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Free Edit DVD in Premiere Pro CC 2017

Free Edit DVD in Premiere Pro CC 2017

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Adobe has just released the latest versions of PPC – Premiere Pro CC 2017 with some new features such as team collaboration, improved Lumetri Color, updated captions and auto-aware VR. Have some footage on DVD disc and wish to rip them to edit in Premiere Pro CC 2017 but have no ideal which tool and which format for ripping DVD for Premiere Pro CC 2017, the following article will show you the full workaround to get DVD imported to Premiere Pro CC 2017.

Supported editing format for Premiere Pro CC 2017

Before going any further, the first thing we should be clear is what are Premiere Pro CC 2017 supported editing formats and the media compatibility of DVD with Premiere Pro CC 2017. From Premiere Pro CC supported file formats page, we get the information that Premiere Pro CC 2017 has native support for the following video and audio formats:

Video Formats

Audio formats

3GP, 3G2 (.3gp), Apple Prores, ASF, AVC-Infra, AVI (.avi), DNxHD, DNxHR, DV, H.264 AVC, HEVC (H.265), M1V, M2T, M2TS, M2V, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPE, MPG, MTS, MXF, Native MJPEGs, VOB,  


From above lists, we can see that Premiere Pro CC 2017 has native input support for VOB container format in DVD media. Therefore, if your DVD disc is home-made ones without encryption, you can then directly move the disc to your hard drive and Premiere Pro CC 2017 can take the VOB files right off the disc without any transcoding and quality loss.

Load commercial DVD into Premiere Pro CC 2017

However, if the DVD disc you try to edit with Premiere Pro CC 2017 is commercial DVD disc with copy protection and region code, then you will need a specific program to bypass that protection. For those people who have been using Handbrake to rip DVD will be disappointed to find that the program lacks the ability to defeat DVD copy protection, you will need to install liddvdcss with Handbrake to bypass the DRM from DVD. Are there any free DVD Ripper software that can complete the work for you, fortunately, here comes Pavtube Free DVDAid for Windows/Mac which can assist you to powerfully break up to 14 types of DVD protection including Region code, RCE, key2Audio, UOP, CSS, Macrovision, FluxDVD, Protect, ARccOS, AACS, BD+, ROM Mark, BD-Live, etc so that you can freely rip commercial DVD into Premiere Pro CC 2017 native compatible VOB container format for direct editing with no quality loss. Besides that, you can also use the program to produce other Premiere Pro CC 2017 supported editing formats such as WMV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, QuickTime MOV, etc according to your own needs.

Edit DVD with built-in editing functions

Before loading DVD disc into Premiere Pro CC 2017 for professional editing, you can first perform some simple video editing with the program’s built-in video editing option. You can extract only your favorite clips from the DVD title with the trimming function, crop out unwanted black bars or area around the video frame, personalize video by adding video/image/transparent text watermark, change video picture effect or apply special rendering effects, etc to the video, replace/remove audio track in video or add external SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to DVD movies.

Tips: If you are looking for powerful DVD Ripper program to produce the popular MP4, H.264, H.265 or hot devices and programs preset profile formats, just upgrade to the paid version of Free DVDAid for Windows/Mac, which will only cost you $28.

How to Rip DVD Premiere Pro CC 2017 Editing with Pavtube Free DVDAid?

Step 1: Load DVD disc into the program.

Launch the application on your computer, click “File” > “Load from disc” to Load DVD disc from optical drive.

Load DVD disc

Step 2: Select output file format.

Click the “Format” bar and output Premiere Pro CC 2017 native editing VOB container format by following “VOB Format” > “DVD-Video Format – NTSC (*.vob)” or “DVD-Video Format – PAL (*.vob)” or “”DVD-Video Format – SECAM (*.vob)” according to your television system.

Copy DVD to vob format

Step 3: Edit DVD.

On the top tool bar on the main interface, click the pencial like icon to open “Video Editor” window, you can trim Blu-ray/DVD movies to remove the unwanted parts by setting the start and end time, crop to remove the black borders or unwanted area by dragging the dash line around the video frame, flip video, add text/image/video watermark, change video picture effect, replace/remove audio in video, add external subtitles, etc.

Edit DVD

Step 4: Begin the conversion.

Click the “Convert” button to start commercial DVD to Premiere Pro CC 2017 supported editing format conversion process. When the conversion is completed, you will have no problem to import video to Premiere Pro CC 2017 for high quality and high performance post video editing.

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