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[2023 February] Free MakeMKV Beta Key/Lifetime Key/Registration Code

MakeMKV is free while the software is in beta and you can use the full functions of MakeMKV for 30 days. After 30 days' evaluation period expires, you can only use MakeMKV to convert or stream DVD and AVCHD discs for free. Streaming or converting Blu-ray discs is shareware functionality and requires a MakeMKV registration key or MakeMKV beta code.

You can get its temporary beta key for free or buy the full activation/lifetime key for $50. Here we will show you how to get MakeMKV free beta key, the MakeMKV lifetime registration code key as well as MakeMKV Key 2023 Full Crack.

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MakeMKV limits: there is a gap between the expiry and the new MakeMKV key. MakeMKV only supports copying DVDs to MKV format and MakeMKV always failed to rip Lionsgate DVDs coming with playlist obfuscation/fake playlists.

No need to seeking for MakeMKV keys - try WinX DVD Ripper [FREE & Safe] for a much faster and better DVD ripping experience.

  • Support more DVDs than MakeMKV, e.g. DVDs with region codes, CSS, bad sectors, DVDs from Lionsgate, Disney, Warner Bros, Sony, etc.
  • Copy and backup DVDs to ISO image, TS folder, MPG without quality loss, and convert DVDs to MP4, AVI, MOV, H.264, 350+ presets.
  • Convert DVDs at least 5x faster than MakeMKV with support for GPU acceleration.
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Part 1. MakeMKV Temporary Free Beta Key 2023 February

The current MakeMKV beta key/code is

T-XfRTmtyJuXTdHSV7RcYqmFGt559hkcvXagi6CazisNL7IQcCGder3nQ2Pw6dkOgAAE (valid until 2023-04-01)

After you get the beta key of MakeMKV, you can enable the full functions (Blu-ray support) with it. To do so, you need to open MakeMKV, click the Help button on the top menu bar, and select register. Then enter the beta key into the License key box.

MakeMKV Registration Key

What to do when the MakeMKV beta key expires?

1. This developer of MakeMKV will update the beta key frequently and the beta key will be expired after a few days. When the evaluation period expires, users will get a message telling the version is out of date and asking for updating or registration. You need to update the key every month.

Update the MakeMKV beta key here

2. You can adjust the Date/Time of your system back to a point before the key expired.

3. There's a public API that automatically updates the beta key when it's available. You can automatically retrieve the free MakeMKV Beta key in various variations:


  • api.php?json: For Web apps
  • api.php?xml: XML formatted output
  • api.php?text: For apps that lack json and xml parsers. Lines are in Name=Value
  • api.php?raw: For apps only require the key
  • api.php?reg: Windows Registry File for easy user import.

4. If the MakeMKV evaluation period has expired, you can always re-download the latest version from its official site. It will then reset the expiration date.

Part 2. Get MakeMKV Lifetime Full Registration/Activation Key

MakeMKV is free to convert DVDs without time limits. Ripping Blu-ray discs is a 30-days free trial. If you want to get the MakeMKV full activation key to make a digital copy of DVDs and Blu-ray discs, you have to purchase MakeMKV which is priced at $50. Use the steps below to buy the MakeMKV lifetime registration key and register MakeMKV.

  1. Go to the MakeMKV purchase page, click the Buy now button, fill in the information, pay for it, and receive the MakeMKV registration key.
  2. Open MakeMKV on your computer.
  3. Click the Help button at to top menu bar and select Register from the drop-down menu.
  4. Then you can register MakeMKV with the full registration/activation key.
MakeMKV Registration Key

Note: Compared to the beta key, the lifetime MakeMKV registration code won't expire and you can enjoy all the updates in the future. But before you decide to buy the full MakeMKV registration key, you're highly suggested to download and try it. If you're not satisfied with MakeMKV after a purchase, you can't ask for a refund.

Part 3. 2023 MakeMKV 1.17.3 Crack Full Registration Key/Serial Number

There's no evidence that MakeMKV can be cracked. MakeMKV cracking software isn't trustworthy. Instead of searching for methods to crack MakeMKV, use the above MakeMKV temporary beta key/code and update the key monthly for using freely. If you still want to get 2023 MakeMKV crack version, use the steps below and get the MakeMKV crack serial number/registration key.

How to Download and Install MakeMKV 1.17.3 Crack

  1. Download the latest version of MakeMKV and uninstall the previous version. Close all the antivirus programs and similar software.
  2. Go to a top-rated MakeMKV crack website, download Unpack or extracting a WinRAR file and open the configuration. Install the configuration after installation.
  3. Use the the MakeMKV serial registration key below to register MakeMKV. Now, you can use the MakeMKV crack version on your computer.

