MKV, short for Matroska Video, aims to become The standard of multimedia container formats. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like movies or TV shows. HD Video/HF Audio as one of the main features of MKV, many users want to rip DVD to MKV so that they can play them on PC or Mac with the quality preserved, keeping DVD disc safe from damage at this same time.
While ripping DVD to other format, many of them will complain what they get after ripping. The quality is extremely bad, even can not see clearly what it is. It is not so hard to understand why this happy. Since an ordinary DVD movie is often 7-8 GB in size, if we convert DVD to FLV, MP4, AVI video formats, the size would be only hundreds of MB. This is because the code compress process would destroy or ditch most of unimportant data.
Of course, converting to which format should depend on what you want to use with the converted video files. But the best way to keep the balance between size and quality is ripping DVD to MKV. So what we need to do this job? MacX iMKVmaker would be the beat choice. The reason why choose iMKVmaker is that MacX iMKVmaker is an easy-to-use and best DVD to MKV ripper to assist you to rip DVD to MKV in smaller size yet keeping high quality with crisp image and excellent sound. Furthermore, MacX iMKVmaker is not only a DVD to MKV ripper software, it also allows you to rip DVD to MP4 and transfer DVD to iPhone, iPod, iPad on Mac OS.
Step 1: Import DVD File.
At the outset, free download DVD to MKV ripper and launch it on your Macbook Air/Pro, iMac etc. Add DVD files or DVD Video_TS folder to MKV conversion. Or run the program first, and Insert DVD into your DVD-ROM. The DVD will be detected automatically.
Step 2: Choose MKV as the output format.
If you just want to rip DVD to MKV by default settings, just click the "RUN" button to begin the DVD to MKV ripping conversion.
Step 3: Select audio and subtitle track (optional).
This is especially helpful for those whose mother language is not English. You just need to click the adjusting button on the right of each title.
Step 4: Select Output File Destination.
Select Output Folder. Specify an output folder on your computer to save the output files. Click the "Output target" button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.
Step 5: Start DVD to MKV Conversion.
After finish the above steps, click the "Run" button to start conversion, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.
With this user friendly interface, this free DVD ripper for Mac provides us easy to use and fastest DVD ripping experience and high output quality since it holds all Video/Audio/Subtitle tracks and pass-through the current title to MKV file format. So the converted MKV files have a sharp image and superb quality, almost the same as the original.
Besides iMKVmaker, there is an advanced edition of it available, MacX DVD Ripper Pro, rating as one of the best DVD ripper for Mac. It works with all new DVD movies and supports most popular output video formats, like MP4, AVI, FLV, MPEG, MOV, MKV, Video TS, MPEG-2 as well as 300 + portable devices or applications, including iPhone, iPod, iPad, Apple TV, Galaxy S5/4, HTC One M8, PSP, iTunes, QuickTime, etc. Advanced functions like parameter setting, DVD video trimming, multi-core CPU utility, etc will smooth the DVD to MKV ripping process.
After you have ripped DVD to MKV, you can of course play MKV on Mac computer like Macbook Air/Pro, iMac etc. But what if watching the ripped DVD movies on mobile devices? MacX MediaTrans can help you transfer the MKV DVD movies from Mac to iPhone iPad iPod without any other extra steps, thanks to the iPhone transfer auto converting iPhone incompatiable videos to M4V, MP4, MOV during the Mac to iPhone video transferring process.
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