I recently bought a media player. I doesn’t play *.iso’s, but will MKV files. I have mostly movies saved to iso images, all with subtitles, (<- this is important!), and would like to convert (some of) them to MKV. Some are movie only & some are full disk rips. Which converter would be the best for me?
So are you looking for a way to convert ISO files to MKV for easier playback? Here are 2 workarounds for you.
Method 1. How to use MakeMKV to convert Blu-ray ISO to MKV
To convert Blu-ray ISO to MKV with MakeMKV, read and follow the instructions below.
- 1. Fire up MakeMKV.
- 2. Click the Folder icon under the menu bar to browse for the ISO image you want to convert to MKV. Sometimes the program might have problems importing or recognizing an ISO image. If you fail to import the ISO file using the Folder icon, try pressing Ctrl+O and import the ISO file again.
- 3. Set where to save the output MKV video in the output directory box.
- 4. Click the Make MKV button in the upper-right to start converting the Blu-ray ISO to MKV.
Method 2. Convert ISO to MKV keeping All Chapter, Audio, and Subs with DumboFab Blu-ray Ripper
While MakeMKV is an incredibly powerful Blu-ray ISO to MKV converter, there are options out there that might outdo it. DumboFab Blu-ray Ripper is able to rip Blu-ray/DVD to lossless MKV video. And it does more than that. It also provides tons of other popular formats for output like MP4, AVI, WMV, etc. It can also process Blu-ray ISO files and have them converted to MKV with ease.
◉ Transcode Blu-ray ISO and DVD ISO image to MKV with original quality within 5 minutes;
◉ Convert ISO image file to MKV as well as other formats such as MP4, HEVC, H264, AVI, MOV, M4V, MPG, FLV, etc. video with good quality-size balance.
◉ Support coping with both homemade Blu-rays/DVDs, and store-bought Blu-ray and DVD discs with almost all copy-protections;
◉ Encode ISO image to MP4 for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, and other devices with optimized presets.
◉ Finish conversion at fast speed, owing to the support for the world’s advanced Intel QSV, Nvidia CUDA/NVENC, and AMD 3DNow! Tech.
◉ Edit videos by trimming, merging, cropping, adding subtitle, etc. Aadjust resolution, bit rate, codec, etc to produce optimal file size.
How to Rip and Convert ISO to MKV with Full Quality
Step 1. Run DumboFab Blu-ray Ripper on your Windows or Mac, click disc button and then click Load IFO/ISO to choose and load the ISO image file you want to convert.
Step 2. Click Format bar and move mouse cursor to Multi-track Video category and select Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.mkv) as the output format.
Tip: By default, all audio & subtitles tracks in a source ISO image file are checked to be saved in the MKV container. If there are some tracks you don’t like, you can click Settings button and go to Multi-task Settings window to uncheck and remove them under Audio tab and Subtitle tab.
Step 3. You can see the default output directory on it. You can reset the directory if you want to. Hit “Convert” to beging conversion from BD/DVD ISO to lossless MKV.