Summary: From this article, you can learn how to conver Blu-ray to MKV video on Mac OS X for easy organizing, playing or sharing.
Q: How to rip and convert a Blu-ray main movie to a single MKV. So I can use it widely in any video player or some Android tablets or phones.
If you collect some Blu-ray discs, you may want to rip and convert them to a common video like MKV for easy playback and keep the original quality. While, Blu-ray has more copy protection than any other format around, and playing it on your Mac computer can be a bit difficult. Here I’ll give you the tips how to convert Blu-ray movies to MKV on Mac for backup or playing anywhere you want them.
First of all, download and install the app Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac
Overall, this Mac Blu-ray Ripper enables you to rip protected Blu-ray discs into versatile popular video, audio formats including MKV without any quality loss. And with the “Copy entire disc” option of the Blu-ray Ripper, you are able to make a successful and full copy of protected Blu-ray movie. Plus, you can just copy the movie only from your BD with its Directly Copy feature. What’s more, this Blu-ray ripping tool provides hundreds presets for iPad, Apple TV, iPhone, Nexus 10, Kindle Fire HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Microsoft Surface, etc iOS/Android based media devices for easier enjoyment. For Windows users, Blu-ray Ripper is the choice. Now, let’s see how to backup and convert Blu-ray to MKV on Mac OS X(Mavericks included).
1. Load Blu-ray files
Insert your Blu-ray disc to the Blu-ray Disc drive, then launch Blu-ray Ripper Mac and click the “Load Disc” button to have the blu-ray content imported.
Tip: Before start ripping Blu-ray to MKV videos, you can backup your BD contend first. There are two options for you:
a. Backup Blu-ray with original structures;
b. Copy movie only from Blu-ray discs
2. Choose MKV as target format
Click the Format bar and go to the Profile column, choose MKV as the output video format in the category of “Common Video”.
3. Profile Settings
Click the “Settings” icon, and you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel, etc.
Tip: To keep the 1080p video resolution, you’d set the video size as 1920*1080 to convert Blu-ray to MKV for HD backup keeping 1080p. If you want to compress Blu-rays to a video more suitable for mobile watching, you can down scale the video size and video bitrae.
4. Start converting Blu-ray to MKV
Hit the big Convert button to start the Blu-ray to MKV video conversion on Mac OS X with the ideal Mac Blu-ray to MKV Converter utility.
After the conversion, get the MKV outputs to play on your Mac computer or stream to kinds of media devices for playback at ease.
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