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How to Rip DVD to MKV with High Quality

By Vicky Lewis

July 28, 2018

MKV, an acronym from Matroska Multimedia Container, is an open standard and free container format for storing common multimedia content. It can store a large number of different audios, videos, pictures in one file. Because of these advantages, some people would like to convert the DVD movies to MKV files.

If you wonder how to convert DVD to MKV, you will find the answer in this article. I would like to introduce the best DVD Ripper named TuneFab DVD Ripper to you. Follow the tutorial step by step, and you will quickly learn how to use it to convert DVD to MKV. What's more, I will recommend three powerful and useful MKV players to you.


Part 1. Best DVD Ripper

There are various DVD rippers which can be used to convert DVD to MKV files. But TuneFab DVD Ripper is better than others because of the features and benefits are shown below:

·Rip DVD to more than 300 formats such as MP4, MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, and etc.

·Up to 6X faster conversion speed & fantastic output quality.

·Edit DVD videos with some special effects such as the 3D Settings, Brightness, Saturation, etc.

·Preview the source and target file before ripping and catch the video images and save them as BMP, JPEG to local folders.

·Help users preserve the original audio tracks and subtitles in their preferences.

·Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP(SP2 or later) and Mac OS X 10.5 or above (macOS High Sierra)

Part 2. How to Convert DVD to MKV

Step 1. Install TuneFab DVD Ripper

Based on your computer’s operating system and download the compatible software version. Then launch the software program on your computer. The interface of the program is shown as below:

TuneFab DVD Ripper Main Interface

Step 2. Import DVD to Computer

Insert your DVD to the computer and then import the DVD. Make sure you can see the corresponding DVD icon on your computer so that you can make changes and appropriate settings.

Import DVD to Computer

Step 3. Load DVD in the Interface

Click "Load Disc" in the primary interface and there are three ways to import DVD files: Load DVD Disc, Load DVD Folder, Load IFO Files.

Load Disc

Step 4. Choose MKV Output Format

Click the drop-down menu near "Profile" to choose MKV as the output format for the converted video. If you'd like to generate higher quality videos, you can specify settings in the "Video Settings", "Audio Settings", "3D Settings" filed to set encoder, frame rate, resolution, aspect ratio, video bitrate, sample rate, channels, audio bitrate, and etc.

Adjust your Output Settings

Step 5. Start Converting DVD to MKV

After adjustment, click "Convert" button and TuneFab DVD Ripper will automatically finish the conversion.

Click to Convert

Part 3. Recommended MKV Players

1. Free MKV Player

Free MKV Player is a simple, easy-to-use, absolutely free MKV player program. It’s based on open-source VLC Player and supports all basic operations of video playback. It not only supports MKV videos, but also supports AVI, MP4, and etc.

Free MKV Player

2. DIVX 10

DIVX 10 is a high-quality MKV player, which can play MKV, AVI, DivX, MP4 and MOV videos, including new DivX HEVC. It can transfer videos for viewing on more than 1 billion DivX devices and DLNA devices, including PS3 and Xbox. Additionally, users can experience advanced features like smooth FF/RW, multiple subtitles, and multiple audio tracks.


3. 5KPlayer

5KPlayer is a mixture of free (MKV) HD video player, music player, AirPlay media streamer and online video downloader. With built-in MKV codec, 5KPlayer supports all types of MKV files with different V/A codecs and subtitle codecs, doesn’t matter if it is 4K or HD. With the help of 5KPlayer, users can free download MKV movies in 720P 1080P 4K from more than 300 online video sites.


After following this tutorial, do you know how to convert DVD to MKV with the help of TuneFab DVD Ripper? If you do, I believe you will be impressed by such a powerful DVD to MKV converter. And you will discover more useful functions when using the software for converting DVD to MKV.

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