MakeMKV is popular format converter software, which is also called "transcoder". It converts videos source from encrypted media containers, say DVD or Blu-ray Discs to open and free MKV file, while still preserving most cinematic extras, such as multiple audio tracks (e.g. director's commentary), multilingual subtitles, chapter points, bonus content and more.
Additionally MakeMKV can instantly stream decrypted M2TS video to MKV without intermediate conversion to wide range of players, you may watch Blu-ray and DVD with your favorite player or OS in MKV format.
Outstanding features of MakeMKV:
1. Reads and accesses DVD and Blu-ray discs.
2. Reads DVD and Blu-ray discs protected with latest versions of Copy Encryptions.
3. Preserves all video and audio tracks, including DTS and AAC audio.
4. MakeMKV can preserve Chapters information.
5. MakeMKV offers fast conversion - converts as fast as your drive can read data.
6. MakeMKV is Cross-Platform for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
Why MakeMKV Makes Blu-ray DVD to MKV?
MKV is 100% open source and aims at open standard - Therefore, you can easily find a MKV Player on Windows, Mac and other OS computer. You can even play MKV on any capable hardware, and no need for HDCP-certified video card or any "trusted" environment.
One MKV file is one DVD or Blu-ray title - If you don't want to watch dozen trailers before the movie, you don't have to. And fast forward button always works, too. This is due to you can combine variety of video/audio/subtitle streams into one single MKV file by MakeMKV software.
MKV utilizes more efficient Encoding - converting from DVD to MKV, you can get 10% smaller file size. Two points enables you make it through which are get rid of unwanted DVD movie parts and switch MPEG-2 to H.264 MPEG-4 codec by Vibrate Bite Rate. H.264 video can achieve high quality video in relatively low bitrates and VBR will make the decoding/encoding process much more efficient.
As for ripping Blu-ray to MKV, you can shrink a 50GB Blu-ray to 10GB MKV file by MakeMKV, and the output MKV video is still keeping favorable quality.
How to Make Blu-ray DVD to MKV by MakeMKV software?
Step 1: Free download MakeMKV from MakeM official site.
Step 2: After get it launched you will check its main interface.
Main interface of Make MKV from Blu-ray DVD program
Step 3: Load you DVD Blu-ray file or disc, set the destination of output MKV file, then simply click Make MKV to start your DVD Blu-ray to MKV creation.
What is MKV made for from MakeMKV?
As mentioned above, MKV have much more flexible playback methods, and you can even make Windows Media Player a MKV Player by install CCCP MKV codec pack. Besides, you can transfer MKV to iPhone, play MKV on iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, etc (Above all, Convert MKV to MP4 firstly).
Apart from Blu-ray and DVD, there are other sources for MKV
AVCHD camcorder recording is also a MKV source. But at this moment, MakeMKV cannot help you through this since MakeMKV does not support converting AVCHD to MKV. And do not worry, MakeMKV alternative - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe - comes to rescue you by converting M2TS to MKV and converting AVCHD to MKV.
WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe works as an all-around SD video converter, HD video converter, website video downloader and DVD burner. As the first HD video converter software which supports multi-track MKV M2TS HD videos, it lets you choose any audio/video language track as you need. So it is best MakeMKV alternative when you need to make MKV videos from other formats.
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WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe : Built in hundreds of A/V codecs and equipped with Photo Slideshow Maker, Website Video Downloader function. As all-in-one HD Video Converter software, it helps you transcode among HD video formats like convert AVCHD M2TS to MKV, convert Blu-ray to MKV, MKV to MP4, etc. Moreover, it is embed with numerous profile settings for Apple, Sony, Microsoft portable devices as well as iOS, Android, Symbian mobile Phones. Convert MKV to iPhone, convert MKV to iPad are good examples.
WinX HD Video Converter for Mac: professional HD Video converter for converting HD Videos on Mac OS, provides the perfect solution to convert Blu-ray videos and videos from HDTV and HD camcorders, like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Cannon to other formats. Running perfectly on Mac OS X Tiger/Leopard/Snow Leopard/Mountain Lion/Mavericks/Yosemite.
Blu-ray Disc: Blu-ray Disc Reference Page
Definition and Description of MKV: MKV Video Format Reference Page
Convert M2TS to MKV: Convert M2TS to MKV, Compress HD M2TS to MKV - Keep Image Quality
Rip Blu-ray to MKV: Rip Blu-ray to MKV, Decrypt Blu-ray - Convert all Tracks to MKV on the Fly
Convert MKV to MP4: Convert MKV to MP4, Play MKV on New iPod touch iOS 4 with MP4 M4V
Convert MKV to iPhone: Convert MKV to iPhone MP4/M4V to play MKV on iPhone 960 x 960 Retina Display
Convert MKV to iPad: Convert MKV to iPad MP4/M4V to play MKV on iPad 1024 x 768 LED Display
Related External Source
: MakeMKV - popular Blu-ray DVD to MKV converter software, which is also called "transcoder".