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Import Blu-ray Movies to Premiere Pro CC

Import Blu-ray Movies to Premiere Pro CC

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Want to edit one of your favorite clips from Blu-ray movies on Premiere Pro CC but have no ideal how to make that achieved. The following part will show you how to extract contents from Blu-ray disc for Premiere Pro CC editing.

Can Premiere Pro CC direct import Blu-ray disc?

When you are searching answer for this problem, you may find that there are some users suggesting you to copy the BDMV folder from the original Blu-ray disc to local computer, the BDMV folder contains all the video and audio files in it. You can find the M2TS files in the STREAM folder in BDMV. You can direct import the M2TS files to Premiere Pro CC since it is included in Premiere Pro supported editing formats.

However, this solution only works with self-created Blu-ray disc, while most Blu-ray movies we purchased from store are protected with complicated copy protection, you will need a specific application to assist you to bypass that protection, then you will have the chance to backup the Blu-ray disc to local computer into a BDMV folder.

Rip Blu-ray disc for Premiere Pro CC editing

To backup Blu-ray disc to BDMV folder for Premiere Pro editing, you can download Pavtube ByteCopy. The program not only assists you to powerfully and automatically bypass all Blu-ray copy protection and region code in the background with its built-in disc decrypter, but also help you to directly to make a 1:1 full disc copy of Blu-ray disc into BDMV folder with all your desired subtitle languages, audio tracks, chapter information, etc.

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Tips: When transferring files from Blu-ray disc to Premiere Pro CC, make sure to transfer the BDMV folder and all its contents.

Edit Blu-ray disc with built-in editing options

Before loading Blu-ray into Premiere Pro CC for professional editing, you can first complete some simple video editing with the program’s built-in video editing option. You can extract only your favorite clips from the Blu-ray with the trimming function, crop out unwanted black bars or size 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 subtitles to Blu-ray movies.

Step by Step to Backup Blu-ray Disc to BDMV Folder for Premiere Pro CC Editing

Step 1: Load Blu-ray disc.

Insert the Blu-ray disc into your computer’s Blu-ray drive. If your computer doesn’t ship with a drive, you will need to purchase an external USB Blu-ray drive to read the data on Blu-ray disc. Then press “File” > “Load from disc” option on the main interface.

Load Blu-ray disc into the application

Step 2: Preview the blu-ray clips and take snapshots.

You can preview the imported Blu-ray movie file by double clicking the title and click the play button under preview window. You can also take snapshots for personal use when previewing the movie. Simply click the camera button under the preview window. By clicking the folder button beside camera button, you can find the snapshots you took.

Preview Blu-ray movies and take snapshots

Step 3: Copy the entire blu-ray structure and contents to PC.

To make a quick and full copy of the Blu-ray movie, just click button on the menu bar. In this way all contents of the Blu-ray disc will be copied to your hard drive, including the disc menu, video streams, audio tracks, subtitles, commentary, extras, etc. Full Disk Copy aims to help users to backup the whole contents of a blu-ray disc in the easiest and fastest way. The backup costs much less time than ripping movie to other format.

Clicking the Convert button on main interface, you can go to Conversion window to start making full copy of Blu-ray discs. When the conversion is completed, you will have no problem to import the ripped BDMV folder to Premiere Pro CC for professional post editing workflow.


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