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Olympus E-PL3 reviews, way to import E-PL3 AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Pro

The Olympus E-PL3 combines a small physical size with a lots of external control points in a stylish, attractive body. Among the traits it inherits from its predecessor, the E-PL2, are in-camera raw conversion, a nice selection of art filters and of course Olympus' eminently customizable camera and menu options. Welcome additions range from the cosmetic, in the form of a more contemporary menu design, to the functional, with a tilting rear LCD screen, AF assist lamp and Full HD video capture.


Conclusion - Pros

Very good low ISO image quality and resolution

Fast and responsive operation

Fast, accurate autofocus

Full HD AVCHD video

Attractive styling and solid, metal construction

A high number of external controls for its body size

Tilt-screen LCD

AF assist lamp

In-camera Raw edit capability

High degree of camera and menu customization

Art filters offer fun, creative effects with numerous variants

Conclusion - Cons

High ISO noise performance lagging behind competitors' newer sensors

Overly aggressive default noise filter setting for JPEG output

Digital IS for video capture can introduce unnatural-looking footage

Size and positioning of control dial makes its use somewhat awkward

Lack of a hand grip makes for a less comfortable handling experience

16x9 format LCD is less than ideal for viewing 4:3 still images

Use of clip-on flash precludes use of an EVF or any other accessory port item

No live view in continuous shooting mode

No touchscreen interface

No orientation sensor means you have to manually rotate images shot in portrait orientation

Complex menu system (for its target audience)

Movie mode preview is inaccurate (camera crops-in when you press the record button)


How to Import Olympus E-PL3 AVCHD to Premiere ?

Many Olympus users may have encountered import Olympus AVCHD files to premiere problem, Olympus, Sony and Panasonic cameras and camcorders recorded videos many are in AVCHD format, this format is well to record video data, but it's not compatible with so many editing software, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, you can't edit Olympus E-PL3 AVCHD in premiere smoothly due to the format and codec.

What's the best format for use in Premiere on windows? The best format is WMV format, it's the best compatible format on Windows platform, now follow the way to transcode Olympus E-PL3 AVCHD to WMV format for Adobe Premiere

Step 1.Download Pavtube MTS/M2TS Video Converter and load AVCHD files from Olympus E-PL3

This is an excellent Olympus E-PL3 MTS converter for Adobe Premiere. Install and run it. After that , click "File">"Add Video/Audio" to load your files, while "Add from folder" will save your time if you have your files all in one folder.


Step 2.Click format bar to choose "WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)" as your output format

Here is one preset for your Adobe Premiere Pro to choose which will free you from confused situation that you don't know which format or parameters you could go for.


Step 3.You can click settings button to adjust output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc.

Or if you just want to keep the original quality, you can choose to leave the default settings here.


Step 4.Click convert button in the main interface to start converting Olympus E-PL3 AVCHD files to WMV format.

Pavtube Olympus AVCHD MTS Converter for Adobe Premiere can convert Olympus E-PL3 AVCHD files at a fast speed, video and audio synchronization are perfect guaranteed. If you also need to convert DVD and Blu-ray movies, you can try video converter ultimate, it's all in one converter that can handle all the videos.

For more guides and tips like editing, playing , DVD burning, please visit MTS column on Pavtube website, or you can read Olympus video to FCP guide to learn more solutions.

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