How to Open and Edit Blu-ray Movie in After Effects

Check out article to convert and import Blu-ray to After Effects for editing without any troubles. 

Q: “Does anyone know any way to import Blu-ray clips to After Effects. Thanks for any replies!”

After Effects can’t open Blu-ray directly. Is there any method to work Blu-ray files in After Effects flawlessly?

Actually, After Effects native supports a wide arrange of video formats like DV, Flash, MPEG, MOV, WMV and AVI as input, however the commercial Blu-ray disc format is not in the queue. In order to get AE work with Blu-ray discs, you’d better bypass all the copy protections from commercial Blu-ray discs, as well as rip/convert Blu-ray to AE CC edit-friendly format like MPEG-2 or MOV in advance.

Here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac is highly recommended to rip/convert any (protected) Blu-ray discs to AE CC compatible formats in ultra fast speed and excellent quality. In addition, this software also provides more edit-friendly formats like: Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) for iMovie, ProRes for Final Cut Pro X, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer and more to satisfy your different needs. The equivalent Windows version is Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper. Now, download the software on computer and follow the guide below to start conversion.

How to Convert Blu-ray to After Effects easily

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies

Install and launch the Blu-ray ripper Click the disc button to import your Blu-ray files to the program.

Step 2. Set output format

Click “Format” menu firstly and then follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” > ” MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as the output format.

Tip: You can click “Settings” button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc. Just customize the parameters to meet your need.

Step 3. Start to convert Blu-ray

Finally, click “Convert” button and your Blu-ray files will be converted into MPEG-2 ready to be imported into After Effects easily.

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