Solution to Forced Subtitles on Blu-ray Not Displaying on MakeMKV Rip
Generally, it would be a good experience using MakeMKV to Rip Blu-ray to MKV format for easier playback. Whereas, some users complained that MakeMKV can’t rip Blu-ray disc with forced subtitles as they want:
"I've seen a few threads here that mention problems with forced subtitles on the blu ray disk not displaying on a MakeMKV rip, but no definitive answer.
I want to display subtitles only when the onscreen dialog is in German. I don't need to be able to turn the subtitles on and off, and I don't ever see a need for subtitles for the English-language dialog. I'd be perfectly content with an always on forced subtitles solution."
Since it’s hard to handle forced subtitles in MakeMKV, you can find an alternative tool to finish the task. Well, it's actually not a big deal. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper, one of the best Blu-ray ripping program, makes converting Blu-ray movies with forced subtitles as easy as a pie.
With it, you can create videos only with forced subtitles when ripping Blu-ray to MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, M4V, WMV, etc, as you like. In addition, it provides hundreds of video presets for portable devices like iPhone, iPad, PSP, Xbox 360, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire HD, Google Nexus, etc. What's more, this Blu-ray ripper allows you to copy Blu-ray whole content or just backup main movie from Blu-ray with its provided copying features. For ripping Blu-ray disc on Mac OS X, Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac is right for you. Don't hesitate to get it now and follow the easy steps below to rip and convert Blu-ray with forced subtitles.
Steps to Rip Blu-ray with forced subtitles using Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper
Step 1: Add Blu-ray movies
Insert your disc to your Blu-ray drive, and launch the Blu-ray Ripper; click the disc button to import your Blu-ray movies to the program. All loaded files can be previewed on the right viewing window and you can freely take snapshots of the movie scenes.
Step 2. Select forced subtitle
For showing subtitles for the foreign language parts and no subs for English parts, you can check the chapters you want to rip, and set Forced subtitles for each chapter follow this way: specify English in "Subtitle" pull-down list, and then check "forced subtitles" before converting. When "forced subtitles" is checked, the subtitles appear on the screen only when foreign languages (i.e. Francais) other than English are spoken.
Step 3. Decide output format
Tap Format bar and choose your desired format. H.264 MP4, MPEG-4, MOV, WMV, FLV are all provided to you. You can also find lots of optimized profiles for many popular portable media devices including Nexus 10, Galaxy Tab, Apple TV, iPad and more.
Step 4. Rip Blu-ray with forced subtitles
Click the convert button and start converting Blu-ray with forced subtitles. Once the conversion finished, you can get the ripped video with the forced subtitles as you want.