How to Rip DVD to MKA on Mac (Mountain Lion included)
DVD to MKA Ripper for Mac can output video and audio files that can be perfectly played on most portable players such as iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, PSP, Xbox 360, PS3, iRiver, Creative Zen, Archos, PMP, Smart Phone, Pocket PC, PDA, Cell Phone, MP4 Player, MP3 player and other video and audio players.
Here is a step-by-step guide to rip DVD to MKA on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, Lion included).
Step 1: Free download and install DVD to MKA Ripper for Mac
To install it, simply mount the .dmg archive by double-clicking it, and copy the application to your applications folder (or wherever you want).
Step 2: Load DVD to convert to MKA audio
Insert DVD into your DVD-ROM. Launch DVD Ripper for Mac, there are three ways of loading DVD. You are allowed to add multiple DVD folders.
a. The program will automatically detect DVD files and start loading.
b. Click File->Load DVD or Load DVD Files from main menu to browse your computer hard drive and select the DVD you want to Load.
c. Just easily drag and drop DVD files into program for converting.
Step 3: Select MKA as output format
Click image button on the right of each video item, set output file name and choose mka as the output format from the Format list. There are a variety of video and audio format for output.
Step 4: Change MKA audio Settings
You can change the Sample Rate, Channels, Encoder and Bit Rate of the MKA Audio. The size of the MKA file depends a lot on these settings.
Step 5: Select output directory
Click DVD Ripper->Preference->Output from main menu, you can choose directory for locating converted files and screen captures.
Step 6: Rip DVD to MKA on Mac
When all the settings are done, click Convert->Start Conversion so the DVD ripper will do the ripping.
MKA is an audio-only file format created by Mastroka, known as the audio file format of Matroska Multimedia Container, which is an open standard free Container format. It was initially used almost exclusively for DVD rips of anime, as the container allowed the viewer to choose between the original language track and a dub.