Convert DVD footage for Editing in DaVinci Resolve
Davinci Resolve is the go-to tool for colorists working on Hollywood films, commercials, and cooperate video. It is well-known as an easy-to-use video editing and acquisition tool for Mac or Windows users. No wonder so many people want to import video scenes from DVD to Davinci Resolve 12/11/10/9 for further editing.
However, the disappointed fact is that Davinci Resolve only accepts QuickTime movie files, .DV, .TNF, .AVI, .MP2 + .WAV, and sequential .TGA or .TIF, 2K, 4K, 5K film formats. Obviously DVD is not included in this list. Luckily, there is an easy solution to fix this annoying issue - convert your DVD footage to DaVinci Resolve editing-friendly formats such as DNxHD codec, ensuring a smooth workflow of working DVD with Davinci Resolve.
To have an easy and fast conversion process, you're highly recommended to get Brosoft DVD Ripper, a perfect combination of video converter, player and editor for Windows. With its help, you're allowed to rip and convert DVD to Davinci Resolve's preferable video format with fast speed while reserving its excellent quality. Besides Davinci Resolve, you are also able to transcode DVD files including Video_TS folder, ISO/IFO image files for editing in Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, etc NLEs. If you want to convert DVD to Davinci Resolve on Mac, please turn to DVD Ripper for Mac. Now download the software and follow the steps to re-encode DVD to DNxHD for smoothly editing in Davinci Resolve.
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Guide to Rip and Import footage on DVD to DaVinci Resolve
1. Load DVD files
First, insert your DVDs into DVD Drive, and then drag the DVD files to the program; Or you can click "Disc" icon to draw into DVD movies you want to rip. Alternatively, you can hit "ISO/IFO" button to import IFO files.
2. Select output format
Click format column to Choose Avid Media Composer->Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format for DaVinci Resolve 11.
Tip: Before conversion, you can click "Settings" button right besides "Format" and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
3. Start conversion and then add videos to Davinci Resolve
When all the settings are fine, click the Convert button to start converting your DVD movies to Davinci Resolve DNxHD MOV files. When the conversion completes, locate the results videos ready to imported into Resolve 11.