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DVD to MKV - How to Rip and Convert DVD to MKV Losslessly on Mac/Windows

Everyone thinks that it is a very good way to convert DVD to MKV (a most popular format in recent years) or other digital files and have everything ready in a hard drive for easier organizing and playing. The question is how can we rip DVD to .MKV files in a lossless way with the same quality as original? Well, this article gives details about how to rip DVD to MKV with lossless quality in several clicks.

In fact, there are a lot of different methods for converting DVD to MKV, several different encoding programs, and more than a few ripping solutions. We combed through the options to pull together the simplest working method- Brorsoft DVD Ripper.

This DVD Ripper enables you to rip protected DVD discs into versatile popular video, audio formats including MKV without any quality loss. And with the "Copy entire disc" option of the DVD Ripper, you are able to make a successful and full copy of protected DVD movies. Plus, you can just copy the movie only from your DVD with its Directly Copy feature. What's more, this DVD ripping tool provides hundreds presets for iPad, Apple TV, iPhone, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD(X), Samsung Galaxy Tab, BlackBerry, etc iOS/Android based media devices for easier enjoyment. For ripping DVD to MKV on Mac, DVD Ripper for Mac is the choice. Now, let's see how to backup and rip DVD to MKV in lossless.

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How to convert DVD to MKV for HD backup

Note: You can't keep DVD menus in an .mkv format. If you want to transfer parts (e.g main movie only) or all (exact copy incl. menu, extras, subs) of the DVD to your hard drive, this DVD ripper offers you two options: a. Copy movie only from DVD discs; b. Backup DVD with original structures.

STEP 1. Import DVD files

Insert your DVD disc to the drive, then launch the DVD ripping software and click the "Load Disc" button to have the DVD content imported.

STEP 2. Choose MKV as output format

Select "MKV(Matroska) Video (*.mkv)" as output format from "Common Video" category under the drop-down list of "Format". If you want to get better HD video quality, just select "MKV HD Video (*.mkv)" from "HD Video" category.

STEP 3. Advanced Settings

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. For DVD movie source, there's no need for compressing(It is relatively a small file size). Just keep the video size as original(720*480). And upscaling the video size won't make any difference of your video quality.

STEP 4. Start ripping DVD to MKV

Hit the "Convert" button at the bottom of the main interface to rip DVD to MKV. Minutes later, you can click "Open" to quickly find the converted MKV video. Just do what you want.

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