Use MakeMKV to Rip Your Blu-rays With 3 Clicks
MakeMKV is the most Blu-ray ripping tool for most of people. It can fast rip Blu-ray to MKV so that you can put Blu-ray to external hard drive, NAS for streaming later freely. And the steps to rip Blu-ray with MakeMKV is easy. Below is an simple MakeMKV Blu-ray rips tutorial.
Tutorial: to Rip Blu-ray with MakeMKV
Step 1: Download and install MakeMKV. Note: MakeMKV is completely free during the beta-testing phase, but that may change when the final release is available, so get the software while you can.
Step 2: Insert Blu-ray discs to your PC’s Blu-ray drive or external Blu-ray drive. Then click “File” in the interface of MakeMKV to start to load Blu-ray movies. MakeMKV will scan the Blu-ray movies automatically to identify the titles to rip.
Step 3: You can uncheck the title you don’t want to rip. And then select the location for your movie in the Output Folder menu box. Finally, click Make MKV button to start to rip Blu-rays.
Once it’s done so you have a .mkv, which won’t play natively on an iOS device. Unless you want to watch the movie using something like VLC or some other MKV Player to play it you’ll have to convert it to an more compatible format. You can use Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for that.
Just launch Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, click the File button, and choose the .mkv file you just created. Select an appropriate preset—iPad or Apple TV 3, for example—and then click Start. The .mkv files will be converted to an MP4 file, which will play on iPhone, iPad or Apple TV.
Read: Alternatives to MakeMKV for Windows and Alternatives to MakeMKV for Mac.
Best Alternatives to MakeMKV
MakeMKV has many alternatives, but the best will be Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows/Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac. When MakeMKV has upgraded to 1.9.10 to add support for AACS v60, ByteCopy for Windows has upgraded to support AACS, BD+ up to MKB61. It can rip Blu-ray and DVD to lossless MKV as MakeMKV does. It also can convert Blu-ray to multi-track MP4, MOVand AVI. For 3D Blu-ray, it can extract 3D SBS MKV/MP4 for popular VR Headsets, 3D TV and 3D Projector.
Other Features of ByteCopy
- Capability of extracting SRT, ASS, SSA subtitles from Blu-ray/DVD movies.
- Support to encode H.265/HEVC codec from the latest DVD/Blu-ray disc.
- Powerful video editing feature: trimming footage, cropping black area and adding watermarks.