MakeMKV Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to MakeMKV for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is HandBrake, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to MakeMKV and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to MakeMKV are Shutter Encoder (Free, Open Source), DVDFab HD Decrypter (Freemium), WinX DVD Ripper (Freemium) and Elegant Converter (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 2, 2021

    1. HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder – it compresses and converts digital media from one format to another. HandBrake can rip encrypted DVDs with libdvdcss (libdvdcss is installed with VLC media player on macOS, or AnyDVD/DVD 43 on Windows).
      show more
      HandBrake vs MakeMKV opinions
      Some users think HandBrake is a great alternative to MakeMKV, some don't.
      HandBrake doesn't support decryption of optical discs
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

      -2
      HandBrake does not allow raw extraction of audio and video data: it forces you to re-encode.
      Negative comment 8 months ago

      0
      patdiddy it came out with a video that was having decoding issues
      Negative comment 7 days ago

      0
    2. Open source software without any restriction - converter all formats video|audio|image professionnals codecs and standards - swiss knife tool Windows and OSX.
      show more


    3. 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 DVD/Blu-ray to your hard drive.
      show more
    4. WinX DVD Ripper is a software capable of ripping any DVD (even latest encrypted DVD discs/ISO images) to mainstream videos, such as rip DVD to AVI, DVD to MP4, H.264, MPEG, WMV, MOV, FLV and M2TS.
      show more
    5. Elegant Converter is a native macOS app that helps quickly convert multiple audio and videos files to many formats.
      No screenshots yet


      • Mac
      Finally, getting movies onto your Mac is easy! Transfer DVDs to your Mac with ease and speed. Then take your movies with you without the need to carry around discs. RipIt saves both your MacBook’s battery life and your movie collection from scratches.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      DVDFab DVD Ripper is DVD ripping software that can rip and convert a DVD to any mainstream audio & video formats for playback on portable and mobile devices, like smart phones, tablets and some game consoles, with fast speed but amazing quality.
      show more
      • Mac
      • Windows
      The top-notch multi-track BD/DVD tool which allows users to fully retain all original or multiple subtitles and audio tracks in MKV/AVI/MOV/MP4 keeping Dolby Digital 7.1 channel, thus users can play Blu-ray/DVD with preferred audio/subtitle streams.
      show more
    6. Backup Your DVDs, Convert DVD to any Video/Audio with Amazing output Image & Sound Quality.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      The best DVD tool to backup DVD to mkv/video_ts, directly copy DVD to VOB, fast rip DVD to digital files or devices like iPhone XR/XS (Max), Apple TV 4K, Galaxy S9/S9+/Note 8, etc., editors, players; extract audio; play/edit dvd; make Gif/3D videos.
      show more
    Showing 10 of 28 alternatives