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5 Best Blu-ray Ripper Software for Mac & Windows

face Elena Spencer Updated on Apr 15, 2022 7:13 PM

Blu-ray turns out to be the pinnacle of home entertainment media at present which delivers extremely HD video effect and truly cinematic video experience. However, this also presents a challenge: the Blu-ray movies are only playable on certain Blu-ray players and will not work natively on various mobile devices. To enjoy the Blu-ray video on the go or share it on video streaming site, you should rip the Blu-ray disc and convert the content into a digital format, like the common MP4, MKV, MOV, etc. Here we are going to round up top 5 paid and free Blu-ray ripping software to make the job quick and straightforward.

1. Blu-ray Ripper

As name suggests, Blu-ray Ripper is an incredible point-and-click solution that makes professional Blu-ray ripping tool available to all level of users, with the automatic algorithms to circumvent encryption of Blu-ray disks and DVDs. One of its strengths is that it also acts as video converter to handle your video & audio conversion tasks. In addition, it supports a broad range of output formats as the conversion results, including specific video/ audio formats and devices-ready formats like iOS devices, Android devices, for further editing, playback, sharing, or save to hard drive.

Blu-ray Ripper does much further than this though. It also comes with multiple basic editing options, giving users the chances to full control over the video, including trimming, adding image or text watermark, cropping, adjusting video effect and 2D to 3D conversion.

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Input: Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray folder, DVD-Video, DVD folder, DVD disc

Output: MP4, AVI, MKV, M4V, WMV, ASF, WEBM, MOV, TS, DAT, VOB, Xvid, DivX, FLAC, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, M4A, MP2, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA, MKA, etc.

Once you download the program and install it properly on your PC or Mac, you're able to complete the Blu-ray ripping process in an intuitive GUI — just load the source, set output profile and start conversion.

  • Open the utility and insert the Blu-ray disk to the optical drive. Then click Add Blu-ray/ DVD button to load video source from Blu-ray/ DVD disc.
  • After loading, click the MP4 Video drop-down box and choose Change option to introduce the Profile window, then specific the output profile — specific video/ audio formats and device ready file formats.
  • Hit the green Convert button and the converting setting panel will pop up, requiring to designate the output directory to save the ripped file. Then click the Convert button to begin the Blu-ray to video/ audio converting process. This way all ripped Blu-ray movie contents can be moved over to mobile devices or media players for enjoyment anywhere.

2. MakeMKV (free)

Download from: http://makemkv.com/

If you have no idea which program you should employ to rip episodes from a Blu-ray, the MakeMKV will do the job brilliantly. It's a cross-platform and free Blu-ray ripping application that lets you remove the protection on Blu-ray & DVD and convert contents to a nice big MKV file, without compromising the video quality. But it won't feature with many video or audio option for tweaking the quality of the resulting MKV file.

One caveat is that you need to ensure there's enough free storage space on the hard drive to save the ripped file. Here's how to rip a BD disc easily with MakeMKV — the process is mostly identical on both Windows platform and Mac OS.

  • Start up MakeMKV after installation, then pop in your Blu-ray disc to optical drive of your machine to let the program analyze it. Click on hard-drive icon on the middle window to move on next step.
  • Decide which video segments you want to rip by ticking the tiny checkboxes on the left pane.
  • On the right pane, select where you want the converted video stayed under Output Folder, then press the Make MKV button and wait for the app do its things. You Blu-ray movie should be saved in MKV video container format in the specified folder.

3. MovieRescuer (free)

Download Link: Windows, Mac

MovieRescuer is also a decent and completely free alternative of top-ranked Blu-ray ripping and converting tool. It lets users safely rip the disc and then convert the stunning movies from Blu-ray disk and DVD in M2TS or VOB format with original quality for saving on hard drive or streaming on home media sever.

It's quick, practical and easy to use with no complex configurations.To rip the Blu-ray and copy the movie files to hard drive using MovieRescuer, you need to first enter the source Blu-ray disk into the hard drive and fire up the program on your computer, then choose the titles from the list that are read by the program and displayed on the panel. Next, set the destination folder for the newly copied video and hit the Directly Copy button. The entire process is exactly the same when you do the conversion from a DVD disc.

4. AnyDVD HD

Download from: https://www.redfox.bz/en/anydvdhd.html

AnyDVD HD is another Blu-ray ripping desktop application for Windows OS only. It promises to bypass and decrypt protected DVD, HD DVD and Blu-ray discs in the background to facilitate the ripping of Blu-ray & DVD movies for convenient and unlimited playback.

It can do more than decryption, though. It enables users disable unwanted movie features like subtitles and prohibition messages. Beside, you can also control the speed of your disc drive to reduce the noise level when watching movies from the inserted disk on PC. However, the downside of it is the frequent updates required. Here's how it works:

  • Download AnyDVD HD software and install it on your PC. It offers a time-limited free trial version.
  • Insert the Blu-ray disk you want to convert into your PC's drive and wait until the program read it.
  • Move your mouse cursor to small fox-shaped icon located on the taskbar, right click it and choose Rip Video Disc to Harddisk.
  • On the pop-up menu, select both Source Directory and Destination Directory. After that, hit the Copy DVD button and a few minutes later, you will have all the contents of your Blu-ray disc ripped and copied directly on your hard drive.

5. DeUHD

Download from: https://deuhd.ru/index.html

DeUHD is also a Windows-based application with the aim of ripping Ultra HD Blu-ray disc and save on your computer with 1:1 image quality, which makes it easy to view any protected Blu-ray UHD movies on UHD media players and playback software. This Blu-ray ripper tool is a bit more expensive than other rippers mentioned above, but you will have a free trial to use for 10 minutes with your Blu-ray disk and it's user-friendly.

To get started, insert your 4K UHD Blu-ray disk in the drive after you run DeUHD on your PC. Wait a few minutes for the program examining the contents of the disk, when this is done, the software will return you a progress window. Then, right click DeUHD icon in the taskbar and select Rip to Hard Disk option, with which a dialog window pops up for specifying the source disk under Source field and the output path under Target field. After that, click the Rip button to initiate Blu-ray conversion process immediately.

Conclusion

We've evaluated all five feature-packed Blu-ray ripping program for Mac & PC based on functionalities and features that each software owns. Of course, which Blu-ray ripper utility you employ to rip and convert your Blu-ray/ DVD movies is best determined by your actual needs, the platform of your machine and basically your budget. With these factors in mind, you should get the suitable ripper as well as converter in hand.

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