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How to Convert BDMV Files to MKV Videos?

This article show you the best BDMV converter for you to rip BDMV files to mkv for playing anywhere as you like.


BDMV file contains the information of an associated Blu-ray disc such as the name of the Blu-ray movie, the audio data, the movie object, etc. In general, there are three kinds of BDMV source files.

1) HD Camcorders

The AVCHD files have .MTS or .M2TS file extension.

2) Ripped Blu-ray

When you rip Blu-ray to your computer or hard disk, all Blu-ray content will be saved into BDMV folders. The ripped Blu-ray movies’ folder structure is totally included in a BDMV folder with M2TS extension file.

3) Blu-ray movie with BDMV & CERTIFICATE folder

Although BDMV files keep video in high definition image, they take up a lot of space. And it’s not easy to share them on the internet. At the same time, the BDMV format is not compatible with portable devices: iOS devices (iPad), Samsung Galaxy and media player: iTunes, Quicktime, Windows Media Player, etc. That why we convert BDMV folder to MKV for playing on Mac and Windows.

Best BDMV Converter to Convert BDMV files to MKV

To convert BDMV files to MKV losslessly, you’ll need to get a smart BDMV converter. Here Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate(for Windows) is highly recommended. It works very well for BDMV folder from avchd camera recorder and Blu-ray movies with .mts/.m2ts file extension. Besides MKV, the program can also convert BDMV files to various popular video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, MPEG, MOV, FLV, 3GP, etc. as well as convert BDMV to optimized video for playback on iPad, iPod, iPhone, Zune, Creative Zen, Archos, iRiver, Blackberry, Xbox 360 and more.

If you are a Mac user, you can turn to iMedia Converter (for Mac), which has the same function as the Windows version.

The trail-before-purchase version availabel for you, the watermark is the only limitation between the trial version and full version. Here in this article, Windows version screenshots were taken as example, the Mac version shares the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

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Step 1. Add MTS/M2TS files in BDMV folder

Click “Add Files” button in the “Convert” interface to add your MTS/M2TS videos. Or directly drag and drop the MTS/M2TS files from BDMV folder to this app. After that, these added files will be shown as thumbnails in this app’s left pane.

At this time, you can rename your files, or adjust the conversion order, or click the video thumbnails to preview them. What’s more, if you want to merge all imported files into a big file, simply choose the “Merge Into One File” to combine all the added files into one file.


STEP 2. Choose 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.


STEP 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.

STEP 4. Start converting BDMV to MKV

Hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to convert BDMV to MKV.

You can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

When the conversion is over, click “open” to locate the ripped MKV file and then you can watch the MKV video as you like.