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How to Rip Blu-rays to 720p/1080p MKV Files

by Edwin Liu | August 14, 2013 9:14 AM
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Recently the MKV format is quite prevalent in the video files which is a new video file format to people. Referring to MKV(the extension of Matroska vidoe format), it is in fact an extensible open standard video container format which can hold multiple video, audio, picture, and subtitle tracks into one file. The most reason for its popularity lies in the practicality which indicates that the MKV format can be supported by almost every media player included Media Player Classic, Quick Time, BS Player, Zoom Player, Mplayer, Pot Player, GOM Player, even Windows Media Player, and etc. So with these features, if you have the demand of converting a 720p/1080p HD Blu-ray movie file so that it can be played without player limitations and keep all audio subtitle tracks synchronously without quality loss, 720p/1080p MKV is the ideal format to choose.

Note: For Window Media Player, you may firstly install the relevant Matroska Splitter.

While above all, what you need is a Blu-ray ripper to remove the DRM restrictions, which is used for protect the copyright. Here I recoomend you Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper. It is capable of making a full copy of BD m2ts movie with all subtitles and audio streams preserved and transcoding the 720p/1080p HD movie to 720p/1080p MKV format. Hence, with Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper, you’re able to have the HD BD movie backups on the local disc of 720p/1080p MKV format, there you can watch the high quality movies with any media player on your computer as you pleased.

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  1. Load/add the Blu-ray discs.

  2. Install and run Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper, add BD from BD driver by hitting on "" button upper on the left. Then in the displayed list choose your desired files.

  3. Choose the output format.
  4. Click on Format bar to display the list. Find MKV format in the Common Video. If you have specific requirements on MKV fformat, you may as well hit on Settings in which you can change the size, bitrate, frame rate according to your needs.

  5. Conversion.
  6. Finally you can start converting the original Blu-ray disc to 720p/1080p MKV video by clicking on Convert button. After conversion completed, click Open button to find the ripped MKV file in the output folder. That’s it.


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