How to Import Blu-ray into Windows Movie Maker for Editing

I am going to make a highlight film for my football team and I have all the game films on Blu-ray. Now, how do you import the film from Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker?

import Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker

Need to edit Blu-ray movies in Windows Movie Maker but just find Windows Movie Maker doesn’t even recognize the Blu-ray files? Still trying to import Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker for editing? Here a great option to add Blu-ray movies to WMM is provided. Just check it out.

As we know, Windows Movie Maker supports a wide variety of video formats, including AVI, WMV, ASF, MPEG, etc. However, Blu-ray is not supported. That means you need to first convert Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker supported video formats if you want to edit it in WMM. To do that, a Blu-ray to WMM converter is needed. Here Pavtube BDMagic is strongly recommended to extract video clips that are compatible with Windows Movie Maker from any Blu-rays and DVDs. After the conversion, you can add the video files to Windows Movie Maker without hassle. Besides that, it also has an exclusive function to support ripping Blu-rays and DVDs to editing tools, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and Sony Vegas.

What do you need in advance?

1. Get a PC
2. Connect Blu-ray Driver to your PC
3. Download Pavtube Blu-ray to Movie Maker Converter

Guide: How to convert Blu-ray movies to WMV for Windows Movie Maker

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie.

Download the best Blu-ray Ripper from Pavtube, install and run the app. Insert Blu-ray to disc drive, click the “Load disc” button to import source Blu-ray.

Blu-ray to WMM Converter

Pick one audio track and subtitles in the drop-down list of Audio and Subtitles. You are free to preview Blu-ray movie in the right preview window to check if you get the correct audio track and subtitles.

Step 2. Select output format.

Choose the suitable output format from the “Format” menu, and here choose “WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)” from “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” or “WMV HD(*.wmv)” from “HD Video” as output format. Also read how to backup Blu-ray/DVD for playback on Cyberlink. If you are mac users, you can also rip Blu-ray to FCP for editing.

Windows Movie Maker video format

Tip: If you like, click on the “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters, such as Bitrate, Size, frame rate, etc to your own requirements.

wmm video settings

Step 3. Start ripping Blu-ray movies to WMV for Windows Movie Maker.

Double check all press and hit the “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray movies to Windows Movie Maker compatible format. Once the conversion finishes, import the ripped video files to Windows Movie Maker and edit them to get your own video clip with ease. Have some mts/m2ts files, learn how to convert them for Adobe After Effects editing.

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