Joyoshare VidiKit (Video Toolkit)

  • Record screen, audio, webcam, gameplay and specific windows
  • Built-in video editor to crop, subtitle, adjust speed, effect, and more
  • One-stop solution to cut, merge, compress, convert, and repair videos
  • Support 240 FPS and 1080p/4K high-resolution video output

How Can You Convert DVD to MKV Facilely

convert dvd to mkv

If you intend to convert DVD to MKV and store the files on your computer or other devices, it means that you want to keep your DVDs in good condition without damage. It also infers that you are dying for enjoying the DVD content with lossless quality, since MKV is a multimedia format that can losslessly reserve a great number of audio, video, picture, or subtitle tracks in one file. To help you solve this problem, here are 3 DVD rippers introduced below. You can rip DVD via them easily.

Part 1.How to Rapidly Convert DVD to MKV with Joyoshare Video Converter

Joyoshare Video Converter is the best choice for you if you are fond of ripping DVD to any digital format with original quality. This software can help you rip DVD to MKV simply, no matter the DVD has restrictions or not. It is able to convert DVD to any popular formats, like MP4, AVI, MOV, DV, M4V, OGG, 3GP, MP3, AAC, WAV, APE, M4R, etc. You can transfer and enjoy the converted files to any compatible devices, such as iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Galaxy S8, iPad mini, Google 6P, HTC 10, LG Optimus, and so on.

This DVD ripper also has a built-in video editor. You can utilize it to trim video, take a snapshot, change the direction of the video, crop video, add watermark with image and text, embed subtitles, and more. It is feasible to change codec, bit rate, frame rate, and resolution. If you need it, you can merge all videos into one with this video converter.

Key Feature of Joyoshare Video Converter:

Remove the protections of DVDs

Rip DVD to MOV, MP4, MKV, and other formats without quality loss

Support to convert DVD files in batch at a time

Convert DVD files with 60X speed

  • Step 1Load DVD files to DVD to MKV converter

    Download Joyoshare Video Converter on its official website. Then install it on your Mac or Windows computer. Next, launch it on the desktop. Insert DVD disc to a drive. Add DVD files to the program by clicking "Load DVD". You also can select the DVD's title from the drop-down list to load the content.

    run program and add dvd files
  • Step 2Select MKV as output format

    After loading the DVD, tap "Format". You are suggested to choose "High-Speed mode". In this condition, you can output the MKV file with high speed and initial quality. Then you can find MKV under the "General Video". It also has an "Encoding mode", which allows you to reset codec, resolution, frame rate, bit rate, and quality.

    choose mkv as an output format
  • Step 3Edit DVD file (Optional)

    Supposing that you want to edit your DVD file, please choose Encoding mode > pick up MVK format > click "Ok". Press the "Edit" button, which is located at the low right corner of the main interface. You can start to trim the video, rotate video, add effect and frame, embed water and subtitles, and adjust the audio.

    edit videos if you need it
  • Step 4Start converting DVD to MKV rapidly

    Lightly hit the "Convert" button to begin the conversion of DVD to MKV. If you prefer to get a coalition of DVD files, you can tick "Merge all into one file". Ultimately, you can tap the "Converted" button to check the MKV files.

Part 2. How to Easily Rip DVD to MKV with WinX DVD Ripper

Here is another DVD to MKV ripper - WinX DVD Ripper, which specializes in DVD backup. It can rip DVD to 350+ formats with high quality. It supports to convert DVD files to MKV fluently without errors. Besides, you can edit the video with this converting software.

winx dvd ripper

Step 1: Insert the DVD to the drive. Open WinX DVD Ripper > click "Disc" to add DVD content to the program;

Step 2: Select "Output Profile". Then tap "DVD Backup" to choose "Backup full title to MKV". If you need it, you can edit the video before the next step;

Step 3: Click "RUN" to start DVD to MKV conversion. You can choose "Safe Mode", if you don't expect that the ripping process has errors.

(Part 3. How to Convert DVD to MKV with MakeMKV)

MakeMKV is a freeware, developed to convert DVD files to MKV. It can be run on Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms. It will store all video and audio tracks, as well as chapters' information. The conversion speed is fast. Besides, this program can stream video to other media players. Let's see how to rip DVD to MKV via this converter.

Note: In the beta version, you are able to rip both DVD and Blu-ray for free. However, after 30 days, if you want to ripping Blu-ray discs, you'll need to purchase a license.


Step 1: Place the DVD into a drive. Launch MakeMKV. Then tap the DVD to hard drive icon to detect the DVD contents;

Step 2: Once the disc is opened, the titles will appear on the left of the window. Double-click on the title, you can go to further settings;

Step 3: Click the folder icon to confirm the output folder. Then you can hit on the "MakeMKV" button to rip DVD to MIKV.

Part 4. Comparison

To let you learn the differences among the above DVD to MKV converters, we list a table below:

Joyoshare Video Converter WinX DVD Ripper MakeMKV
Rip protected DVD Yes Yes No
Output without quality loss Yes Yes No
Editing function Yes Yes No
Convert DVD to various formats Yes Yes Only MKV
Conversion speed 60X Fast Fast
Batch conversion Yes Yes No
Preview video Yes Yes No
Price $39.95 $59.95 Free

Joyoshare VidiKit

Complete video toolkit combines recording, conversion and editing


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