One of the benefits about digital video is that the videos can be shared with family and friends. iMovie is created for this purpose, just several steps, you can add movies to your website, publish them on YouTube, and create versions for iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV. However, the formats which iMovie supported are very limited: 3GP,MOV and MP4. If you want to put DVD to iMovie, you must convert DVD to the formats that are compatible with iMovie.

DVD Ripper for Mac offer you easy way to convert DVD to MP4, DVD to AVI, DVD to 3GP etc. And also, Mac DVD ripper can rip protected DVD as well. Below step-by-step tutorial will tell you how to put DVD movie into Apple iMovie.

Step1. Add DVD Movie
Click "Load DVD" button, or "Load IFO" button to browse your computer, find the DVD folder or the VIDEO_TS folder you want to convert from your hard disc or DVD-ROM and click OK.

Choose to rip and convert DVD one or several chapters at will by ticking the check boxes before them.

Step2. Convert DVD to Video formats for iMovie
Wondershare DVD ripper for Mac allows select output format according to hardware, this is very useful for beginners. For example, if you want to convert DVD to iPod format, you need to select the output format as MP4 which is compatible with iMovie.

Set Video and audio solutions: If you want to customize the output video quality, you can click the “Settings” button to open the Settings window and set video resolution, frame rate, bit rate, encoder, etc. You can set audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate and encoder on the “Settings” interface.

Merge into one file: If you want to join the selected titles or chapters into one file, check “merge into one file” option. Set an output directory to save the output files.

Step3. Start Conversion
After setting the output settings, you can just click the Start button to start converting your DVD. You can choose to shut down your computer or open the output folder after conversion so you don't have to sit before your computer waiting for the conversion to finish.
Step4. Put the converted file into iMovie
Open iMovie and choose File->Import Movies to import the converted Mp4 video or drag the file into iMovie directly. And then you can edit the movie according to your needs. See the below picture:

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