This tutorial is mainly about how to convert DVD to MKV video. It will show you the details step to rip the entire DVD movie to MKV video, fully supports copyright protected DVD and personal DVD. The program you need is this DVD to MKV Converter, I have tried many DVD to MKV Converter, and this is the best one I have ever tried, the conversion speed is really fast. With its easy-to-use interface, even you are computer newbie can handle with it.
MKV is an open standard free container format to hold audio, video, picture and subtitle tracks inside a single file, although is not a regular audio and video compression format. MKV is a Matroska file – an open source container, with the aim to create a unifying or universal format for multimedia storage with the benefit of being completely open source.
Step1. Download and install DVD to MKV Converter, run it, click “Add video” to load DVD files, it provides four ways to load DVD
1. Load from DVD-Rom: Put your DVD into your DVD-Rom and load it.
2. Load DVD folder (data DVD), sometimes you may store the DVD folder in your hard drive, it appears like “Video_TS” “Audio_TS” folders. You can load it by clicking “load DVD folders”.
3. Load ISO image files, you can amount your ISO files in the daemon tools and then load the DVD movie from the virtual DVD drive.
4. Load IFO Files: Click “Load IFO file” to import your DVD movie by loading IFO files.
Step2. Select output profile:
Hit the device image button, go to ‘Common Video -> MKV’. There are tons of formats for video, audio and portable devices.
Step3. Select Subtitle and Audio
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”. Selecting Audio is the same.
Step4. After the above steps, click “Start” to start converting DVD to MKV video. This DVD to MKV Converter is not only a DVD converter, but also a DVD Editor, if you want to know more about how to use it to edit DVD, you can refer to this guide.