How to Import and Edit Blu-ray Movies on iMovie on Mac

This article give you the step by step guide to rip the Blu-ray to iMovie comaptaile format and then you can import and edit the Blu-ray movies on iMovie on Mac as you like.

iMovie is a basic and functional editor for Mac user, enable user to create their own movies as they like. If you have ever want to import your favorite Blu-ray clips to iMovie for editing?

This is not an difficult task as long as you rip the movies out of the physical disc, and convert them to iMovie accepted video codec and format. The below sheet lists out iMovie supported video format:

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Here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac can be of great help in importing Blu-ray movies to iMovie on Mac. It will help you convert Blu-ray video to iMovie highly compatible Apple InterMediate Codec .mov without losing any video quality.

Besides, this software can even convert Blu-ray and DVD to any other formats like MP4, AVI, VOB, FLV, M4V, WMV, etc for different use.

How to rip Blu-ray to iMovie compatible format

The trail-before-purchase version availabel for you, the watermark is the only limitation between the trial version and full version.

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STEP 1. Load DVD movies

Insert the Blu-ray disc into your Blu-ray drive and click Import Blu-ray icon to load the Blu-ray movies.

Or simply drag the Blu-ray disc icon on the desktop to the program.

In addition, you can select the subtitle and audio track as you like.

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STEP 2. Select output format

Next, choose an output format for iMovie.

Click the Format icon to open the format list. Then select iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov), as the output format to get videos with optimized settings for iMovie.

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Tip: If you want to customize the profile, you can click settings to use the parameters you want.

STEP 3. Start conversion

When all the settings are fine, click the “Convert” button to start converting your Blu-ray movies to optimized AIC .mov video files for iMovie.

When then conversion completes, click the Open button to get the ripped video files.

Launch iMovie and click File > Import > Movies to import the converted videos to iMovie for further editing. Just create your masterpiece with joy!

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