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How to Convert DVD to MKV with Subtitles on Mac OS X

"I'm a Mac user. I have mountains of DVD disc and recently bought a WD-TV HD Player. So I want to convert all DVDs to some format in order to play on my HD player. The reason I don't want to convert them to AVI is because somewhere I read that if I convert DVD to MKV files, it will carry all the subtitles and bonus features of DVD too. But how do I convert DVD to MKV files on Mac?What is the best DVD to MKV Mac converter"

What is MKV?

Convert DVD to MKV on Mac

MKV( Matroska Multimedia Container) is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks inside a single file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like movies or TV shows. Matroska file types are .MKV for video (with subtitles and audio), .MKA for audio-only files and .MKS for subtitles only.

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Why we need to rip DVD to MKV on Mac?

Many people met the same problem that when they convert DVD to video and watch it on laptop or Mac, the quality gets bad. As we known, a DVD movie is often 8 GB in size. If we convert them to ordinary video formats, the size would be only hundreds of MB. So we have to face the problem that the code compression would destroy most of unimportant data and video quality gets bad. How to resolve this problem? In fact, we can decrease the damage by converting DVD to MKV or other HD videos formats. These HD videos are often bigger than standard video and keep higher quality. In addition, if you convert DVD to MKV on Mac OS X, it will carry all the subtitles and bonus features of DVD.

What we need to convert DVD to MKV on Mac OS X?

If you want to convert DVD to MKV movies with subtitle on your Mac book and share with your family, you need a Mac DVD to MKV converter. Well,DVD Ripper for Mac would be perfect for you. Because it's very easy to convert DVD to MKV format including subtitles and this software is a free trial application for Mac OS X that accomplishes this task quickly and easily.

Below is the step by step guide on how to convert DVD to MKV for Mac

1 Download and install Mac DVD to MKV ripper

Note: If you are a Windows user and want to convert DVD to MKV, please refer to DVD Ripper for Windows.

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Install and run it, and then load the DVD movie from your Mac or DVD Driver.

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2 Select Output Setting

Select MKV from the output formats list in "Format" drop-down list. And the output directory to save the converted files in "Output" drop-down list. You can also adjust other settings such as video quality, audio track, Bitrates, aspect ratio, brightness, contrast, saturation, etc.

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3 Convert DVD to MKV on Mac

When the settings are done, click the Convert button to start conversion. And then the Mac DVD Ripping Software will automatically start to convert DVD to MKV Mac OS X. that's all. When the conversion finished, you can click "Open" to locate the file in your hard drive. If you don't want to wait around during the conversion, the smart program can switch off the computer automatically when the conversion is done.

With this Mac DVD to MKV converter's intuitive and easy-to-use interface, you get satisfied with the final result of converting DVD to MVK on Mac platform. You can also convert only the outstanding part of the DVD to MKV or another popular format, such as MP4, MOV, MPG, etc.

Tips: If you have a lot of favorite DVDs Video that need to convert, this all-in-one DVD Video Converter software for Mac is definitely specially designed for you.

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