Easiest method to rip a DVD to Windows Movie Maker Compatible format

Summary: Want to edit DVD movies in Windows Movie Maker? Simply follow this article to convert and import DVD to Windows Movie Maker on Windows (8).



Windows Movie Maker is a professional non-linear editing software application for Windows users for creating great masterpieces. However, if you want to import DVD to Windows Movie Maker for further editing, you’ll be disappointed since Windows Movie Maker only accepts WMV, MOV, AVI, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MPEG-1 film formats. Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix this issue. Let’s find it out here.

To bring DVD into Windows Movie Maker, the easy workaround is to convert DVD to Windows Movie Maker natively supported format e.g. WMV, AVI. And you can achieve your goal smoothly with a professional DVD ripping tool. The best program I can recommend for converting DVD to WMM is Brorsoft DVD Ripper. With it, you can effortlessly rip DVD to Windows (Live) Movie Maker acceptable format for further editing without quality loss. Plus, this software can rip DVD to almost any video format like MKV, MOV, MP4, FLV, 3GP, MPG, etc. with fast ripping speed and high output video quality. Now download this program and follow this guide below to complete your task.

How to Convert DVD movie to Windows Movie Maker friendly WMV with ease

STEP 1. Import DVD files

Insert the DVD disc you want to convert into DVD drive and click “DISC” button to import the DVD movies. Loaded DVD movies can be previewed in the right preview window and you’re free to take snapshots of your favorite DVD movies. In addition, you can select the subtitle and audio track as you like.



STEP 2. Select output format

Click the Format box and select HD Video -->WMV HD(*.wmv) on the dropdown menu as output format. It will bring you a best video for editing in Windows Movie Maker. Besides, you can also choose Divx HD(*.avi) as output if you have not installed the .wmv codec.



STEP 3. Start DVD to Windows Movie Maker conversion

When all the settings are fine, click the Convert button to start the conversion. You’re done. Now your DVD files will be converted into WMV files ready to be imported into Windows Movie Maker for smooth editing without hassle.

Additional Tips:

1) If you want to edit DVD videos in Sony Vegas Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, this DVD Ripping software can also be helpful to you. You just need to choose the Sony Vegas, Avid MC, Adobe PP as output format in the second step.

2) If you want to convert both videos files like MTS, AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, VOB, MXF, etc. and DVD/Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker supported format, just turn to Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate, which can convert various video formats and DVD/Blu-ray to WMV, AVI, MP4… on Windows.

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