Installing and using MakeMKV Beta for Windows


Free ripping app for DVD / BD / UHD BD backup and non-degraded output to MKV files

MakeMKV Beta The Guinpinsoft It is a ripping software developed by the company that implements the copy protection release function, and can output 4K UHD BD to MKV files without deterioration when using DVD / BD and UHD Friendly drives.

DVD ripping can be used free of charge, and BD / UHD BD ripping is a shareware function, so you can use the full function for 30 days from the start of use, but after the evaluation period ends. Product purchase (US $ 66) or free Official code It is necessary to extend the evaluation period by entering.


This application has a DVD / BD unprotection feature, and unprotecting discs is subject to copyright law. Avoiding technical safeguards Conflicts with.
Copyright law and illegal activities
Guinpinsoft Is not a software vendor, but a cover used to avoid proceedings from copyright groups.

System requirements

Version 1 Currently

OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7/8/10/11

Where to get the software

MakeMKV Beta Official Download Page

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Install MakeMKV Beta

The MakeMKV Beta installer does not include adware or spyware.


On the download page MakeMKV 1. 17.1 for Windows Click the link to download the installer.


Launch the downloaded installer andMicrosoft Defender Smart Screen If it blocks Detailed information Open and "Run".


Launch the downloaded installer, and when the User Account Control dialog is displayed, click "Yes" to allow it.


Language selection Japanese Then "OK".


The setup wizard will start, so click "Next".


Check the license agreement and if there is no problem I accept this license agreement Check "Next".


The default setting for the components to be installed is "Next".

Windows CdRom device arbiter service Is an open source program that allows non-administrative applications to access optical disk drives.


If you are not particular about the installation destination, click "Next" with the default settings.


Registration to the start menu is also "Install" by default.


When the installation is complete, click "Next".


Setup is completed with "Complete".

Initial setting

Configuration Then. Output destination , Preferred language Can be specified.


Of the tool icon Configuration Click


The file is saved in Video tab Of Default output folderSemi-automatic Select and specify the save destination.

Semi-automatic If set to, a subfolder of the disc title will be created in the output folder.


If you have many opportunities to output Japanese subtitles 言语 Of tabs Preferred languagejpn: Japanese choose.

Official code registration and expiration date renewal

MakeMKV Beta will be fully functional for 30 days from the date of the first Blu-ray ripping, but at the end of the evaluation period it will be limited and will be a product purchase? Official codeIt is necessary to extend the evaluation period by entering.

MakeMKV News and Announcements – Official Code Acquisition Page


The evaluation period is 30 days from the first ripping of the protected Blu-ray.


Evaluation expiration date From the help on the menu bar About MakeMKV You can check with.


Update the expiration date of the evaluation Official code Is published on the MakeMKV support forum, soNews and Announcements pageIt is in MakeMKV is free while in beta Click


The current beta key is Copy the code displayed in.


MakeMKV HELP から Official recognition choose.


License key: Paste the official code you copied into and click "OK".


The evaluation period is updated.

The official code is valid for one monthUpdated at the beginning of every monthIf you start using MakeMKV Beta on the 20th of the current month, there is an evaluation period until the 18th or 19th of the following month, but if you register the official code, the evaluation period will be until the end of the month and you will need to re-register on the XNUMXst of the following month. become.

LibreDrive firmware update

If you update the firmware of a specific model manufactured by LG / ASUS / Pioneer, MakeMKV will be used. 4K UHD Blu-ray Can be ripped.

LibreDriveIs a drive that can access discs without firmware restrictions, and can read UHD BDs by bypassing AACS 4 on 2.0K UHD Blu-ray by rewriting the firmware on some models made by LG, ASUS, and Pioneer. become.
Support model available at a new and reasonable price

As of March 2022, the UHD Friendly drive available on Amazon at a new and reasonable price is the above model, and the Ultra HD Blu-ray drive used in FUJITSU / Dell / NEC notebook PCs. LG BU40N Etc. are also supported.

