Blu-ray is majestic and enables us to watch videos in extremely high quality, but it also has more copy protection than any other format around, and playing it on your computer can be difficult to impossible. If you want to play Blu-ray discs on your Mac, it is impossible because Mac can't read Blu-rays and don't have a drive capable for Blu-ray discs. To do this, you need a Blu-ray drive which can read Blu-rays. However, Blu-ray discs are easily to be scratched by frequent use, it is better to rip the content out to protect your Blu-ray discs. 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 in one file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like movies or TV shows. MKV can be used for many HD TVs and media players, so it is common to rip a Blu-ray to MKV. Here comes the question: how to rip a Blu-ray Disc to 1080p MKV format with Blu-ray ripper for Mac?
To rip Blu-ray to MKV on Mac, we need a Blu-ray ripper, and Aunsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac can be used as the best one. With a Blu-ray Drive and a Blu-ray ripper for Mac, all you need to do is several clicks and steps.
Step One: Install the software- Mac Blu-ray to MKV converter.
The latest version of Aunsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac is Version 220.127.116.1113 and supported OS is Mac OS X (Leopard/Snow Leopard/Lion/Mountain Lion, Intel Processor Only). You can download the trial version which is totally free.
Step Two: Insert the Blu-ray source file.
Connect the Blu-ray drive with you Mac, and load in the source file by clicking on the "disc icon" in the top left hand corner. After loading in, choose the title, subtitle and language you want to keep. This will trim the useless content off and save your space.
Step Three: Choose output format.
Choose "HD Video" then "MKV HD Video (*.mkv)". Click on "settings" to adjust the data of video and audio.
Step Four: Start ripping Blu-ray to MKV on Mac.
After all get set, click the big circle in the right hand bottom, then the process of how to rip a Blu-ray Disc to 1080p MKV format with Blu-ray ripper for Mac started. With Aunsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, you are able to rip BD/DVD to MOV/ MP4/ AVI/ MKV/ MPG for viewing on iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Xoom, etc. You can also make 1:1 copy of the entire Blu-Ray/DVD disc to your hard drive with Aunsoft Mac Blu-ray Ripper.