How to Rip DVD to MKV in best quality?

Q: “I have a series of classic Disney DVD discs, and I want to have access to them on my iPad and Smartphone, is there any quick solution to rip DVDs to MKV or MP4 formats? Thanks in advance!”

Wonder which is the fast and easy way to rip DVDs to MKV files without losing quality, you’re definitely in the right place. In this page, we will share some free and effective ways to rip and convert any (protected) DVDs to MKV in best quality. Here we go.

Solution1. Using MakeMKV to rip DVDs to MKV format

Put the DVD disc into your PC’s DVD drive, and import the movies from DVD discs into this program. MakeMKV will convert DVD movies to MKV files by default.


Editor Note: MakeMKV doesn’t do any re-encoding or compressing of the output file, so you are likely to end up with a 20-30GB file. By the way, MakeMKV can’t decrypt latest DVD protection like Region code, CSS, ARccOS, AACS, Macrovision, UOP, REC, Disney X-project DRM, Analog Protection. If you seeking an all-in-one DVD ripper that can remove all the protection from DVD discs, and rip DVD to MKV in fast speed and small size, you can turn to solution 2.

Solution 2. Rip DVD to MKV via Brorsoft DVD Ripper

  • Support both Windows / Mac OS: Windows 2003/XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10, and Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8), Mavericks (10.9), Yosemite (10.10), El Captain (10.11), macOS Sierra (10.12).
  • As DVD Ripper:  Brorsoft DVD Ripper can rip any (protected) DVD disc to all popular SD and HD (3D) video formats like 4K/1080P/720P H.264/H.265 MP4MOVMKV, M4V, WMV, FLV, AVI, 3GP, MPEG and more.
  • As DVD Copier: this program allows you to make physical and digital backup copies of your DVD library. It provides two model for you: Copy DVD Main Movie Only or Backup DVD Whole Structure.
  • As DVD Decrypter: It can remove DVD region code, CSS, ARccOS, AACS, Macrovision, UOP, REC, Disney X-project DRM, Analog Protection, etc from commercial DVD discs.
  • High conversion speed: Grabs the NVIDIA® CUDA and AMD technologies, this DVD ripper lets you convert DVD movies in a flash and keep original high video quality.
  • Multiple optimized settings for 150+ devices: iPhone, iPad , Android Phone or tablet, TVs, PS4/3, Xbox, VR headsets and many more.
  • As movies editor: You’re able to trim, crop, adjust video effects, and more to get the desired videos as well.

Free download Brorsoft DVD Ripper

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Step-by-step to Rip and Convert DVD Movies to MKV in best quality

Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load DVD movies

Install and run the best DVD to Galaxy Note 8 ripper, click the “Load Disc” button to load your DVD movies to the program.

You can also click “IFO/ISO” icon to load your DVD ISO image files.


Step 2. Choose MKV as output format

Go to Format drop-down list, and pick up MKV from Common Video or HD Video catagory as output format.


Step 3. Start Ripping DVD to MKV

With all settings, click the Convert button on the main UI to start ripping DVD to MKV files in best quality.

After the conversion, you can effortlessly transfer the converted DVD movies on any portable devices for playback on the go.

Editor Note: Make sure all DVD ripping just for personal use.

Additional Tips:

If you not only wanna rip DVDs, but also intend to rip and convert Blu-rays or HD Videos such as 4K XAVC/XAVC-S, MXF, MTS, WMV, MOV, M4V, AVI videos to MKV files, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice.

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