Having a lot of Blu-ray collections and wanting to play them on Apple’s applications and devices like QuickTime player, iTunes, iPad, iPhone, iPod, etc. How about ripping and converting Blu-ray to M4V? Many users may ask why they shall choose M4V as the output format, and how to rip Blu-ray to M4V on Mac? Well, answers to these two questions can be found here. We will show you how to rip and convert Blu-ray movies to M4V on Mac and Windows computers with different Blu-ray converter tools below. Here we would take the Windows versions to show you the detailed guide. Actually, the operations of Mac versions of these Blu-ray tools are similar to that of the Windows version.

Part 1: How to Rip Blu-ray to M4V on Mac/Windows with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

As an enhanced version of DVD, Blu-ray is way better regarding video and audio quality. So, when you attempt to rip Blu-ray to M4V, it’s important to keep the quality loss to a minimum, or there will be no point in getting a Blu-ray disc for a movie.
Looking for a high quality Blu-ray to M4V converter? Check out Leawo Blu-ray Ripper. As a professional Blu-ray ripper tool, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper enables you to freely decrypt, rip and convert Blu-ray movies to MP4, MKV, MOV, FLV, AVI, WMV, and 200+ other file formats, including M4V, regardless of disc protection and region restrictions.

blu-ray-ripper

Leawo Blu-Ray Ripper 

☉ Decrypt and rip Blu-ray/DVD discs with disc protection and region code
☉ Convert Blu-ray/DVD to MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, FLV, and other 180+ HD/SD formats
☉ Convert Blu-ray/DVD main movie to videos for space saving
☉ Convert 2D Blu-ray/DVD movies to 3D movies with 6 different 3D effects
☉ Fast conversion with NVIDIA CUDA, AMD APP and Intel Quick Sync acceleration technologies

Download and install Leawo Blu-ray Ripper on your computer and then follow the below steps to learn how to rip and convert Blu-ray movies to M4V file on Windows. The Mac version is quite similar to the Windows one in program interface and operation.
Note: Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is built in Leawo Prof. Media.

Step 1: Add source Blu-ray movie

Launch Leawo Prof. Media and then open the “Convert” module to enter the “Convert” module. You could then freely add source Blu-ray movies from Blu-ray recorder drive, computer folder or ISO image file.

Step 2: Set output format

Click the drop-down box right before the big green “Convert” button on the sub-menu bar, and choose “Change” to choose MOV Video from the “Format > Common Video” group or a detailed Apple device from “Device > Apple” group, since MOV file is quite closely to M4V.

Step 3: Adjust parameters

You adjust video and audio parameters of output format, including: video codec, quality, bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, channel, audio codec, resolution, etc. After setting output format, open the drop-down button right before the big green “Convert” again and then choose “Edit” option to enter the “Profile Settings” panel to do this.

Step 4: Set output directory

Afterwards, click the big green “Convert” button on the sub-menu bar and then set output directory in the “Save to” box on the popup sidebar.

Step 5: Convert Blu-ray movies to M4V files

After that, click the bottom “Convert” button to start ripping and converting Blu-ray movie to video files to M4V/MOV files.

Leawo Blu-ray Ripper could complete the Blu-ray to M4V/MOV file conversion quickly. After converting, you could then import the converted Blu-ray movies to your iTunes for streaming to your iOS devices freely.

Note:

  1. During loading Blu-ray disc, 3 different loading modes are available: Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode. Main Movie is recommended for storage saving.
  2. After loading Blu-ray/DVD disc, you could select subtitles and audio tracks for output, play back Blu-ray episodes, edit Blu-ray movies by adding watermark or 3D effect, etc.
  3. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper requires Internet connection to decrypt discs.

Part 2: Rip Blu-ray to M4V with Acrok Blu-ray Ripper

Acrok Blu-ray Ripper can freely and easily rip/convert any 2D/3D Blu-ray to 2D/3D videos, like MP4, MKV and more for various media players and devices. Meanwhile, it could rip and convert Blu-ray movies to audio files for totally free. Similar to Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, Acrok Blu-ray Ripper also supports Blu-ray/DVD movie editing, subtitle and audio tracks selecting, etc.

Follow the below steps to learn how to rip and convert Blu-ray movies to M4V files with Acrok Blu-ray Ripper.

  1. Download and install Acrok Blu-ray Ripper on your computer. Get source Blu-ray movies ready.
  2. Launch Acrok Blu-ray Ripper and then click the “Load Disc” button to browse and load source Blu-ray movies. You could play back loaded Blu-ray movies, select subtitles and audio tracks, etc.
  3. Choose M4V Video as output format in the “Format” box. If you need, you could click the “Settings” button to adjust the M4V video and audio parameters like video codec, bit rate, aspect ratio, etc.
  4. In the “Output” box, set an output directory.
  5. Finally, click the “Convert” button to start converting Blu-ray movies to M4V files.

You then only need to wait for the conversion to complete.

Part 3: Rip Blu-ray to M4V with EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper

EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper is another wonderful Blu-ray converter tool to help you decrypt, rip and convert Blu-ray movies to M4V, MKV, MP4, WVI, AVI, and other videos, regardless of disc protection and region restrictions. It’s quite similar to Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, having nearly all features Leawo Blu-ray Ripper gets.

Follow the below steps to learn detailed steps on ripping and converting Blu-ray movies to M4V file with EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper.

  1. Download and install EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper on your computer. Get source Blu-ray movies ready.
  2. Kick off EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper and then click the “Add Disc” icon to browse and add source Blu-ray movies.
  3. You are able to select subtitles and audio tracks, titles after loading source Blu-ray movies.
  4. Set M4V video as output format in the “Profile” box. And click the “Settings” button to adjust the output M4V video and audio parameters.
  5. In the “Output” box, set an output directory.
  6. Finally, click the “Convert” button to start converting Blu-ray movies to M4V files.

When the conversion completes, you could get your Blu-ray movies into M4V files for importing to your iOS devices via iTunes or QuickTime player for editing.

Part 4: Comparison and Conclusion

The below steps would show you the differences between Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, Acrok Blu-ray Ripper and EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper. Learn their features below.

Features

Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

Acrok Blu-ray Ripper

EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper

Decrypt Blu-ray/DVD disc protection and region codes

Yes

No

Yes

Convert Blu-ray/DVD to video

Yes

Yes

Yes

Convert Blu-ray/DVD to audio

Yes

Yes

Yes

1080P HD video output

Yes

No

Yes

4K video output

Yes

No

Yes

Multi-track MKV/MP4 video output

Yes

No

No

Take screenshots

Yes

Yes

Yes

Content loading modes

3 modes: Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode

Custom Mode

Custom Mode

Play back Blu-ray/DVD movies

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit Blu-ray/DVD movies

Trim length, add image/text watermark, crop size, adjust effect, rotate video, merge files into one

Trim, crop, add watermark, split, etc.

Trim, crop, add watermark, etc.

2D to 3D conversion

Yes

No

Yes

4K Blu-ray conversion

Yes

No

No

Select subtitles and audio tracks

Yes

Yes

Yes

Adjust output video and audio parameters

Yes

Yes

Yes

You could easily see that Leawo Blu-ray Ripper has the most features and handles most Blu-ray/DVD movies for you. EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper is second to Leawo Blu-ray Ripper in both Blu-ray/DVD converting quality and actual features. You could get the one you like.