Camtasia DVD Tutorial – Open and Edit Video_TS/ISO/IFO/VOB files in Camtasia Studio 7/8

Now we share a simple guide on how to make DVD movie files (DVD ISO , IFO, Video_TS, Bup, VOB) compatible with Camtasia Studio for editing smoothly. Just read on to find the answer.

The following formats are able to be imported into Camtasia Studio for editing & production:

MP4 (AVC/h.264 at no more than 30 frames per second)
MOV (QuickTime for Windows must be installed for MOV import.) See here for more information.
MTS and M2TS files. (Version 8.4 and later) You will need the AC-3 Filter if running Windows 7 or Winodws 8.0.

If you have some videos from your DVD Discs and want to play them on Camtasia Studio7/8, you’d better convert the DVD video to Camtasia Studio friendly format first.

To rip DVD for editing in Camtasia Studio on Mac (OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Capitan and 10.12 macOS Sierra), Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac will be a great help. It has an optimized preset for Camtasia Studio for easy access. After the conversion, you can edit your DVD files in Camtasia Studio without any troubles. With a much-needed injection of new features and overhauled interface, you will surely enjoy an easy but brand new DVD ripping experience with this new Mac DVD ripper.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)


If you wanna to convert Blu-ray movies to Camtasia Studios, here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper (or Blu-ray Ripper for Mac ) is right for you. It is not only a Blu-ray Ripper, but also work well with DVDs, just like the Blu-ray Player can work with DVD disc well.

Besides DVD and Blu-ray , if you wanna to change some digital files such as MTS, MXF, 4K XAVC, XAVC-S , WMV, MP4, MOV , FLV, MKV files to editable in Camtasia Studio , the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. It is a yet professional all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and HD Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. What’s more, its deinterlacing function and merging, cropping, trimming, adding subtitles ability are what its many competitive products lack of. If you are Mac users, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac.

How to Convert DVD movies to WMV/AVI for editing in Camtasia Studio 8

Step 1. Load DVD movies

Install and run the Mac DVD to Camtasia Studio Converter; load the DVD movie from your Mac or DVD Driver. Alternatively, you can hit “IFO/ISO” button to import IFO files. In a minute, your DVD files will be listed at the main panel.

Step 2: Choose Camtasia Studio supported format

Click “Format” bar and then move your pointer HD Video or Common Video-> AVI or WMV as target format. Besides, you can also choose MPEG-2(*.mpg) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.

Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.

Step 3: Starting converting DVD files

Simply click the “Convert” button to start converting and everything else will be automated. If you have added quite a bunch of video files, it would take some time to convert. In such case, you can click Option and tick the box “Shut down the computer after conversion”.

You’re done. Now your DVD files will be converted into AVI/WMV files ready to be imported to Camtasia Studio beautifully.

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