How to Rip Blu-rays to MKV to store on Mac Hard drive

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How to Rip Blu-rays to MKV to store on Mac Hard drive

Postby lydia622520 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:51 am

Summary: Collected a pile of Blu-ray discs and wanna transfer your BD collection to HDD? This article gives details about how to rip Blu-ray to quality lossless MKV file on Mac for anywhere you want them.


As you know, Blu-ray may be majestic, but it also has more copy protection than any other format around, and playing it on your Mac computer can be a bit difficult. Here's how to rip Blu-ray movies to MKV on Mac for glorious HD movies, anywhere you want them.

There are a lot of different methods for ripping and encoding Blu-rays, several different encoding programs, and more than a few ripping solutions. We combed through the options to pull together the simplest, working method. First of all, download and install 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 7, Kindle Fire HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, BlackBerry, 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.

NOTE: Anywhere from 30 to 60 GB of hard disk space is needed depending on what you're ripping. Blu-Rays are big, and we're going to rip the whole thing to our drive first, so depending on the movie you're ripping and the quality you want in your final movie file, you'll need a good amount of space.

STEP 1. 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

STEP 2. Click the Format bar and go to the Profile column, choose MKV as the output video format in the category of “Common Video”.


STEP 3. Click the “Settings” icon, and you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

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.

STEP 4. Press the big “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to convert Blu-ray to MKV. You’ve made it. This professional Blu-ray to MKV Converter Mac really never lets you down during the work.

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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