How to Convert ISO to MKV Fast and Easily

How to Convert ISO to MKV Fast and Easily

An ISO file (or ISO image) is a digital copy of your movie data in discs like DVD, Blu-ray, CD, and more. You can use it to back up your expensive discs. But sometimes, these ISO files may cost a lot of space on your computer or storage device.

Therefore, you’d better convert ISO to a video format that takes up less space and can maintain the main structure of ISO file. Speaking of which, MKV is quite a wise choice. Compared with ISO file/image, it is space-saving and has high quality.

In this article, we will introduce 3 popular ISO to MKV converters and their operation instructions with you. Please read on.

ISO to MKV

ISO to MKV

Part 1. How to Fast Export a Lossless MKV Video from an ISO File

To convert ISO to MKV without quality loss, you need a professional ISO converter to maintain all the data including video, audio, and subtitle tracks of your ISO image files. Maybe you have tried a bunch of so-called ISO to MKV converters online or offline but found them hard to get the conversion done. Then AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate and AnyMP4 Blu-ray Ripper are exactly what you need. One is for DVD ISO conversion, and the other can rip Blu-ray ISO to any format you like.

AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate

With AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate, you can convert ISO to MKV or any video/audio formats in high quality. And thanks to the advanced hardware-accelerated technology, the whole conversion will be faster than you imagine. It even enables you to edit and enhance your video with multiple features.

Here are the detailed steps of converting ISO to MKV with this powerful converter.

Step 1: Download & Install AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate

Free download AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate and install it on your computer.

Step 2: Load the ISO File You Want to Convert

Open AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate and then click the Load DVD button under the Ripper tab. Then upload the DVD ISO file.

Ripper

Step 3: Edit Your Movie

If you want to adjust your DVD movie, you just need to click the Edit button or the Clip button to edit your DVD.

Edit DVD

In the Edit window, you can rotate and crop your video. You can also add effect, filter, subtitles, and watermark as you like. After the adjustment, click OK to save your settings.

Effect Filter

Step 4: Select MKV as the Output Format

The default output format is MPG. You need to change it to MKV. Just find the Rip All to option and choose MKV as the output format from the drop-down list. After that, click the Rip All button in the bottom right corner to start the conversion.

Profile DVD

AnyMP4 Blu-ray Ripper

If the ISO file you want to convert is Blu-ray, here we recommend you to use AnyMP4 Blu-ray Ripper, with which you don’t need to worry about quality downgrade after converting Blu-ray or 4K Blu-ray ISO to MKV.

Step 1: Load ISO with AnyMP4 Blu-ray Ripper

After installing AnyMP4 Blu-ray Ripper, launch the software and load your ISO file by dragging it to the center of the main interface.

Load Blu-ray

Step 2: Edit Your Blu-ray Video

Click the magic stick icon next to your file to edit your movie. Or you can click the scissors icon to cut your video.

Edit Blu-ray

In the Edit window, you can rotate/crop video, add effects/filters/watermark/subtitles, and adjust the audio track. If the adjustment is over, click OK to apply the changes.

Add Subtitle

Step 3: Convert Blu-ray ISO to MKV

Back to the main interface and select MKV as the output format. Click the Rip All button to start ripping Blu-ray to MKV.

Screen

Part 2. How to Change ISO File to MKV Free with Handbrake

Handbrake is also an optional freeware to extract MKV files from ISO images. But you should notice that it only supports 2 output formats - you can only use it to convert ISO to MP4 or MKV.

Step 1: Run HandBrake and click File on the left to upload your ISO image file.

Handbrake Interface

Step 2: After that, click the Browse button and choose a folder to save the output file. In the Output Settings area, select MKV from the dropdown list. Find a proper video quality for your movie in the Presets panel.

Handbrake Blu-ray ISO

Step 3: Click the Start Encode button to start the Blu-ray ripping process.

Part 3. FAQs of Converting ISO to MKV

1. What is an ISO file used for?

An ISO file can be used for optical-disc backup. It also can distribute the large file sets that will be burned to an optical disc.

2. What are the best ISO players for Windows and Mac?

If you want to play ISO on your computer, you need a professional media player like AnyMP4 Blu-ray Player, VLC Media Player, 5KPlayer, etc.

3. How to Burn ISO to DVD?

You can use AnyMP4 DVD Copy to burn ISO to DVD. It allows you to copy your ISO image file to a blank DVD disc with 1: 1 ratio.

Conclusion

To sum up, these 3 converters can help you convert ISO to MKV with ease. If you prefer a powerful tool with more features and fast speed, you can choose Video Converter Ultimate and Blu-ray ripper. If you have installed Handbrake on your computer, you can try the instructions above to complete the conversion.

If you have any questions or suggestions, you can leave a comment below. We are looking forward to your feedback.

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author Posted by Riley Mitchell to Blu-ray, DVD
September 22, 2020 12:00

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