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Pinned topic 30% off- Ingest/Import Blu-ray to iMovie/FCE for editing on Mac

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30% off- Ingest/Import Blu-ray to iMovie/FCE for editing on Mac 

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Summary: Today's technology requires the use of digital formats for movie fans to watch or edit Blu-rays on mac. Also, digitizing your discs collection is an ideal form of insurance against damage, theft or loss. This guide will show you how to ingest blu-ray movies and edit them in iMovie/FCE on mac

"I happen to come up with an idea to ingest the audio of my blu-ray and edit them on mac using programs like iMovie, FCE, etc. I know there're some blu-ray ripper programs but are they safe? Is it possible to get the audio/video only?" 

Commercial Blu-rays bring extraordinary video quality to us for family watching and sharing for the large amount of content that can be stored. It's a great fun if you have a pretty large blu-ray collection, or movie collection. However, what if you want to have the digital copies of these movies saved on your hard drive or personal server? Not everyone would like to take a stack of the blu-ray discs with himself. Also some of us may like to not only get the digital copies of blu-rays, but also edit blu-rays in nonlinear editing programs such as iMovie/FCE, FCP, Adobe Premiere and so on. 

In this case, it comes with the problems that how can us rip blu-rays and edit blu-ray movies in iMovie/FCE? iMovie is not so that picky on formats but it prefers AIC(Advanced Intermediate codec) in editing. Is there any quick and easy way to do this? 

Ok after lots of searching in google, finally a powerful conversion program is founded to be able to ingest blu-ray to iMovie on macan all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper program on mac. This software does a good job in decrypting and transcoding blu-rays so that you can easily get the files you want, no matter audio/video only, or both. 

Get the best Mac Blu-ray to iMovie/FCE Ripper (30% off now) installed here; you can order a license directly or download a trial version for free before purchase. 


Ok let's move on! 

How to ingest Blu-ray to AIC for editing in iMovie/FCE on Mac 

Step 1. Load your disc. 

There is a disc icon on the top left which let you load from disc, folder or ISO/IFO respectively. 


Step 2. Choose your Output directory down which is marked as 2. 

For editing in iMovie/FCE, the AIC is preferred. Click Format and choose iMovie and Final Cut Express>Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) 


PS: It has various profiles and formats so that you can rip blu-ray to various formats according to your needs. 

Step 3. set up frame rate, bitrate and other output settings. 

Click Settings, you can find file details including codec, size, bitrate and frame rate. You are able to fix them according to your needs. FYI: the higher bitrate you choose, the better video quality it outputs. 


Step 4. Now just press the big circular "Start Conversion" button to the right and let it do its magic. Wait for moments and you will get the fresh hot AIC videos for iMovie/FCE. 


1. Refer to here to learn how to import video files into iMovie

2. Here are some step-by-step guides of how to import Blu-ray to FCPimport DVD to FCP

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Source: Transfer Blu-rays to iMovie/FCE for editing

  • JeanLiu
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    Re: 30% off- Ingest/Import Blu-ray to iMovie/FCE for editing on Mac


    How to view Blu-ray and DVD movies on Sony Xperia Z1? 


    Description: A detailed workflow to show how to remove Blu-ray/DVD protection and convert them to 1080p/720p MP4, so that you can put Blu-ray/DVD movie to Sony Xperia Z1. 

    Sony just unveiled the Xperia Z1 at IFA last Wednesday; it's featuring a 5in full HD 1080p touchscreen, a quad-core 2.3GHz processor and Google's Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean mobile operating system. As we can all see right away, the Xperia Z1 is like a heavily upgraded version of its predecessor, and the most obvious one is the new super-sized 5-inch HD screen - the?pixel density?is incredibly high at 441 ppi. This greatly increased the fun of playing games or enjoying movies on portable device, especially some HD 1080p movies. 

    Maybe you have a large Blu-ray/DVD collection and wonder how to transfer them to Sony Xperia Z1 for playback? 


    Just follow this article, you will find it could be so simple. 

    How to playback Blu-ray/DVD on Sony Xperia Z1 with best video quality? 

    Step 1. Get Blu-ray to Xperia Z1 Ripper. 

    Download and install the Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper or Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, a professional and top Blu-ray ripping program that will help to remove disc encryption from film studio, and convert Blu-ray/DVDs to 1080p/720p MP4 for playback on Xperia Z1. 

    Read More: Top 5 Blu-ray Ripper Software Review | Top Blu-ray Ripper for Mac Review 

    Step 2. Load Blu-ray or DVD Disc. 

    Get this program installed; click the top icon to import from disc drive, ISO/IFO or folder. It can extract the media inside ISO file directly. 


    Step 3. Choose target video format for Sony Xperia Z1. 

    Click the drop-down list on the bottom, you will find various presets for different programs and devices. Switch to "HD video" tab and check H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) as the best video format for Xperia Z1. 

    FYI: you are also able to output Anaglyph/Side-by-Side/Top-Bottom 3D MP4 like this: 


    Tips: Customize video specs. (Optional) 

    Click the "Settings" on bottom, you can find settings for video codec, size, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate(Hz) and so on. Free change them according to your own needs. (FYI: the higher bitrate you choose, the better video quality will be.

    Step 4. Start Ripping Blu-ray/DVD to Sony Xperia Z1. 

    Click the "Convert" button to start ripping Blu-ray/DVD movies to MP4 for Sony Xperia Z1. There's no need to wait in front of screen; just check "shut down computer after conversion" and you can leave it working. Or you can check "Open output folder" to quick locate the converted video. 

    OK, now we get the Blu-ray or DVD movies ready for Xperia Z1; use an USB cable to transfer these movies to Xperia Z1 internal memory or SD card. 

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    Updated on 2013-10-02T08:49:50Z at 2013-10-02T08:49:50Z by JeanLiu
  • Fgzp513
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    Re: 30% off- Ingest/Import Blu-ray to iMovie/FCE for editing on Mac


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    Updated on 2013-11-05T10:30:46Z at 2013-11-05T10:30:46Z by Fgzp513