How to Get iMovie editable with Blu-ray Footage
To rip and convert Blu-ray for editing in iMovie, a Blu-ray ripper that is fully compatible with Mac OS X (macOS Sierra included) is needed. Well, it's actually not a big deal. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, one of the best Blu-ray ripping program, makes converting Blu-ray movies to AIC .mov file for iMovie as easy as a pie.
With it, you can effortlessly rip Blu-ray to AIC encoded MOV files, which ensure the best results when working with iMovie 11, 09, 08. Besides iMovie, the program can also help you rip Blu-ray/DVD for use in any editing application including FCP, Adobe Premiere, Avid, Final Cut Express, etc. without quality loss. Now download this program and follow the guide below to complete your task.
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If you not only wanna convert Blu-ray, DVD videos, but also intend to convert HD Videos such as MKV, WMV, MOV, M4V, AVI movies to iMovie, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft’s Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice. It is a yet professional all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and HD Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. What's more, its deinterlacing function and merging, cropping, trimming, adding subtitles ability are what its many competitive products lack of.
Step 1. Load source Blu-ray files
Launch this Blu-ray Ripper and click "disc" button to import Blu-ray movies into the program. DVD discs, ISO and IFO files are also supported.
Step 2. Choose output profile
Choose output profile via clicking the Format bar. "iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)" is the best compatible video format you need for editing Blu-ray movie in iMovie.
Step 3. Start Blu-ray to iMovie conversion
Tap "Convert" button on the main interface to start converting Blu-ray to AIC MOV for iMovie.
After the conversion, click "Open" to locate the result videos and then launch iMovie,choose File > Import > Movies..., to import the converted Blu-ray movie into iMovie.
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