System requirements

SDFtool Flasher version 1 Currently

OS: Windows 10 (64 bit)
MakeMKV: version 1 and above

It also works on Windows 11.

Where to get the program

Download the flash tool and firmware from the MakeMKV support forum.

SDFtool Flasher

Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches – MK firmware pack


SDFtool Flasher From the page Here is the link for the updated version of the SDFtool Flasher Click the link below to download the Zip file.


Firmware pack Custom firmware packs On the page The latest MK firmware pack is available for download Click the link to download the Zip file.


DVDFab UHD copy / UHD ripping When using with MK firmware, UHD BD cannot be read due to compatibility issues.SDFtool Flasher On the page Here is a link to my DE firmware pack Downgrade using the official firmware downloaded from the link at.

Leawo , redfox Is also available using MK firmware.
Drives supported by the DE Firmware pack
BC-12D2HT / BW-16D1HT

BH16NS40 / BH16NS50 / BH16NS55 / WH14NS40 / WH14NS50 / WH16NS40 / WH14NS50 / WH14NS60

How to use SDFtool Flasher

Firmware downgrade is performed with the optical drive empty.


downloaded SDFtool FlasherMK firmware pack Unzip the Zip file.


Unzipped SDFtool Flasher In the folder SDFtool Flasher.exe Select from the context menu Run as administrator .


When the User Account Control dialog is displayed, click "Yes" to allow.


Please select a Drive Select the drive for which you want to downgrade the firmware from the list.


"Continue" when a dialog is displayed when selecting a drive.


Please select a Firmware to Write Click to unzip MK firmware pack Select the firmware of the same model as the BD drive you are downgrading from.

If you are using encrypted firmware Encrypted firmware Check the box.
Encrypted firmware is used on some LG drives, see details SDFtool FlasherOn the page Encrypted firmware See the item.


Make sure the drive and firmware match and run with "START".


When the process is completed and the initial screen is restored, the update is complete.

If you lose track of your drive after updating the firmware and restarting your PC or uninstalling the driver does not help, try replacing the optical drive SATA cable with a different slot on your desktop PC. 

How to use MakeMKV Beta

Output to MakeMKV Beta as a folder Full disk backup And output as an MKV file Save title There are, both of which are the contents of the disc No deteriorationCan be output with.


When you start MakeMKV Beta and set the disk to rip in the drive,情报 The contents of the disc are displayed in.


backup All BD / UHD disc data folder Output to.

DVD Save title Only available.


After loading the disc, the tool icon backup Click


To remove copy protection on a protected disk Decoding video files  Enable, specify the output destination, and click "OK" to start the output process.

Decoding video files If you output without enabling, copy protection is enabled as a backup, and decryption is required for playback or copying.
Copy / ISO file

The backed up folder is ImgBurn, Burnware Such as Writing softwareCan be used to make a copy of a disc or an ISO file


Installing and using ImgBurn

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Install and use BurnAware Free

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MP4 / MKV output

Backup data Transcode When converting to MP4 or MKV by (compressing) HandBrake To use.


Installing and using HandBrake

Easy-to-use open source free video transcoder HandBrake is an open source developed transcoder by HandBrake Teams for unprotected DVD/Blu-r […]

Save title

Save title Outputs as an MKV file by specifying the title, audio, and subtitles from the data recorded on the disc.


After reading the disc drive Click the icon.


When the disc is analyzed, the recorded titles will be displayed, so check the titles to be output, and also check the audio and subtitles to be output by expanding the tree.

Since Blu-ray often contains multiple main movies in multiple languages, determine the title to be output based on the file size, number of chapters, subtitles, audio, etc.
Configuration Of Preferred languagejpn If is specified, only Japanese subtitles will be automatically checked.


Specify the output destination Make MKV Click to output the selected title as an MKV file.

MKV files are non-degraded output and have a large file size, so if you need compression HandBrake Transcode with.
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