How to do a lossless Blu-ray to MKV conversion on Mac
As a Mac user, you must know that play Blu-ray movies on Mac is of a bit complicacy as Mac doesn't have any Blu-ray drive support for Blu-ray playback. In addition, Blu-ray discs are easily tend to get scratched or damaged by repeatedly pulling in or out. Under this circumstance, in order to prevent Blu-ray discs from damaging and play them more conveniently on Mac, chances are you want to rip and convert Blu-ray to MKV video files with lossless quality.
Reasons for converting Blu-ray to MKV
1. A complete movie in a single file, including many audio, video and subtitles streams.
The MKV format is capable of holding unlimited number of video, audio and subtitle tracks, along with any metadata. Practically this means it is possible to put an entire movie with multiple sound and subtitle tracks and movie thumbnail into single MKV file.
2. Lossless video and audio quality can be retained.
MKV is a container format that supports various codecs, including H.264, H.265, VC-1 etc. The MKV in H.264/H.265 codec format makes it possible to keep original video or audio compression format when copying Blu-ray movie to MKV files.
How to Rip and Convert Blu-ray to MKV in a lossless way?
As you know, most commercial Blu-rays are featured with specific DRM protections so that you can't copy them directly. And in view of pursuing for a lossless outcome, you are highly recommended to take advantage of a robust yet reliable Blu-ray Ripper called Brorsoft Blu-ray to MKV Ripper for Mac. This excellent gadget can help you to fast rip and convert Blu-ray to MKV on Mac while keeping the original video quality without any video/audio out of sync problems. Besides, this Mac Blu-ray to MKV Converter comes with optional multi-language audio/subtitle support which means you can freely select your preferred subtitles for your movie. For Windows users, Blu-ray Ripper is the choice. Now, let's see how to backup and convert Blu-ray to MKV on Mac OS X.
Simple Steps to Rip Blu-ray to MKV Losslessly on Mac
Step 1: Insert your Blu-ray disc to the Blu-ray Disc drive, then launch Blu-ray Ripper Mac and click the "Load Disc" button to have the blu-ray content imported.
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".
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: 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 at the bottom of the main interface to convert Blu-ray to MKV. You've made it. This professional Blu-ray to MKV Converter Mac really never lets you down during the work.
After the conversion, get the MKV outputs to play on your Mac computer or stream to kinds of media devices for playback at ease.