How to import Blu-ray clips for editing on Avid Media Composer

Published on May 27 2017

Summary: This tutorial will work you through import Blu-ray clips to Avid Miedia Composer for some editing.


Avid Media Composer is an useful editing software that allows you edit films, uncompressed SD and HD videos. When you try to import your Blu-ray clips to Avid Media Composer, you'll find it doesn't regonize Blu-ray clips. It's beacuse, Avid Media Composer mainly supports DNxHD, H.264, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MOV, DV, TNF, AVI, etc. video formats as input. Obviously, Blu-rays are not in the queue. To import Blu-ray clips to Avid Media Composer, you'd better rip and convert Blu-ray to Avid MC supported video formats first.

To rip Blu-ray to Avid MC supported e.g. DNxHD MOV videos, a professional Blu-ray to Avid converter is necessary. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Windows / Mac is the most used software that helps you rip and convert any (protected) Blu-ray to DNxHD MOV videos in fast speed and flawless quality. Besides, the perfect Blu-ray ripper also exports some advanced encoders like Apple Intermediate Codec, ProRes, MPEG-2 that seamlessly fit  iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere. Now download the free trail program and start to rip Blu-ray to DNxHD MOV for Avid MC.

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Step-by-step-to Rip DVD to DNxHD for Editing on Avid Media Composer with ease

Mac Version Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper taken as example, Windows Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version. Mac platform .exe files cannot be installed on Windows OS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load Blu-ray Clips

Install and run best Blu-ray to Avid Converter, then click the "Load Disc" button to load your Blu-ray clips to the program.

When the files are loaded, you can select the subtitle and audio track as you like.


Step 2. Select output format

Click on "Format", and select output format from the drop-down list. Follow "Avid Media Composer" > Avid DHxHD (*.mov)".

You can also choose other format according to your device.


Step 3. Start the Blu-ray to Avid DNxHD conversion

With all settings, click "Convert" button to rip Blu-ray clips to DNxHD MOV.

After the conversion, just click "Open" button to locate the converted Blu-ray clips, then import them to Avid Media Composer for editing without hassle.

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And you can also use Video ultimate to convert videos, Blu-ray/DVD or ISO files to DNxHD MOV for editing on Avid Media Composer with ease.

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