Since DVD is not supported by Premiere Pro, in order to edit DVD videos in Premiere Pro CS6/CS5 or CC7, you need to convert DVD videos to Premiere compatible format on Mac first before transferring the files to Premiere.
There’s no denying that Adobe Premiere Pro can do everything the professional video editor needs. And its easy integration with After Effects and Photoshop are definite boons. However, when you import DVD video files such as DVD VOB , Video_TS, ISO into Premiere Pro, you may come across lots of problems, such as nothing shows up on the screen, or there is only image or you only get sound in Premiere Pro, and most video editing software doesn’t support DVD importing.
We have made some searches ,and found that the Adobe Premiere Pro can edit the file formats of .mpeg2, .mov, etc. So, ripping DVD file to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro editing is a best choice.
To convert DVD movies to Premiere Pro, Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac will be a great help. As a Mac friendly program, its user-friendly interface and powerful capacity is suitable for both novice and pro alike Mac users. You can choose to rip one title or the entire DVD to MPEG-2 favored by Premiere Pro on Mac (including 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). Plus, you can also trim, crop, add effect and merge files. This Mac DVD to Premiere Converter allows you to customize resolution, frame rate, bit rate for video, you can just keep the highest setting to get the ideal output effect. For Windows users, get the equivalent Windows version Brorsoft DVD Ripper. Now download the software and follow the guide below to complete your task.
Download the DVD to Premiere Pro Converter:
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Step 1. Load DVD movies
After downloading, install and run the program. As you can see, you can add the DVD movies you want to rip by clicking the “DVD disc” button on the main interface.
Step 2: Choose Premiere Pro preferred format
Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.
Tip -Profile Settings: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
Step 3: Start conversion
Click “Convert” button to start convert DVD to MPG/MOV/WMV for importing to Premiere Pro CS5/CS6. When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files.
Step 4: Import converted DVD files into Premiere Pro
You’re now ready to get the result files into Adobe Premiere Pro to do further editing. Launch Premiere Pro on your Mac, choose “File > Import to import any file. If you prefer to use keyboard shortcuts, press Command+I to open the standard Import dialog.
P.S. If you also have some Blu-ray, HD videos for conversion to play on your computer or portable devices like iPhone, iPod Touch, Google Nexus 10/7, Kindle Fire HD, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3/4, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Transformer Infinity TF700, etc at the same saving time and effort, the all-in-one iMedia Converter Mac program will be a nice choice for you. If you are running a Windows computer, Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate is the alternative.
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