How to Convert BDMV folder to MKV losslessly

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BDMV is a modified format of MPEG-2 Transport Stream. The source of BDMV files includes AVCHD folders (BDMV and CERTIFICATE) with .mts/m2ts file extension from HD camcorders, Blu-ray movie with BDMV & CERTIFICATE folder or ripped Blu-ray movie with a BDMV folder structure.

If you have some BDMV folders ripped from a Blu-ray disc or recorded from a HD camcorders, you'll realize that it’s not easy to play the Blu-ray folder on your media players. Even if you installed VLC or else video player app, it probably can only play the single .m2ts files. Under this circumstance, supposing you have the wish to enjoy 1:1 conversion of BDMV folder files on portable devices freely without any limitations, meanwhile, you do not want to suffer any quality loss when converting BDMV, lossless MKV is definitely the best choice. Provided that you have such demand, just follow below article to learn how to losslessly rip and convert BDMV to MKV on Mac/Windows.

To encode BDMV folder to MKV, a robust and formidable BDMV converter is needed. Puzzled at what software to use to get the job done? Here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is highly recommended to help you convert BDMV files to MKV for playing, editing or sharing with original quality. Besides MKV, you're also allowed to convert other popular video formats like MOV/MP4/AVI/FLV, etc for smoothly transferring to game consoles like PS4 and Xbox One; HD player like WD TV Live; or mobile devices like iPhone, iPad, Galaxy Tab, Nook HD, Kindle Fire HD, etc. And it can also extract audio out of video. What's more, with the BDMV file converter, you can also personalize video according to your desire with the classic editing feature. If you want to convert BDMV on Mac, please turn to the Mac version.

How to convert BDMV folder to MKV losslessly

1. Load BDMV Files

Install and launch the professional BDMV converter. Click Add button to load the original source to it. If you want to merge multiple video clips into a single one, you can turn on "Merge into one file" option.



2. Set MKV as output format

Select "MKV(Matroska) Video (*.mkv)" as output format from "Common Video" category under the drop-down list of "Format". If you want to get better HD video quality, just select "MKV HD Video (*.mkv)" from "HD Video" category.



3. Advanced Settings

Click the "Settings" icon, and you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality. For DVD movie source, there's no need for compressing(It is relatively a small file size). Just keep the video size as original(720*480). And upscaling the video size won't make any difference of your video quality.

4. Start to convert BDMV files

When the settings are OK, you can go back to the main interface and tap the "Convert" button to start the BDMV to MKV conversion. The software will do the rest automatically. When the conversion finishes, you can click "Open" to access to the converted BDMV files for easier access. Enjoy.

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Part One: What are BDMV Files?

BDMV files commonly contains the names of the movies and the directory location of the movie, the movie objects and the movie file’s audio data. Generally, a BDMV file comes from three places:

* AVCHD folders (BDMV and CERTIFICATE) with .mts/m2ts file extension from HD camcorders.
* Blu-ray movie with BDMV and CERTIFICATE folder. In this folder there is a stream subfolder, which contains a MTS file inside.
* Ripped Blu-ray DVD movie with a BDMV folder structure, and in this folder there are files with .m2ts extension.

Part Two: How to Play BDMV Files on Windows/Mac?

In order to edit and play MTS/M2TS files from BDMV folder, you can use the most popular VLC media player, or QuickTime Player. But as some media players need to have the right codec or plugin installed first, and some editors need to render for loaing the BDMV files, it makes it difficult to smoothly get BDMV folder into these editors and players on Windows 8.1/8/7 and Mac Mavericks 10.9. Then what should we do?

Part Three: Convert BDMV to MP4

In general, fewer media players have the ability to open and play BDMV folder files well. At the same time, the BDMV format is not compatible with most populary portable devices: iOS devices (iPad/iPhone/iPod), Samsung Galaxy, Apple TV, Xbox, etc. Instead, converting BDMV to MP4, a widely used format for Mac and Windows, you'll get your BDMV folder files more playable, editable and communicable.

To finish the task, what you need is a professional yet easy-to-use Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper, a flexible and all-featured BDMV converter. With it, you can convert BDMV, Blu-ray DVD disc, DVD folder and even DVD IFO/ISO file to MP4 as well as MOV, AVI, MKV, FLV, MXF, WMV, etc. video files for different devices including iPad Air, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, Kindle Fire HDX, Apple TV 3, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, Galaxy Note 3, Google Nexus 7/10, WD TV, WD TV Live, and more. If you are a Mac user, you can turn to Blu-ray Video Converter for Mac. Now get the right version and follow the below guide to finish converting BDMV to MP4.

How to convert BDMV to MP4 easily and fast

1. Load BDMV Files

Install and launch the professional BDMV converter. Click Add button to load the original source to it. If you want to merge multiple video clips into a single one, you can turn on "Merge into one file" option.



2. Select output format

Click Format bar and select MP4 as the output format from Common Video list. If you prefer high definition video, you can choose "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" from the "HD Video" list.



3. Start to convert BDMV files

Before starting conversion, you can click Settings icon to adjust the video, audio parameters. When the settings are OK, you can go back to the main interface and tap the "Convert" button to start the BDMV to MP4 conversion. The software will do the rest automatically. When the conversion finishes, you can click Open" to access to the converted BDMV files for easier access. Enjoy.

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