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How to convert DVD to MKV keeping audios and subtitles?

Need to rip & convert DVD to MKV format? MKV is the filename extension for Matroska Multimedia Container, an open-standard free container format. With its unique ability to store multiple formats and media features (subtitles, audio tracks, etc.) in a single container, MKV has quickly gained in popularity — becoming the preferred file extension for high definition (HD) video. Millions of online videos use the .mkv file extension, with more coming every day.


Converting DVD to MKV can be done with audio tracks and subtitles sustained. In order to rip & convert DVD movies to MKV files effectively, you will need a special tool. Here’s we use a professional DVD to MKV converter named DVD ripper. In the step-by-step guide below, you will learn how to easily rip & convert DVD to MKV easily with fast speed and high quality. (We take the Windows DVD to MKV conversion as an guide, you can use DVD Ripper for Mac to achieve the DVD to MKV conversion on Mac.)


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Step-by-step Guide to Rip & Convert DVD to MKV on Mac/Windows


Load DVD Movies

Download DVD to MKV convert and install it on your computer. Insert your DVD movie into the DVD-ROM drive of your computer. Click on Load DVD button to import your DVD movies. Alternatively, you can also add DVD Folder, ISO files and IFO files as input.



Select Output Formats as MKV

Click on Profile button to select output file format as MKV. Go to Profile-> Common Video-> MKV. To convert DVD to HD MKV videos, go to Profile-> HD Video-> HD MKV. Click on Browse button to change the output directory where your files will be saved.



Moreover, since regular DVD movies usually have several subtitles such as English, French, German, etc. You can select one you prefer. You can also delete the subtitle by selecting "No Subtitle". You can also select an Audio Track here.



Convert DVD to MKV Videos

Finished all the necessary settings, click on Start button and wait for the converting.


After DVD to MKV converter completed the task, you can do whatever you want with MKV videos.



1. If you want to combine several DVD chapters into one file, on the main interface, there is a check box "Merge into one file”, select it, and you will only get one output file instead of several files by chapters.


2. After you load the DVD file you may want to do some editing. Click "Edit" or "Clip" button to customize your DVD movies!


Crop: Enables you to customize the frame size (16:9, 4:3 etc) and cut off black margins of the videos
Effect: You can use this function to set the brightness, contrast, saturation, apply different movie styles like
Watermark: Add image or textual watermark to the video
Clip: Allows you to trim unwanted parts of the video


3. DVD Ripper for Mac is the most reliable Mac DVD to MKV converter which is able to rip & convert DVD to MKV on Mac easily. The steps are as easy as 1-2-3: Import DVD movies, select output format and convert. That’s it.