How to do a lossless DVD ISO to MKV conversion?


Many people love to save their DVDs to ISO image files form convenient DVD content storing and transmission, especially through the Internet. However, the ISO image doesn’t lend itself to portability since no one mobile device supports this file type. Therefore, some users would like to convert ISO files to AVI for standard definition, some users prefer to convert ISO to MP4 for regular MP4 players like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, etc. In this page, we will show you how to convert DVD ISO to MKV videos with fast ripping speed and lossless video quality.

To do this, you need a tool that can read the ISO files and encode ISO image files to MKV video files. The best program I can recommend for ISO to MKV conversion is Brorsoft DVD Ripper. Apart from MKV, it can also convert ISO/DVD/IFO to almost all regular video formats, including MKV, MP4, ASF, MOV, M4V, AVI, WMV, DV, VOB, MPG, TS, TRP, DPG, 3GP, 3G2, FLV, F4V, SWF, etc. If you are a Mac user, please turn to Mac DVD ripper, which has the same functions as the Windows (Windows 8 compatible) version. Now don’t hesitate to try the program and check out the guide below on how to convert ISO image files to MKV videos step by step.

How to convert ISO to MKV videos with lossless quality

This guide uses DVD Ripper for Window screenshots. The way to finish the task on Mac is the same. So just make sure you ge the right version according to your situation.

Step 1. Add ISO image files

Run the program and click “Load DVD” button to add the ISO files. As you can see, you can also load DVD Folders and IFO files to rip. All added files can be previewed on the right viewing window and you are free to adjust the video volume and take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes.


Step 2. Choose MKV as the output video format

Select AVI as the output format from Common Video list. If you prefer high definition video, you can choose “AVI HD Video(*.avi)” from the “HD Video” list.


Step 3. Start converting ISO to MKV videos

Finally, tap the “Convert” button to begin converting DVD ISO files to MKV videos.

Difference Between ISO and MKV

Being an optical image, ISO files are mostly found in discs, and have to be burned into another disc. It is the file format usable with a lot of DVD and CD players, especially the ones connected to the home entertainment system. The MKV format, on the other hand, is mainly obtained from streaming media sources. People who are fond of downloading movies and transferring them into a disc are most likely to use the MKV video file format.

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