Simple Steps to Rip Blu-ray/DVD to MKV Losslessly with MakeMKV Alternative

MakeMKV can’t meet your needs, here we introduce the excellent MakeMKV Alternative for Mavericks to help you rip Blu-ray/DVD to MKV/AVI/MP4 without quality loss in Mac OS X Yosemite as well as Mavericks, even the new El Capitan.

Is there an alternative to MakeMKV for ripping BDs in Mac (Yosemiet , El Capitan included)? I tried the demo and came across some BD discs that it would not rip. Searched some tips and tricks online and now share you guys.

In fact, MakeMKV is a popular conversion program to convert Blu-ray and DVD disc to MKV files bypassing the DVD and Blu-ray copy protection. However, it can’t always work well, especially on Mavericks. Plus, MakeMKV has some limits, for example, it has the capacity to rip Blu-ray to MKV format only. No worry, I’ve got some help and get the best MakeMKV attentive for Mac. If you are looking for one, check it out below.

After multiple testing, I found that Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac is highly recommended as a MakeMKV alternative to rip your protected Blu-ray and DVD discs to MKV video with fast conversion speed and high output video quality on Mac. Addition to the same function as MakeMKV does, it works even better than MakeMKV due to its extra features. It can also help you to rip and convert Blu-ray, DVD to AVI, MP4, FLV, MOV, MPG, 3GP, WMV, etc format What’s more, with its Editing function, you can trim, crop, add effect to your source movie. For those who are running in Windows (Windows 10 included), please get Blu-ray Ripper. Full Guide as below.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5.8)

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How to convert Blu-ray to MKV with MakeMKV Alternative

STEP 1. Insert your Blu-ray disc to the Blu-ray Disc drive, then launch the recommended software and click the “Load Disc” button to have the blu-ray content imported. It can also support DVD importing.

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”. Of course, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPG, etc formats are all provided for you.

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: When you ripping your Blu-ray movie, 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 to convert Blu-ray to MKV. You’ve made it. This professional MakeMKV Alternative for Mac really never lets you down during the work.

After the conversion, get the MKV or other outputs to play on your Mac computer or stream to kinds of media devices for playback at ease.

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