How to Rip and Import DVD Footage into Cyberlink PowerDirector for Editing?

Cyberlink PowerDirector is the fastest and most capable consumer-level video editing software for Windows around, and it’s the first to support 360-degree VR footage as input. When it comes to import and edit movies from DVD discs on Cyberlink Power Director, some of you have no idea about how to do. Here, in this page, we aim at ripping and import DVD footage into Cyberlink PowerDirector for editing, and keep on reading.

From Cyberlink Official Website, we have known that it natively supports video/audio formats as below:

  • Video: DivX (if preinstalled), HD MPEG-2, DVR-MS, DV-AVI, DAT, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, VOB, VRO, ASF, WMV, WMV HD, MOV, MOD, TOD AVCHD, MPEG-4, AVC (H.264), .ts, .mts, .m2ts, WTV (single channel), 3D/Progressive, XAVC-S and H.265, etc.
  • Audio: MP3, WAV, WMA.

So, it’s good idea to rip DVDs to PowerDirector supported video formats i.g. MPEG-2, MOV for importing and editing on the go. The process is relatively easy with the help of Brorsoft DVD Ripper, which is not only good at ripping any (protected) DVDs to PowerDirector compatible MPEG-2, MOV in fast speed and excellent quality, but also has customized settings like DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, and other non-linear video editing software. For equivalent Mac version, please turn to Brorsoft DVD ripper for Mac.

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Guide: Rip DVD to MPEG-2/MOV for Importing and Editing on Cyberlink PowerDirector with ease

Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version. Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load DVD Footage

Install and launch the best DVD to PowerDirector Ripper, click “Load Disc” button to load your DVD footage to the program.

You can also click “IFO/ISO” icon to load your DVD ISO image files.


Step 2. Select output format

Go to “Format” drop-down menu, and select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” > “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)”, “MOV(AVC) (*.mov), “WMV(VC-1) (*.wmv)” as output format for PowerDirector.

Or you can choose other formats according to your devices.


Tip: If you like, you can click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters for the output videos.

Step 3. Start ripping DVD for PowerDirector

Finally, click Convert button to rip DVD to MPEG-2/MOV formats for PowerDirector.

Once finished, you can get the videos highly compatible with PowerDirector 10/11/12/13/14/15.

Now launch PowerDirector and import the converted DVD footage to it and enjoy editing.

Additional Tips:

If you not only wanna rip DVDs, but also intend to convert Blu-ray or HD Videos such as 4K XAVC/XAVC-S, MXF, MTS, MKV, WMV, MOV, M4V, AVI videos for editing on Cyberlink PowerDirector, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice.

Related Guides:

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How to Convert and Import DVD to Final Cut Pro X

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