"Dear editor, I love watching Blu-ray movies for its amazing visual experience and audit quality. As for me, purchasing Blu-ray discs can be a heavy financial burden since my income is much limited. Therefore, I usually borrow them from friends or rent them from shops. When I watch a great movie, I will desire to keep in my collection and copy the movie on the Blu-ray disc to my hard drive. Would you please introduce me ways to do it? Thanks a lot."

If you happen to have the same question, you’re coming to the right place. As a matter of fact, there are so many ways to satisfy your desire. You can rip a Blu-ray disc, copy a Blu-ray disc or convert Blu-ray to MKV video files. People may have various needs towards such issue. Some of them would like to rip Blu-ray movies into popular formats so that they are able to load the movies to portable devices like iPods or smartphones. Some may prefer to keep the original format so as to burn Blu-ray to another blank disc someday. Others may hope to convert the movies in a lossless way. Hereafter, this post offers 3 effective apps to help you copy and backup Blu-ray to hard drive. You are free to choose the most suitable one according to your own circumstance.

Part 1: Leawo Blu-ray Copy

Leawo Blu-ray Copy is the best Blu-ray copy software to copy & shrink Blu-ray to Blu-ray/DVD discs or hard drive for convenient Blu-ray content saving and playback. As a powerful Blu-ray to DVD Converter, it allows you to shrink Blu-ray content from various origins to the formats of DVD-5/9, file folder, ISO image and even 1:1 disc duplication, also support burn ISO file to Blu-ray or DVD disc without quality loss. With advanced Blu-ray copy and replication technology, it can copy 3D Blu-ray with original realistic 3D effect kept. Besides clone Blu-ray content, this Blu-ray copier enables you to preview source content, select subtitles and audio tracks, create ISO image, etc.

How to Copy Blu-ray Disc and Folder with Leawo Blu-ray Copy:

  1. Download, install and run Leawo Blu-ray Copy.
  2. Insert source Blu-ray disc into Blu-ray recorder drive, or get source Blu-ray movie folder ready for backup.
  3. Internet connection is required.
  4. Enough hard drive space.

1. Kick off Leawo Blu-ray Copy. Clean hard drive space for copying Blu-ray to hard drive if neccessary.
2. Click "Add Blu-ray/DVD" button to import source Blu-ray disc or folder for backup.
3. Choose copy mode and set output disc type at the bottom left corner. Click the big green "Copy" button.
4. Set "Copy to", "Disc Label" and "Save to" options. Click "Copy" button to start copying Blu-ray.

Part 2: Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is a professional Blu-ray ripping and converting program to decrypt, convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to videos, and back up Blu-ray to DVD disc. This Blu-ray Ripper could convert Blu-ray/DVD to video in various formats, like MKV, MP4, MOV, etc. The video files after conversion could be played on various popular media players, like Apple media devices, Android smartphones, tablets, Windows phones, and blackberry smartphones, etc. With its video editing features, you can also customize your Blu-ray/DVD files to make the converted files your own patent. 2D to 3D conversion could also be realized via this Blu-ray Ripper. You can freely rip Blu-ray and DVD disc to 3D videos for playback on various 3D players.

How to Rip Blu-ray to Hard Drive with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper:

1. Launch Leawo Blu-ray Ripper. Click the "Add Blu-ray/DVD" button to add Blu-ray disc or Blu-ray movie folder
2. Click the drop-down box before big green "Convert" button and then select "Change" option to select an output profile.
3. Click the big green "Convert" button. On the popup sidebar, set the "Save to" option as output directory.
4. Click the bottom "Convert" button on the sidebar to start converting Blu-ray to hard drive.


  1. You could change the output profile parameters like video codec, audio codec, bit rate, aspect ratio, frame rate, resolution, etc.
  2. With Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, you could even edit source Blu-ray movies before converting to hard drive, like: trim video length, crop video size, add image or text watermark, apply 3D effect, etc.
  3. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper helps you convert Blu-ray to video in 180+ formats, like MP4, AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, WMV, M4V, etc.

Part 3: Leawo Blu-ray to MKV Converter

Want to free your Blu-ray player and discs, but retain the HD quality of Blu-ray movies for Blu-ray movie enjoying? Leawo Blu-ray to MKV Converter helps you to realize this easily by handling Blu-ray contents. Specially designed to convert Blu-ray to MKV videos, this Blu-ray to MKV ripper could effortlessly rip Blu-ray to MKV files with ultra-high output quality. And the speed of conversion is almost as fast as Blu-ray driver reading with the advanced transcoding technology. To meet your language custom, this Blu-ray to MKV software let you easily select subtitles and audio tracks from source files for output MKV files. By converting Blu-ray to MKV files, you can easily watch Blu-ray movies on any MKV players at your will, and safely keep your Blu-ray players and discs well meanwhile.

How to Convert Blu-ray to MKV with Leawo Blu-ray to MKV Converter

1. Launch Leawo Blu-ray to MKV Converter. Click the "Add Blu-ray/DVD" button to add Blu-ray disc or Blu-ray movie folder
2. Click the drop-down box at the bottom to select Subtitles and Audio Tracks from source Blu-ray movies.
3. Click the drop-down "Output" box to set an output directory to save the final results.
4. Click the bottom right "Convert" button to start converting Blu-ray to MKV files.

Part 4: Blu-ray Copy vs. Blu-ray Ripper vs. Blu-ray to MKV Converter


Blu-ray Copy

Blu-ray Ripper

Blu-ray to MKV Converter

Remove disc protection
Remove disc region code
Copy Blu-ray/DVD disc    
Copy Blu-ray/DVD folder    
Copy Blu-ray/DVD ISO image file    
Convert Blu-ray/DVD disc  
Convert Blu-ray/DVD folder  
Convert Blu-ray/DVD to video   180+ video and audio formats MKV format only
Trim video length    
Crop video size    
Add image or text watermark    
Change video effect    
Convert 2D to 3D    
Copy 3D movies    
Copy/convert full movie

Copy/convert main movie
Custom copy mode
Select subtitle
Select audio track
Play back Blu-ray/DVD
Shrink BD50 to BD25    
Shrink DVD9 to DVD5    
Copy/convert Blu-ray to DVD  
Copy ISO to disc    
Graphic card acceleration
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