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How to Import DVD into iMovie on Mac?

Want to play your favorite DVD videos on iPod Touch player? Want to view wonderful DVD movies on your BlackBerry phone? Want to play DVD with QuickTime player on Mac? iMovie is an ideal vdieo editing software application for Mac users and iMovie owners. You import some videos into iMovie on Mac, iMovie enables you make your own videos. But some times you have some DVD movies and want to import DVD into iMovie on Mac for editing.

 

If you want to import DVD into imovie on mac and edit DVD in iMovie, you need to convert DVD to iMovie Mac supported formats firstly, then import DVD into imovie on mac. Here, we recommend iSkysoft DVD Ripper for Mac to help you to rip DVD to iMovie Mac supported video formats like MOV, MP4, etc. With this powerful Mac DVD to iMovie Converter, importing DVD to iMovie is not a problem any more. The best Mac DVD to iMovie Converter can rip DVD to both video and audio format, including MP4, AVI, MOV, M4V, 3GP, MPG, MPEG, FLV,MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, etc.

 

This guide will be divided into two part:

Part 1. How to import commercial DVD into iMovie on Mac

Part 2. How to import non-commercial DVD into iMovie on Mac

 

Now, download the Mac DVD to iMovie Converter free and follow the below steps to begin to import DVD into imovie on mac immediately!

 

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Part 1. How to Import Commercial DVD into iMovie on Mac?

Commercial DVD (VOB files) is not allowed to put into iMovie directly because of the format incompatibility and the protection. So to import DVD into imovie on mac, you need to rip and convert DVD to iMovie supported MP4 format with the DVD to iMovie Converter for Mac, then, follow the below steps!

 

Step 1: Free download and run the Mac DVD to iMovie Converter.

 

Step 2: Click "Load DVD" button to load your DVD you want to convert for iMovie, or you can choose "Load IFO" button to add all the IFO files and click "OK".

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Tips: After you add your movie, you can choose any titles or chapters that you want to convert by ticking the check boxes before them.


Step 3: You can choose to convert DVD with the entire movie, any chapter, or any segment of DVD, set output file name and click Format to choose "iMovie" as output format. You are also allowed to adjust video and audio setting.

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Step 4: After the whole settings, you can just click "Convert" button to start to import DVD into iMovie on Mac.
* Open iMovie and choose "File -> Import Movies" to import the converted video. And then you can edit the movie according to your needs.

 

Part 2. How to Import Non-Commercial DVD into iMovie on Mac


* Insert DVD.
* Open Disk Utility.
* Select the disk and then select "New Image". Save the disk image wherever is convenient, such as the desktop.
* Once the disk image is written, open iMovie.

*Mount the new disk image. A "Camera Detected, Scanning Contents" window will appear in iMovie, followed by an import window.

 

Now, you can import the DVD contents and start editing away.

 

Now, download this best Mac DVD to iMovie Converter and start importing DVD into iMovie on Mac at once!


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