Although the 3D Blu-ray ISO image files have a better portability than the physical 3D Blu-ray discs, it’s still less compatible than digital video files like MKV. So how to rip and convert 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV easily and efficiently has become a hot topic among movie lovers. Today let’s figure this out.

Part 1: How to Convert 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV

In order to rip and convert 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV without losing details and advanced effects in the movie, you need to have a professional Blu-ray ripper or converter program installed on your computer. There are a lot of video converter tools that you can use, but a lot of them cannot convert high quality Blu-ray materials, or cannot keep the 3D information in the movie. So if you want to have a smooth 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV converting experience, it’s suggested that you use Leawo Blu-ray Player to do the converting task.


Leawo Free Blu-ray Player 

☉ 100% free movie player for Windows & Mac users to play Ultra HD 4K, 1080P and 720P videos.

☉ Free Blu-ray/DVD player to play 4K disc, folder and ISO file, regardless of disc protection and region code.

☉ Support multiple audio decoding systems like Dolby, DTS, AAC, TrueHD, DTS-HD, etc.

☉ Adjust subtitles, video and audio during media playback.

☉ Serves as a powerful Blu-ray/DVD to MKV converter to convert Blu-ray/DVD disc, folder and ISO image to MKV with lossless quality and high speed.

Although Leawo Blu-ray Player is a media player application, the Blu-ray to ISO converting function in the player is also impressive and easy to use. In fact, Leawo Blu-ray Player may be the easiest application that you can find to help you convert your 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV with the best quality retained. The following guide should give you a better understanding about how to convert 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV easily with Leawo Blu-ray Player.

Step 1: Download Leawo Blu-ray Player from its official website. One thing you need to be careful about is that, since Leawo Blu-ray Player has both Windows and Mac version, you need to make sure you download the right version according to your own computer. After downloading the application, install it on your computer and double click the desktop shortcut to launch it.

Step 2: After launching Leawo Blu-ray Player, click the “Converter” button on the main interface of the application to enter the Blu-ray converter function module. Then you should import the 3D Blu-ray ISO file into the application for converting.

Step 3: When the source 3D Blu-ray ISO file is imported to Leawo Blu-ray Player, there will be a converting dialog popped up, allowing you to set the output path to save your output MKV file. There are 2 options for you to save the output files. You can save the output files to the local drive by checking the “Save to local drive” option and clicking the "…" button, then click on the “Converter” button to start the conversion

You can also save the converted files to media server by checking the “Save to media server for mobile playback” option, then set a destination in the box below and click the converter button. You can pause or cancel the conversion process at any time during the conversion. After the converting task is done, you can find your MKV file in the destination you have designated.

Part 2: Why Choose Leawo Blu-ray Player for the Backup

As you can see, converting 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV with Leawo Blu-ray Player is extremely easy and intuitive. But besides the great ease of use, there are actually more reasons why I would like to recommend this application for the Blu-ray to MKV converting task.

With an advanced Blu-ray converting engine built-in, Leawo Blu-ray Player can convert your 3D Blu-ray movie no matter it’s a physical disc, an ISO image file or a Blu-ray folder. In the converting process, Leawo Blu-ray Player can make sure that all details, including the 3D information and audio effects, are perfectly preserved in the final output file. What’s more, other than regular Blu-ray movies, Leawo Blu-ray Player can also convert protected or encrypted Blu-ray or DVD materials of all regions from all movie studios to a high-quality MKV digital file.

Speaking of additional information, Leawo Blu-ray Player can also preserve all the original subtitles and audio tracks in the output MKV file so that you can easily manage and inspect the information of your 3D Blu-ray movie. Finally, the 6X high converting speed will also boost your converting efficiency and save tons of your precious time.

In addition to the excellent Blu-ray/DVD converting ability, as a professional Blu-ray player program, Leawo Blu-ray Player also features tons of advanced video playback functions that allow you to play any video file with ease. It has the ability to not only play video and audio in 180+ digital formats and all kinds of Blu-ray/DVD materials but also play them with the best original quality retained even for the 1080P and 4K HD videos. In addition, Leawo Blu-ray Player also has many unique detailed features that make your video viewing experience more enjoyable, including Virtual Remote Controller, completely free 4K playback, useful power manager, custom skin / language / background options, and the ability to play Blu-ray/DVD across region and regardless protection. So after converting your 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV, you can directly play the 3D MKV video inside Leawo Blu-ray Player instantly.

Part 3: How to Play MKV after Conversion

As introduced above, one of the biggest advantages of Leawo Blu-ray Player is that you can directly play the converted 3D Blu-ray MKV video inside the application after the conversion is done. Leawo Blu-ray player has a very intuitive user interface, allowing you to play your 3D Blu-ray MKV, as well as any other video file easily. Here is how.

Step 1: Launch Leawo Blu-ray Player. Instead of clicking the “Converter” button, click the “Open File” button above.

Step 2: In the popped out “Open media file” window, find the converted 3D Blu-ray MKV video file, select it and click “Open” to import it into the player for playing.

Step 3: After importing the video file, the 3D Blu-ray movie should start playing immediately. During playback, you can use the hotkey “F5” to access the player settings menu and do various performance changes to the video player. You can also move your mouse to the upper left corner of the screen and click the corresponding buttons to access the video settings, subtitle settings and audio settings.

Part 4: Other Tools to Convert 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV

Besides Leawo Blu-ray Player, there are also other tools that you can use to convert 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV. Although these tools usually can’t provide an excellent video converting experience like Leawo Blu-ray Player, they can also be recommended if you want to have more options. Here are two of the other options that you can try.

Pavtube BDMagic

Pavtube BDMagic is a simple Blu-ray converting application. Like Leawo Blu-ray Player, Pavtube BDMagic also has a pretty high Blu-ray ISO converting speed and great ease of use and is also available on both Windows and Mac. Besides simply converting your 3D Blu-ray ISO to MKV, Pavtube BDMagic also provides you the option to edit your video and convert multiple videos in batch. Besides that, Pavtube BDMagic offers a lot of output formats for you to convert and even allows you to customize the video codec, resolution, bitrate and other parameters.


As the name indicates, MakeMKV is a professional MKV maker tool that can provide a one-click solution to convert video that you own into free and patents-unencumbered format that can be played everywhere. The application is widely used to convert Blu-ray or DVD video clips from proprietary (and usually encrypted) disc, as well as ISO image, into a set of MKV files, preserving most information but not changing the movie itself in any way. The MKV converting application is efficient and easy to use, but there is no preview window provided inside the program, which means you still need a player like Leawo Blu-ray Player to play the converted MKV video file after the conversion finishes.

Part 5: Conclusion

Converting 3D Blu-ray ISO file to an MKV digital video is a good way to make the movie more portable and compatible. Although there are many converter applications like Pavetube BDMagic and MakeMKV that allow you to convert your Blu-ray ISO file to MKV, it’s still recommended that you use Leawo Blu-ray Player to do the conversion. Not only can Leawo Blu-ray Player convert your 3D Blu-ray ISO movie in the highest speed and have the best quality retained, it can also allow you to directly play the converted MKV video file inside the program, saving you a lot of troubles for finding another Blu-ray player application.

In addition, if you change the default media player on your computer and set Leawo Blu-ray Player as default, you will find that with a powerful video playback ability and a wide range of supported format, you will most likely never have any video, Blu-ray or DVD playback problem again. It is definitely nice to have a professional Blu-ray to MKV converter and a professional all-in-one media player integrated into one single application.