How to Rip, Convert and Import DVD to iMovie

How many of you wonder to watch DVD movie in eye-catching video results on your Apple products? Now there’s a perfect solution for that is iMovie (iMovie 11). IMovie is much famous and easy to use video editing and acquisition tool for Mac users. IMovie works and turns your chosen video into your desired formats in just clicks. Now the issue comes here when people try to import DVD into iMovie. The problem is greying out DVD movie when copying in iMovie. Why that happens? Many professional have made a conclusion that it happens because iMovie only supports these versions:

  • Ø MPEG-2
  • Ø DV-Standard
  • Ø HDV (High Definition Video)
  • Ø Quick Time movie & MPEG-4

Not Supported version is DVD that many people have tried and drawn the conclusion. Now is there any perfect solution for this? Yes! You first have to convert your DVD file into the supported formats listed above, than you can copy that desired file into iMovie.

To convert the DVD file into iMovie supported formats, we need best DVD ripper software to produce high quality eye-catching video results. The best DVD ripper software till now for Mac Users is best DVD ripper Mac from Aimersoft, it is highly recommended by professionals and easy to use for beginners also. Here’s an introduction to this software.


It takes only 3 steps to convert your desired DVD file, and after conversion you can easily further edit your file in iMovie without any troubles. The link from you can download the software is already mentioned above.

Steps to covert DVD into another desired formats:

  • Ø First, insert your DVD disc into the drive and along with this open the dvd ripper software. Then from the software, either drag the disc icon to load DVD or open from the options of the DVD ripper to load all the files in DVD.

DVD Ripper

  • Ø When the DVD files are fully loaded, now you need to select the output video format from the DVD format. Here the software gives you ease to select the iMovie as the output file so that you can have the right file as output. To do this you have to go to format options, here select the Apple software and then select the iMovie. Now leave everything to iMovie, it will automatically convert you video to iMovie format and take the time according to the file size and Mac’s processor speed.


We can see that other than iMovie format, this DVD ripper helps you to convert your DVD movie in various important formats.

  • Ø Actually you are done with conversion in second step, now in last you just have to open iMovie and from options import your converted DVD file and enjoy the further editing without any troubles.

Aimersoft is the big solution provider for editing and conversion of your DVD videos. The softwares and various video editing and conversion solutions which offers are for both Windows and Mac users. So enjoy the purchasing of software’s from and leave the feedback on their website so they can improve their software’s further.

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