Final Cut Pro (FCP) is a professional non-linear editing software application developed by Apple Inc., supporting various video formats including DV, HDV, P2 MXF, and 2K film format. If you want to convert DVD to DV on Mac for editing tool Final Cut Pro, you need a right tool to help you do that.
DVD Ripper for Mac is specially designed for Mac users to help them convert DVD to video and audio formats like DV, MP4, AVI, MOV, 3GP, MPEG, H.264/AVC, MP3, WAV, AAC, AC3, while maintaining the high quality of DVD. It also serves as a perfect DV Ripper Mac for converting DVD to DV for Mac only with three steps.
Note: If you are a Windows user and want to rip DVD to DV, please refer to DVD Ripper for Windows
Then, just insert your favorite DVD on the DVD-ROM and load your DVD files to DVD Ripper for Mac through "Load DVD". Alternatively, you can hit "Load IFO" to import IFO files. In a minute, your DVD files will be listed at the main panel. There you can learn your original video duration and trimmed video duration if you have trimmed your DVD movies.
Select "DV" from the output formats list in "format" drop-down list. Go to "Output" to set the output directory to save the converted files. You can also adjust other settings such as video quality, audio track, Bitrates, aspect ratio, brightness, contrast, saturation, etc.
When the settings are done, click the Convert button to start conversion. And then the Mac DVD Ripper will automatically start to convert DVD to DV file on Mac. That's all. When the conversion finished, you can click "Open" to locate the file in your hard drive. If you don't want to wait around during the conversion, the smart program can switch off the computer automatically when the conversion is done.
While the conversion from DVD to DV for Mac is completed, you can simply import the DV to FCP or iMovie to edit it and enjoy the creation of your own masterpiece.