How to Convert iSO to MKV with Blu ray DVD Ripper

To preserve iSO quality or as a backup to the external drive, more and more people store their iSO files in Blu ray discs. However, most portable players cannot play Blue ray iSO file. So if people want to play it, they need to convert Blue ray to MKV. MKV is supported by many electronic devices, and that is why people would like to convert Blu ray iSO to MKV.

Therefore, this below post will tell you how to achieve that. Now let’s see it.

Part 1: How to convert iSO into MKV with Blu ray DVD Ripper

Part 2: Why do we convert iSO into MKV

Part 3: Something about MKV and iSO

Part 1: How to convert iSO to MKV with Blu ray DVD Ripper

If you want to convert iSO into MKV, then you need to a kind of professional ripping software. Today, Blu ray DVD Ripper from F2FSoft will be showed for you. Now you will get its details below:

  1. As one of the best Blu ray Rippers, it can rip Blu ray, DVD or rip iSO for you.
  2. This Blue ray Ripper makes you convert DVD to iSO, convert DVD or Blu ray to MP4, MKV, etc. So it is unnecessary for you to worry about that you cannot play those HD files on common electronic devices.
  3. With this software, you can trim, crop, add watermark, etc. so that you can make you own videos.
  4. This magic ripper will keep the quality of your original files after ripping, converting and editing.

By the way, you can download this free Blu ray Ripper, but just for free trial.

Now, follow below steps to start your iSO to MKV conversion.

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Step 1. Download Blu-ray Ripper and install it. Then choose Blu ray Ripper.

Download Blu ray Ripper and Choose it

Step 2. Load iSO source. Click Add Blu ray/DVD and choose Add iSO Files to load iSO or just drag it to the main interface.

Click Add Blu ray or DVD and Choose Add ISO Files

Step 3. Edit your iSO

If you want to adjust your iSO video before converting, then you can click the circle below to do that. After clicking it, you can see “Trim, Crop, Watermark, Effect, 3D and Remove Noise”. You can choose one to adjust your video. If you do not need to do so, drop to the step 4.

Edit Your ISO

Choose One Button

Step4. Select output format

You can choose option next to Add Photo which is named MP4 Video by default. And you can find Edit, Change and Apply. You can click Change to select the output format MKV. Then you will see different formats and choose MKV Video. If you want to edit audio or video, you can click Edit.

Choose A Format

Select MKV Video



Step 5. After editing, you can see Convert next to MKV Video. And you will be required to choose final saving route in the Save to box. Then choose Convert below to start the ripping process.

Hit Convert to Do Following Procedure

Select Place to Store and Start to Convert

So, we can regard it as an iSO Ripper too. With it, you can also rip and convert iSO to MP4, MOV, AAC, FLAV and other common video and audio formats.

Part 2: Why do we convert iSO to MKV

iSO files are mostly found in discs, as an optical image. And we should burn them into another disc. It is the format compatible with a lot of DVD and CD players which is connected to the home entertainment system. However, we often obtain MKV format from streaming media sources. More and more people who like downloading movies and transmitting them to a disc are more likely to use MKV format.

It is essential for you to know why we convert iSO to MKV before doing operations. And we have following reasons to convert iSO into MKV.

  1. MKV is the big output format to keep the video quality.
  2. MKV is open source. This will let all developers in the world to get the code freely, so this offers a potential for broader implementation and more creative solutions.
  3. On Mac, you can even use your Windows Media Player or QuickTime to playback MKV video after ripping iSO to MKV.

Part 3: Something about MKV and iSO

  1. What is MKV?

The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard, free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of videos, audios, pictures, 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. Matroska is similar in concept to other containers like AVI, MP4, or Advanced Systems Format (ASF), but is entirely open in specification, with implementations consisting mostly of open source software. Matroska file extensions are .MKV for video (with subtitles and audio), .MK3D for stereoscopic video, .MKA for audio-only files, and .MKS for subtitles only.

The most meaningful advantage of MKV is that it can store unlimited streams (multiple Video, Subtitle tracks, Audio) into one single file. It is just like a DVD compass embedded in MKV file, which can let you enjoy advanced cinematic extras such as multilingual subtitles, multiple audio tracks, bonus content and more.

The only disadvantage of MKV is that unlike other video formats, it does not support menu and chapter selecting

  1. What is iSO?

An ISO file, often called an iSO image file, is a single file that’s a perfect representation of an entire CD, DVD, or BD. The entire contents of a disc can be precisely duplicated in a single iSO file.

Where you can use ISO files? All iSO images are named after iSO, and they are often used to distribute large programs on the Internet. So if you save DVD as iSO, you extension name will be Iso.

When will iSO appear? When people rip DVD or Blu ray Disc, an iSO image file is generated. When we download movies online, iSO format is pretty popular, especially for some special versions like interviews, etc.

How to compress ISO Files? If you do not want to burn an ISO file to a disc or USB storage device. And if you want to extract the content of an iSO file to a folder, and then you can try software like the free 7-Zip and Pea Zip programs.

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