Have you ever backed up a DVD purchased from local shop to your computer? Have you noticed which format it is saved to? VIDEO_TS folder it is. If you have a VIDEO_TS folder stored on your Windows and Mac, how to play the VIDEO_TS files on Win/Mac in that folder?
A VIDEO_TS file is a DVD folder file, mainly containing all data for the DVD movies. It totally contains three kinds of files inside: VIDEO_TS.IFO, VIDEO_TS.BUP, and VIDEO_TS.VOB.
In order to play VIDEO_TS folder file on Windows and Mac, you need a VIDEO_TS player or a DVD VIDEO_TS converter to assure the VIDEO_TS files compatible with PC and Mac for viewing. In this article below, you will learn two simple ways to open and play VIDEO_TS files on Windows and Mac.
Solution 1: Play VIDEO_TS folder with VideoLAN (VLC Player)
VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. Since DVD VIDEO_TS is accepted by VLC as input, you can easily playback VIDEO_TS files in VLC media player.
1. To play VIDEO_TS files, you need download and install VLC player. Click here to download VLC player.
2. Open VLC media player, click File -> Open Directory. Find the VIDEO_TS folder on your computer, select it and click OK.
Tip: Make sure all contents in VIDEO_TS are saved in the same folder on your computer.
Solution 2: Convert VIDEO_TS files to other formats
There is another way to move VIDEO_TS to Windows and Mac for playback on your current player, you can try Pavtube DVDAid
With Pavtube DVDAid, you can easily convert DVD VIDEO_TS folder to virtually any formats for Windows and Mac computer, and then you are able to play VIDEO_TS files on Win/Mac with media players. Besides, this best VIDEO_TS converter enables users to add SRT subtitle file to DVD VIDEO_TS folder so you can watch movies while displaying subtitles. More editing features are available here, including trimming, cropping, splitting, merging, adding video effects, etc.
Step 1: Add VIDEO_TS files.
Free download and install Pavtube DVDAid. Add VIDEO_TS files into this app by clicking"Load from folder" button.
Step 2: Choose optimized format.
To play VIDEO_TS files on Win/Mac, you are recommended to choose"H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" as output since MP4 video is commonly accepted by almost all media players on Windows or Mac.
Step 3: Start converting VIDEO_TS for Win/Mac.
Click"Convert" button and VIDEO_TS to MP4 conversion begins. When it is done, open output folder, find ripped MP4 video and play in media player on Windows or Mac.