“I am trying to rip some video from separate Blu-rays to combine them onto one Blu-ray with a menu that will allow me to select each video. The problem I’m having is that I can’t find a program that will do this AND keep the original chapter markers. Can you suggest?”
Other than keeping multiple subtitles and audio tracks, maintaining chapter markers is important for those who would like to watch their movie file on media players.
If you are looking for an easy and effective way and still want to keep chapter markers for further playback, Pavtube ByteCopy (Read review) is perfect for you. With easy-to-use interface and fast conversion speed, this Blu-ray to MKV Converter is developed to help users copy Blu-ray and DVD movies to lossless MKV format with 1:1 high quality for playback on PC and HD media players. Pavtube ByteCopy not only lets you keep desired audio tracks and subtitles in MKV file, but also have the chapters of the movie included.
How to rip Blu-ray to MKV with all the chapter makers?
Step 1. Import Blu-ray movie
Run this Blu-ray to Multi-track MKV ripper in your PC, hit the disc button to import your Blu-ray movie from your Blu-ray drive.
Step 2. Choose MKV output format
From “Format” drop-down list, choose “Multi-track Video” > “Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.mkv)” as the output format in order to save original chapter info. And other formats from “Multi-track Video” can also help you convert Blu-ray with keeping chapter marker.
1. You are allowed to customize profile presets in Settings. Uncheck unwanted audio or subtitle track and they will not be saved in output MKV file.
2. You can also choose 1:1 copying way to backup your movie with original structure. Click the forth icon – “Copy the entire disc” on the top, which means all the chapter markers of your movie can be kept. Don’t need to click “Convert” again.
Step 3. Start ripping Blu-ray to MKV with the chapter markers
Hit on the “Convert” icon and start ripping Blu-ray to MKV format with chapter markers. After it finishes, add the created multi-track MKV file into media player like VLC and you can choose any chapter for viewing. Done! Very easy!