In fact, there is hardly anything DaVinci Resolve doesn't support. It is completely geared towards any kind of workflow, be it cinema-based, television-based or internet-based. However, you want to import some clips on DVD into DaVinci Resolve 12/11/10/9 for editing, you'll be disappointed. Luckily, this problem is easy to solve - convert your DVD footage to DaVinci Resolve editing-friendly formats using a third-party DVD ripping tool. Once you have, you can add them to DaVinci Resolve and use them like any other file Resolve supports. In this page, I will give you a workaround to import DVD into DaVinci Resolve for editing beautifully.
To transcode DVD into a format that works natively within DaVinci Resolve, EaseFab DVD Ripper is highly recommended. With it, you can rip and convert DVD to DaVinci Resolve compatible video with original quality. The program can also transcode DVD files incluing Video_TS folder, ISO/IFO image files for editing in Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, etc NLEs. What's more, the built-in video editor allows you to trim, crop, rotate video, add watermarks, etc. to get the very part and effect you want. If you're using a Mac, simply turn to DVD Ripper for Mac, which has the same function as the Windows version. Download it now and follow the steps to achieve your goal smoothly.
Guide to Rip and Import footage on DVD to DaVinci Resolve
Step 1. Load DVD files
Insert the DVD disc into the DVD drive, open the program and import the DVD files.
Step 2. Select output format as DNxHD
Directly choose the DNxHD preset from "Editing Software". It is an ideal editing format for DaVinci Resolve 12/11/10. Of course, you can also click "Common Video" and choose "MOV" as the target format.
Tip: If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.
Step 3. Start conversion
When all the settings are fine, click the Convert button to start converting your DVD movies to Avid DNxHD video files for DaVinci Resolve 12/11/10/9. When then conversion completes, the destination folder will open automatically. Get the ripped video files and launch DaVinci Resolve to add the videos for editing.