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Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by 22Barb, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. 22Barb macrumors newbie

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    #1
    How do I get a video off of a DVD and into FCE for editing.
     
  2. martinX macrumors 6502a

    martinX

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    #2
    Here's how I do it.
    You need: Apple's MPEG 2 QuickTime Component and MPEG Streamclip.
    • Copy the whole video_ts folder to your hard drive.
    • Open the DVD (using the video_ts folder you just copied over, not the spinning silver disc one) in MPEG streamclip
    • select I and O points
    • Convert to Quicktime and use the DV PAL or NTSC compressor

    You will have a Quicktime file that will import straight into FCE.
    Your DVD can't have copy protection or this won't work.
     
  3. zblaxberg Guest

    zblaxberg

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    #3
    I use MPEG Streamclip a lot but there is also Handbrake.
     
  4. Erendiox macrumors 6502a

    Erendiox

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    +1

    Handbrake is probably the easiest way to do it.
     
  5. martinX macrumors 6502a

    martinX

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    I use Handbrake to rip DVDs for iTunes but not for editing.

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but using Handbrake, the workflow would be like this:
    • rip DVD using Handbrake to H.264 MP4
    • convert H.264 to (something FCE can edit) using (something else)
    • import into FCE

    Is that about right? If so, can someone fill in the blanks?
     

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