Q: “I have update my Premiere Pro CC to version 12 2018 edition, and I like its new features a lot. My question is how can edit video clips from the DVD discs with Premiere Pro CC 2018? Any suggestions?”

Adobe has launched its new version of Premiere Pro CC 2018, everyone is entitled to either a free upgrade or a new free trial for 7 days. Ongoing access to these tools requires a Creative Cloud mem­ber­ship (either for one app or for all of them), with discounts available for education custom­ers. With it, users can edit footage from 360-degree videos, Camcorders, etc a breeze. But here, we’d like share the useful tips on how to edit DVD clips with Premiere Pro CC 2018 smoothly.

In fact, Premiere Pro CC 2018 and previous edition don’t support the DVD discs formats as input, as most commercial DVD discs are encrypted and copy protected. To make DVD movies work with Premiere Pro CC 2018, you’re advised to remove DVD copy protection as well as rip/convert DVD to Premiere Pro CC 2018 compatible MPEG-2/MOV formats in advance.

To finished the task, Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac is highly recommended to rip/convert any (protected) DVD to Premiere Pro CC 2018 edit-friendly formats without losing quality. Besides, this easy-to-use and professional DVD ripping tool also helps to convert DVD to more edit-friendly formats like: Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) for iMovie, ProRes for Final Cut Pro X, DNxHD for Avid MC and more to satisfy your different needs. For Windows users, get the equivalent Windows version Brorsoft DVD Ripper.

Free download DVD to Premiere Pro CC 2018 Converter:

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Steps to Convert DVD Movies to MPEG-2/MOV for Editing in Premiere Pro CC 2018

Note: Anywhere from 15 to 30 GB of hard disk space is needed depending on what you’re ripping. DVD are big, and we’re going to rip the whole thing to our drive first, so depending on the movie you’re ripping and the quality you want in your final movie file, you’ll need a good amount of space.

Step 1. Add DVD movies

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 ISO files.


Step 2. Select output format

Press the “Format” box and select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas – > MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format and then set the output destination as you want.


Tip: If you like, 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.

Step 3. Start Ripping DVD

With above settings, click the “Convert” button to convert DVD clips to Premiere Pro CC 2018 edit-friendly formats. Once finished, you’ll get the converted videos. Now you have no hassle to import and edit the converted DVD movies with Premiere Pro CC 2018.

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