, XDCAM EX, AVCHD, ProRes .mov, DNxHD .mov, MXF, MOV, MP4, and more.
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How can I get Pinnacle Studio to recognize E-M10 Mark II 60p MOV video files?
To make Pinnacle Studio work with E-M10 Mark II 60p MOV video files, you require a simple H.264 MOV to DV AVI conversion. Follow these steps:
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter as a professional E-M10 Mark II MOV to Pinnacle Studio Converter. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load source video to it.
Step 2: Select DV AVI as output format for Pinnacle Studio.
Click ‘Profile’ list to select ‘DV AVI NTSC Video (*.avi)’ or ‘DV AVI PAL Video (*.avi)’ as output format depending on your source video mode.
In case that you don’t know which DV format is best suited for Pinnacle Studio, you can switch to ‘HD AVI’ format under ‘HD Video’ column. This format can also work in Pinnacle with good quality.
Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
Step 3: Adjust video and audio settings (Optional)
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.
Step 4: Click ‘Convert’ to start E-M10 Mark II 60p MOV video to AVI conversion for Pinnacle Studio.
Step 5: Click ‘Open Folder’ to get generated DV AVI or HD AVI files for using in Pinnacle Studio with optimum performance.
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