MKV stands for “Matroska Video” and has many advantages such as MKV files are compact and easy to change .MKV is a good storage format which is also open and free . MakeMKV is an excellent one-click solution to convert Blu-ray and DVD without any quality loss. This is an extremely useful tool to make 1:1 mkv dvd rips in a very short time . This tool is in beta stage and you can test it for free .
The MKV format can store multiple video/audio tracks with all meta-information and preserve chapters. There are many players that can play MKV files nearly on all platforms, and there are tools to convert MKV files to many formats, including DVD and Blu-ray discs.
Key features of MakeMKV
-Reads DVD and Blu-ray discs
-Reads Blu-ray discs protected with latest versions of AACS and BD+
-Preserves all video and audio tracks, including HD audio
-Preserves chapters information
-Preserves all meta-information (track language, audio type)
-Fast conversion – converts as fast as your drive can read data.
Download MakeMKV for free now ( v1.5.8 , 3.59 MB)
Freeware players that support MKV :
Beta version restrictions
– Program is time-limited , it will stop functioning after 60 days. You can always download the latest version from makemkv.com that will reset the expiration date.
– HD-DVD support is limited – some discs may fail to open and not all audio and subtitle tracks will be preserved.
– DVD ripping will always be free, but Blu-Ray ripping is only free as long as it’s in beta .