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How to Get Free MakeMKV Beta Key/Lifetime Key/Registration Code

MakeMKV is one of the top-rated programs to rip protected DVDs and Blu-rays on Windows, macOS, and Linux. To use MakeMKV, you have to get its registration key. MakeMKV is free while the software in beta. You can get its temporary beta key for free or buy the full activation/lifetime key. Find out MakeMKV free beta key here and ways to get the MakeMKV lifetime registration code key.

Note: there's no evidence that MakeMKV can be cracked. MakeMKV cracking softare isn't trustworthy. Instead of searching for methods to crack MakeMKV, use the program's beta key and update the key monthly for using freely.

[Updated] MakeMKV Free Beta Key 2021

The current Makemkv beta key is


The key is valid until Feb 02, 2021.

You need to update the key every month. When the key is expired, users will get a message telling the version is out of date and asking for updating or registration. There's public API that automatically updates the beta key when it's available.


    You can automatically retrieve 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.

MakeMKV Lifetime/Permanent Registration Code 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 lifetime key to make a digital copy of DVDs and Blu-ray discs, you have to purchase MakeMKV that is priced at $50. Use the steps below to buy the MakeMKV lifetime registration key.

  1. Go to the MakeMKV purchase page, click the Buy now button, fill in the information, pay for it, and receive the 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. Use your registration key to enter it into MakeMKV.
MakeMKV Registration Key

MakeMKV Registration Code Doesn't Work? What to Do

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.

Ways to Digitize DVDs Freely without MakeMKV Lifetime Key

Tired of updating the MakeMKV beta key? Sometimes, MakeMKV isn't worth your time. The software may fail to convert DVDs from Disney, Lionsgate, etc. with playlist obfuscation/fake playlists. You have many DVD ripping programs that are much powerful than MakeMKV to choose from. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is one of them. Free download WinX DVD Ripper Platinum to replace MakeMKV and rip unlimited DVDs.

  • Digitize and back up a wide range of DVDs from Lionsgate, Disney, Warner Bros, Sony, etc.
  • Convert DVDs to MKV, as well as MP4, AVI, MOV, H.264, etc. with 350+ preset profiles.
  • Offer backup mode, 1:1 backup DVDs to ISO image, TS folder, etc.
  • Support hardware acceleration, 5x faster than MakeMKV.

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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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