PowerDirector is a remarkably easy to use non-linear video editing software that can make video editing accessible to creators of all skill levels. If you decide to import and edit your favorite Blu-ray movies into PowerDirector, you have come in the right place. This tutorial will share an easy method to walk you through Ripping and Importing Blu-ray movies into PowerDirector for Editing.
From Cyberlink Official Website, we have known that it natively supports video/audio formats as below:
- Video: DivX (if preinstalled), HD MPEG-2, DVR-MS, DV-AVI, DAT, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, VOB, VRO, ASF, WMV, WMV HD, MOV, MOD, TOD AVCHD, MPEG-4, AVC (H.264), .ts, .mts, .m2ts, WTV (single channel), 3D/Progressive, XAVC-S and H.265, etc.
- Audio: MP3, WAV, WMA.
In order to import Blu-ray movies into PowerDirector for editing, you’d better rip and convert Blu-rays to PowerDirector compatible formats as above via a third Party Blu-ray ripper. The process can be done effortlessly with the help of Brorsoft Blu-ray ripper, which in not only good at ripping any (protected) Blu-rays to PowerDirector compatible formats in fast speed while keep its original video quality, but also has customized settings like DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, and other non-linear video editing software. For Mac users, please turn to Brorsoft Blu-ray ripper for Mac.
Free download Blu-ray to PowerDirector ripper
Guide: Rip Blu-rays to PowerDirector compatible formats for Editing with ease
Windows Version Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper taken as example, Mac share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.
Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies
Install and launch the best Blu-ray to PowerDirector ripper, click “Load disc” button to load your Blu-ray movies to this program.
Step 2. Select output format
Go to “Format” drop-down menu, and select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” > “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)”, “MOV(AVC) (*.mov), “WMV(VC-1) (*.wmv)” as output format for PowerDirector.
Or you can choose other formats according to your devices.
Tip: Click the “Settings” icon, you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel for your output videos.
Step 3. Start ripping Blu-rays for PowerDirector
With all settings, click Convert button to rip Blu-rays to MPEG-2/MOV/WMV formats for PowerDirector.
Once the conversion is finished, you can get the videos highly compatible with PowerDirector 10/11/12/13/14/15.
Now open your PowerDirector, then import and edit the converted Blu-ray movies on powerdirector just fine.
If you not only wanna rip Blu-rays, but also intend to convert DVDs or HD Videos such as 4K XAVC/XAVC-S, MXF, MTS, MKV, WMV, MOV, M4V, AVI videos for editing in PowerDirector, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice.