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DVD Avid Help! Import DVD to Avid MC for Editing DVD in Avid Media Composer

How to import DVD clips to Avid Media Composer for natively editing on Mac and Windows? From this article you will know more information about the DVD video with Avid Media Composer, and you can get the best way to convert DVD to Avid Media Composer best supported DNxHD codec for native editing. Read on to learn details.

“I’m using Avid media composer 8.0, can anyone help me with importing DVD movies files? I have a 1 hour of shootings, when import DVD to Avid Media Composer, I found the recording is not supported by Avid. Any suggestions?”

Avid Supported File Import Formats:
Stills: All common graphic file formats including .TGA, .TIF, .PSD, .G, .DKO, .VPB
Clips (optional): QuickTime movie files, .DV, .TNF, .AVI, .MP2 + .WAV, and sequential .TGA or .TIF files

As far as we know, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and other editing programs are usually meant for people who edit proper footage, is not for people editing DVD videos. So, if you want to edit the collected DVDs in Avid Media Composer for sharing, posting or playing, then you need a DVD to Avid Converter.

Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac is a professional yet easy-to-use DVD to DNxHD Converter on Mac OS X which not only can convert DVD clips to Avid editable videos, but also provide simple video editing functions for you. The Mac DVD ripper can also encode DVD files to ProRes, Apple InterMediate Codec, MPEG-2 for editing in Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. If you meet the DVD video in Avid MC issues on PC, get the equivalent Windows version DVD ripping software. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

Download DVD to Avid MC Converter:


If you wanna to convert Blu-ray movie files to editable with Avid MC, 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 VOB , WMV, M4V, MP4 , FLV files to Avid Media Composer supported video format, 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.

Convert DVD files to DNxHD format for Avid MC editing

Note that this guide takes DVD to Avid conversion on Mac for example. The way to rip DVD to Media Composer in Windows (Windows 10 compatible) is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version.

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.

2. Select output format

Click on "Format", and select output format from the drop-down list. Follow "Avid Media Composer" > Avid DHxHD (*.mov)". If the default settings do not fit your needs, you can click "Settings" button to adjust audio and video parameters as you like.

3. Start converting DVD to Avid DNxHD

Click "Convert" button and the DVD files will be converted to DNxHD MOV immediately. Soon after the conversion, just click "Open" button to get the generated files for editing in Avid Media Composer perfectly.

Additional Tips:

As we mentioned above, this versatile DVD to Avid Media Composer Converter is not only professionalized in ripping DVD to Avid, but also can aid you to convert DVD to FCP, iMovie, FCE, Premiere Pro and more NLEs. If you want to edit DVD clips in Final Cut Pro, you just need to choose the "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format in the second step; For iMovie, choose "iMovie -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)" as output; For Adobe Premiere Pro, choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output.

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