Work DVD Clips Editable with Avid MC 2018

Q: “Hi all, I’m looking for an efficient workflow for importing and editing my Disney DVD videos with Avid Media Composer. Any suggestions?”

Avid Media Composer is the most popular program used by professional Hollywood editors to create movies, TV shows, commercials, music videos and much more. When you choose Media Composer to edit a project, it’s a near certainty that you’ll be dealing with many different media types and file formats, as well as hundreds or thousands of individual bits of video footage and audio files. The point here is , when you try to import some DVD video clips to Avid MC 2018, you’ll be disappointed to find it doesn’t support the DVD disc format not method to the copy protected ones. Let’s get some clues in the following article.

In fact, Avid MC 2018 prefers video formats in QuickTime movie files, DNxHD .mov, .DV, .TNF, .AVI, .MP2 + .WAV, and sequential .TGA or .TIF, 2K, 4K, 5K film formats. The best solution to edit videos clips from DVD with Avid Media Composer 2018 is to rip/convert DVD clips to Avid MC 2018 natively supported formats via a third party DVD ripping tool.

To finish the task, we strongly advise Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac for you. With it, rip/convert any (protected) DVD to Premiere Pro CC 2018 edit-friendly formats without losing quality. Besides, this easy-to-use and professional DVD ripping tool also helps to convert DVD to more edit-friendly formats like: Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) for iMovie, ProRes for Final Cut Pro X, DNxHD for Avid MC and more to satisfy your different needs. For Windows users, get the equivalent Windows version Brorsoft DVD Ripper.

Free download DVD to Avid MC 2018 Converter:

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Steps to Convert DVD Clips to for Editing in Avid Media Composer 2018

Note: Anywhere from 15 to 30 GB of hard disk space is needed depending on what you’re ripping. DVD are big, and we’re going to rip the whole thing to our drive first, so depending on the movie you’re ripping and the quality you want in your final movie file, you’ll need a good amount of space.

Step 1. Add DVD movies

Install and run the DVD to Avid Converter, click “load disc” icon to draw into DVD movies you want to rip. Alternatively, you can hit “ISO/IFO” button to import ISO files.


Step 2. Set output format

Hit “Format” icon on the main interface and choose Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It ensures the best quality while working with the output files in Avid MC 2018.

Tips: If you like, you can click the “Settings” button to adjust the output video and audio parameters like bitrate, sample rate, resolution, size, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio volume, audio channel and more. 

Step 3. Start Ripping DVD

Finally, click the “Convert” button to convert DVD clips to DNxHD .mov for Avid MC 2018. Once finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MOV files effortlessly. Now, you have no hassle to import and edit the converted DVD clips with Avid Media Composer 2018 a breeze.


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