How to Convert and Import DVD clips to iDVD
As we know, iDVD is a free DVD burning tool included in all new Macs. It allows the user to burn home videos and digital photos to a DVD. However, iDVD only supports QuickTime compatible video formats. This makes many people upset when they want to import DVD to iDVD for customizing. So many people are looking for a way to put DVD to iDVD on Mac easily. Here we will introduce an ideal solution.
Since iDVD does not support DVD formats, to copy DVDs to iDVD directly, you will need to rip and convert DVD to a format compatible with iDVD and then put it to iDVD at your will. Actually, as long as you get Brorsoft DVD Rippr for Mac, it will be easy to achieve your goal.
It is powerful Mac DVD ripping software that can convert DVD to QuickTime format compatible with iDVD without quality loss. Besides iDVD, you can also convert and import DVD to other Apple software such as iMovie, iLife, Final Cut Pro directly without any trouble. Apart from that, it allows you to rip and add movies to iTunes library and even sync to iPad, iPhone, Apple TV. Now just download the program and check out the steps below.
Download DVD to iDVD converter:
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
How to convert DVD for burning with iDVD
STEP 1. Load DVDs
Insert you DVD into DVD Drive, then, drag the disc icon you want to import directly to the main interface of the program. Or you can click disc button to load DVD movies.
STEP 2. Choose iDVD Friendly Format
Generally, videos are in MPEG-2 before they are written to DVD discs with iDVD. Click Format bar, you can directly select "Common Video" > "MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg)" as output format. Of course, DV, MPEG-4 are also the proper choice for iDVD.
Tip: This DVD to iDVD converter allows you to adjust video and audio settings by clicking the "Settings" icon. Note: You'd better keep your original DVD size in 720x480 for bringing it into a 16:9 iDVD project easily.
STEP 3. Start Conversion
Finally, you can just click the "Convert" button to start ripping your DVD movies to iDVD. After a few minutes, hit Open button and you will get the output files. Now open iDVD and drag the converted files into it. You can easily create a professional-looking DVD according to your needs.