Ripping DVD to iMovie 11/10 on Mac Yosemite with AIC MOV editing format

In order to make a DVD directly playable and editable in iMovie program, this guide will show you how to rip convert DVD movies to iMovie fully compatible format.

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It's a great fun if you have a pretty large DVD collection for sharing with your friends or familiars. When you have the digital copies of these movies saved on your hard drive or personal server, you may also like to edit DVDs in iMovie, or other nonlinear editing programs.

iMovie requires you to load media into the project so that you can further edit them. The files you import may come with different codec and formats. However, the program doesn't recognize all the files but limited to a few compatible formats. iMovie only supports MPEG-2, AVCHD, DV-Standard, HDV (High Definition Video), QuickTime Movie and MEPG-4 formats while DVD is not supported.So how to import DVD movies to iMovie with the editable video formats.

The easy option is to rip and convert DVD files to iMovie supported video format first.

To make an easy and effective DVD to iMovie conversion task, Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac will give you a big hand.

It is a powerful DVD ripper, converter, editor and player. It offers an optimized iMovie preset for easy access. With it, you can easily rip and convert DVD to Apple Intermediate Codec .MOV, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with iMovie. The all-in-one toolkit can also rip DVD disc, convert DVD VIDEO_TS folder, ISO/IFO files to all popular video format like AVI, MKV, VOB, WMV, FLV, etc. for convenient editing and playing on Mac OS X (Mavericks and Yosemite included). Besides, this program also supports some video editing functions. With these functions, you can crop the frame size, add watermark, load subtitle, merge several videos into one file, etc. Just follow the guideline below, you can convert and import DVD movies to iMovie easily and successfully.

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How to convert DVD movies for iMovie (iMovie 11) on Mac OS X (Yosemite)
Tips: The following paragraphs are written down for assisting you to finish the DVD to iMovie conversion step by step, all commercial encrypted DVD or homemade unencrypted DVD are supported to be ripped off.

STEP 1. Load DVD movies
Insert the DVD disc into your Mac's DVD drive and click Import DVD icon to load the DVD movies. Or simply drag the DVD disc icon on the desktop to the program. Loaded DVD movies can be previewed in the right preview window and you're free to take snapshots of your favorite DVD movies. In addition, you can select the subtitle and audio track as you like.

STEP 2. Select output format

Next, choose an output format for iMovie. Click the Format icon to open the format list. Then select iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov), as the output format to get videos with optimized settings for iMovie.

Tip: If you want to customize the profile, you can click settings to use the parameters you want.

STEP 3. Start conversion

When all the settings are fine, click the Convert button to start converting your DVD movies to optimized AIC .mov video files for iMovie. When then conversion completes, click the Open button to get the ripped video files. Launch iMovie and click File > Import > Movies to import the converted videos to iMovie for further editing. Just create your masterpiece with joy!

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