Avid Media Composer is one of the most popular video editing tools on Windows PC or Mac OS X with which you can make a home video or create a movie project for showreel of TV commercials. For those who want to import Blu-ray or DVD to Avid MC for Showreel, it isn’t without hiccups because Avid Media Composer does not support BD/DVD ingesting or editing. Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix this problem.
Since both Avid MC work best with clips in DNxHD encoded MOV format, the easy workaround to import your Blu-ray or DVD movie files to Avid MC is to convert Blu-ray/DVD to Avid MC compatible video with a Blu-ray/DVD converter software. To get the work done, The newly upgraded Pavtube BDMagic will be a great helper.
Overall, it enables you to easily rip and convert Blu-ray and DVD to Avid friendly video format and ingest your converted Blu-ray/DVD movie for editing on it in one fell swoop. With a much-needed injection of new features like Blu-ray to H.265 encoding and overhauled interface, you will surely enjoy an easy but brand new BD/DVD ripping experience with it. The mac version is here.
Free download the right version and see how below about converting Blu-ray and DVD to Avid MC format in only a few clicks.
Guide to Rip and Import Blu-ray/DVD to Avid Media Composer for Showreel
Step 1. Load Blu-ray/DVD movies
Install and run the Blu-ray/DVD to Avid Converter; load the Blu-ray and DVD movie from your disc drive. Alternatively, you can hit “Load IFO/ISO” button to import ISO or IFO files.
Step 2. Select output format
Click “Format” bar and choose Avid DNxHD 720p(*.mov) or Avid DNxHD 1080p(*.mov) as output format from the “Avid Media Composer” category.
Step 3. Now the most important step to get DNxHD file in best quality.
Click the “Settings” icon (next to “Format”), set bitrate to get high quality. The higher bitrate you choose, the larger file size and better video quality will be. Also you can free change other settings like frame rate, audio sample rate, channels, etc. here.
Step 4. Start the Blu-ray/DVD to Avid Conversion
After finish the above steps, start ripping Blu-ray and DVD to DNxHD by clicking Convert button. After the conversion, open Avid Media Composer; choose Import from File menu, and select files or file folder to navigate to the output files. Click “Open” to import Blu-ray/DVD to Avid Media Composer. Now, You can edit your treasured Blu-ray and DVD videos within Avid MC freely for Showreel as you like. Just enjoy your movie making.
P.S. Pavtube BDMagic offers optimized BD/DVD video editing functions, empowering user to crop video file size, trim video segment, merge video files and so on to realize different needs. Moreover, this Blu-ray/DVD Converter can also help you convert Blu-ray/DVD to all other popular video formats like AVI, MOV, MKV, WMV, FLV, MPG, etc. for playing and sharing on iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Google Nexus, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Surface devices, YouTube, Facebook, etc. bypassing the Blu-ray/DVD copy protection.