MakeMKV 1.17.3 Crack Registration Keys


What's New in the latest MakeMKV v1.17.3

  • Added support for 4K BDAV discs
  • Small improvements and bugfixes
  • Fixed DV HEVC streams with certain encoding were processed in a non-compatible way
  • Fixed CellWalk scan faild on some DVDs
  • Fixed Linux AArch64 version crashed on Raspberry PI3

MakeMKV System Requirement

  • Windows: Windows XP/7/8/10/11 32/64-bit
  • macOS: macOS 10.6 - macOS 13 (Monterey) x64 or ARM64
  • Linux: Linux x86 or amd64
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100T @ 1.3GHz or AMD FX-4100 @2.5 GHz
  • Ram: A minimum of 512 MB of RAM, 1 GB recommended. Enough storage space as an MKV from a DVD takes around¬†6 GB on hard drive. An MKV file of a Blu-ray movie can take as much as 30GB.

Part 4. Best MakeMKV Alternative with Free Registration Codes

Many users complained on the Reddit and MakeMKV forum that the lifetime or beta key didn't work properly. Here's a real case: We've purchased a key for MakeMKV to allow for Bluray ripping, but the key doesn't work.

  1. Make sure you enter the registration key correctly into MakeMKV. Try typing the key instead of using copy & paste.
  2. Contact MakeMKV support to make sure the original key is valid.
  3. Use MakeMKV alternative program to rip and copy DVDs.

How to Rip and Copy DVDs with Free MakeMKV Alternative

Step 1. Free download WinX DVD Ripper Platinum on your computer and run it. Insert your DVD disc into DVD drive. Click the DVD Disc button at the top menu bar of the DVD ripper, choose your DVD disc to load. During the quick title reading process, the DVD ripper can recognize the right DVD title and select it automatically.

Step 2. The Output Profile windows appears when the DVD title is selected. Choose an output profile. MakeMKV only outputs MKV format, while WinX DVD Ripper offers lots of outputs with preset profiles for HDTVs, mobile devices, and more. You can copy DVDs to MP4 H.264, iPhone, iPad, hard drive, or back up DVDs to ISO images, TV folders.

Step 3. Click the RUN button to start copying DVDs. The MakeMKV alternative will finish ripping your DVD at super fast speed thanks to its support for multi-core CPU and GPU hardware acceleration.

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Other MakeMKV Alternatives for PC/Mac

1. Handbrake - Handbrake is a free alternative to MakeMKV that doesn't need license keys. It's able to rip DVDs and Blu-rays to MP4 and MKV. You can use it for free and no longer need to seek for a valid registration key when the evaluation period is expired. But it can't handle DVDs with copy protections.

2. Leawo Bluray Ripper - This MakeMKV alternative for PC/Mac is designed to convert Blu-ray DVDs to various different digital formats such as MP4 and MKV. The best part is, it supports Blu-ray discs with AACS, BD+ and the latest MKB protection, and CSS-DVD discs. It costs ($99.95 for a lifetime key) more than MakeMKV.

3. DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper - DVDFab is one of the most powerful Blu-ray ripper alternative to MakeMKV. It has some advanced features such as GPU acceleration, lossless conversion, AI enhancement, protection removal, etc. Note that some features are sold separately.

Part 5. FAQs on MakeMKV Registration/Activation Key

1. Is MakeMKV Still in Beta?

Yes. MakeMKV beta version is available to anyone at any time. You can go to MakeMKV official site to free download MakeMKV beta version and register it using MakeMKV beta key shared above. Open its website, you should see "Welcome to MakeMKV beta. The green "Download MakeMKV for Windows" button is on the left side of the website.

2. Is MakeMKV Still Free?

MakeMKV Beta version is free and can be activated using MakeMKV beta key. The program has freeware and shareware, and their functionality is different. The MakeMKV registration key listed here is valid for all versions on Windows/macOS/Linux. MakeMKV is a free limited DVD ripping software, which offers 30-day free trial.

3. Is MakeMKV Safe to Use?

Yes. MakeMKV comes with no computer virus, computer worm, trojan, spyware, or the like. Most users who have purchased the full registration code are happy with it. It's very powerful and there are many useful updates. It's well worth the money to reward the programmer for an excellent product.

4. Is MakeMKV Faster than Handbrake?

MakeMKV is faster than Handbrake since MakeMKV directly convert DVDs to MKV format, while Handbrake needs to re-encode the DVD file. HandBrake ripping speed depends more on the CPU power and settings. To Learn more comparison, check MakeMKV vs Handbrake in terms of DVD ripping speed, output quality, file Size and more.

5. Does MakeMKV Remove Copy Protections?

Yes. MakeMKV is able to remove Blu-ray disc protections AACS and BD+, structure protection, and DVD region codes. However, there are many other encryptions that MakeMKV fails to handle, such as the playlist obfuscation/fake playlists.


author - Donna Peng

Donna Peng

Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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