How to Convert DVD Clips for Editing with VideoPad?


Q: “I’d like edit some clips from my DVD disc in VideoPad, but I don’t know how to copy the movies from DVD disc and make them edit-friendly with VideoPad? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance!”

VideoPad Video Editor may be quite simple at first sight, but it’s a great choice for video editing beginners. It supports various video formats like: avi, wmv, mpv, divx and DV camcorder, VHS, webcam videos. The question is how can you edit DVD clips in VideoPad? If you have no idea, read this tutorial to get some hints.

DVDs are used in DVD-Video consumer digital video format and in DVD-Audio consumer digital audio format as well as for authoring DVD discs written in a special AVCHD format to hold high definition material. Most of them are copy protected by CSS, Macrovision, region codes, etc. copy protections. In order to import DVD clips to VideoPad, you’ll need to remove DVD copy protection and convert DVD clips to VideoPad friendly formats first.

To do the job, Brorsoft DVD Ripper (Win /Mac) is highly recommended here. With it, you can quickly and easily remove DVD copy protection and rip/convert DVD to VideoPad compatible DivX .avi (preferred) and other formats without losing quality. Besides, you can also convert DVD to an edit-friendly format for Pinnacle StudioPowerDirectorSony Vegas ProWindows Movie Maker, and more NLE editing software.

Free download DVD to VideoPad Converter:

dvd-ripper-for-windows-trail dvd-ripper-for-mac-trail

Step-by-step to Convert DVD Clips to VideoPad For Editing

Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken as example, Mac share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Import DVD Movies

Install and run the best DVD to VideoPad converter, and click the “Load dics” button to load the DVD movies to the program.

Here, DVD Video_TS Folder, ISO image files are supported as well.


Step 2. Choose output format

Tap the Format drop-down menu and select DivX.avi as the output format from Common Video list. If you prefer high definition video, you can choose AVI HD Video(*.avi) from the HD Video list. Of course, you can choose other .wmv, .3gp, etc formats.


Tip: Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 3. Start Ripping DVD Clips

At last, tap the Convert icon to rip/convert DVD clips to VideoPad supported formats. DVD copy protection will be removed automatically.

When the conversion is complete, you can click Open button to locate the ripped files, then import and edit the converted DVD clips in VideoPad without hassle.


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