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OLYMPUS Master 2 Tips
OLYMPUS Master 2 Tips

Let your photos spring to life with OLYMPUS Master 2® software

OLYMPUS Master 2® is an image editing software application that lets you easily transfer, browse, edit, and organize your digital photos. Using a variety of functions, Master helps you search for images in albums — or via a calendar — so you can quickly browse, edit and print. Don’t have OLYMPUS Master 2? Download it now.

Get Off To A Quick Start:

The first time you start OLYMPUS Master 2 you’ll see the Quick Start Guide. The Guide combines pictures and text to provide a series of helpful walkthroughs for some of the more common things you’ll want to do with OLYMPUS Master 2 — like transferring and browsing images, viewing slideshows, printing, editing and more.

Personalize It:

From the Options menu you can change start-up settings, choose a skin, or even tweak various color management and file formatting options.

The Nuts and Bolts:

So, what’s different about OLYMPUS Master 2?

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  • It’s Windows Vista compatible!
  • Create an album or album group to organize images or movies by theme.
  • Easily access your photos straight from an OLYMPUS Master 2 folder inside your "My Pictures" folder (Windows) or “Photos” folder (Mac) by default. No more searching through complicated file structures — you’ll find your photos in a snap.
  • The built-in RSS Reader lets you save the URLs of your favorite RSS channels; get instant access to photography or technology news and information, for example. To activate this feature, hit the “Settings” button in the “Web Information” right-hand toolbar, and simply add your favorite channels.
OLYMPUS Master Download Camera Templates:

OLYMPUS Master 2 allows you to download new camera templates via the Internet and add them to your camera. What are camera templates? Templates are like virtual picture frames that you can add to your photos, right in your camera. However, not all cameras support this feature.

Transferring Your Photos:

There's no need to feel intimidated when it's time to transfer images to your computer, Olympus digital cameras make uploading easy. OLYMPUS Master 2 will help you transfer, store, and organize images.

View detailed instruction for transfering your photos with OLYMPUS Master 2 (PDF).

Getting Started with Basic Image Editing:

Learn the basics of "cleaning" up your images — from cropping for more striking images to brightening if the light wasn't just quite right.

Get started with basic image editing in OLYMPUS Master 2.

Advanced Users:

In addition to basic functions like those listed above, OLYMPUS Master 2 also has a number of great editing functions for advanced users. Learn how to use functions like Tone Curve, Gamma Adjustment, Color Balance, Distortion Correction, and editing Olympus RAW files.

Learn more about the advanced functions of OLYMPUS Master 2.

Sharing your Photos with OLYMPUS Master:

If you want to share your images via email, post to a web site, or burn them to a CD or DVD, following these instructions will provide the best results.

Learn about resizing your photos with OLYMPUS Master 2 for email or the web.
Read these instructions about how to burn your photos to a CD or DVD with OLYMPUS Master 2.

Why You Still Need OLYMPUS Master OLYMPUS Master

Already have an image editing program? You’ll still want to install OLYMPUS Master 2. OLYMPUS Master 2 has important features for camera owners of all experience levels. Firmware updates and adding additional languages to your camera are handled exclusively through OLYMPUS Master. For detailed instructions on how to update the camera's firmware, click here.

Own an E-System or SP camera? Use OLYMPUS Master to process your RAW files – even if your favorite image editing software or operating system doesn’t yet have support. If your camera has Art Filters you’ll enjoy an added benefit. RAW files from Olympus E-System cameras that have the Art Filters feature can also be processed with Art Filters in OLYMPUS Master 2 – even if you didn’t apply the Art Filter when you first took the shot! To learn more about Art Filters, click here.