Media Composer, frequently referred to as "The Avid" is wildly used for professional film and video editing. If you want to import footage on a DVD to Avid Media Composer for editing, you'll be disppointed. In fact, Avid MC does not support handling DVD project. To add DVD movies to Avid Media Composer, you'll need to convert DVD files to Avid compatible video format first. In this article, you will learn how to easily rip and import DVD to Avid MC.
To finish the task, here the best DVD Ripper for Mac from EaseFab is highly recommended. With it, you can easily rip videos from DVD to Avid native editing-friendly format - DNxHD - ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Media Composer. What's more, it also supports converting DVD to any video and audio formats that are compatible with QuickTime, iTunes, Real player, Apple devices, such as MOV, MP4, M4V, AVI, MPG, MPEG-4. The equivalent Windows version is EaseFab DVD Ripper for Windows (Windows 8/8.1 compatible). Below is the detailed guides on how to convert DVD to Avid supported format.
Download the DVD to Avid Converter:
Step 1. Load your DVD movies
Insert the DVD disc into your DVD drive and click the Load DVD button to load the DVD files. Alternatively, you can hit "IFO/ISO" button to import IFO and ISO files. In a minute, your DVD files will be listed at the main panel.
Step 2. Choose DNxHD as the output format
Next, choose an output format for Avid. Click the Profile bar to open the format list. Then go to "Editing Software" and select "DNxHD" as the output format to get videos with optimized settings for Media Composer.
Step 3. Start DVD to Avid DNxHD conversion
When the settings are done, click the Convert button to start conversion. And then the Mac DVD Ripper will automatically start to rip DVD videos for Avid Media Composer on Mac.
That's all. When the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" to locate the file in your hard drive and simply import the converted DVD to Avid Media Composer for editing.