Avid Media Composer offers a service of the non-linear editing system, this program is widely used in the industry of media and entertainment, you are allowed to edit film and video in it. Lots of users would like to use this outstanding video editing software to make their own film from Blu-ray. But, Blu-ray files are not supported by Avid and cannot be played on the digital devices directly. Therefore, you have to convert Blu-ray to Avid compatible for further editing. This article will introduce you to the greatest method of how to rip Blu-ray to Avid Media Composer for editing.

Part 1: What is Avid Media Composer and why we need to rip Blu-ray to Avid?

Avid Media Composer is a video editing software, which is developed by the company of Avid Technology. It is released in the year of 1989 and users are allowed to edit video online or offline, the uncompressed standard definition and high definition can be edited via this program. Media composer is an outstanding non-linear editing system for film industry, it is firstly used on Macintosh and then on Windows in the later time.

If you want to edit the contents of Blu-ray for making your own movie, Avid Media Composer is an excellent video editing tool to give you a great help. Though Avid claims that various kinds of formats is able to be loaded to Media Composer to edit, actually, it is incompatible with Blu-ray files. As Blu-ray disc is just a digital optical disc for data storage, it cannot not played and backed up without authorization. Moreover, it cannot be used directly on your digital devices like smartphone or tablet. In this case, we have to rip Blu-ray to the supported format by Avid for further editing.

To rip Blu-ray to Avid available format, you need a Blu-ray to Avid Converter to help you convert the Blu-ray with copy protection to the compatible format such as DN×HD, and then you can edit the contents from Blu-ray without any limitation. Below we will introduce you two methods of how to rip Blu-ray to Avid Media Composer.

Part 2: How to rip Blu-ray to Avid Media Composer with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper?

Leawo Blu-ray ripper is an outstanding software which can get Blu-ray ripped and converted to the video with desired format. Moreover, it also can get the audio extracted from Blu-ray and save in the popular formats which can be used on any media player and digital devices. Besides this, ripping DVD to MP4 format or other desired format also can be done by this software as well.

Generally speaking, it is a multi-functional Blu-ray and DVD ripper to deal with the conversion of Blu-ray and DVD. The Blu-ray and DVD disc with multi-angle is particularly supported by this software. With the help of Leawo Blu-ray ripper, the content from Blu-ray or DVD can be watched, shared and saved in your favourite way.

Blu-ray ripper offers a simple way to get DVD or Blu-ray files converted to MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV and so on. And the audio can be extracted to the popular formats which include MP3, AAC and FLAC and more. Up to 180 formats of video and audio are available for the output file. Additionally, Blu-ray/DVD can be ripped and converted to 4K video or 1080P video or 720P video or regular video by Leawo Blu-ray ripper as well so that you can watch the content of Blu-ray/DVD on different kinds of devices, such as Apple devices, Android smartphones, Media player and others.

The main feature of Leawo Blu-ray ripper is listed as below for your reference.

  1. Although Blue-ray/DVD is protected or regionally restricted, it still can be ripped and converted into different kinds of format by Leawo Blu-ray ripper.
  2. Based on the advanced technology of conversion, the content from Blu-ray/DVD are 100% originally kept with high definition after the conversion, so you can fully enjoy the original movie source from the converted video files on 4K displays.
  3. The parameters can be preset to suit your needs before conversion, like video codec, bit rate, resolution quality and more.
  4. You can emerge file, edit media, create 3D movie or adjust parameter before converting to make Blu-ray/DVD content become personalized so that you can have an enjoyable experience in the converted video files.
  5. Leawo Blu-ray is superior to its rivals because of the fast conversion and the easy-operated user interface.


Here the following tutorials will guide you the specific steps of converting Blu-ray to Avid.

Step 1. Download Leawo Prof. Media Ultra suit
Download Leawo Prof. Media Ultra on your computer, Leawo Prof. Media Ultra is an integrated media converter package which contains different modules like Blu-ray/DVD ripper, Blu-ray/DVD Creator, Blu-ray/DVD copy, Video Converter, Video Downloader, and Blu-ray Cinavia. Then you will be guided to Home interface where you can see all the media converter modules.

Step 2. Enter Converting page
Click on the button “Convert” on top or “Blu-ray/DVD ripper” module in the center part to go into the interface of converting.

Step 3. Import Blu-ray source files
When you are in the converting interface, import Blu-ray files by clicking on the button “Add Blu-ray/DVD” or dragging and dropping the Blu-ray source files to the converting page directly.


Once the content of Blu-ray has been chosen, three options which include Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode will be provided for your selection. Here you need to choose Full Movie and then click on “OK” button to begin adding Blu-ray source files.

Step 4. Choose the output format
You can see a drop down box with the defaulted name of MP4 Video beside the button “Add Photo”. Click on this box and then a small panel will pop up, here click on “Change” button to go to “Profile” panel, where you can select the video output format under the “Format” group. Since DNxHD .mov is a supported format by Avid Media Composer, we should choose “MOV” format for the output video file.


Step 5. Configure video parameters 
You can configure the parameters for the video files like Video Codec, Resolution, Aspect Ratio, Bit Rate and more by entering Profile Setting panel. Click “Edit” button from on the same drop-down box, then you can go to Profile Setting to set the video parameters. After that, click on “Save to Custom” to get the customized profile added to the “Custom” group.


Step 6. Choose the target folder for saving converted video files
Once the parameters have been configured, you will go back to the converting panel, where you should click on the green “Convert” button to choose the target folder for saving the converted video. You will see a pop-up small sidebar when clicking green “Convert” button, here you can choose a target folder under “Save to” option for the output files.


Step 7. Begin converting Blu-ray disc
Click on “Convert” button at the right corner bottom of the sidebar, then the conversion process will begin. If necessary, you can stop the process by clicking on the button “Cancel”.



Part 3: How to rip Blu-ray to Avid Media Composer with VideoSolo Blu-ray Ripper?

VideoSolo Blu-ray Ripper is another software to get Blu-ray ripped to Avid Media Composer. It also can rip Blu-ray to the desired format at a fast speed and ensure the high quality output video. Below we will show you how to rip Blu-ray to Avid Media

Composer with this software step by step.

  1. Get access the official website of VideoSolo, then complete the downloading and installation of this software. After that, you will be required to register or go on using the Trial version.
  2. Insert the Blu-ray disc to your Drive, then run the software and choose “Load Disc”. Here a list of chapters from Blu-ray will be presented, where you can make a decision on the chapters that you need to include, you also can change the audio languages as you need and add subtitles if necessary.
  3. Select the output format for the converted video files.
  4. Choose the output folder for saving the converted video files.
  5. Click on the button “Convert” to begin the ripping process. The time of converting relies on the specifications of your hardware. And the video converting will make use of your all computer resources which include CPU and GPU.

Part 4: Leawo Blu-ray Ripper VS VideoSolo Blu-ray Ripper


Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

VideoSolo Blu-ray Ripper

Compatible platform

Windows or Mac

Windows or Mac

User interface

Intuitive and easy-to-use

Not so easy as Leawo Blu-ray ripper

Conversion speed

Fast conversion

High speed in converting

Versatile functions

Clipping, merging and editing before conversion

It can clip and edit video files before conversion.

Trial version


Not free

Compared to the above mentioned two Blu-ray ripper, both of them have their special features and advantages. But, Leawo Blu-ray ripper is more incredible and excellent because of its multiple functions, you will find the value of Leawo Blu-ray ripper when you make full use of it. Come on and have a try on this software to rip Blu-ray into the supported format by Avid Media Composer in a high efficiency.