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How to Convert video and DVD to DV for DVD Studio Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie?

This is a tutorial on how to convert video and DVD to DV for DVD Studio Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie.
Here are 2 parts:

Part 1, How to convert DVD to DV on Mac?

Part 2, How to convert videos such FLV to DVD on Mac?

 

Part 1, How to convert DVD to DV on Mac?

Software you need:
iSkysoft DVD Ripper for Mac ($39, free try)

Intel Version
Power PC Version

MPEG Streamclip (Free)

Step 1, Rip DVD to formats that are compatible with MPEG Streamclip

Many free Mac DVD Rippers don't support ripping encrypted DVD. We recommend you iSkysoft DVD Ripper for Mac (Intel Version, PPC Version) which can rip encrypted DVD to many other video formats such as MP4, FLV, MOV etc.
MPEG Streamclip Supports the following input formats: MPEG, VOB, PS, M2P, MOD, VRO, DAT, MOV, DV, AVI, MP4, TS, M2T, MMV, REC, VID, AUD, AVR, VDR, PVR, TP0, TOD, M2V, M1V, MPV, AIFF, M1A, MP2, MPA, AC3.
You need to use DVD Ripper for Mac to rip DVD to any video formats such as MP4, MOV compatible with MPEG Streamclip. After conversion, you can find the converted files in the output folder.

>>Here is a tutorial on how to use DVD Ripper for Mac.

 

Step 2, use MPEG Streamclip to convert videos to DV

Click 'File'>'Open Flies' to Open the converted files in the output folder.

Click 'File'>'Export to DV' to convert videos to DV.

That’s all.
Now you have converted DVD to DV on Mac. Then you can put the DV to DVD Studio Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie to edit.

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Part 2, How to convert videos such as FLV to DV on Mac?

Software you need:
iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac ($35, free try)

Intel Version
Power PC Version

MPEG Streamclip (Free)

Step 1, Convert videos to the formats compatible with MPEG Streamclip (Optional)

MPEG Streamclip Supports input formats: MPEG, VOB, PS, M2P, MOD, VRO, DAT, MOV, DV, AVI, MP4, TS, M2T, MMV, REC, VID, AUD, AVR, VDR, PVR, TP0, TOD, M2V, M1V, MPV, AIFF, M1A, MP2, MPA, AC3.

If your videos such as FLV, ASF, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, XVID are not the above formats, you need to use Video Converter for Mac to convert your videos to MPEG Streamclip format.

Here is a tutorial on how to use Video Converter for Mac.

If your videos are compatible with MPEG Streamclip, please go to step 2.

Step 2, use MPEG Streamclip to convert videos to DV on Mac

Click “File”>”Open Flies” to Open the converted files in the output folder.

Click “File”>”Export to DV” to convert videos to DV.

That’s all. Now you have converted DVD to DV on Mac.
Then you can put the DV to DVD Studio Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie to edit.

 

Note: If you want to convert DV to DVD on Mac, Please follow this guide: How to convert all sorts of movies(AVI, MOV, TS, M2TS, DV videos, etc.) to DVD on Mac OS X?

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