How to Use Blu-ray/DVD disc files in Edius 5/6/7/8

I have some DVD and Blu-ray collections and I want to edit these files in Discs in Edius. But as you know EDIUS does not support BD/DVD importing, what should I do?

Searching the web, I got some hints. What I can do with the current project is take the Blu-ray and DVD Discs I have and convert them for use with EDIUS Pro 8. And what I need is a great BD/DVD converter. After multiple testing, I found Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac. It is able to convert BD/DVD to EDIUS Pro 8 friendly format MPEG-2 easily with the best video quality. Besides BD/DVD Discs, this Blu-ray Ripper program can also help to convert DVD ISO, IFO, BUP , VOB, Video_TS, Blu-ray ISO image video and audio formats as you need. Plus, with the built-in video editing feature of the program, you can trim, crop, add watermark and more to your video files.For Windows users, please get Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper Windows

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If you only wanna to rip DVD to Edius for saving money, Brorsoft DVD Ripper ( or DVD Ripper for Mac) is the bee’s knees, which can help you finish DVD conversion bypassing DVD copy protection. With it, you can convert DVD to almost all regular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, AVI, etc. and even extract MP3, WMA, FLAC, OGG, etc. audio from DVD movies.

Besides DVD and Blu-ray , Edius does not support MXF, AVCHD files (.m2ts, .mts, and .m2t), XAVC, Video_TS, MPEG-2, MOD, Ogg, WebM, .RM (RealPlayer), .FLV (Flash Video), 3GPP, and SWF created outside Techsmith products. It means that those videos incompatible cannot be imported to Camtasia Studio directly and must be converted or re-recorded. In this case, the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. 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. If you are Mac users, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac.

How to convert Blu-ray to MPEG2 for Edius 5/6/7/8 on Mac

Step 1. Insert the Blu-ray disc you want to convert into your BD drive and click “Load Blu-ray” icon to import the Blu-ray movies. Loaded Blu-ray movies can be previewed in the right preview window and you’re free to take snapshots of your favorite Blu-ray movies. In addition, you can select the subtitle and audio track as you like.

Step 2. Click the “Format” bar and select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu. It ensures the smooth editing with Edius.

Tip: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3. Click Convert button to start converting BD/DVD file for Edius editing.

Once the conversion completes, you can click “Open” to find the output videos which can be directly imported to EDIUS 5/6/7. You’ve done.

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