Alternatives to MakeMKV for all platforms with any license

  • Format Factory

    Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter and DVD ripper. It will convert (and compress): -Any video file or DVD to MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF. -Any audio...

    Free Windows

    Format Factory icon
    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • DVDShrink

    DVDShrink is software to backup DVD discs. You can use this software in conjunction with DVD burning software of your choice, to make a backup copy of any DVD video...

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    DVDShrink icon
    • Discontinued Development was discontinued in May 2005 resulting in the final version. Latest OFFICIAL Version, 3.2.0.15, can be downloaded from Filehippo.
  • AnyDVD

    AnyDVD works in your computer's background to automatically remove the copy protection off a DVD movie, allowing you to rip the DVD onto your computer. You can also...

    Freemium Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    AnyDVD icon
  • StaxRip

    StaxRip is a video encoding app for Windows with a unrivaled feature set and usability.

    Free Open Source Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    StaxRip icon
  • CloneDVD

    CloneDVD copies movies in unparalleled picture quality. If it's only the main movie or a complete DVD - CloneDVD compresses even long footage in brilliant quality...

    Commercial Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    CloneDVD icon
  • DVDFab HD Decrypter

    DVDFab HD Decrypter is a simple version of DVDFab DVD Copy and DVDFab Blu-ray Copy which can remove all the DVD protections, part of Blu-ray protections, and copy the...

    Free Mac Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    DVDFab HD Decrypter icon
  • QWinFF

    QWinFF is a GUI for FFmpeg, a powerful command-line media converter. FFmpeg can read audio and video files in various formats and convert them into other formats. QWinFF...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

    QWinFF icon
    • Discontinued The project is still developed as of 2018, but latest version, 0.2.1, dates back August 2015. It can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • DVDFab Passkey

    DVDFab Passkey is a Windows-based driver that works on-the-fly to unprotect encrypted movie DVDs and Blu-ray discs. It can remove all known DVD and Blu-ray protections...

    Freemium Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    DVDFab Passkey icon
  • AutoGK

    AutoGK is a very simple and powerfull tool for making DVD rips. It comes with almost all you need to create excellent quality backups of your DVDs. AutoGK includes...

    Free Windows

    AutoGK icon
    • Discontinued The site autogk.me.uk is down. Last version, 2.55, is still downloadable from Free-Codecs.com
  • BlindWrite

    Blindwrite is best game copy software. Copy games & keep yourself safe from damaging your original disks with the VSO Blindwrite game copy software. BlindWrite...

    Commercial Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    BlindWrite icon
    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 7.0.0.0, released in January 2013, can be still downloded from the official website.
  • VobBlanker

    VobBlanker is a tool able to blank, replace, cut and strip titles from a DVD while maintaining the overall layout, including menu and navigation. More specifically, it...

    Free Open Source Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    VobBlanker icon
  • SolveigMM AVI Trimmer

    Small, smart, easy to use video editor for fast and lossless AVI editing. No video / audio degradation and out of sync problem arises after editing. All AVI file types...

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    SolveigMM AVI Trimmer icon

Platforms

Desktop

Show 4 less popular platforms

MakeMKV Comments

This is _not_ a transcoder.

Comment by DanMan
about MakeMKV · Jul 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as spam

It does not convert the media into different formats, so it's actually a converter. Just to clear that up. So if you want to fit an 5GB movie on a 4GB DVD, this is not the program for you.

reply
Comment by tsukasatiger
about MakeMKV · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

i have been very impressed with MakeMKV, specifically with bluray ripping. it rips and encodes extreamly fast, faster than i have ever seen.

my only complaint is that it doesnt give much options for file renameing or pulling data off the discs, if you want to change anything such as video size or format, you have to use handbrake, but that just adds hours per video file. for the most part when rippin in full 1080i I suggest keeping it in .MKV as changeing it to MP4 and keeping the 1080i will literally add gigs to the filesize (please correct me if im wrong, i may have screwed up the settings along the way.)

reply

File size is in large part dependent upon the encoding bitrate. I found that converting a 22GB MKV file to MP4 using Handbrake at 1500Kbps produced a file just over 1GB with surprisingly good video quality.

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about MakeMKV · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

What's most annoying about MakeMKV is that it makes you re-register every month. Basically, you need to enter a new registration key each month in order for the program to work. Most people have no idea how to find a new beta key, so this is definitely a poorly thought-out feature.

The key can be found here. http://www.makemkv.com/forum2/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1053

reply

Or you could just...you know...pay for it. Good grief.

Bro you share your link in comment this was right or wrong. what kind of link created by this link.