Due to various reasons, people will copy and convert DVD. When you have a digital backup of a concert DVD consisting of several titles and on that DVD each title corresponds to an individual song, do you want to convert it to an single MKV in case you would end up having many files where each file would contain an individual song? Is there any way to rip a DVD with multiple titles into a single MKV or join them into one file?
There are indeed some software programs that can rip multiple DVD into one file. For example, if the DVD is decrypted already, you could use VobMerge to combine all the vob files into one and then use that as input into Handbrake. In this way, you can get a single MKV files from multiple decrypted DVD VOB files. What would you do when your DVD is a encrypted one? Facing with commercial encrypted DVDs, normal free DVD Ripper can't help you unless you turn to a more powerful commercial one.
Best Software to Rip a DVD with multiple titles into a single MKV
Pavtube ByteCopy would be the best assistant you can find. Firstly, it can circumvent all DVD copy protection including Disney X Project DRM, CSS, Region Codes (1-6), Sony ARccOS, UOPs, RCE, and more as one of the excellent DVD Decrypters. Secondly, it can merge multiple DVD titles into a single one file in MKV, MP4, MOV, WMV, FLV, TS formats. Thirdly, you can rip DVD to lossless MKV keeping multiple subtitle/audio track and all chapter markers so that you can switch to any subtitle/audio track when watching the DVD movies. Fourthly, when you are ripping DVD, you can uncheck the subtitle/audio tracks to just keep one single subtitle/audio track or just uncheck the track you don't want. Fifthly, you are allowed to rip DVD with forced subtitle where the subtitles are displayed only when the characters speak a foreign or alien language, or a sign, flag, or other text in a scene is not translated in the localization and dubbing process. Sixthly, if needed, you can extract subtitles from DVD videos.
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In-depth Tutorial to rip DVD with multiple titles into a single MKV
Step 1: Import DVD movies
click “Load from disc” to add the DVD movies to the program. You can preview the movie in right window.
Step 2: Choose output format
Navigate to “Format” > “Multi-track Video” > “Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.MKV)”
Step 3: Rip multiple titles DVD into a single one
Back to the main interface, check "" option to combine your multiple DVD titles into a single one file.
Step 4: Uncheck extra subtitles
There is a “Settings” option, which allows you to make adjustments on your audio, video, subtitles. It’s worth mentioning that, by default, all audio & subtitles tracks in a source file are checked to be saved in the MKV container, if there are some tracks you don’t like, you can click Settings button and go to Multi-task Settings window to uncheck and remove them under Audio tab and Subtitle tab.
Step 5: Start to rip DVD with multiple titles into a single MKV
Back to the UI and hit on “Convert” to start to re-encode DVD with multiple titles into a single one MKV file. Once finished, open the output folder, locate the generated MKV file.
Then, you can play the DVD MKV file with VLC software. In addition, Pavtube ByteCopy not only can handle DVD but also can rip Blu-ray. So if you have multiple Blu-ray titles, you also can rip them into a single one MKV file.