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How to Import DVD to iMovie Free to Create Your Own Videos

When it comes to import DVD to iMovie for video editing, you might encounter Waterloo but nothing, for iMovie allows Mac, iPhone iPad users to edit their own home videos. But the video formats accepted by iMovie are limited, not all the formats can be edit in iMovie.

iMovie supports MPEG-2 and AVCHD, DV-Standard and HDV (High Definition Video), QuickTime MOV, MEPG-4 (click here to see the detailed iMovie supported video/audio formats). So it does seem that you can not import DVD to iMovie to edit directly. Importing DVD to iMovie becomes a problem to be solved. This article focuses on how to get DVD to iMovie for free on MacBook Air/Pro, iMac, Mac Mini and edit DVD in iMovie to create your own videos.

MacX Free DVD to iMovie Converter is a professional yet free DVD to iMove converter software for Mac (El capitan and macOS Sierra included) that can free convert DVD to iMovie with iMovie compatible format like MOV, M4V, MP4, H.264, and then import DVD into iMovie to edit with fast ripping speed and high video quality. Homemade or commercial DVDs are all supported!

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Warm Prompt: Ripping and converting DVD to iMovie for editing is suggested for personal use rather than commercial use. Please abide by your local or country DVD copyright protection law. Do Not do harm to others' interests. For more details, please refer to is it legal to rip DVDs >>

How to import DVD to iMovie free with Free DVD to iMovie Converter from MacXDVD

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Step 1. Add DVD Movie.
Prior to convert DVD to iMovie, free download the DVD to iMovie converter freeware and run this for Mac, then click "DVD Disc" to add DVD from DVD drive. Or you can click "DVD Path" to import DVD from DVD folder saved on your computer.

Step 2. Select Output Format: "MPEG-4 Movie (*mp4)".
After the DVD is imported, go to the "Output" area. Select the right format that can be supported by iMovie, such as MP4.

Note: This DVD to iMovie converter works as a professional video editor that lets you crop the letter box, trim the movie to get the segment you prefer most and even add subtitles to iMovie if necessary.

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Step 3. Set Output Folder.
Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.

Step 4. Start to Convert and Import DVD to iMovie.
Hit "RUN" button to begin to convert DVD to iMovie free on your Mac-based computer like iMac 4K/5K Retina, Mac Mini, Macbook Air or Macbook Pro. And then this best DVD ripper for Mac freeware will automatically start to copy video from a DVD to iMovie with MP4, MOV, H.264 format on Mac OS.

After you have completed the above steps, you can directly import the converted DVD movie to edit it in iMovie, Final Cut Pro at will or play in iTunes, QuickTime, iPhone, iPad, iPod on the go. (Open iMovie->File->Import->Movies...)

For those who plan to convert and import DVD to Final Cut Pro or QuickTime editor for further editing, this free DVD to iMovie converter's advanced edition - MacX DVD Ripper Pro can meet your needs, helping you convert DVD to Final Cut Pro, QuickTime Player supported formats for editing, as well as transfer DVD to iPhone iPad iOS device for watching on the go cooperated with its sister MacX MediaTrans.

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MacX DVD Ripper Pro is able to painlessly rip any homemade/encrypted DVDs to computer in MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV etc and remove all the DVD copy protections.

• Rip protected DVDs: Support class and new DVDs with Disney Fake, Sony ARccOS, CSS, Region Code, etc.
• DVD backup: Copy DVDs to ISO image or a single MPEG-2 file; copy DVD movie to ISO image or a single MPEG-2 file;
• Rip DVD to iPhone iPad Android devices: Able to rip and convert DVD to iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPad mini 4/Air 2, iPod, iMovie, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge+, etc.
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