Working Olympus XZ-2 MOV in Pinnacle Studio

The Olympus Stylus XZ-2 iHS features a great f1.8-2.5 lens, excellent photo quality and shooting options, and a well-designed body that’s solidly constructed. The XZ-2’s video quality and features are good. The 1080p video quality records at a respectably high 18Mbps bit. However, when I turn to Pinnacle Studio to have edit, the software can’t the output H.264 MOV footage. It seems to be hard for editing Olympus XZ-2 MOV in Pinnacle Studio. I have read around and I’m not the only one having difficulty importing video from Olympus XZ-2 to Pinnacle Studio.

Fortunately, I’ve found out a straightforward fix is to convert Olympus XZ-2video to Pinnacle much more compatible format like MPEG-2. I’ve had the big success in this try. If you are facing the similar issues with your Olympus XZ-2, check out the solution below.

Download and install the app Brorsoft Video Converter

It is an easy-to-use MOV converter for you, which can help you change MOV into a different format like MPEG-2, AVI with least quality loss. You should then be able to import the new file into Pinnacle Studio with smooth editing without any trouble. It enables you to play, edit Olympus XZ-2 MOV with Pinnacle Studio 9/11/12/14/16 easily.

Below is a step-by-step guide on how to convert Canon Olympus XZ-2 MOV to MPEG-2 for Pinnacle Studio editing on Windows(Windows 8)

Step 1: Add videos to the program

Launch this MOV to Pinnacle Studio Converter. Import Olympus XZ-2 footage to the converter. You can join several video clips together by checking the “Merge into one file” box.

Step 2: Choose Pinnacle Studio preferred format

Click “Format” bar and choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu. Of course, you can also choose AVI, MP4, WMV from “Common Video” as the output format.

Tip: If need, you can click “settings” to customize the output parameters, adjust the resolution, bitrate for easy editing with Pinnacle.

Step 3:  Start Olympus XZ-2 to Pinnacle conversion

Click “Convert” button to start transcoding Olympus XZ-2 MOV video to MPG for importing to Pinnacle Studio.

You’re done. Now your Olympus MOV files will be converted into MPG files ready to be imported to Pinnacle Studio 9/11/12/14/16 beautifully.

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