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How to Import DVD to iMovie 11/08/09?

  • iMovie (iMovie 11) is well-known as an easy-to-use video clip editing and acquisition tool for Mac users. It enables you to change your video clips into eye-catching movies in clicks! No wonder a lot of people would like to import DVD to iMovie for further editing. Unfortunately, when you wish to copy DVD to iMovie, you will discover that the DVD files grey out. Why? That is certainly due to the fact iMovie only supports MPEG-2, AVCHD, DV-Standard, HDV (High Definition Video), QuickTime Movie and MEPG-4 formats while DVD is not supported.

    In order to convert DVD movies to iMovie for editing, you will have to convert DVD to iMovie compatible video formats first. Right here the best DVD ripper Mac from iSkysoft is highly recommended to assist you to rip videos from DVD for iMovie in Mac OS X (including Mountain Lion) in just 3 steps. After the conversion, you are able to edit your own files in iMovie without any troubles. First of all, download the program and after that follow the steps below to complete the conversion.


    How to convert DVD movies for editing in iMovie (iMovie 11)

    Step 1. Load your DVD movies
    Insert the DVD disc into your DVD drive and drag the disc icon through the desktop towards the program to load the DVD files. On the other hand, you are able to click on File > Load DVD to locate and add the DVD movies you would like to convert.
    import DVD to iMovie - main screenshot

    Step 2. Select iMovie as the outcome format and begin the conversion
    Click on the file format icon on the right of each item to spread out the format list and head to Apple Software and you may see iMovie. Click on it to set it as the outcome video format for converting your DVD files to videos along with optimized settings for iMovie (iMovie 11). After all the settings is OK, click on the Convert button to begin converting DVD to iMovie supported video format. For several minutes later, you will get the converted videos.
    copy DVD to iMovie - output
    Besides converting DVDs for iMovie, this DVD ripper for Mac OS also can assist you to convert DVD to Final Cut Pro, iDVD, etc. or even directly convert your DVD movies to the file format for the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and more.

    Step 3. Import DVD to iMovie
    Now launch iMovie and click on File > Import > Movies to import the converted videos to iMovie for further editing. Just make your masterpiece with joy!
    DVD to iMovie - output

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